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Former Rep. Pat Schroeder, pioneer for women’s rights, dies

Schroeder took on the powerful elite with her rapier wit and antics for 24 years, shaking up stodgy government institutions by forcing them to acknowledge that women had a role in government.

Second Chance Bikes founder, Ernie Clark, dies at 66 — ‘He...

Clark leaves behind a decades-long legacy of helping thousands of people by providing bicycles to young children, homeless people and others in need. 

Colorado House Minority Leader Hugh McKean dies at 55

McKean was found dead in his Loveland home Sunday morning after complaining of feeling unwell the day before, Roger Hudson, deputy chief of staff of the Colorado House GOP caucus, told The Colorado Sun. The cause and manner of death have not been released.

Body of Telluride hiker Hilaree Nelson recovered from Nepal mountain

Her body was flown by helicopter to a hospital in Kathmandu where doctors planned to perform an autopsy.

Aurora icon and former Mayor Paul Tauer dies at 86

Tauer was an iconic and perennial force in the city for decades. A Denver Public Schools teacher for 30 years, he was elected to the Aurora City Council in 1979 and served until he was elected mayor in 1987. He served three terms as mayor, through 2003, leaving after being term limited.