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Arapahoe, Regis Jesuit renew “foundation game” to raise money for suicide prevention awareness 21.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A year ago, the Arapahoe High School community was rocked by teen suicide.
College costs in Colorado have “spiraled out of control.” Here’s what the state is doing to fix it. 13.11.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A group of Colorado university and community college presidents from as far-flung as Durango convened in Denver Tuesday morning to admit that the cost of attending college was spiraling out of control. Institution's top brass, the Colorado Department of Higher Education and the governor committed to band together to fix it.
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As Quandary becomes most hiked 14er, stewardship nonprofit hopes education trumps damage 12.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
For novice hikers looking to summit their first 14er, Quandary's 14,265 summit is an ideal place to start.
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As Quandary becomes most hiked 14er, stewardship nonprofit hopes education trumps damage 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Outdoors
For novice hikers looking to summit their first 14er, Quandary's 14,265 summit is an ideal place to start.
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Guest Commentary: Our board got “flipped” last week, so what’s next for Denver Public Schools? 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
I loved reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to my 5th grade students. They’d always ask to see the movie to see what was actually in the factory.  But instead of playing the movie, I assigned homework: Design your own factory. For those who saw the movie, I pushed further. I wanted them to push their imagination and come up with their own dream. The assignmentwas about vision. In Denver we now have to embrace a wider vision of what is possible.
We need more than stories for the unheard 11.11.2019 Current Issue
Writing offers a way to understand our community and ourselves.
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California could have helped low-income residents weather PG&E blackouts 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The state had a program — and $72 million — but hardly anyone applied.
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California designated millions for disadvantaged communities to access solar batteries 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The problem is, not a single residential installation has taken place.
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Environmental study of Shasta Dam height halted 28.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Stakeholders disagree over whether raising the dam would offer benefits or detriments.
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Thirty months after fatal Firestone blast, Colorado’s widening web of underground pipelines still not fully mapped 27.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado leaders promised back in 2017 that they'd do all they could to make sure a tragedy like the Firestone home explosion never happens again. They promised comprehensive public pipeline maps and better inspections to detect leaks along underground lines. But that still hasn't been done.
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Six months after Colorado’s sweeping oil and gas law took effect, fight over path forward hasn’t faded 25.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Six months after Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill that he said he hoped would end Colorado's "oil and gas wars," skirmishes continue as work intensifies on new rules that are intended to put human and environmental health at the center of how drilling is carried out.
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Can better broadband and big data save rural America? 21.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Independent farms need better internet to survive, let alone to compete with the large agriculture industry.
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Feds give Navajo uranium clean-up contract to firm with sketchy past 17.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A High Country News investigation finds the EPA awarded Tetra Tech a contract despite knowing its subsidiary had likely engaged in data manipulation and falsification, false reporting and profiteering.
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Guest Commentary: Want to fix the Electoral College? There’s one realistic way to go and it’s already law. 17.10.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
In his October 6 opinion piece titled “Referendum on Presidential Voting is a Hobson’s Choice” David Goldfischer advocated for a constitutional amendment abolishing the Electoral College in order to replace it with a national popular vote.  I wish him luck.
Colorado seeks “urgent” decision from Supreme Court on faithless electors 16.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether the people chosen to cast an Electoral College vote for a presidential candidate are bound by their state's rules on how to vote -- a decision that has the potential to upend the way America picks its president ahead of the 2020 election.
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What are wild burros doing to Death Valley? 16.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
New research suggests that the introduced wild donkeys may benefit native species, but the National Park Service wants to remove them.
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Who are the Douglas County school board candidates for 2019? 16.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
DCSD has three seats up for grabs, with two candidates running for each. Wendy Vogel, who represents District A, decided not to run again this year. Anne-Marie LeMieux, who represents District C, also won't be running for re-election.
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Who are the Aurora school board candidates for 2019? 16.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Five people are running for three at-large seats, which represent all registered voters in the district.
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On Philanthropy: The “secret sauce” of thriving 100-year families 13.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
When working with affluent families, I often hear the popular warning: “Shirtsleeves-to-shirtsleeves in three generations.” This quote suggests that a family’s wealth often disappears by the time it reaches the grandchildren of the wealth-creating generation.
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BLM head: ‘What I thought, what I wrote, what I did in the past is irrelevant.’ 12.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Acting BLM Director William Perry Pendley won’t answer questions about his history of climate denial or denigrating immigrants at environmental journalism conference.
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