The Air Force Thunderbirds practiced in preparation for Air Force Academy Graduation in this undated photo. The planes are pictured passing by the academy's chapel in the distance. (Mark Reis, Special to The Colorado Sun)

VP Mike Pence going to Colorado for in-person Air Force Academy graduation on Saturday

Because of the coronavirus outbreak, the academy is closed to visitors and no spectators, including family, will be allowed at this year's ceremony, which will only last about 30 minutes

News Primary category in which blog post is published
Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Coronavirus creates questions about future of part-time instructors at Colorado’s colleges

As the pandemic forces colleges and universities to slash their budgets, part-time instructors are worried about partly or even entirely losing their teaching hours

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado pediatricians, educators to Gov. Jared Polis: Act now to protect in-person school

“As community spread increases, in-person school will be less and less feasible," wrote members of the Colorado chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Nestlé’s plan to pump 65 million gallons of Arkansas River water to Denver for bottling stirs contentious fight

The world’s largest food and beverage company wants a new 10-year permit to pump 200 gallons of groundwater a minute and truck it to Denver for bottling. Nestlé’s plan has drawn sharp criticism from Chaffee County locals.