An Ickier Outbreak: Trench Fever Spread by Lice Is Found in Denver

DENVER — Dr. Michelle Barron, medical director of infection prevention and control at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital, received an unusual call last month from the microbiology lab: confirmation of the third case... Read more »

Is this rural community really Texas’ sickest county?

Coronavirus in Texas As the coronavirus spreads across the state, The Texas Tribune is covering the most important health, economic and breaking developments that affect Texans, every day. Watch our Texas unemployment tracker,... Read more »

Don Moya out at APS

Albuquerque Public Schools has let go of its former Chief Financial Officer Don Moya, according to the Albuquerque Journal. The newspaper reports that APS didn’t renew Moya’s contract earlier this month after his medical... Read more »

WiFi Sign of the Times as New Yorkers Gather Outside Libraries for Free Internet

One New Yorker uses the free WiFi in front of libraries to research music. Another watches movies on Netflix as she charges her computer, while a man videochats with a friend on... Read more »

Namaste Noir: Yoga Co-Op Seeks to Diversify Yoga to Heal Racialized Trauma

DENVER — Beverly Grant spent years juggling many roles before yoga helped her restore her balance. When not doting over her three children, she hosted her public affairs talk radio show, attended... Read more »

Denver judge declares mistrial on former APS administrator

A judge declared mistrial today after jurors couldn’t come to a unanimous verdict, according to the Associated Press. Martinez is facing charges for sexually assaulting two boys. Despite being charged with the crimes in summer... Read more »

Mayor Takes Keep Calm and Carry On Approach to Coronavirus

Mayor Bill de Blasio visited Union Square Monday to hand out informational flyers on coronavirus and to bump elbows — the new handshake — with passersby. Earlier that day, his wife Chirlane McCray attended... Read more »

Community Frets As Buyer For Cherished Rural Hospital Slips From View

Confusion is growing in the remote Surprise Valley region of northeastern California as locals wonder whether a Denver entrepreneur will make good on his pledge to save their bankrupt rural hospital. Surprise... Read more »

Amid Worries Over Internet Access, NYC Orders 40,000 More iPads Ahead of Summer School

The New York City education department will order 40,000 more internet-connected iPads primarily for summer school students, which could be a boon for families poised to lose connection as free broadband deals... Read more »

Amtrak cuts could have outsized impact on Hi-Line

Whitefish is the busiest stop in Montana for Amtrak’s daily Empire Builder passenger train, which runs between Chicago and Portland or Seattle. The more than 55,000 people who board or disembark the... Read more »