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Sustainability, Cooperation At The Heart Of 'Mount 402' Dirt Mound

In case you missed it, Colorado has a new mountain. But it's not near Breckenridge or Vail, and there's no skiing allowed. Mount 402 sits just off Interstate 25 near one of the Loveland exits. It's a part of the ongoing highway expansion between Fort Collins and Johnstown, and it has an unusual backstory.

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Back in 2010, there were high hopes in Colorado that locally grown hops, the plant that gives beer a bitter or citrusy flavor, would help feed the then booming craft beer market. In just six years, the industry sprouted from almost nothing to 200 acres, according to the trade association Hop Growers of America.

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A recent report says the Colorado economy will continue to grow next year, but perhaps at a slower pace.

The Daily Camera reports the 2019 Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forecast shows that Colorado, despite slower growth, will still be in the top 10 states next year for employment growth.

Given the rivalries and violence that divide the global community today, it is hard to imagine that on December 10, 1948, the nations of the world approved, almost unanimously, a detailed list of fundamental rights that every human on the planet should enjoy.

A Colorado sheriff's practice of continuing to jail people suspected of being in the country illegally on behalf of federal authorities is unconstitutional, a judge said as he barred the office from honoring the so-called "detainer" requests.

District Court Judge Eric Bentley ruled late Thursday that El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder has no authority under state law to hold people once they have posted bond, completed a sentence or otherwise resolved their state case.

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With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.

They're not going to make it — at least not in time for upcoming meetings in Las Vegas involving representatives from Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and the U.S. government, officials say.

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In case you missed it, Colorado has a new mountain. But it's not near Breckenridge or Vail, and there's no skiing allowed.

Mount 402 sits just off Interstate 25 near one of the Loveland exits. It's a part of the ongoing highway expansion between Fort Collins and Johnstown, and it has an unusual backstory.

When it comes to election fraud, the "voting twice by dressing up with a different hat" tactic that President Trump talks about almost never happens.

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A young woman gets to know the recipient of her bone marrow donation. A hippie oddesey featuring celebrity cameos of all stripes. A doctor paying his dues learns lessons about life and death. 

If you’ve been waiting for an opportunity to connect with other Colorado cat lovers, an event in Denver this weekend has got you covered.

The inaugural Snowcats Cat Convention opens its doors Saturday at the Expo Center.

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OPEC and other foreign oil producers said Friday they’re scaling back production by about 1.2 million barrels a day. That could be good news for oil producers in the Mountain West but perhaps not so good for consumers.

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