A vehicle travels a long stretch of highway on U.S. 6 near Haxtun, Colorado. on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Lawmakers say motorists are fed up with the condition of highways around the state and don't care which government pays to fix them. “When I’m driving around in my car, I’m not taking note of whether I’m on a state highway, or something maintained by a city or county," Sen. Jeff Bridges says. (Austin Humphreys, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado is spending record sums on transportation. But state highways are getting less.

A partisan split on whether to use state funds to help local governments’ transportation needs foreshadows even more difficult choices down the road

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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

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United Airlines, a major Denver employer, is sending layoff notices to nearly half of its U.S. employees

United is the largest carrier at Denver International Airport and it employs more than 7,000 people in the city