Long's Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park. (Provided by Rocky Mountain National Park and the National Park Service)

Rocky Mountain National Park begins tapping recreation fees to pay some workers

Some staff may soon get paid, but ripple effect has contractors unable to get back pay, research on hold and local shops searching for sales alternatives

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Some Colorado colleges project optimistic student enrollment numbers. But experts remain wary.

Student enrollment in Colorado is critically important for schools because tuition revenue makes up the majority of college and university budgets

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“A big year” for Olathe sweet corn as pickers pluck first ears of the season

Grower John Harold estimates 35 million ears of corn will be harvested this season, most of it bound for King Soopers stores

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Smaller ski areas retain their workers with help of federal coronavirus stimulus money

Granby Ranch, Hesperus, Loveland, Monarch, Powderhorn, Purgatory, Ski Echo, Ski Sunlight, Silverton Mountain and Wolf Creek qualified for a cumulative $5 million to $13 million in PPP loans, enabling them to keep employees paid during the pandemic