Coloradans

Sun Investigation Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado child protection caseworker under investigation for falsifying reports about checking on kids, at-risk adults

The alleged fraud was uncovered after Moffat County fell behind on abuse and neglect reports, and the state sent in a team of 15 caseworkers to clean up the mess

Wildfire Primary category in which blog post is published

U.S. Forest Service to temporarily close public lands in five Colorado counties because of fire conditions

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests will be off limits in Clear Creek, Jefferson, Gilpin, Boulder, and Larimer counties starting at midnight on Wednesday

Election 2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado opens statewide in-person voting with rules designed to prevent coronavirus outbreaks

Counties across the state have set up voting procedures to address health guidelines and voter fears about COVID-19, using money from the federal CARES Act to buy everything from gloves to disposable pens.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Aurora delays in-person learning for high school students until November, following Denver Public Schools

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, high school students will continue remote learning through Nov. 13. Younger students may also have to return to classes at home

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

“They silenced us”: Colorado parents-turned-teachers want schools, lawmakers to give them a voice

Even as many parents have become their child’s lead educator during the coronavirus, they feel muted in conversations about schooling.

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

Durango’s ridiculed Bridge to Nowhere suddenly has clear road ahead

After a decade of delays and legal fights, the largest project in the history of that region of southwest Colorado will ease traffic and safety problems

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s first-ever criminal charges following an avalanche could be slippery slope for backcountry travelers

Two snowboarders reported the avalanche they caused in March above the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels and cooperated with the investigation. Now, their statements and helmet-cam video are being used against them.

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

From “Star Trek” to star gazer, Colorado man drops everything and hits the road with a camera and his passion

At 35, Charlie Maier knew it was time to do something different. His future, he hopes, is in the night sky

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado teens pregnant during coronavirus face increased isolation and difficult decisions

Still children themselves, teenagers have needs that differ from older parents, and the pandemic has made their pregnancies even more challenging.