“Too many uncontrollables”: From coronavirus to wildfires, Colorado’s hunting season brings a slew of uncertainties

Dec. 22, 2020

While the long-term outlook for wildlife could benefit from the reshaping of the forest, less habitat plus more hunters equals a problem, notes this story picked up by The Colorado Sun .

Easy Targets: Fraternity life and the semester of shame during COVID-19

Dec. 22, 2020

An insider recounts the trials and tribulations fraternity members faced on the University of Colorado Boulder campus over the summer and into the fall.

A line of defense: Chaffee County rallies to protect its land against wildfires

Dec. 22, 2020

Recognizing the continuing devastation and the lack of effort both the U.S. and Colorado State Forest Services were putting into wildfire prevention in the county, community members in Chaffee County decided to take action to prevent future wildfires. Together, they created Envision Chaffee County.

Backcountry Blues: How COVID-19 could effect backcountry recreation this season

Dec. 22, 2020

Colorado's search and rescue professionals fear that more backcountry excursions will end tragically this year. Exacerbating those fears is the knowledge that, in an average year, Backcountry Search and Rescue (BSAR) teams are often underfunded and overworked. This year COVID-19 is only making matters worse. The effects of COVID could...

Half of Colorado's birds in decline from climate-change domino effects

Dec. 16, 2020

Extreme wildfires, massive temperature changes during migration, add to mystery behind tens of thousands of songbirds found dead in Colorado and New Mexico.

Will the show go on?

Dec. 16, 2020

The pandemic shut down all performance art, leaving creatives to find new paths. A look at how some Colorado creatives are dealing with the situation.

Older Colorado Prisoners Face Extreme Risk from COVID-19

Dec. 15, 2020

Repeated outbreaks of COVID-19 have endangered the lives of hundreds of Colorado inmatess. Many of Colorado’s prisons have experienced huge problems containing the spread of the virus inside their walls.

Video game culture

Aug. 3, 2019

Within the last year, videogames have taken popular culture by storm, and have soared into the national spotlight. As the number of regular players continues to rise, so too has a curiosity about the beneficial and potentially detrimental effects of avid gaming. Though videogames have been popular among younger generations...

Spring brings fear and hope for Hispanic immigrants

July 1, 2019

Trump’s campaign has immigrants running for the polls. Gabriela Esparza was able to hug her mother and sister on April 30 during a symbolic event when an emergency door at the U.S.-Mexico border in California was opened for a brief time. (Courtesy of Border Angels (Facebook) through VOA News) This...

Bible Earthers are out of this world

Bible Earthers are out of this world

June 25, 2019

In a small coffee shop in Fort Collins, Colorado, a meeting takes place inside the “Lovecraft” room at 6 p.m. every Tuesday. Members shuffle in at their leisure and take their seats at plastic tables arranged in a circle to face each other. They meet to talk about one thing:...