For the past 30 years, Jose Garcia, 53, has traveled from his village in Guanajuato, Mexico, to Palisade to work in the orchards. Garcia possesses a green card, which means he can permanently live and work in the United States. With the danger of COVID-19, Garcia is hesitant to stay in the U.S. and try to find more work. (Luna Anna Archey, Special to The Colorado Trust)

Devastated by weather and the coronavirus pandemic, Western Slope farm workers try to hold on

In Palisade, the coronavirus outbreak and a crop-damaging spring freeze hit seasonal farmworkers particularly hard

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Test of Colorado mail finds delivery is timely — most of the time

Rhetoric from Washington, D.C., has people worried about the U.S. Postal Service's ability to deliver mail-in ballots. An unscientific assessment of delivery times in Colorado shows the system works pretty well.

Littwin: The new court may outlaw Roe, but the loser won’t simply be women’s right to control their own bodies

Republicans have hidden behind Roe, using it as a carrot for evangelical voters and others who oppose abortion. But what happens when the GOP dog finally catches the car?


Nicolais: To avoid election chaos, states must move up mail ballot processing

The example set by Colorado, which begins mail ballot processing upon receipt, should be followed across the country