Today on Colorado Edition: As coronavirus cases surge and counties ramp up health restrictions, we’ll explore the impact on schools, which are increasingly moving to fully remote learning. We also learn about an innovative way one community is helping holiday shoppers find local COVID-conscious businesses. We'll hear from a forestry expert about how this year’s record-breaking fire season could change the Colorado landscape, long-term. And, we talk with a Baltimore artist who created a touching tribute to Elijah McClain over the holiday weekend.
Arts & Life
BusinessA labor department spokeswoman confirmed in an email that bank transfers will begin on Tuesday, but payments may not arrive until the end of the week.
NewsToday on Colorado Edition: We’ll take a look at this week’s special legislative session, called by Governor Polis a few weeks ago. We will also learn about the Colorado Supreme Court, as well as the Court’s latest appointee, Judge Maria Berkenkotter. We’ll also hear about a number of ongoing water projects in the state that are currently in limbo, and we’ll get a sense of what Colorado skiers can expect at ski resorts this season.
NewsLawmakers spent the week leading up to the special session trying to manage their constituents’ expectations for the state-funded stimulus.
CommunityWe recently asked our listeners to tell us about what has brought them joy in 2020. For Sam Graf in Fort Collins, it's making dumplings. Tens of thousands of them, by hand, since March — which he serves out of his driveway once a week.
Mountain West News
HealthNevada recently hosted its annual rural health conference, with a particular focus on infrastructure as COVID-19 continues to ravage rural America.
CommunityWhen Willow Belden goes holiday shopping she likes to support local businesses. This year, though, it's meant calling stores and asking, "Are you guys wearing masks? But are you really wearing masks? And, like, what else are you doing?"
HealthThe Mountain West is facing a hospitalization crisis, and even states that cracked down early are feeling the effects of those that didn't.
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