“Corona Virus (COVID-19) puts people experiencing homelessness especially at-risk. At Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, our Stout Street Health Center staff are working diligently to provide services to our most vulnerable population during this crisis. We are in need of supplies for our staff and patients. Thank you for being a part of this effort! Shipping address: 2130 Stout St Denver, CO 80205 (Stout Street Health Center)”
Here’s their Amazon wishlist if you want to help out: Amazon
the Colorado Department of Transportation has partnered with three ski resorts, including Loveland Ski Area, to run round-trip buses on weekends. Because buses are more efficient than cars at moving large numbers of people on a tight, winding two-lane highway, state officials hope they’ll take enough cars off the road to alleviate some congestion.
“It was great. I think it’s the future,” said Mohan, a first-time bus rider.
Bustang is proud to bring a new steed to the stable. This winter, Snowstang is here to bring skiers, snowboarders, and nature enthusiasts to three of Colorado’s best mountain resorts. From Arapahoe Basin, to Loveland and Steamboat, Snowstang makes sure everybody has the opportunity to get waist-deep in some powder.
Starting December 14, Snowstang will provide 40 days of service to the three ski areas on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as the Martin Luther King Jr. and Presidents Day holidays. For all three lines, passengers can board at Denver Union Station or the Denver Federal Center. Tickets start at $25.00 Roundtrip for Arapahoe Basin and Loveland. It will be $40.00 Roundtrip for Steamboat Springs. Additional discounts will be available for Seniors and Children.
The figures show that fewer than half of the folks currently living in Colorado have original roots. Of the total population, 5,695,564 (an increase of 88,410 from 2017), only 2,388,284 million started out here.
Well written article in the Colorado Sun on the state of Colorado’s energy infrastructure and the quest for renewable energy.
Wind turbines near Matheson, Colorado, are part of Xcel Energy’s new 600 megawatt Rush Creek Wind Project. Rush Creek, which became operational in October 2018, uses 300 turbines to generate enough electricity to power 325,000 homes. Xcel estimates the project will cut 1 million tons of carbon emissions each year from its system. (John Leyba, Special to The Colorado Sun)