Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia, a Pueblo Democrat. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Democrat Leroy Garcia, Colorado Senate president, will cast “no” vote on red flag bill

House Bill 1177 is awaiting a final vote in the Colorado Senate on its march toward Gov. Jared Polis’ desk

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Colorado coronavirus deaths hit 48 as disease spreads to at least 47 counties

The number of counties affected and number of people hospitalized by the virus have rapidly risen in recent days.

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Call to the wild: Great outdoors an escape in coronavirus times

Typically open — although national parks are increasingly limiting access and more shelter-at-home orders are being issued — the great outdoors provides a natural way to social distance