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Katie Eastman


Denver, CO, United States

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Past articles by Katie:

This student's new home feels safe but unfamiliar as he navigates life as a refugee

Mayco Caal Osorio came from Guatemala with his family. Here in Denver, he needs an early start to get to South High School on public transportation every day. → Read More

Turkish cooking class raises money for people impacted by earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

The Turkish American Cultural Society of Colorado, known as TACSCO, hosted a cooking class that served as a fundraiser for people impacted by recent earthquakes. → Read More

Colorado avalanche deaths surpass seasonal average this year

Two skiers, snowmobiler died in Colorado avalanches this past weekend. "We still have a lot of avalanche season left," Colorado Avalanche Information Center said. → Read More

Count Joy Network connects the Black community with Black therapists

Historically, access to mental health help has not been available to the Black community. → Read More

Youth hockey team pulls out of tournament due to 'safety concerns' after the team says a parent threatened players

Denver Junior Pioneers pulled out of a tournament after a parent threatened one of their players after a game. Referees say bad parental behavior is a huge problem. → Read More

Six rounds of chemo, one knee replacement, Kody Fung is celebrating being cancer-free

Kody Fung and his family celebrated with doctors, nurses and staff at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, months after cancer diagnosis, 6 rounds of chemo. → Read More

Data shows increase in youth violence in Colorado

Last year saw a 15.4% increase in the filings of juvenile charges across Colorado, according to a new annual report from the Division of Youth Services. → Read More

Professor at Purdue University talks lessons learned about water systems following the Marshall Fire

After six water systems were impacted during and after the Marshall Fire, Andrew Whelton traveled to Colorado to share his expertise. → Read More

Douglas County celebrates fewer people counted on their streets in preliminary Point in Time data

Douglas County Commissioners are celebrating because they say they've reduced the number of people living on their streets, but homeless advocates say otherwise. → Read More

911 call center inundated with calls from skiers' Apple devices

Summit County dispatchers received 524 false alarms in January from skiers' Apple devices with crash detection. People have 10 seconds to respond to the alerts. → Read More

Pizzeria on damage control after fraudulent billing charges

The billing issue seems to be connected to people paying for Uber rides and food. Uber said it's happening because of "financial institutions mislabeling charges." → Read More

A refugee co-sponsorship group went from volunteers to family members in less than a year

The ECDC African Community Center, a refugee resettlement agency, is looking for groups of seven to welcome a family and help them navigate their new lives. → Read More

Denver considering extending length of donation site for recent migrants from the southern border

The donation site in the Little Saigon Business District of Denver keeps busy with volunteers working to organize donations on Tuesdays. → Read More

Some people in Buena Vista haven't received mail in 2 weeks

USPS spokesperson James Boxrud said the delays are due to being understaffed. The Buena Vista Post Office has openings for carriers, substitute carriers, and clerks. → Read More

Q&A with Welcome Corps, the country's new private sponsorship program for refugees.

The State Department expects 5,000 refugees to be sponsored by private citizens through this new program in 2023. → Read More

Meet the National Western Stock Show's director of rodeo operations

Caroline Lukens is the first woman to be Director of Rodeo Operations for the National Western Stock Show in Denver. Lukens says she loves the western way of life. → Read More

Meet the National Western Stock Show's director of rodeo operations

Caroline Lukens is the first woman to be Director of Rodeo Operations for the National Western Stock Show in Denver. Lukens says she loves the western way of life. → Read More

Scientist who worked on ozone layer report: 'We have solved this problem'

A U.N. report presented Monday in Denver shows the ozone layer on track to fully recover by 2066, but scientist David W. Fahey said we need to remain vigilant. → Read More

Doctors see consequences of pandemic delays in breast screenings

Dr. Kayla Griffith and Dr. Paige Dorn with Rose Medical Center said they saw more patients with more progressed diagnoses because of delayed mammograms. → Read More

Bob McAdam, WWII POW, laid to rest at Fort Logan National Cemetery

His service to the country earned him a headstone at the national cemetery, but it's his service to his family that they will treasure and emulate. → Read More