Peyton High School freshman Caden Trim and other students work on a measurements project Thursday, August 15, 2019 during a class for the school's Woods Manufacturing Program. (Mark Reis, Special to The Colorado Sun)

In mostly rural Colorado, the four-day school week has taken hold. But what do communities do with “Fifth Day”?

Districts, nonprofits and even individual families have gotten creative with ways to keep students engaged. Could that spark innovative solutions to other issues?

Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Business Primary category in which blog post is published

County suspends new mining permit applications, blocking expansion of limestone mine near Glenwood Springs

The moratorium imposed in Garfield County means Rocky Mountain Resources Industrials cannot make changes to its special use permit for a limestone mine north of Glenwood

Technology Primary category in which blog post is published

Older Coloradans are working longer and demanding an updated set of tech skills

Older populations still need some help with tech basics, but a growing number now want to know how to use Etsy, social media and more.

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Pilot of plane that crashed in Colorado mountains, went undiscovered for months blamed for fatal wreck

Quentin Aschoff, a 67-year-old from Bend, Oregon, died in the wreck of his single-engine Cessna 210 on April 4, 2018, near Alma