A farm sits just outside the town limits of Norwood, Colorado,in San Miguel County on June 23, 2019. Colorado will spend big bucks in the next year trying to make sure people who live in rural areas are counted in the 2020 census. (William Woody, Special to the Colorado Sun)

As rural Colorado fears being overlooked in 2020 census, some question spending money on outreach

The stakes for the census count are real: A study estimates a loss of $63 million for a 1% undercount of Colorado residents

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado governor vetoes bill that sought to reduce prescription opioid abuse

Gov. Jared Polis wrote in a letter that he vetoed House Bill 1085 because of the impact it would have on health insurance premiums

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver mayor backs temporary campsites, new tax for city’s unhoused population

Mayor Michael Hancock said he has directed city agencies to focus efforts on guiding people living in neighborhood encampments to motel rooms, safe outdoor spaces and shelters beginning this week

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Coronavirus has led to record crowds on Colorado’s public lands and plenty of “knucklehead” situations

Don't be that guy: Put out fires, know the rules, have backup plans and be prepared.