Nora Schuenemeyer, age 8, plays with a strand of pampas grass in her family's orchard in Mancos Canyon near Cortez, Colorado, in November 2019. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Connecting to nature is good for kids – but they may need help coping with a planet in peril

Families kept home by pandemic restrictions report mounting stress and deteriorating behavior in their children

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What happened when the only ER doctor in a rural Colorado town caught coronavirus

With Kurt Papenfus sick, the hospital in Cheyenne Wells scrambled to find a replacement

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John Hickenlooper spent $41 million to win Colorado’s U.S. Senate race, far surpassing Cory Gardner

In the 3rd Congressional District, Lauren Boebert defeated her Democratic opponent despite being outspent 2 to 1, new records show

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Ambitious plan to reduce CO2 emissions still leaves Tri-State getting 23% of electricity from coal plants

The state’s second largest electric provider plans to spend $21 billion to add renewable sources and battery storage. Natural gas is in the mix.