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Our CPR News team brings you stories from all around Colorado. We’ve got journalists on the ground in the Denver metro, southern Colorado, the Western Slope and even in Washington, D.C. to cover the people representing Colorado there. The news we share helps you understand Colorado better.
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The Lookout is curated each day by one of our digital journalists: (clockwise from top left) Daniel J. Schneider, Sarah Bures, Alex Scoville, Shelby Filangi, Lauren Antonoff Hart and Steph Rivera. You’ll get to know each of them as you read the newsletter.
The Lookout features the wide breadth of reporting covered by CPR News, from breaking news alerts and weather to in-depth investigations to stories inspired by readers’ Colorado Wonders submissions. Here’s a snapshot of the type of story you might find in an issue of The Lookout:
- Hint: It's a throwback. And you can get one now.
- CPR News tested the air quality at the Central 70 Cover Park to see whether it reduced pollution.
- Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack set out to write “a simple little family cookbook.” Now her third book, “Muy Bueno: Fiestas,” shares her traditions far beyond that.