Clayton Early Learning research associate Jenna Gottschalk picks out fresh food packages to distribute to waiting cars during a food and supplies distribution at the Clayton Early Learning campus on April 17, 2020, in Denver's Clayton neighborhood. (Andy Colwell, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Food-assistance requests keep soaring in Colorado despite slowing coronavirus unemployment claims

Nearly 70,000 more Coloradans received SNAP benefits in April compared to March. State officials expect that number to continue to climb during the coronavirus crisis.

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Introducing The Colorado Sun’s column on jobs, unemployment and hiring: What’s Working?

A new weekly and temporary guide from The Colorado Sun to get those who have a job and those who need one through the pandemic

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Accessibility challenges persist in many rural Colorado communities

Mountain communities are notorious for accessibility barriers, particularly for people with impaired mobility, advocate says. “People live in these communities, become disabled and then leave.”

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Her book launched a literary experiment focused on “the nature of change and mental health”

With "Soft Hearted Stories," Jenny Forrester employed prose, poetry and even song into this highly introspective yet also wide-ranging nonfiction look at both herself and the world around her