Ten-year-old Shepsira Turner, left, works on an iPad-based school lesson with her mother Deronn Turner, right, at home in Denver on April 15, 2020. The coronavirus-mandated closure of school means Deronn has taken over special education duties for Shepsira, who has Down syndrome, as well as the educations of her older children (ages 15, 18 and 20) who are also now learning from home. (Andy Colwell, Special to The Colorado Sun)

As Colorado kids with disabilities study remotely, some are lacking critical support services

Students with special needs are continuing coursework online. But for some needing other services, like occupational therapy, they’ve been out of luck.

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

Colorado governor pardons 2,732 people with convictions for possessing up to one ounce of marijuana

House Bill 1424 gave Gov. Jared Polis the ability to pardon people with convictions for possessing up to two ounces of marijuana, but he opted to act only on cases where people were convicted of possessing one ounce or less of cannabis

Colorado releases its plan to slash greenhouse gases, leaving some environmental groups wanting more

The Colorado Greenhouse Pollution Reduction Roadmap, nine months in the making, quickly drew flak when it was released on Wednesday

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

Bicycle retailers are seeing unprecedented sales. But the supply chain is tight and new bikes are hard to find.

As the coronavirus pandemic spurred stay-at-home measures across the United States this year, Coloradans increasingly turned to biking.