A campfire illuminates Rebeca Wenzel, 40, left, of Mesa, Ariz., as she helps make a s'more for her niece Kayla Barreto, 21, of Huntley, Ill., while camping with their families and others at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort of Estes on June 29, 2019 near Estes Park. For seven years running, members of the Wenzel, Barreto and Munn families have gathered together at Jellystone resorts for an annual retreat. This year they rented four cabins for several days following a family member's wedding nearby. Photo by Andy Colwell, special to the Colorado Sun
A campfire illuminates Rebeca Wenzel, 40, left, of Mesa, Ariz., as she helps make a s'more for her niece Kayla Barreto, 21, of Huntley, Ill., while camping with their families and others at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort of Estes on June 29, 2019 near Estes Park. (Andy Colwell, special to The Colorado Sun)

Coronavirus has led to record crowds on Colorado’s public lands and plenty of “knucklehead” situations

Don't be that guy: Put out fires, know the rules, have backup plans and be prepared.

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Aurora delays in-person learning for high school students until November, following Denver Public Schools

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, high school students will continue remote learning through Nov. 13. Younger students may also have to return to classes at home

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We’ve mapped out the 22 homes that were destroyed or damaged by the Cal-Wood fire

The fire torched nearly 9,000 acres and forced thousands to flee their homes

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“They silenced us”: Colorado parents-turned-teachers want schools, lawmakers to give them a voice

Even as many parents have become their child’s lead educator during the coronavirus, they feel muted in conversations about schooling.