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Trinidad’s Temple Aaron seemed destined to die. But the 131-year-old Jewish synagogue’s fate was never sealed.

A group of strangers, unwilling to let Temple Aaron fade away, stepped in to help keep the synagogue’s doors open. This weekend, when Rosh Hashanah begins, a few dozen Jews will pray there in person -- just as they have been doing for more than a century.

Colorado now owns Fishers Peak, but funds to build the newest state park are in coronavirus limbo

In a deal that closed in a Broomfield park, Colorado took title to the ranch that will be the newest state park. Developing it, however, will take some financing creativity as budgets are slashed under pandemic pressures.

Colorado has a big shortage of volunteers to speak up for foster kids in court

That gap has sparked Colorado court appointed special advocates to make a plea for more volunteers -- they want 2,020 new ones in 2020

Sprawling Las Animas County, like many rural areas, badly needs emergency responders. But it’s a teachable moment.

Junie Verquer’s EMR classes have given some remote regions renewed hope while helping students find a career path

A massive ranch in Trinidad is officially Colorado’s newest state park thanks to innovative partnerships

Fishers Peak is set to become 42nd state park with promise of outdoor recreation, conservation and economic development

Could a massive southern Colorado ranch become a state park? It’s an idea just “crazy” enough to work.

The City of Trinidad, The Nature Conservancy, Trust for Public Land, GOCO and Colorado Parks and Wildlife are fine-tuning a plan to turn the 19,200-acre Crazy French Ranch into a new economic engine.