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Carman: The University of Colorado could use a hero. We can only hope Todd Saliman is up to the challenge.

Saliman is clearly qualified to be CU president. But it's too bad regents decided we don't need to about the other candidates for the job.

Opinion Columns

University of Colorado names Todd Saliman sole finalist for president

Saliman was the system’s chief financial officer and was named CU System interim president in June.


Permanent daylight saving time is a dumb idea, a CU sleep expert says

Extra-dark winter mornings could mess with our circadian rhythms. But if you have to pick one, standard time is the way to go.


The new standards for testing outdoor gear are being created by Colorado university students

The Western Colorado University students are part of the country’s first outdoor engineering program.


CU pulls investments from Russian companies as governor urges state colleges, universities to divest

State and university leaders are severing financial ties with Russian state-owned banks to further condemn its invasion of Ukraine


Climate change is eroding work to clean up the Snake River. Is Summit County snowmaking making it worse?

A warmer, drier alpine is impeding water quality for streams and rivers used for snowmaking, like the Snake River that runs through Keystone


Opinion: A workers’ wish list for picking the next CU president

Colorado deserves not only the right candidate, but the right process

Opinion Columns

What if your mask could tell you have COVID? Aurora school kids are helping scientists figure out how.

The Colorado School of Public Health set up weekly coronavirus testing at an Aurora middle school and asked students to wear masks with COVID test strips to study what they are exhaling.


A tutoring program cultivates community bonds to help Latinx students in Boulder County

The program started in 2019, but expanded at the start of the pandemic, when parents worried their children were falling behind. Today, 70 students are enrolled and 50 more are waiting.


In the San Luis Valley, a community fights for its land, water and way of life

Acequia communities in the southern San Luis Valley have so far resisted temptation to sell their precious water rights for use by growing Front Range cities drawing from the Arkansas River.


Opinion: The science everyone needs to know about climate change, in 6 charts

With the United Nations’ climate conference in Scotland turning a spotlight on climate change policies and the impact of global warming, it’s useful to understand what the science shows.


A Colorado lawsuit is testing the boundaries of religious exemptions to COVID vaccines

A federal judge on Monday denied a request for a preliminary injunction against the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s vaccine requirements


From sky to bedrock, researchers near Crested Butte are resetting what we know about water in the West

The mobile observatory is manned by 100 scientists who hope to show how the West can get a better handle on where and when water will be available


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.

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