The University of Northern Colorado in Greeley is anticipating Hispanic and Latino students will soon make up 25% of total enrollment. This is a key metric in in becoming a Hispanic-serving institution, a designation from the U.S. Department of Education that would allow UNC to get additional funding to better serve those students.
One of the biggest barriers to attending and finishing college is money. Yet, most undocumented students are not eligible for federal financial aid.
A Colorado company is hoping to usher in a new and more environmentally friendly era of mortuary science that includes the natural organic reduction of human remains. On Sept. 7, Colorado became the second state after Washington to allow human body composting, and Oregon will allow the practice next summer.
Many people think World War II began when Germany invaded Poland in 1939, or even when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. But in Asia the war began in the mid-1930s when Japan attacked China and Manchuria. Japanese director Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Wife of a Spy begins in 1940, with a fully militarized Japan.
A former high school student convicted of killing one student and injuring eight others in a 2019 attack on a Denver-area school has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
The Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board recommended changing the name of Squaw Mountain, located in Clear Creek County about 30 miles miles west of Denver, to Mestaa’ėhehe Mountain, which is pronounced “mess-taw-hay.”
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Higher elevations like mountain tops usually have more moisture, and fires historically hadn’t burned there very often. But that’s changing rapidly. The Dixie and Caldor fires in California are the first two wildfires ever recorded crossing the Sierra Nevada crest and burning down the other side.
When hospital workers are overwhelmed by a public health crisis and unable to provide standard care, crisis standards of care dictate who gets what kind of treatment.
New research indicates newer homes and those constructed with central air conditioning may be better at keeping wildfire smoke out.
President Joe Biden flew into Idaho Monday as the first of several stops around the West to talk wildfires, climate change and his infrastructure plan. In Boise, he visited the National Interagency Fire Center, a hub for agencies managing wildfires. He heard about the need for resources to fight and prepare for fires, and talked about bipartisan support for wildland firefighters. He’ll also be visiting California and Colorado during this trip.
Several moments during the last two years have reflected race-based problems in Loveland — at city council, school and library board meetings, during protests and in Facebook groups. Often, a key point of contention for some residents is whether racism even exists in the city, or ever did.
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