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New briefs: Congressional wildfire coalition forms, group asks Polis for action...

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Rep. Neguse, others introduce wildfire caucus and legislation Colorado Rep. Joe Neguse and Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah) recently announced...

Colorado’s ‘Soul Food Scholar’ on history, publishing, race and barbecue

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How did Colorado’s Adrian Miller, an attorney with degrees from Stanford and Georgetown, go from working in the Clinton administration and serving...

Camping bans, occupancy limits and standardized testing

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Larimer County District Court rules camping ban unconstitutional, a first in the state Homeless...

After hundreds of meatpacking workers died from COVID-19, Congress wants answers

Editor’s note: JBS operates a beef processing facility in Greeley, which is currently under investigation for a November 2020 COVID-19 outbreak. According...

A kernel of progress emerges from the local GMO debate

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Dried beans are not the sexiest food to be found at the farmers market. (It’s chard, actually.) But the humble bean is...

The new front line for ‘water protectors’

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The week of Joe Biden’s inauguration began with the news that he planned to rescind approval for the controversial Keystone XL...

The test of a moral society

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In the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Matthew Wynia aided relief efforts on an off-coast hospital ship, where it...

News briefs: Fracking blocked on 53 oil and gas leases in...

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A legal agreement between environmental groups and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will block oil and gas drilling on more than 45,000...

Tribal leaders engage Colorado Senator Bennet to ensure universal access to...

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Lorelei Cloud grew up in a house without running water. Every week, her family would travel to her uncle’s place and...

The new harvest of rage: an excerpt

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On Jan. 6, an angry mob of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, breaking windows, defacing art, rummaging through Congressional offices and,...

The inside story of how Boulder and Xcel reached a settlement

After Boulder voters approved Ballot Issue 2C tin November 2020, which entered Boulder and Xcel Energy into a 20-year franchise agreement and...

114 studies on flipped classrooms show small payoff for big effort

In a flipped classroom, students watch video lectures before class and use class time to work on assignments and group projects. It’s...