The pandemic changed the way parents are involved in their kids’ education. A new family engagement center shared by five districts will better incorporate their input into schools.
The last few months of 2022 have been particularly deadly for Coloradans who are homeless
Two people were murdered and five likely froze to death last week in what has been a deadly end to an extra deadly year for Colorado’s homeless population.
A lot of people ride e-scooters in Denver — and a new study shows a lot of them are getting seriously hurt
Touted as a last-mile solution to improve city public transit systems, at least 3 people a day show up at Denver Health’s emergency room with scooter-related injuries, new study shows
Pueblo rejects abortion ban, tossing first attempt to challenge state law protecting the procedure
The proposal brought by a Texas anti-abortion group would have sparked a legal showdown with the state over Colorado’s abortion protections, city attorney warned
Pueblo sees first attempt by Texas-based anti-abortion activist to challenge Colorado law
The activist has helped write abortion-banning ordinances in about 60 cities
50,000 southeast Colorado residents will finally get clean drinking water thanks to federal infrastructure funding
A decades-old pipeline project in the Arkansas Valley region will receive $60 million to finish construction by 2029
Citizen scientists want clarity on hidden emissions from Pueblo’s coal-fired power plant
People in Pueblo are at the forefront of an emerging partnership between activists, conservationists and a newly created state unit to quantify environmental justice hotspots in Colorado communities and the toxic pollutants that bedevil them.
Evraz is selling its Pueblo and North American operations as it faces sanctions for ties with Russia
One of Pueblo’s biggest employers, Evraz Plc, is looking to get out of North America, which includes ending its ownership in steel mills in the city. The company is one of Russia’s largest steel and mining companies and acquired Pueblo’s mill in 2007. But since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, the company has come under […]
Opinion: Praise for Xcel’s agreement to stop burning coal by 2031
As elected officials from different parts of the state, we are encouraged by the recent decision by Colorado’s Public Utilities Commission regarding Xcel Energy’s Electric Resource Plan. Xcel is the state’s largest electric utility, serving 1.3 million Colorado customers. Because electricity generation is Colorado’s second largest carbon-emitter after transportation, this decision will have real and […]
Xcel Energy wants consumers to pay $1B to shut down 5 coal-fired power plants. Regulators want more study.
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission on Friday balked at approving a billion-dollar price tag to shut down Xcel Energy’s five remaining coal-fired generating units — to be paid by customers — and instead is seeking more detailed financial analysis. The proposed closing costs were part of a settlement agreement between Xcel Energy, the state’s largest […]