In rural towns like Kit Carson, a housing and development conundrum born of rising costs, disrepair — and lots of asbestos
As existing home stock deteriorates, locals struggle to reconcile needed business development with sparse affordable housing. A small town’s future can hang in the balance.
Coronavirus has struck construction sites across Colorado, including a school and off-campus housing project
Two workers from a landscaping company have died. Nursing home deaths have reached 932, but there are now twice as many resolved nursing home outbreaks as active ones.
Colorado’s new strategy to prevent child sexual abuse zeroes in on every ZIP code
The child advocacy organization Illuminate Colorado is funding a program to train at least 5% of the population in each county
Coronavirus collapsed America’s food system, but created “a pivotal and magical moment” for locavores
The frailty of industrial agriculture was exposed when restaurants and huge meat processing plants closed. But Colorado farmers and ranchers have responded to spur a return to locally produced meat and potatoes.
Colorado’s rural pharmacies wrestle against big business to remain community cornerstones
1,230 rural pharmacies have closed since 2003, including 45 in Colorado. Some blame benefit management companies that reimburse for medications at less than they cost to buy.