John, who declined to give his last name, demonstrates how he makes his bed each night in the passenger seat of his van on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. He said he prefers sleeping in his van to shelters because it’s safer, but it can be hard to find a parking spot where he won’t be woken in the middle of the night by a police officer knocking on the window. (Valerie Mosley, Special to The Colorado Sun)

For people without homes but wary of shelters, Longmont’s “safe lots” could be a haven

Coronavirus amplified concerns about the conditions inside homeless shelters. For some living in their cars, a safe place to park could be a vital stop-gap.

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Police are investigating after 5 are found dead following northeast Denver house fire

The Denver Police Department says it will "be providing full logistical and investigative support in this matter."

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Colorado increases tax on oil and gas operators to fund a $3.4 million shortfall in regulators’ budget

The drilling industry supported the move after the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission opted not to increase the tax by a larger margin

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Five schools, many questions, one clear answer: College in Colorado will be different this fall, but not cheaper

Coronavirus upended most everything about the on-campus college experience, including classroom debates, dorm life and schedules. Students say that should be reflected in their tuition bills.