Ski resort managers rarely discuss injuries and limited injury data is shared only through industry-supported researchers.
More women are finding training and support for dealing with pests, weather and how to purchase land to farm and ranch in Colorado
Fort Lewis College’s first-in-state program served 108 students in its inaugural year.
The mood about Kwiyagat Community Academy is upbeat though there are challenges finding licensed teachers in this remote corner of Colorado
The programs are especially critical given that farmers in the U.S. are aging faster than young farmers are getting in line to take their place. One-third of the 3.4 million American farmers are over the age of 65, according to latest Census of Agriculture.
DURANGO — Pagosa Springs paramedic Matt Robison was living with two friends in a 1,200-square-foot house until this summer — when his rent would have leapt 60%, to $2,400 a month. Robison hit the road, working wildland fires and living out of his truck. Sixty miles west, professor Rebecca Clausen has heard from faculty at […]
SHIPROCK, NEW MEXICO — From foraging sweet berries in slickrock canyons to harvesting corn and fresh veggies from manicured fields and gardens, Kayla Yazzie learned about land from her great-grandmothers. Her childhood memories span the eastern portion of the Navajo Nation, from Tocito and Shiprock in New Mexico with her mother’s family, to St. Michaels, […]
By Paolo Zialcita, CPR News The origin of Fort Lewis College in Durango is a dark stain on American education and the state of Colorado. The school’s own leaders have said as much. Once a post-Civil War army post, the land was converted into a federal, off-reservation Native American Boarding School, which forced tribal students […]
About 200 Native American students enrolled in state colleges and universities should each see their annual tuition slashed by about $15,000 this year under a new law that provides in-state status to members of 48 tribes with historical ties to Colorado. While the number of students immediately impacted is small, education officials and proponents of […]
A sign outside Butte Bagels advises customers that this popular breakfast stop, in the alley behind the Crested Butte post office, is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. A gaggle of tourists gathers close to peer at the sign, at the “help wanted” sign next to it, and through the darkened windows before they give up and […]