Kindergarten teacher Katie Hoiland works on a reading project with students Reese Bennett, left, and Demitris Mitchell Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Aragon Elementary in Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8. Photo by Mark Reis

Most Colorado public school teachers are white, but almost half of their students are not. Can the state close the gap?

Colorado lawmakers want to explore what’s standing in the way of minority teacher candidates. One hurdle: licensure.

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Work to reduce wildfire risks in Colorado, other Western states has economic benefits, report says

In New Mexico, Colorado and other parts of the American West, officials persistently warn that hotter, drier conditions are ingredients for more intense fires

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Hickenlooper has likely secured his spot on the U.S. Senate primary ballot. But will the Democratic base embrace him?

John Hickenlooper, in addition to petitioning onto the ballot, is also going through Colorado’s caucus process. That could reveal how the Democratic Party is feeling about his candidacy.