Smoke from faraway wildfires may be worse for Coloradans than if it came from blazes in their own backyards
Some initial studies have shown that long-range smoke may be more toxic and since one of its characteristics is that its smoky smell disappears, it is sneakier.
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?
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.
The coronavirus wasn’t my problem. And then came the onset of symptoms.
Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus