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A fight over independent pharmacies rages in Colorado

Should people in rural communities be allowed to buy medications from the pharmacies of their choice or should they be forced to order their...

Did Cynthia Coffman push for a failed anti-abortion bill?

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, who has carefully skirted the abortion issue for the past year, found herself front and center today on the issue...

The West braces for rise in mosquito-borne diseases

This story first appeared on High Country News. Sammie Dickson, manager of the Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District, is fielding calls lately that go...

Rainwater harvesting may no longer be outlawed in Colorado

Good news for urban farmers. Colorado may soon lose its dubious distinction as the only state in the country to outlaw collecting rooftop runoff...

Suicide shadows Colorado’s ‘pray the gay away’ debate

  Brad Allen was 31 when he planned to stage his suicide to look like an accident. He wouldn't leave a note. “I would just leave...

Could this be the year for rain-water barrels in Colorado?

Colorado is the only state in the country that outlaws rainwater collection, a popular conservation technique among urban farmers and gardeners that has some...

Colorado outlaws rain barrels. Can the ban be lifted?

Put a bucket under your downspout and collect rain running off your roof to water your garden. You’re an outlaw in Colorado. Critics have lambasted...

How lawmakers may fix a mini-truck dealer’s plight

  Mini-truck dealer Pat Malloy just wants to make a living. And Rep. Jon Becker, a Fort Morgan Republican, hopes to help. Malloy lives outside of Eaton,...

Marijuana may be legal in Colorado, but for immigrants it’s still...

Immigrants in Colorado face their own version of reefer madness as they deal with a dichotomy in state and federal drug laws that is...

Denver Grand Jury Rules Gessler Broke No Laws With His Spending

Depending on your point of view, there’s good news and bad in the case of Secretary of state Scott Gessler and the $1,278 in public funds he spent to attend a Republican conference in August.