How southern Colorado is working to bridge the digital divide in schools
One in 20 Colorado students live in a home without internet access. Most of those houses have elementary school age kids and are in rural or low-income areas.
Adre Baroz charged with killing 5th person in southern Colorado
Baroz is charged in the deaths of Korina Arroyo, Myron Martinez, Shayla Hammel, Selena Esquibel and Xaiver Zeven Garcia
Colorado school districts look toward summer to help their students make up for coronavirus learning loss
A group of Colorado school districts and educators is calling for summer planning to start now, with a community-wide approach across the state
Climate change ravaged Colorado and the West with heat and drought in 2020. This year may be worse.
Coloradans also can look out their windows and see the “snow drought” forecasters are talking about when they say snow cover in the West is the worst it has been at any time in the last two decades.
Colorado judge weighs dropping charges against Danish man accused of starting massive wildfire
Smaller Colorado providers are boosting students’ broadband speeds — and helping parents block TikTok
Jade Communications in Alamosa has been helping customers deal with pandemic-related problems — even as bigger ISPs hang back
Two more men arrested in San Luis Valley discovery of three sets of human remains
Julius Anthony Baroz faces murder charges and CJ Walter Dominguez is accused of kidnapping, tampering with human remains. Prosecutors add charges for Adre “Psycho” Baroz, too.
Students disappeared from classes when they lost internet. A rural Colorado school district’s creativity got them back online.
Alamosa School District saw no end to the growing digital divide, as parents lost jobs. Then the community came together for a temporary solution.
Thousands of families redshirted their preschoolers and kindergarteners. Will they swell Colorado schools next fall?
Districts could face larger classes of young learners come 2021, which may result in bigger class sizes or hiring challenges amid strapped budgets.
Rural Colorado communities vow to keep their schools open, even as coronavirus cases rise
Without evidence of the virus spreading in their schools, some districts will continue in-person learning. Their leaders worry what will happen to kids if they don’t.
Police search for suspect after three people’s remains are found in San Luis Valley
Adre “Psycho” Jordan Baroz, a 26-year-old from Conejos County, is wanted in connection with the deaths
Air pollution, asthma rates in Colorado’s San Luis Valley are a growing concern
About 14% of San Luis Valley children suffer from asthma, which is a medically significant higher number than the 12% U.S. average. Can monitoring air quality help?
Colorado’s substitute teacher shortage, worsened by coronavirus, could force some schools to close. Again.
Districts are finding creative ways to fill the gap, leaning on their own teachers, administrators and even parents to sub
Lack of child care prevents moms from getting drug treatment in Colorado. Here comes “RV Honey.”
The first-of-its-kind program will send RVs renovated as child care classrooms to drug and mental health centers in Denver and the San Luis Valley.
How one of Colorado’s smallest Black Lives Matter protests became its most violent
A 27-year-old lawyer participating in a crosswalk protest is accused of shooting a man in the head as he drove through an intersection.
Most Colorado student teachers aren’t paid and need second jobs. Will lawmakers step in to ease their financial burden?
Sen. Nancy Todd, a former teacher, will push forward an omnibus bill this session that will grant student teachers more flexibility and possibly compensation.
Colorado has a big shortage of volunteers to speak up for foster kids in court
That gap has sparked Colorado court appointed special advocates to make a plea for more volunteers -- they want 2,020 new ones in 2020