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Matt Bloom / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: We get a first-hand look at the protests that took place in Denver over the weekend. We also hear about the challenges of getting back to work under new coronavirus guidance and we learn about a legal project aimed at helping Coloradans who can’t pay their rent during the pandemic. Plus, we’ll learn more about how Eagle County is encouraging second homeowners to return to the community.

Erin O'Toole / KUNC

Today, on a special episode of Colorado Edition, we explore the question of who makes the decisions that protect the people during a public health crisis. And we’ll look at how tensions over that are playing out in one Colorado county, whose public health director recently announced his retirement in the midst of a pandemic.

Matt Bloom / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: We get the latest on Rocky Mountain National Park’s reopening. We also speak with Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold about mail-in voting and the upcoming election. Plus, we get an overview of the state’s economic outlook and explore the new normal for Colorado’s creative sector. And, we hear about a group of teens helping their peers recognize and cope with mental health issues.

Matt Bloom / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: We’ll learn about next steps for restaurants reopening in our state, and get the latest on unemployment. We will also hear what’s in store for the legislative session, as lawmakers return to the Capitol, and how a COVID-19 outbreak at a state prison is impacting a rural Colorado community.

Stacy Nick / KUNC

Today on a special episode of Colorado Edition: arts reporter Stacy Nick looks at the time a lifted cartoon of a flatulent unicorn made headlines, the repatriation of Native American artifacts and how a vandalized artwork in Loveland ended up bringing people together.

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Matt Bloom / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: we’ll look at oil drilling on public lands, and learn about the West’s the ultra-wealthy and their relationship to the natural world. We will also hear about the impact that COVID-19 has had on teens' mental health.

Matt Bloom / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: Ahead of official word from the state, we explore what could be included in the state’s plan for reopening restaurants. We also hear from a member of the Colorado Symphony about how their work has changed during the pandemic. Plus, we get the latest on census response rates, learn about a virtual sewing circle, and discuss the future of the Colorado River.

Leigh Paterson / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: we’ll learn about federal relief funding for Colorado’s schools, and speak with the president of the University of Northern Colorado about the school year ahead. We will also learn about the history of pandemic fashion, and get some tips for how to start your very own victory garden.

Matt Bloom / KUNC

Today on Colorado Edition: We learn more about how Coloradans are following social distancing practices. We also take a look at changes in the airline industry and how they impact small airports in our state. Plus, we explore how the coronavirus pandemic could lead to a suicide epidemic, and we discuss adjusting field research to factor in health measures.


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