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March 21, 2023: Colorado’s banks in light of national turmoil; Sanctioned sleeping in cars

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At a Colorado Safe Parking Initiative site in Commerce City for the unhoused living in their cars, site manager Michael Meyer handles applications, ensures visitors abide by a set of rules, and keeps the site free of litter. He and his wife also live on the site while he waits for an opening in Section 8 housing.

A look at whether banks in Colorado face risk factors in light of the turmoil in US banks. Then, the solutions for homelessness are as varied as the reasons people become unhoused. And sometimes, getting back on your feet can begin with a safe place to park. Also, avalanche beacons can save lives, but only if they’re used correctly. And, Colorado’s pinball wizard.