The first group of scientists on the MOSAiC project lands on an ice floe. Stefan Hendricks (l) exams a potential ice floe for MOSAiC. Olaf Stenzel protects the group as a polar bear guard. Sept. 30, 2019. Alfred-Wegener-Institut / Esther Horvath (Creative Commons-BY 4.0)

The largest Arctic science expedition in history finds itself on increasingly thin ice because of coronavirus

COVID-19 is just one of many setbacks for hundreds of scientists, including one from Colorado, pursuing critical climate questions in the world’s most remote and inhospitable environment

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Unemployed and nearly homeless, jobless Coloradans whose benefits are on hold are crying for help

Those stuck in Colorado's overwhelmed unemployment system are struggling with basic survival

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Retailers are seeing spike in backcountry gear sales. That has avalanche educators, search teams worried.

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Cory Gardner has voted to confirm 98% of Trump’s judicial nominees as decision on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat looms

The Republican U.S. senator from Colorado has said “no” to just four of President Donald Trump’s 214 federal judge nominations