A co-worker’s death, coincidence and imperfect societal safety nets converged to inspire a novel

Author Wendy J. Fox chose the mid-2000s for much of the setting for "If the Ice Had Held" in spite of -- and in some ways because of -- its dated technology

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Colorado’s governor extends order requiring 30-day warning before an eviction

While the extended order doesn't outlaw evictions, it's aimed at giving tenants more time to secure enough money to prevent being removed from their homes.

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Colorado, like other states, trims health programs amid health crisis

Between the challenges of the pandemic, the social unrest and the economic crisis, mental health providers are warning that the need for behavioral health services is growing. Yet faced with budgetary shortfalls, Colorado is cutting spending.

Littwin: As schools prepare to reopen, anyone who isn’t nervous isn’t paying attention

In Denver, five-day, in-school plans were first being made when it looked as if the coronavirus were in hand. Now Gov. Polis is telling us cases are resurgent in Colorado, which is why systems have also built in alternatives.