Gov. Jared Polis announces the creation of the Office for Saving People Money on Healthcare on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

As their revenues grew, Colorado hospitals pushed costs onto privately insured patients and reaped billions, according to a new state report

The report sets up one major battle in health cost fight, as Gov. Jared Polis officially creates his new Office of Saving People Money on Health Care

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Aurora delays in-person learning for high school students until November, following Denver Public Schools

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, high school students will continue remote learning through Nov. 13. Younger students may also have to return to classes at home

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We’ve mapped out the 22 homes that were destroyed or damaged by the Cal-Wood fire

The fire torched nearly 9,000 acres and forced thousands to flee their homes

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“They silenced us”: Colorado parents-turned-teachers want schools, lawmakers to give them a voice

Even as many parents have become their child’s lead educator during the coronavirus, they feel muted in conversations about schooling.