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Electric cars and technology are upending transportation as we know it. But is Colorado prepared? - Sat, 17 Feb 2018
The electric revolution is here. But it's not clear that Colorado policymakers are truly ready for the changes ahead.

Colorado was targeted by Russians leading up to 2016 election, Mueller indictment says - Fri, 16 Feb 2018
At least two of the 13 Russian nationals indicted by Robert Mueller on Friday as part of his probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election targeted Colorado, among other states, as part of intelligence gathering efforts, according to an indictment.

Heard the term “blockchain,” but don’t know what it means? This app is helping, using cartoon cats - Fri, 16 Feb 2018
There's still a lot of work to be done to make blockchain mainstream. But developers have another go this weekend at EthDenver, expected to be the world's largest Ethereum hackathon with 1,300 attendees and 600 on the waitlist. The Vancouver-based CryptoKitties team will be there as well as key industry names, like Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin and Erik Voorhees, an early employee of one of the first bitcoin exchanges who has since started a faster coin exchange called ShapeShift.io.

PHOTOS: In wake of Florida high school shooting, Columbine Memorial visitors reflect - Fri, 16 Feb 2018
People visited the Columbine Memorial on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Twelve Columbine High School students and a teacher lost their lives in the shooting April 20, 1999. Cyndi Swanwick, one of the memorial's visitors on Thursday, placed flowers in remembrance of those who lost their lives that day, but was also there to honor the seventeen students that were shot and killed at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. 

Five Olympic sports you can try around Colorado without spending a lot of dough - Fri, 16 Feb 2018
These activities are sure to put you in the Olympic spirit -- even if you only try them once

Volunteers in nest-by-nest fight to save bald eagles, sue to take back “kill” permits issued to developers - Thu, 15 Feb 2018
The pressure that Colorado’s Front Range development boom is putting on bald eagles, golden eagles, owls and other raptors is intensifying, driving local wildlife lovers into a nest-by-nest fight to protect survivors.

Is it a real masterpiece? Critic challenges Degas sculptures on display at Denver Art Museum - Wed, 14 Feb 2018
None of the eight sculptures attributed to French artist Edgar Degas in the Denver Art Museum's new exhibit is an original, says a Florida artist who has studied them for decades. Each is a multi-generational copy – a copy of a copy of a copy – that shouldn’t be represented as original, says lithographer Gary Arseneau.

Arapahoe County residents weighing in on “the birds and the bees” - Wed, 14 Feb 2018
Live in Arapahoe County? Should it be OK to own backyard bees and chickens?

From gun-smithing to wind energy and nursing, Colorado’s rural colleges offer low-cost classes and bring competition to CU - Mon, 12 Feb 2018
Colorado's rural colleges attract new programs while keeping touch with local needs and history. But their efforts at curbing the state's nursing shortage are attracting critics from the University of Colorado.

“Hamilton” in Denver: How to win $10 tickets in the DCPA lottery system - Mon, 12 Feb 2018
Didn't score tickets to "Hamilton"? Win them at a fraction of the cost through its lottery system.