Colorado AG leads push to use federal internet discounts to help students get online at home — not just at school
The E-rate effort comes nearly five years after the Boulder Valley School District first petitioned the Federal Communications Commission for the exact same thing to close the homework gap
Opinion: Amid a digital divide, we must connect American communities for the future
The gap between those who have access to high-speed internet services and those who do not is most evident in rural, remote areas.
In rural Colorado, one town is looking to its community college to help survive the end of coal
Leaders of Craig see a tight window of opportunity to build a new economic base, provide residents replacement jobs, and ensure the city’s survival.
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
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.
Sen. Kerry Donovan: Connectivity beyond COVID-19: How we build a post-pandemic Colorado
Roadmap to return Colorado students to school calls for more testing, contact tracing
Administrators think they can keep students, teachers and staff safe. The question, they say, is whether people outside of schools can control coronavirus' spread.
Opinion: Colorado’s “just transition” for coal communities needs infrastructure investments
Can companies like SpaceX finally bring broadband to thousands of rural Coloradans?
Unserved rural homes and businesses may finally get broadband thanks to $250 million in federal spending. But after looking at the maps, some have their doubts the money will reach its goal
Subsidized broadband program speeds up, but Colorado customers must upgrade to keep discount
The federal Lifeline program provides $9.25 to low-income consumers for wireless or broadband service. But the FCC’s upgrade on Dec. 1 may leave some CenturyLink or mobile customers behind -- and with higher bills.
Spurred by the threat of wildfires, an Estes Park broadband project moved at the speed of light
More than a dozen agencies, organizations and even competitors came together one weekend to make sure the internet would not go out as the Cameron Peak fire inched closer
Anticipating a bust, the Colorado coal town of Craig gets an unexpected boost
Northwest Colorado is grieving the looming loss of a major industry and the pandemic has hurt. But the broader economy is beginning to perk up. "We are not victims," Craig chamber boss says.
Northwest Colorado gets a gigabit broadband boost from U.S. Department of Agriculture
Yampa Valley Electric Association awarded $6 million to build 209 miles of internet fiber to connect Moffat, Eagle and Grand counties. About 264 households and dozens of farms and businesses will benefit
Gigabit internet coming to more rural southwestern Colorado communities
Utah internet company wins second federal grant to provide broadband to Dolores, San Miguel and Montezuma counties. Locals hope to see more economic activity, better mobile service.
As 2020 Census approaches finish line, Colorado looks to close the gap of who’s undercounted
While final results won’t be available for months, self-response rates are showing mixed results compared to 2010
Colorado pours $2M into internet access for families while partnering with providers like T-Mobile to expand broadband
Broadband access is “a non-negotiable” for students and families, particularly with many learning from home, Education Commissioner Katy Anthes says.
Coronavirus moved some substance treatment services online in Colorado — possibly permanently
Private and group therapy sessions are now happening over Zoom. Clinicians in rural areas are connecting with clients over the phone. Even AA took 12-step programs online. For many, it's working well.
Opinion: What “Build Back Better” recovery could mean for Colorado
Opinion: Bridging the digital divide will accelerate learning and economic growth
Colorado will miss its goal to hit 92% broadband coverage in rural areas by June
Sussing out which parts of the state barely have service is a guessing game. But several gigabit internet projects in the works could fill gaps.