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Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado draws 2,000-foot statewide oil and gas drilling setback. But it comes with a big “however.”

Regulators on Thursday set the new setback rule with “offramps” oil and gas companies can use to get as close as 500 feet to houses. A formal vote will come Nov. 6.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

“At a breaking point”: Colorado schools plead for help as stress of pandemic teaching piles up

The start of school has been chaotic for districts amid the coronavirus crisis. Educators fear that without more support, students will be left behind.

To limit contact, some Denver students will take most classes online — even at school

Denver students have been attending virtual classes since Aug. 24. Middle schoolers and high schoolers are scheduled to return to in-person learning on Oct. 21.

News Primary category in which blog post is published

No charges for man who drove Jeep through Elijah McClain protest in Aurora

District Attorney George Brauchler said during a news conference that there was no visual evidence the driver aimed at anyone on the highway during the July 25 protest

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Is the Electoral College systemic racism? Some advocates and experts think so.

Proposition 113 on the November ballot in Colorado shines a light on the nation’s electoral system at a moment of racial reckoning

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s coronavirus surge isn’t limited to college students, is similar to spike after July 4

Coronavirus cases in Colorado have reached their highest levels since July. Dr. Rachel Herlihy, the state's epidemiologist, called the spike "very concerning."

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado coronavirus cases reach highest levels since end of July

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported 3,439 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the week ending Sunday, showing an increase of about 1,100 cases compared to the previous week

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Will the University of Colorado’s two-week coronavirus pause be enough to turn the corner?

Some experts say a two-week pause can also lead to longer remote learning and even sending students home.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

CU Boulder switches to remote learning for at least two weeks amid coronavirus surge

The decision to suspend in-person classes comes after Boulder County Public Health last week asked all CU Boulder students to voluntarily quarantine for two weeks to slow the spread of COVID-19.