Ron Rod, a Durango MakerLab member, wears a prototype of a powered air-purifying respirator the lab designed and put into production Tuesday at Fort Lewis College. The hood is constructed from an exterior house-wrap material purchased from The Home Depot. (Jerry McBride, The Durango Herald)

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Introducing The Colorado Sun’s column on jobs, unemployment and hiring: What’s Working?

A new weekly and temporary guide from The Colorado Sun to get those who have a job and those who need one through the pandemic

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Accessibility challenges persist in many rural Colorado communities

Mountain communities are notorious for accessibility barriers, particularly for people with impaired mobility, advocate says. “People live in these communities, become disabled and then leave.”

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Her book launched a literary experiment focused on “the nature of change and mental health”

With "Soft Hearted Stories," Jenny Forrester employed prose, poetry and even song into this highly introspective yet also wide-ranging nonfiction look at both herself and the world around her