Inside the "war room" of the Colorado State Department, cybersecurity officials monitor the state's voting system for potential cyber attacks, threats and other unusual activity. Members of the Colorado National Guard have helped the state monitor election threats since 2016. (Tamara Chuang, The Colorado Sun)

While Colorado voted, cyber experts were watching for the worst threats to state’s election systems

The State Department, Colorado National Guard and other cybersecurity officials hope there’s nothing to see here

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Thousands of teachers applied to Colorado’s new educator loan forgiveness program. But only 100 spots are available.

The Colorado Department of Higher Education is granting loan forgiveness of up to $5,000 each year for five years. Will that draw more people into rural classrooms and help the state overcome its teacher shortage?

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Rural Colorado sees more broadband options coming online. But getting up to speed is taking longer than anticipated in some areas.

The expansion goes nicely with the state’s goal to get rural Colorado up to speed -- to 92% by June from 87% today