Mountains of the Collegiate Peaks in Colorado's Sawatch Range appear remain cloaked in a deep winter coat of white on Monday, June 10, 2019. Colorado's winter snowpack remains largely unmelted due to a late, cool spring, causing alarm for the potential of flooding in many mountain towns. According to SNOTEL measurements on nearby Fremont Pass, which is about 3,000 feet lower in elevation, there remains about 53 inches of snow holding the equivalent of 23 inches of water. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado’s rivers are starting to swell — but there are still feet of snow left to melt in the high country

Snowpack levels in some of the state’s river basins remain at about 50% of their peak. A man was killed rafting the Eagle River last week.

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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.