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At the Country Road 133 and County Road 3 junction, a sign expresses that nonessential travel in Gunnison County is illegal on Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

Small Colorado mountain town popular with tourists wants them to stay out during holiday...

The tiny town of Marble is used to being woken up from its winter slumber by throngs of tourists in the late spring, but...
Front-line health care workers attend to people accessing the drive-through coronavirus testing bay at National Jewish Health in Denver, Monday, April 27, 2020. (Photo courtesy of CPR News)

How Colorado caught COVID-19 Colorado Public Radio investigates how Colorado can learn from this...

The March 5 news conference announcing Colorado’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 was over. The governor and the director of the Colorado Department of Public...
Closures and social distancing because of the coronavirus pandemic have made gathering signatures to get issues on the November ballot difficult. (Photo by Forest Wilson)

Money, social issues look for another path onto Colorado’s 2020 ballot as coronavirus complicates...

Before coronavirus, Colorado voters were facing the likelihood of a long November ballot — pages filled with questions about hot-button issues such as paid...
An El Paso County District Court judge will soon decide whether Colorado’s open government laws require a school board to name more than one finalist when choosing a new superintendent.

Is it legal for a Colorado school board to name just one finalist for...

In a case similar to the Boulder Daily Camera’s lawsuit against the University of Colorado regents, an El Paso County District Court judge will...
Mountain Fever co-owner Bruce Gulde discusses the expectations for shoppers at his store in Ouray, which sells everything from T-shirts to other souvenirs. Gulde and his wife, Tamara, decided to reopen the shop with rules, including one requiring shoppers to wear masks and distance themselves in the store.

No shirt, no shoes — no mask? — no service Ouray County business owners...

OURAY – For the last couple of weeks, the mannequin in the window of Mountain Fever Shirts & Gifts has sported attire befitting the...
Denver’s top prosecutor says scammers are finding opportunities for profit in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Top prosecutor warns of scams circulating during COVID-19

Denver’s top prosecutor says scammers are finding opportunities for profit in the COVID-19 pandemic. In a conversation with Insight’s John Ferrugia, Denver District Attorney Beth...
Extraction Oil & Gas well pad site near Windsor, Colorado. (Photo by Ted Wood/The Story Group)

The pandemic is battering oil-state economies COVID-19 reverberates across the energy world.

Long before New Mexico or Wyoming identified any cases of COVID-19, even before residents began hoarding eggs and sacks of flour, state budgets were...
Both Rio Blanco County school districts have shifted to distance learning for students from kindergarten through high school.

Teaching through technology Rural teachers share challenges and triumphs of distance learning

Rio Blanco County — Our schoolteachers have been assigned a Herculean task: learn an entirely new way of connecting with and teaching their students,...
With hospitals struggling to get more ventilators, they must ensure every ventilator they have is ready for service. But manufacturers limit who can repair them.

As ventilators become crucial in saving lives, repair roadblocks remain

DENVER — For years, manufacturers of ventilators and other medical equipment have kept a tight grip on the ability of hospitals to service and...
Jason and Sara Hogan keep distance from each other outside their home in Crested Butte South, Colorado. Sara, a physical therapist, is pregnant with the couple’s first child.

‘We run towards problems, not away from them.’ As COVID-19 closes in, a rural...

In early March, Dr. Jason Hogan realized what was about to happen: The new coronavirus had infiltrated his community, and it was going to...
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