Growth

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado lawmakers want to eliminate spending caps. Here’s how the TABOR overhaul would work.

Any additional revenue would go toward K-12 schools, transportation and higher education in Colorado

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

“We all recognize we’re looking at a drier future”: Official declares Colorado River drought plan complete

Under the drought plan, states voluntarily would give up water to keep Lake Mead on the Arizona-Nevada border and Lake Powell upstream on the Arizona-Utah border from crashing. Mexico also has agreed to cuts.

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Telluride isn’t immune to Colorado’s high country housing problem. But it’s finding a solution in diversification

In Telluride, a constricted canyon of about 2,600 residents, housing programs have focused on options, meaning everything from dorm-style rentals and tiny homes to stand-alone single-family homes and four-bedroom apartments

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

On your left! Here comes another attempt to get scooters off the sidewalks

Colorado law says electric scooters are toys, but that’s likely to change

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

While others grumble over hordes of newcomers, Telluride embraces Epic Pass skiers

Locals lament crowds of Ikon Pass skiers at some resorts, but Telluride bosses say it's the locals -- not Epic Pass customers -- who are skiing more days than ever

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Focus on language helped drive down injuries for Spanish-speaking construction workers in Colorado

Efforts by insurers, construction companies and government to offer safety training also has financial benefit

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Immigrants here illegally were waiting until near death to get dialysis. A new Colorado policy changes that.

Patients now can get regular care at dialysis clinics through Medicaid, saving millions in hospital costs

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Trouble in Dinosaur: Cop fired, town hall searched as border town reckons with new pot money, old problems

Dinosaur used to limp along on $2,700 a month in sales tax revenues. Cannabis has changed that, for better or worse.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Arizona will miss deadline for Colorado River drought plan that impacts water for millions, officials say

Missing the March 4 deadline could allow the federal government to step in and decide the rules