Science Feb 25

The Colorado flows through Castle Valley, near Moab, Utah. Photo by Ted Wood
Will the West’s ‘Great River’ run dry?

As the Southwest faces rapid growth and unrelenting drought, the Colorado River is in crisis. Now those who depend on the river must confront the hard reality that their supply of Colorado water may be cut off.

Education Feb 11

Denver high school social studies teacher Nick Childers chants as teachers picket outside South High School on Feb. 11, 2019, in Denver, Colorado. Denver teachers are striking for the first time in 25 years after the school district and the union representing the educators failed to reach an agreement after 14 months of contract negations over teacher pay. Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images
Denver teachers go on strike after failing to reach pay deal

The school district said schools will remain open during the strike and will be staffed by administrators and substitute teachers. However, the district has canceled classes for 5,000 preschool children because it doesn't have the staff to take care of…

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