Riders navigate a recently constructed portion of the Palisade Plunge Trail, a 34-mile descent that will connect the Grand Mesa Plateau southeast of Grand Junction with the Colorado River in Palisade. (William Woody, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The Palisade Plunge (and its 6,000-foot descent) will be one of Colorado’s crown jewels

A diverse group of partners has worked for more than a decade to create a 34-mile trail that is destined to be one of the top mountain bike destinations in the country

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Air Force Academy eases social distancing restrictions after 2 cadet suicides

Emails obtained from the academy show the Colorado Springs base had received complaints about how the policies made the school prison-like for about 1,000 seniors who remained on the campus

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Colorado Supreme Court rules legislature may extend its lawmaking term after coronavirus pause

The Colorado General Assembly recessed on March 14 because of COVID-19 and it’s not clear when state lawmakers will return

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Coronavirus-linked deaths in Colorado surpass 80; confirmed cases now above 3,300

The new deaths -- up 11 from Tuesday -- include four fatalities in Adams County.