The 32-home Chamonix neighborhood in West Vail exemplifies a unique public-private partnership in offering affordable housing. The project was one of several celebrated at the first-ever U.S. Mountain Community Summit this week in Vail. (Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun.)

Affordable housing crisis threatens vitality of Colorado’s high-country economies

First-ever Mountain Housing Summit looks for ways to move developers toward “missing middle” projects, and that may mean focusing on wealth creation rather than wealth extraction

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Federal coronavirus loans helped Colorado’s rural hospitals stay afloat

Many of Colorado’s rural hospitals are the community’s top employer and the only provider for hundreds of miles

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Inmate, staff member test positive for coronavirus at Buena Vista prison

Three Colorado prison inmates have died from the coronavirus so far

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United Airlines, a major Denver employer, is sending layoff notices to nearly half of its U.S. employees

United is the largest carrier at Denver International Airport and it employs more than 7,000 people in the city