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Terrance and Rachel Hughes in February before both contracted the new coronavirus. (Photo courtesy of Rachel Hughes)

GREENE: The hands that need holding A Denver pastor and his wife have been...

Rachel Hughes answered a phone call Wednesday from her husband’s intensive care doctors. The Rev. Terrance Hughes – co-pastor at New Covenant Christian Church/Alpha Omega...

Behemoth $2T COVID-19 response bill clears U.S. House; Trump signs into law

Update, March 27, 3:45: President Donald Trump signed the COVID-19 response bill into law Friday afternoon.  WASHINGTON — A $2 trillion bill to aid workers, health...

Colorado places a moratorium on new prison intakes during pandemic The plan comes as...

Gov. Jared Polis issued an executive order on Wednesday that effectively blocks new inmates from entering the state’s prisons in an effort to manage...
Before the Paonia Town trustees voted to allow virtual board meetings in emergency situations, town resident Suzanne Watson encouraged them to think about how they will connect with people like her who don’t have internet access.

Doing the public’s business by Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lakewood City Attorney Tim Cox called it “almost a chicken and egg situation.” For city council members to legally conduct electronic meetings – like...
Shoppers waiting to enter a Glendale King Soopers store first thing in the morning on March 25, 2020. (Photo credit: Alison Cooper)

Pandemic spurs U.S. Senate to pass historic aid package

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate late Wednesday night approved a $2 trillion spending bill that aims to provide economic relief for workers and businesses...
Gov. Jared Polis announces a stay-at-home order for Colorado at the Emergency Operations Center in Centennial on March 25, 2020. The order goes into effect Thursday through April 11, 2020. (Photo by Forest Wilson)

Polis announces a statewide stay-at-home order The order comes after Polis saw data showing...

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday issued his most explicit order yet calling on everyone in Colorado to stay at home whenever possible in an...
Coronavirus testing capacity in Colorado remains limited, and public health authorities believe there are thousands of cases in the community, including in places where there are very few or no reported cases. Jeffco and Denver Public School districts have said they will not continue to do public notifications.

Denver, Jeffco districts won’t do public notifications of new coronavirus cases

As the number of cases grows, Colorado’s largest school districts say they will not do public notifications if a member of a school community...

U.S. Senate vows ‘big help, quick help’ with $2T coronavirus bill

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers announced the framework for a bipartisan deal on a $2 trillion spending package early Wednesday morning, but specifics of a final...

Gov. Jared Polis calls on law enforcement to reduce arrests during pandemic The governor...

Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday called on law enforcement to issue citations and summons in lieu of arrests for certain crimes in an effort...

Lawmakers announce $2 trillion coronavirus response deal

This story will be updated as more details become available and the vote takes place.  WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate leaders announced a compromise with the...
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