Coloradans

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

The attempted recall of Mesa County’s clerk comes up short. But the battle over her office isn’t over.

Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters will remain in office as claims of election violations wind through review along with an independent auditor’s report.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Wealthy Colorado parents are hiring teachers for private learning pods, leaving low-income students behind

As school plans change and some districts opt for remote learning, deep-pocketed parents are shelling out big sums so they get back to work with peace of mind. Those who can’t afford to do so risk their kids’ ability to stay on track.

Opinion: Is your neighborhood raising your risk? Redlining set Denver communities up for more coronavirus danger

But what makes Denver's Valverde so attractive to its residents might also have raised its risks amid the coronavirus pandemic. The westside neighborhood had the highest COVID-19 hospitalization rate in the city.

Opinion
Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Without the burden of races, Colorado’s long-distance runners are shattering trail records

Fastest known times are exploding as runners use solo sufferfests to compete in the contest-killing era of social distancing

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado issues guidance on when coronavirus should prompt a school closure as governor calls in-person learning “reasonably safe”

The guidance comes as Gov. Jared Polis says it’s “reasonably safe” for children to return to schools for in-person learning. Polis said his own children will be returning to classes.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Can singing and wind instruments be made safe during coronavirus? Colorado researchers are trying to find out.

How playing tubas and clarinets inside canvas bags is helping figure out ways musicians, singers, actors and their audiences can stay safe during pandemic performances.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

In rural Crowley County, a safe return to in-person school is really the only option

The challenges of distance learning hit schools on the high plains of southeast Colorado especially hard. With fewer resources than larger, wealthier urban districts, Crowley County relied on dedicated educators to try to fill the gap.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Where mask-wearing isn’t gospel: Colorado churches grapple with reopening

The New Life Church, where at least 9 in 10 parishioners went without masks on the first Sunday after Colorado’s order began, was certainly not unique

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

A Colorado songwriter fights through coronavirus isolation with a new video

Hallie Spoor, who wrote “City Angels” upon her arrival in New York, returned to Colorado to regain her bearings as performers struggle to find an audience