Activist and speaker Regan Byrd asks attendees a question during an anti-racism training event held at Pine Street Church in Boulder, Colorado on October 19, 2019. The training, titled "Embracing Anti-Racism", seeks to educate participants in ways to actively combat racism. (Photo by Mary Alice Truitt, Special to the Colorado Sun)

Training white people in Colorado to be “anti-racist” (not just “not racist”) is one step in the fight to correct historic wrongs

Audiences in church basements and conference rooms around Colorado are being taught to see — and confront — racism in the systems around them, not just in individual acts.

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“An extremely, extremely challenging day”: Widespread destruction feared after East Troublesome fire explodes

The blaze grew to 125,000 acres as it swept Grand County on Wednesday night toward Grand Lake and through an area packed with homes, lodges and other businesses

Colorado child protection caseworker under investigation for falsifying reports about checking on kids, at-risk adults

The alleged fraud was uncovered after Moffat County fell behind on abuse and neglect reports, and the state sent in a team of 15 caseworkers to clean up the mess

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Denver’s unique sales tax to fight climate change could be a blueprint for future action nationwide

Ballot measure 2A is part of Denver’s efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in the city, but some are concerned about regressive nature of the tax