Ortega has artwork in the Arvada Center exhibition "Art & Conflict," which is up Sept. 14 - Nov. 12.
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Doctors Without Borders, the global aid organization, has set up a 10,000-square-foot mock refugee camp on the courthouse plaza of the Pearl Street Mall.
Durango is considering moving an encampment in La Plata County onto city property. Meantime, the campers are learning to govern themselves and are torn about having to move.
Joe Sertich, curator of dinosaurs at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, tells Colorado Matters that the Denver metro area sits on land that is good for finding dinosaur bones.
In a new book, journalist Michael Kodas explores recent megafires in Colorado and what can be done to change the U.S. relationship with fire.
Denver Public Schools students who struggled to pay on their meal account used to get a barebones "alternative" lunch." Critics say that policy left those kids hungry and embarrassed.
Puebloans pay some of the highest electric rates in Colorado. And now the utility wants bump the city’s cost for new LED streetlights by million dollars a year.
The first woman in 30 years to call play-by-play for an NFL game talks about the dreams and hard work that brought her to this moment.
At times like these, it can be difficult to make what Sharon Lipinski calls a "good donation." She says small groups of people gathering on-line, can make a big difference.
The BRIDGE Act would give the force of law to protection from deportation under DACA, which was created by executive order during the Obama Administration.