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Guest Post: Local news collaboration in the time of COVID-19

The image is familiar, even mundane, to most of us now: a dozen or more faces peer out against various backgrounds – some real,...
health impacts. Elyria-Swansea

Guest Post: The Trump administration is failing Latinx communities Latinx people have been disproportionately...

Early last month, I had my first coronavirus scare. I attended an event along with a pastor I had known for years. Less than...
For so many vulnerable Americans, Medicaid is the only way to get health care.

Guest Post: Medicaid saved my son’s life, it saves lives in a pandemic too

As the U.S. grapples with the spread of COVID-19, it is more important than ever before that every American has access to quality, affordable...
Photo of smoggy downtown Denver skyline via the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Pollution Control Division, Technical Services Program, Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

Guest Post: Pollution protections vitally important during and after coronavirus crisis Trump's EPA gives...

At a time when America is under assault from the deadly new coronavirus, Trump’s EPA has told polluters that they will not face enforcement...

Guest Post: The path to COVID-19 economic recovery lies in large-scale testing 

Both South Korea and the United States (US) confirmed the first case of COVID-19 on the same day. Yet, as of April 14, the...
Colorado news organizations request information and transparency from Gov. Jared Polis during the COVID-19 crisis. This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. (Image by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM)

Colorado news orgs urge Polis to increase transparency around COVID-19 spread The Indy among...

The following letter was sent to Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Friday, Apr. 10, 2020: Dear Gov. Polis, We, the undersigned journalism organizations, want to thank...
Even for the most faithful, hope is harder to muster this year, Rev. Reginald C. Holmes writes. (Flickr photo by Omran Jamal)

For one Denver pastor, “Next year in Jerusalem” is too long to wait 'Could...

The Rev. Reginald C. Holmes is co-pastor at New Covenant Christian Church / Alpha Omega Ministries in Denver. His partner there, the Rev. Terrance...
A cell in the Fremont Correctional Facility in Cañon City on July 19, 2019. Inmates are physically unable to stay far enough from their fellow prisoners to adequately socially distance as the CDC has required.

Guest Post: Gov. Polis, release vulnerable prisoners before it’s too late 'This moment demands...

Governor Polis has the unfettered ability to temporarily reprieve prisoners from serving their sentences. He must use this power and take immediate action to depopulate Colorado’s prisons...

Guest Post: Quiet is the sweet spot amid this tragedy

This may be the sweet spot of tragedy in my world, the calm before the pandemic storm. I’ve not lost loved ones or even...
In this COVID-19 pandemic, the first case in Colorado was a visitor to Summit County who had recently been in Italy. (Dillon Reservoir in Summit County, Colorado)

Guest Post: Pearl Harbor powerfully shifted Colorado’s trajectory. How will COVID-19 change our course...

This pandemic has started feeling like something more than an extended snow day or having the mumps when you’re a child. Perhaps it’s now...
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