Lawmakers debate House Bill 1177, the red flag gun bill, in the Colorado Senate on Thursday, March 28, 2019. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado death penalty repeal effort is yanked, with Democratic votes in question

Democrats have tried and failed to repeal the death penalty five times in Colorado since 2000

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Online learning is harder for some students, so Colorado schools are protecting grades with new policies

As Colorado school districts have replaced in-person instruction with remote learning, some are also easing up on grading policies.

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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