Spring runoff spills through the Morrow Point Dam Monday afternoon. The dam is a 468-foot-tall concrete double-arch dam on the Gunnison River located in the National Park Service-operated Curecanti National Recreation Area. (William Woody, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado’s snowy winter and wet spring were a boon to the state’s reservoirs. These satellite photos show it.

At the start of August, Colorado reservoirs were at 80% their capacity. A year ago, their fill ratio was just 60%.

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Republicans stopped Colorado’s vaccine bill last year with delay tactics. Will it work again?

GOP lawmakers in the Colorado House launched an effort Friday to protest, and potentially even prevent, the measure’s passage. Democrats are signaling they will hold fast on a rule designed to boost vaccination rates.

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Vail Resorts lost $140 million after coronavirus forced its ski areas to close. That’s actually better than expected.

North America’s largest resort operator reported earnings on Thursday showing a smaller-than-projected loss after slashing budgets and spending in April.

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Paycheck Protection loans still available to Colorado small businesses as changes make them more tolerable

A congressional fix extends the period businesses have to use their money and still have their loans forgiven. It also lets owners use more money on rent and addresses employees who don’t return to work