An unpaved road traverses the state's largest aspen grove atop Kebler Pass between Carbondale and Crested Butte. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

How nearly $30 million in lottery money has been distributed in effort to connect all Coloradans to a park or trail

The Colorado the Beautiful initiative — kicked off under John Hickenlooper — is celebrating three years as Gov. Polis seeks to expand opportunities for a wider range of Coloradans.

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Colorado governor says he has very mild symptoms after testing positive for coronavirus on Saturday

Jared Polis and his partner, Marlon Reis, tested positive for the disease after Polis was exposed to someone with COVID-19 on Wednesday. Limited information on his infection has been released.

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CU Boulder struggles to enroll low-income students. That has consequences for Coloradans’ social mobility.

University of Colorado Boulder is fifth-lowest among nation’s flagships in enrolling low-income students, thus slowing Colorado’s social mobility.

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52 Catholic priests in Colorado, including iconic Father Woody, abused 212 victims, further investigation finds

A supplemental report on abuse in Colorado's three Catholic dioceses includes allegations against Charles Woodrich, who founded a homeless shelter and was called Denver’s “patron saint of the poor”