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CU Boulder athletic director apologizes after football coach Karl Dorrell shoves TV camera following blowout loss

Dorrell shoved a photojournalist's camera while trotting off Folsom Field following a blowout loss to Southern California on Saturday


Pediatrician, medical student sue University of Colorado over denial of COVID vaccine religious exemption

The federal lawsuit filed by the Thomas More Society is the latest clash over a growing number of private- and public-sector vaccine mandates nationwide


John Temple: Jim Sheeler had his own hidden superpowers

John Temple, former editor and publisher of the Rocky Mountain News, remembers a reporter who found a way to slow down time and listen to the people he wrote about

Opinion Columns

How programs across Colorado aim to end “period poverty” with free tampons and pads

People who menstruate sometimes find themselves choosing between buying food and paying for hygiene products. Schools and charities are trying to change that equation.


Citizen scientist records retreat of Colorado glaciers one ski run at a time

Public policy analyst Jonah Siefer has skied every month of the last three years and his casual observations mirror those of climate scientists tracking the loss of ice fields.


Colorado Supreme Court won’t hear newspaper’s open records lawsuit challenging CU

The Daily Camera sued in 2019, seeking the names of six finalists interviewed by the Board of Regents to replace then-university President Bruce Benson

Crime and Courts

Crested Butte lured an outdoor publication to town as a tourism bid. Now overrun by visitors, the partnership must evolve.

Three years after Blister’s move to Crested Butte, the gear review site's relocation yields deeper partnership and bigger picture goals.


A new Colorado law granting Native Americans in-state college tuition is already attracting students

The goal of Senate Bill 29 is to increase the number of Native American students who attend – and are successful – in college


Colorado will allow four-year colleges to grant associates degrees to those who dropped out

Colorado is believed to be one the first to put into place a statewide law like this


Drier springs bring hotter summers in the withering Southwest

New research reveals a positive feedback loop with negative consequences linked to lower springtime humidity across an already parched landscape


“Fireworks right now are a terrible idea”: Drought woes in the dry West stoke July 4 fire fears

People setting off fireworks at home is a concern because of both the tinder-box conditions ripe for starting wildfires and the threat of injuries.


Opinion: 150 fire scientists urge the U.S. West to skip the fireworks this record-dry 4th of July

With the combination of extreme drought, heat and dry vegetation, all it takes is a spark to ignite a wildfire.


“We are going to be cleaning up for a long time”: Colorado faces a lingering mental health crisis from coronavirus

In June, Children’s Hospital Colorado declared a crisis


Colorado is more diverse than ever, but its college professors are overwhelmingly white

Who teaches students matters. Studies show that it affects a student’s sense of belonging, and whether students and families see colleges as being for them.


Tenured professors at Colorado public colleges are predominantly white

Hispanic students now make up about 20% of the state’s universities. But Hispanic professors? Less than 8% of all tenured professors across the state.

Politics and Government

Opinion: The world is on fire from COVID-19. If we work together, we can put out the flames.

No country will be safe from the pandemic until the rapid spread is stopped everywhere, especially in large countries living in poverty.

Opinion Columns

Some of the worst ozone pollution in the U.S. settles along the Front Range. New rules to fix it are ahead.

Colorado has made some progress toward reducing the chemical dangerous to human health. But it will take leaning on automobiles and oil and gas producers to really move the needle.


Union slams University of Colorado spending, wages and bond debt


Colorado ends “legacy admissions” for public colleges and universities, SAT/ACT requirement

The bill prohibits public higher education officials from looking at “legacy preference,” or familial relationships to alumni of the institution.


Colorado will pay hospitals to close expensive free-standing ERs

The state wants some of the 34 hospital-owned free-standing ERs converted to other purposes, such as providing primary care or mental health services.

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