Articles By Dan England

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How students stuck in Colorado dorms re-create college life by themselves

Only a few hundred students still are on campuses in Greeley, Grand Junction, Gunnison and Durango. And the road less traveled leads to a quiet, dreary dorm room, where online classes, reheated meals and longing for connection await.

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Hard work made Greeley’s downtown hip and happening. Two months of social distancing could make it all disappear.

Government-ordered shutdown of in-person dining and drinking and gatherings of more than 10 people may cause Greeley’s booming entertainment zone to go bust.

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A new Greeley park showcases skateboarding’s latest trick: community involvement

Taking a cue from skaters across the country, a local skating club convinces Greeley, a previous holdout, to build three skate parks that rival the best in the state.

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Greeley still shuns marijuana, but it’s starting to embrace hemp as a new cash crop

The growing popularity of CBD and recognition in the federal Farm Bill are prompting marijuana opponents to take a second look at its non-psychoactive cousin

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Despite costs, complications — and meltdowns — Colorado school districts power through full-day kindergarten

Parents are embracing the new option, championed by Gov. Jared Polis, even if their young ones can be a bit hesitant to head to class

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Denver’s Pizzability (with a new brewery on tap) is looking for longevity after its viral hit

The good has outweighed the bad after a viral local news segment highlighted poor treatment of the Cherry Creek pizzeria's special needs employees, owner Tiffany Fixter said. But, she says, "disability is not a trend. We are a part of the community.”

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado water cops will be on the lookout for drunken boaters over Fourth of July weekend

Sun exposure, dehydration, “vacation brain” can turn a couple of drinks into a costly BUI, Colorado park rangers warn

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I-25 traffic jams are shifting northern Colorado transit plans into high gear. But are commuters ready to ditch their cars?

Northern Colorado region is growing so fast that it’s almost another Denver, and we know how everyone loves I-25 in Denver.