A Colorado Parks and Wildlife employee power-washes invasive mussels off a boat that was attempting to come into Navajo Reservoir, in southwest Colorado, from Lake Powell in Arizona. CPW has seen a record number of mussel-infested boats attempting to launch into Colorado bodies of water this year. (Photo courtesy of Colorado Parks and Wildlife)

How the Southwest’s drought has led to a record-breaking increase in invasive mussels on boats coming into Colorado

Lake Powell’s low water levels have given invasive mussels an easier way to latch onto boats and hitchhike into Colorado

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver school board unanimously backs curriculum redesign to highlight racially diverse narratives

The historic Know Justice Know Peace Resolution comes after over a year of work led by Denver Public Schools students, teachers and staff at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Aurora working group presents draft plan to recruit and retain more teachers of color

This year, about 20% of Aurora's licensed staff members are employees of color — while 85% of the district's students are of color

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Two churches in Colorado granted exemption from state coronavirus guidelines

Denver Bible Church in Wheat Ridge and Community Baptist Church in Brighton filed a complaint in August against the state's mask mandate and limitations on indoor gatherings