Opinion: A concrete way to build affordable, resilient, energy-efficient homes in Colorado’s wildfire zones
In Teller County and elsewhere, building with non-combustible materials is one of the best ways to mitigate damage from natural disasters such as fires.
Someone claimed a driver ran a red light in a small Colorado town. That’s all it took to get a ticket.
A dustup in Woodland Park has an out-of-town driver questioning whether it’s fair to get a ticket for running a red light when there are no police in sight
Woodland Park mayor dies weeks after contracting COVID-19
Val Carr, who was less than a year into his mayoral term, had been battling the virus for about two months
Amendments 77 and C explained: Casinos bet big on local voter, bingo halls hoping for an update
Only 11 bingo halls remain and supporters of Amendment C say that's translated to losses for nonprofits. Meanwhile, Amendment 77 would allow gambling towns to raise bet limits, add games.
College students find $564 solution to the million-dollar problem with Gillette Flats spring in Teller County
Colorado sought to cap a quirky artesian mountain spring near Cripple Creek, but there’s new hope for a compromise to keep it flowing
Colorado casinos are expecting high demand as they reopen next week with a host of coronavirus changes
The state’s larger casinos in Black Hawk hope to welcome more than 175 gamblers, the cap set by state health officials for indoor capacity. Gambling tables won’t be allowed.
Coronavirus is already pressuring rural hospitals, even in counties where no cases have been confirmed
Preparations for the inevitable surge of COVID-19 cases have forced hospitals in Moffat and Lincoln counties to drop profitable surgical procedures. But one hospital is hoping noncritical patients will be sent to make room in metro wards for people who need acute care.
Colorado’s housing crisis has gotten so bad that small towns are now building people homes
Rural school districts are leading the charge with projects designed to keep teachers in their communities. Resort towns, meanwhile, are struggling to increase their housing stock without ruining their character.
Colorado said a quirky artesian mountain spring has to be capped. Residents are trying one last Hail Mary to save it.
People in Teller County and beyond have used the spring at Gillette Flats, near Cripple Creek, as a free water source for generations
An effort to ensure Colorado police and sheriffs aren’t carrying out federal immigration law has drawn Polis’ concerns
House Bill 1124 codifies a court ruling preventing jails from holding people just on immigration offenses and would prevent Colorado police from working on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. But it started out much more sweeping
No Colorado school districts meet federal safety standards for behavioral health staffing, investigation shows
A Colorado Sun investigation finds that despite clear connections between mental health and school shootings, far more funding goes to physical security measures
Colorado’s attorney general says sheriffs who won’t carry out a red flag bill court order “should resign”
A growing number of counties have declared themselves so-called “Second Amendment sanctuaries.” But does that mean commissioners want their sheriffs to disobey court-issued extreme risk protection orders?
The fierce fight over an artesian spring in southern Colorado provides a glimpse of coming water wars
The state says the spring at Gillette Flats in Teller County breaks the law. Locals say they depend on it.