Department of Higher Education chief Angie Paccione listens as Gov. Jared Polis speaks to reporters in July at a news conference unveiling a study about outcomes of students who attend state colleges and universities. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado wants to steer more students toward college by driving down higher education costs beyond tuition

Close to half of Colorado’s adult population hasn’t pursued education beyond high school at a time when the majority of jobs demand certificates or degrees

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

Top Bureau of Land Management employees face deadline on Grand Junction HQ move

The Bureau of Land Management’s planned headquarters relocation to Grand Junction will net the city 27 jobs

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

New federal charges against Planned Parenthood gunman don’t necessarily equate to a faster outcome

If Robert Lewis Dear’s competency is questioned in the federal case, as it was in the state case, a resolution to the deadly 2015 shooting at a clinic in Colorado Springs could still be far off