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The view from a hospital on Colorado’s Eastern Plains as it works to avoid being overrun by coronavirus

On any normal morning for the past three decades or so, the handful of doctors at Wray Community District Hospital would gather for about an hour to talk about the state of affairs at their small medical facility that serves a vast stretch of the plains spanning Colorado’s northeastern border. The conversation would normally sidetrack […]

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Why Colorado’s corn farmers are getting hurt by China’s soybean tariff

When China added a 25% tax on soybeans in retaliation to U.S. tariffs last year, Colorado’s farming community shrugged it off. Soybeans aren’t much of a crop here. But nationwide, large patches of Midwestern soybean farmland switched to corn. That, in turn, meant more corn would stay in the U.S., driving down prices for Yuma […]

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Centennial just became Colorado’s largest city to launch an alternative broadband service. What about the other 100+ that voted to control their internet destiny?

Updated on Nov. 7, 2018: Nearly 20 more cities, counties and municipalities voted to opt out of the broadband law. See a complete list in the chart at the bottom of this story. Ting Internet turned on gigabit broadband service to its first customers in Centennial last week. A ceremony was held in the front […]