Lauren Boebert, the Republican candidate for the 3rd Congressional District, addresses a crowd of about 100 people on Aug. 1, 2020, at the Orvis Ranch. Boebert spoke for about 15 minutes at the meet-and-greet, saying she will work to protect citizens’ freedoms. (Erin McIntyre, Ouray County Plaindealer)

How Lauren Boebert rose from unknown to a candidate for Congress to someone in Donald Trump’s orbit

Neither Lauren Boebert nor her campaign manager would respond to questions about holes and discrepancies in the Republican’s biography, including money troubles, family connections and her childhood

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“At a breaking point”: Colorado schools plead for help as stress of pandemic teaching piles up

The start of school has been chaotic for districts amid the coronavirus crisis. Educators fear that without more support, students will be left behind.

Oil and gas companies must monitor fracking emissions as Colorado adopts first-in-the-nation rules to reduce air pollution

Some environmental groups say the new regulations, which also give local governments access to collected data, aren’t fully baked even after long negotiations

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Boulder, seeking to stop coronavirus surge, bans all gatherings among 18 to 22 year olds until Oct. 8

There have been nearly 1,400 confirmed or probable coronavirus cases among University of Colorado Boulder students since Aug. 24, the first day of the school's fall semester