Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: To recover from COVID-19’s impact, Colorado must invest in the workers who are getting us through it

For a year, since COVID-19 reached our state, Coloradans have faced unprecedented threats to the health of our communities. Throughout it all, essential workers have gotten us through the worst of the pandemic and are keeping our communities and economy going.  Many of those front-line workers are Colorado’s state employees, who work tirelessly to fulfill […]

Posted inCrime and Courts, News, Wildfire

Colorado judge declines to drop charges against Danish man blamed for Spring Creek fire

By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press A judge on Friday decided against dropping criminal charges lodged against a mentally ill Danish man accused of starting a large Colorado wildfire that burned 149 homes in 2018. The decision came after a prosecutor said Jesper Joergensen would not be deported if released from jail because of Biden […]