Waste spills out from an abandoned mine in Clear Creek County in August 2018. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Cory Gardner, Scott Tipton bring new “good Samaritan” bill to address abandoned mines and stoke solution for $50B problem

Congress has been debating for decades how to deal with the $50 billion problem of abandoned mines across the U.S.

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How the closure of two Vail restaurants shows coronavirus’ domino effect on the food-service economy

Hundreds of workers and business owners in the Eagle Valley felt the pinch when Matt Morgan was forced to close Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard in Vail Village.

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Colorado effort to scale up PPE production is being hampered by slow certification process, federal regulations

Makers of products ranging from snowboards to garments are now producing personal protective equipment in response to the coronavirus. But some say they can’t get their products into the state’s pipeline

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The clock is ticking for citizen ballot measures, but the campaigns are paused due to the coronavirus

The advocates behind more than a dozen of ballot measures are wondering whether Gov. Jared Polis will grant a reprieve from the rules