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What the staff at Old Firehouse Books thinks you should be reading right now

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What the staff at Old Firehouse Books thinks you should be reading right now

Ideas for your next great read

SunLit

What the staff at Old Firehouse Books thinks you should be reading right now

Ideas for your next great read

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Carman: Ranked-choice voting could make our political process a little less awful

Ranked-choice voting makes political campaigns more civil, even if it’s only because of candidates' self-interest

Opinion Columns

What the staff at Old Firehouse Books thinks you should be reading right now

Ideas for your (or your kids') next great read

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What the staff at Old Firehouse Books thinks you should be reading right now

Ideas for your next great read

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What the staff at Old Firehouse Books thinks you should be reading right now

Ideas from book experts for your next great read

SunLit

COVID outbreaks have shut down some Colorado schools. Will holidays and cold weather make things worse?

Nearly 40% of COVID cases related to outbreaks in Colorado are at schools as the delta variant rapidly spreads among students and staff.

Education

Hiker finds remains of 4th, final victim of Colorado flood that followed Cameron Peak fire

The remains of Diana Brown, 57, of San Antonio, were found Saturday, according to the Larimer County Sheriff's Office

News

Plastic hippos are out. Colorado playgrounds are getting a more natural makeover.

Parks departments along the Front Range are working with the land to create spaces that the next generation will actually use.

Outdoors

Colorado dangles free transit on bad pollution days. But will there be anyone to ride? Or drive?

Northern Colorado transit systems struggling to lure back riders can’t restore full service because there aren’t enough drivers and that may be keeping customers away.

Environment

Fort Collins puts new barriers in front of billion-dollar Northern Water dam and pipeline project

City Council calls for local control rules in big land projects could delay approval of Northern Water’s Northern Integrated Supply Project by a year.

Water

Colorado redistricting commissioners mull big changes to latest draft of congressional map

People on the Western Slope aren’t happy about being grouped with Boulder, and Fort Collins residents say they don’t belong with the Eastern Plains

Politics and Government

Colorado’s urban open space past haunts the future of development and community life

From Park Hill Golf to Westminster Farm to the Stock Show grounds, neighbors demand much from rebuilding of spaces they feel ownership in, while developers say there’s only so much they can do.

Growth

Coroner identifies two of the three people killed in Poudre River flooding; one person remains missing

The flooding happened along the Cameron Peak fire burn scar. Several structures were also destroyed in the torrent of water, mud and other debris.

Crime and Courts

Mudslides and flash flooding along Colorado’s burn scars could cause disasters, or mere travel delays, all summer long. Here’s why.

Last year’s historic wildfire season increased the area that’s prone to flooding, causing “an abnormal year of flooding events” this year, climate researcher says.

Environment

Fort Collins planners, worried about Poudre River impacts, reject Northern Water’s plan for 3-mile pipeline through the city

Rejection of the NISP pipeline is yet another skirmish in a series of water and pipeline battles playing out in the northern Front Range.

Environment

Thornton sues Weld County commissioners over water-pipeline vote

As Thornton nears its deadline to construct a pipeline from a reservoir near Fort Collins, the quickest and most direct way for the city to get approval for a Weld County pipeline is through the courts

Growth

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.

Education

Colorado gave local governments more power to regulate oil and gas. And some are using it.

The legislature’s 2019 overhaul of drilling rules through Senate Bill 181 empowered some cities and counties to prioritize safety. But other energy-friendly areas have held back on flexing their new muscles.

Politics and Government
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