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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Colorado child protection caseworker under investigation for falsifying reports about checking on kids, at-risk adults

The alleged fraud was uncovered after Moffat County fell behind on abuse and neglect reports, and the state sent in a team of 15 caseworkers to clean up the mess

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Denver’s unique sales tax to fight climate change could be a blueprint for future action nationwide

Ballot measure 2A is part of Denver’s efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in the city, but some are concerned about regressive nature of the tax

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Coronavirus is a historic health crisis. So why isn’t it increasing Colorado health insurance prices?

In regulatory filings with the state, insurance carriers keep using the same word: Uncertainty