Two student researchers were sent with chainsaws to a debris field above Silverton, Colorado, to collect tree-ring specimens for dendrochronologists looking for data about the avalanche cycle in Colorado. (Nina Riggio, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Acres of destruction left by Colorado’s historic avalanche season are also delivering climate change evidence

Researchers think secrets hidden in the rings of millions of felled trees may reveal the relationship between climate and avalanche cycles

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Colorado’s governor thinks it’s stupid to not wear a mask. So why isn’t he requiring you to do it?

As a growing number of states and Colorado counties and cities require mask-wearing, Gov. Jared Polis has declined to issue a statewide mandate requiring Coloradans to don a face covering in public.

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Federal coronavirus loans helped Colorado’s rural hospitals stay afloat

Many of Colorado’s rural hospitals are the community’s top employer and the only provider for hundreds of miles

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Inmate, staff member test positive for coronavirus at Buena Vista prison

Three Colorado prison inmates have died from the coronavirus so far