Colorado Springs

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

As Colorado College students arrived on campus, one tested positive for coronavirus. Now, an entire dorm is quarantined.

The situation underscores the difficulty of higher education during the pandemic as students at University of Colorado Boulder, the largest university or college in the state, begin moving into their housing

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado Springs sergeant disciplined for comments on protest video

Police Chief Vince Niski wrote in a letter to the community Monday that Sgt. Keith Wrede was suspended for 40 hours

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

These Colorado school districts are welcoming students back for in-person learning this fall. Here’s why they feel it’s safe.

District leaders are weighing health risks against students’ learning and mental health needs. Some will open school buildings in a few weeks.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Where mask-wearing isn’t gospel: Colorado churches grapple with reopening

The New Life Church, where at least 9 in 10 parishioners went without masks on the first Sunday after Colorado’s order began, was certainly not unique

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado doesn’t appear to be a presidential swing state in 2020. That could spell big trouble for Cory Gardner.

Republicans say Donald Trump needs to keep the race fairly close in Colorado in order to give Gardner a chance at reelection. But with the president’s polling slipping across the country they are worried the state won’t get enough attention.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Your poop may soon serve as an early warning system for Colorado coronavirus outbreaks

Why the attention to the sewage? A Utah city spotted a spike in coronavirus a week before it showed up in tests. That knowledge could allow communities to act to slow the spread of COVID-19.

News Primary category in which blog post is published

New U.S. Olympic museum in Colorado Springs to open July 30

The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum will feature 12 galleries that include exhibits on athlete training, the Summer and Winter Games and the USOPC Hall of Fame

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Proposal to shrink Holy Cross Wilderness, increase water storage draws hundreds of comments

Environmentalists are lining up against the plan to benefit Aurora, Colorado Springs and some Western Slope interests. The fight, they say, “will be as big as the Two Forks fight was.”

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Work on new Pikes Peak Summit Complex progresses at 14,115 feet

Halfway into 2020, work is about 50% done on the new visitor’s center, which, at 38,000 square feet, will be more than twice the size of the current Summit House, built in 1963