Over the weekend, the extra $600 in weekly pandemic unemployment assistance going out in addition to regular unemployment benefits ran out – as unemployment continues in the state. Recent reporting from Tamara Chuang at The Colorado Sun looks at the impact of that federal assistance ending, along with reporting about thieves targeting that unemployment relief program. Tamara joined us to discuss both topics.
Audio: The end of the unemployment boost in Colorado
Tamara Chuang talks with KUNC's Colorado Edition about her story
What’s Working: Colorado’s unemployment system is … working? Some readers say “yes.”
And there’s more: The state continues to respond to unemployment issues with fixes; a new dashboard; and two more chances to publicly ask the Department of Labor staff questions.4:26 AM MST
“The Three Mrs. Wrights” explores how protagonists fell victim to an emotional grifter
In this excerpt, one of the women enchanted by the same unscrupulous guy awakens from a dreamlike nap to a whirlwind romantic wedding on a Mexican beach3:00 AM MST
Half of the duo known as Linda Keir explains how two authors forged an “almost flawless working relationship”
Denver's Linda Joffe Hull and Chicago's Keir Graff, separated by a thousand miles, have combined their talents on three novels, including their latest, "The Three Mrs. Wrights"3:00 AM MST
Opinion: COVID-19 showed us how much we need our public lands. Now we need to step up for them.
There are no vaccines on the horizon to ensure our public lands remain healthy and strong well into the future.2:55 AM MST