It’s official: Colorado will get an eighth congressional seat in 2022
It could take until around the end of the year for Colorado’s new congressional map to be finalized.
What the heck is going on with Colorado Democrats’ public health insurance option bill?
House Bill 1232, a top priority of Gov. Jared Polis, has been the subject of weeks of still-unresolved negotiations between lawmakers, hospitals and others in the health care industry
Young adults moving to states like Colorado are reshaping political geography
Powwows across U.S. adapt to coronavirus for a second year
Several powwows have been canceled for a second year, or are still up in the air
Colorado health leaders OK use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine
The federal government paused use of the J&J shot — also called the Janssen vaccine — after 15 of the nearly 8 million people to receive vaccine developed a highly unusual kind of blood clot
Colorado-based Global Supertanker, the world’s largest firefighting plane, is shut down as fire season begins
The Global SuperTanker is a converted Boeing 747 plane that can dump up to 19,200 gallons of water or flame retardant in just six seconds
Colorado got $119 million in early childhood funding from the second federal stimulus bill. Here’s where it’s going.
Overall, state officials estimated that at least 60% percent of the $119 million will go directly to child care providers across the state
Colorado summer camps are gearing up for a full season of swimming, sightseeing — and sanitizing
Camps will make a big return this summer, with parents and kids alike eager for more carefree days. Many camps, catering to fewer kids, have already hit capacity.
Biden administration ends oil, gas lease sales from public land through June
The petroleum industry and its Republican allies in Congress have said the oil and gas moratorium will harm the economies of Western states without putting a significant dent in climate change
Colorado to offer walk-in coronavirus vaccinations at three sites
The dozens of other vaccination sites in Colorado will continue to operate on an appointment-only basis
Colorado lawmaker may allow school districts, universities to name just one finalist for their top job
House Bill 1051 would repeal a portion of public records law that says if three or fewer applicants meet the minimum qualifications for a job, all of them should be considered finalists
Colorado Springs coronavirus vaccine clinic flouted safety, report says
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment stopped vaccinations at the Dr. Moma Health and Wellness Clinic after nearly 4,000 people got one or more dose of Pfizer or Moderna at the facility
Colorado’s governor just signed two gun control bills into law. Here’s what they mean for gun owners.
House Bill 1106 places requirements on how guns are stored and sold. Senate Bill 78 places new reporting requirements on gun owners whose weapons are lost or stolen.
A Colorado principal put an 8-year-old boy in a hold until he passed out. State law has “no teeth” to force changes.
A Chalkbeat investigation last year found wide variations in how Colorado’s 10 largest school districts were reporting their use of restraint and seclusion
Western states, including Colorado, prepare for possible 1st water shortage declaration
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation released 24-month projections this week forecasting that less Colorado River water will cascade down from the Rocky Mountains through Lake Powell and Lake Mead
Republican state lawmaker, in speech on Colorado House floor, says 18th century slavery policy didn’t impugn humanity
State Rep. Ron Hanks told The Associated Press that video of his comments was manipulated to make a point he didn’t make
Asian American students in Colorado say they are done being quiet about racism
Five students spoke to The Colorado Sun about enduring racism their whole lives. A rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the coronavirus has intensified their outrage.
Air France will launch a Denver-Paris flight in July
The new route is a sign that Denver will be able to continue expanding its international connections despite a global slump in air travel during the pandemic
Colorado’s coronavirus dial system ends Friday. As hospitalizations spike, it will be up to counties to respond.
Gov. Jared Polis said Colorado has reached a point in the pandemic where local communities can decide what restrictions are right for them. But at the same time he’s pleading with the public to be careful.