Denver Public School Board Member, Angela Cobián speaks to a large crowd of protesters in front of the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial in City Park during a Black Lives Matter demonstration on June 7, 2020. (Kevin Mohatt, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado will declare racism a public health crisis

Staffers at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment urged the declaration after the coronavirus pandemic exposed heightened inequality in health, treatment

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Parents of Elijah McClain sue Aurora police over his death

The 23-year-old suffered cardiac arrest, was later declared brain dead and taken off life support several days later

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I-70 closed through Glenwood Canyon because of large wildfire, reopening unclear

Hot and dry conditions have resulted in high fire danger across Colorado

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Colorado students may shuffle school districts during coronavirus, leaving a financial mess in their wake

Gov. Jared Polis, education advocates and some state lawmakers anticipate a spike in families utilizing Colorado’s open-enrollment process, which allows them to join any school district throughout the state