Sen. Michael Bennet's ambitious Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy Act protects more than 400,000 of public lands in Colorado, including establishing a formal boundary around Curecanti National Recreation Area above Blue Mesa Reservoir. (Jason Blevins, Colorado Sun)

Largest public lands bill since 1993 would protect 400,000 acres across Colorado

Michael Bennet’s Colorado Outdoor Recreation & Economy Act lands as the Colorado senator enjoys rare spotlight following tirade over government shutdown Thursday on Senate floor

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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.