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Science matters every day at Aurora school on Anschutz Medical Campus

Science matters every day at Aurora school on Anschutz Medical Campus

Backpack? Check. Lunchbox? Check. Tourniquet? Hmmm
Forest Service proposes permits for Blue Lakes Trail in San Juans

Forest Service proposes permits for Blue Lakes Trail in San Juans

After documenting a more than 300% increase in visitors over the past decade, the U.S. Forest Service is proposing a permit system for hiking the popular Blue Lakes Trail in the San Juan Mountains.
Ice Park secures water rights

Ice Park secures water rights

A state water court has granted a pair of applications that will ultimately allocate more water to the Ouray Ice Park
Free school lunch expansion could be decided by Colorado voters

Free school lunch expansion could be decided by Colorado voters

Advocates are asking lawmakers to put a free school meals proposal on the November ballot.
Fully fund K-12 schools? Colorado lawmakers say maybe next year

Fully fund K-12 schools? Colorado lawmakers say maybe next year

Colorado lawmakers this year came closer to fully funding the state’s schools than at any time since the Great Recession.
Meet the Colorado dads who've fostered more than 60 children

Meet the Colorado dads who've fostered more than 60 children

Being parents to so many kids on the Western Slope has left the couple with an experience only few get to see in a lifetime.
What’s Next if ‘Roe v. Wade’ Falls? More Than Half of States Expected to Ban or Restrict Abortion

What’s Next if ‘Roe v. Wade’ Falls? More Than Half of States Expected to Ban or Restrict Abortion

Conservative lawmakers in 14 states crafted so-called trigger laws that would automatically go into effect in the event a nationwide right to abortion were struck down.
How can we live more comfortably on a warming planet? Boulder wants to start by turning down the temperature.

How can we live more comfortably on a warming planet? Boulder wants to start by turning down the temperature.

The volunteer scientists will be collecting temperature data across the city as part of a nationwide urban heat mapping project
Abortion Politics Lead to Power Struggles Over Family Planning Grants

Abortion Politics Lead to Power Struggles Over Family Planning Grants

Conservative-leaning states and nonprofit reproductive health care providers are competing over control of states’ Title X funding for family planning programs.
Colorado may offer Adams 14 students transportation to other schools

Colorado may offer Adams 14 students transportation to other schools

This would represent the first time the state covered transportation costs for students who want to transfer from low-rated schools to better ones.