Growth

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The 25 most read Colorado Sun stories of 2019

These are our stories that received the most readership over the past year, from our investigation into Backcountry.com to coverage of Denver International Airport and environmental issues

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado hits a new milestone with unaffiliated voters and busts the myth about its even partisan split

40% of Colorado voters are now unaffiliated, but that doesn’t necessarily mean their votes are toss-ups in the 2020 election

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Here’s what concerns Coloradans most — and what they want to see changed in the next decade

From affordable health care to the growing threat of wildfires, here’s what a group of Colorado citizens had to say about what’s on their mind

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

U.S. water chief praises Colorado River deal, but she also sees challenges

The river supplies 40 million people in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming as well as a $5 billion-a-year agricultural industry

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s recall fever arrives in Idaho Springs, where leaders fear damage to their town’s renaissance

Mayor Michael Hillman is being targeted because of what some in the Clear Creek County community fear is too much change too quickly without enough citizen input

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

The indoor climbing industry is booming on a foundation bolted to Colorado’s Front Range

Colorado has 39 indoor rock gyms that are spurring innovation and growth while luring massive capital investment.

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Female farmers are fueling agriculture’s resurgence in the Roaring Fork Valley near Aspen

The number of farming-related, start-up businesses that have sprouted in the Roaring Fork Valley in recent years has encouraged her. Women head many of them.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Aurora, Colorado Springs own water near Leadville. They may need to redraw a wilderness area to access it.

The first step for the Front Range cities, which want to act on their decades-old water rights, is to drill test bores for a proposed dam that would flood a Holy Cross Wilderness access road

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s newest billion-dollar B Corp is part of a movement to make a social impact — and profits

Guild Education's valuation is now over $1 billion as the company's model shows it can still make money and grow fast, while not pursuing growth at all costs