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Accessibility challenges persist in many rural Colorado communities

Rural counties across Colorado are reopening, but not for everyone. Restaurants, bars, parks, stores, ski areas and trailheads closed this spring for several weeks or months as the nation began feeling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many considered restrictions to public spaces unprecedented. But not much changed for Kelsey Bell. Parked cars recently filled […]

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Unsheltered and expecting: A southwest Colorado couple could lose their children if they don’t find housing

Amie Dieter and Andrew Miller are expecting — twins, and new neighbors. The couple and others in a community of people experiencing homelessness live on a rocky hillside near the Animas River just south of Durango. In early April, as the nation and Colorado prepared for the impacts of the coronavirus, about 30 people inhabited […]