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EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic “forever chemicals”

The plan is intended to restrict PFAS from being released into the environment, accelerate cleanup of contaminated sites such as military bases and increase investments in research.

Environment

Jill Biden thanks military spouses in Colorado for their service

The First Lady is set to speak at Fort Carson military base near Colorado Springs ahead of Military Spouse Appreciation Day on Friday

Politics and Government

First lady Jill Biden to visit Colorado Springs, Salt Lake City next week

Biden will travel to Salt Lake City and Las Vegas on Wednesday and then go to Fort Carson in Colorado Springs the following day

Politics and Government

“The best day in two years”: Colorado Army captain celebrates Biden’s repeal of transgender military ban

Capt. Alivia Stehlik came out before the ban began in 2017. She hopes the repeal will lead to more gains for trans soldiers.

News

Former Tuskegee Airman Frank Macon dies at 97 in Colorado Springs

Frank Macon was one of two surviving members of the original Tuskegee Airmen who lived in Colorado.

Coloradans

Colorado National Guard soldier working on coronavirus mission tests positive for the disease

The Douglas County man in his 30s is the first member of the Colorado National Guard diagnosed with COVID-19. Officials believe he was exposed during travel.

Coronavirus

Their baby was taken away and placed in foster care for 164 days. It turns out, he had a bone disorder.

The Bryants’ son was one of 4,772 Colorado children removed from their homes by child welfare authorities and living in foster care last year. But their story isn’t the typical tale of a child rescued from abuse or neglect.

News

Pentagon approves using military bases — including one in Colorado — for coronavirus quarantines

The 168th Regiment's Regional Training Institute at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs is among the possible quarantine locations

News

Thousands of Colorado kids at risk of falling behind aren’t enrolled in preschool, but schools are out of room

Gov. Polis wants to expand preschool to cover more of the 76,000 kids at risk of falling behind in kindergarten, but with some districts at capacity, BEST grant funds may provide wiggle room

Education

Space Command’s initial home will be in Colorado Springs, congressman says

President Donald Trump formally launched Space Command in December and Colorado has been on the short list for its home

Politics and Government

DNA testing leads to break in decades-old Colorado murder case. But privacy questions are being raised.

Police used a DNA database and a fast food cup to zero in on a suspect in the 1987 death of 20-year-old Fort Carson soldier Darlene Krashoc

Crime and Courts

Denver is one of two finalists for a Medal of Honor Museum

The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation is expected to make a final decision by October

News