Articles By Kevin Simpson

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Social distancing could drag on for months in Colorado. How will we stay sane?

Experts offer ways to meet the mental health challenges — and risks including abuse and neglect — of prolonged social isolation.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

At a time they’re needed most, Colorado food banks brace for fewer volunteers, shutdown of smaller pantries amid coronavirus fears

Many pantries are likely to suspend operations — some already have — as measures to thwart COVID-19 keep people home, or at least away from crowds

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s other pandemic: The 1918 flu and the lessons learned — or maybe not — for coronavirus

Aside from some quick action in Gunnison, cities and towns across the state struggled as the flu pandemic of 1918 ran its deadly course

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Most used wind turbine blades end up in landfills. Colorado is part of the push to make the industry greener.

Wind energy industry leaders don't like the optics — even if the old blades don't pose environmental harm — and Colorado could see a new generation of recyclable, repairable blades

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado boarding school, where government sought to assimilate tribal students, listed as a “most endangered” place

Colorado Preservation, Inc. is working with Southern Ute leaders as they consider preserving the site near Ignacio, which recalls a painful chapter of U.S. history

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s mobile home owners are about to get more leverage in disputes with park owners

Rules begin to emerge for a state-run resolution process that gives residents hope for relief without hiring a lawyer, leveling the playing field