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What’s Working: How ID.me will help get the unemployed paid, a Denver program offering employers $6,000 to hire, and more!

Unemployment updates, fraud alerts, Paycheck loans and a list of what could come in the next federal relief plan.

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Cindy Burkart Maynard’s visits to the archeological sites of ancient Puebloans sparked a novel idea

The author of "Soyala: Daughter of the Desert" produced a work of historical fiction that adds to the speculation about abandonment of a Four Corners civilization

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“Soyala: Daughter of the Desert” brings to life the great migration of the Pueblo people

Through historical fiction, Cindy Burkart Maynard tells the tale of the 13th-century people in the Four Corners region and why they may have left

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Opinion: Huge cyberattack shows it’s time to fix our failing cybersecurity infrastructure

We live in an age of asymmetric cyber warfare where even small teams of attackers have an advantage over large and well-funded defenders.

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Colorado sues Bureau of Land Management over Western Slope management plan from William Perry Pendley

The state’s argument that Pendley, the BLM’s “acting director,” did not have the authority to approve anything mirrors a federal case in Montana that overturned three resource-management plans.

The BLM's new resource management plan for the Uncompahgre Plateau expands energy production opportunities in places like the North Fork Valley. (Provided by Mason Cummings, The Wilderness Society)

Colorado governor says “we were lied to” after federal plans to speed up vaccine didn’t prove up

Colorado was expecting to receive 210,000 coronavirus vaccine doses next week. "Now we find out we’ll only get 79,000 next week," Gov. Jared Polis wrote on Twitter.

Skier dies after hitting a tree at Eldora Mountain Resort

The man, who was in his 50s, crashed on the expert Corona run on Thursday morning

Climbing coronavirus cases in Colorado’s high country aren’t tracking back to ski resorts

Health officials in eight counties have not traced positive tests back to lift lines, chairlifts or ski slopes.

A Vail employee in an empty lane between lines of skiers reminds skiers to keep their masks over their nose. (Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun)

Some of Colorado’s conservative talk radio stations are turning down the volume on “rigged election” claims

Cumulus Media orders stations to “help induce national calm,” but some question whether the move is driven by a fear of business blowback

Drew Litton: Jason Crow as Superman

What’d I Miss?: Police response to violins and violence

Opinion: Learning a lesson about having a cult leader at the helm of society

A narcissistic egomaniac with delusions of godhood does not belong in the White House.

Colorado sending at least 200 National Guard troops to Washington for Joe Biden’s inauguration

Gov. Jared Polis said he is deploying the Colorado National Guard troops at the request of the Washington, D.C., National Guard

Colorado governor releases final plan to reduce emissions by 90%. It’s still too vague, environmentalists say.

The Air Quality Control Commission is responsible for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from millions of vehicles and industrial and office buildings

Colorado unemployment office plans to use biometric ID verification to battle fraud

Fraud prevention measures have held up new federal jobless benefits to those on pandemic unemployment. “We are walking a tightrope here,” said Joe Barela, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s executive director.

On Edge: A veteran Colorado paramedic grapples with coronavirus’ toll on his lungs and sense of self

Jason McGinnis cannot stop asking himself how he contracted COVID-19. He spent eight days in the hospital and is still struggling both physically and mentally to fully recover from the ordeal.

Groups ask federal court to restore protections for gray wolves

The groups that filed Thursday's lawsuits said continued protections are needed so wolf populations can continue to expand in Colorado, California and other states

Norwegian Air to end long-haul flights, slashing Denver’s connection to Paris, Rome

The airline said it will “focus on its core Nordics business, operating a European short haul network with narrow body aircraft"

The Colorado Sun has a new look

The backstory about The Colorado Sun’s makeover from our Chief Technology Officer

Lauren Boebert vowed to shake things up in Congress. She has delivered in her first week.

The high school dropout with a history of minor run-ins with the law used her first tumultuous week in office to cement her far-right and extremist credentials while also setting off a widespread roar of criticism

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