Western Colorado University communication arts professor Jack Lucido, center, works with North High School mass media students in the classroom of communications teacher Susan Dunbar, standing at right, on November 4, 2019. The high school class is involved in a pilot program for concurrent enrollment with Western Colorado University. (Andy Colwell, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado hopes dropping $100 into college savings accounts for every newborn will mean more higher ed students

As Gov. Jared Polis and lawmakers try to clamp down on the escalating costs of higher education, they’re also encouraging families to begin saving for college early on

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Air Force Academy eases social distancing restrictions after 2 cadet suicides

Emails obtained from the academy show the Colorado Springs base had received complaints about how the policies made the school prison-like for about 1,000 seniors who remained on the campus

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Colorado Supreme Court rules legislature may extend its lawmaking term after coronavirus pause

The Colorado General Assembly recessed on March 14 because of COVID-19 and it’s not clear when state lawmakers will return

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Coronavirus-linked deaths in Colorado surpass 80; confirmed cases now above 3,300

The new deaths -- up 11 from Tuesday -- include four fatalities in Adams County.