James Marshall protesting in Alamosa, Colorado, on June 4, 2020, minutes before he allegedly shot driver Danny Pruitt. (Photo provided by Megan Colwell)

How one of Colorado’s smallest Black Lives Matter protests became its most violent

A 27-year-old lawyer participating in a crosswalk protest is accused of shooting a man in the head as he drove through an intersection.

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Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

State lawmaker in wheelchair puts Colorado Capitol access in spotlight

Democrat David Ortiz, an Army veteran, survived a catastrophic helicopter crash eight years ago while serving in Afghanistan. The accident left him without sensation or muscle control below his waist.

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What’s Working: Why nearly 100,000 out-of-work Coloradans were excluded from an unemployment benefit that is now ending early

Keep reading to learn about free job training, who’s hiring in Colorado and why some unemployment cases remain are still on hold months later.

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Author Lori Hodges built her first novel around family genealogy — plus her dog’s bouts with a porcupine

Research on her roots and idle hours between emergency ambulance calls gave her the inspiration and the opportunity to create "Sweet Twisted Pine"