Colorado

A computer science major in college, 25-year-old Garrett Hause would fit in at a Silicon Valley startup. But he said he prefers to stay busy and work with his hands, so he decided to do something different.

Last year he took over his grandparents’ farm in Lafayette, Colorado and replaced the fields of alfalfa with five acres of hemp.

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The 416 Fire north of Durango grew only a modest amount between Sunday and Monday, but remained just 10 percent contained by Monday afternoon.

The four Democratic candidates vying to replace Gov. John Hickenlooper recently discussed everything from transportation and education to fixing the state's budget in a debate this week.

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A bill to fund broadband connectivity in rural parts of Colorado is now on Governor John Hickenlooper’s desk.

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The Colorado Senate has unanimously passed legislation intended to avoid a financial crisis for the state’s Parks and Wildlife agency by raising hunting and fishing fees.

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