Peyton High School freshman Caden Trim and other students work on a measurements project Thursday, August 15, 2019 during a class for the school's Woods Manufacturing Program. (Mark Reis, Special to The Colorado Sun)

In mostly rural Colorado, the four-day school week has taken hold. But what do communities do with “Fifth Day”?

Districts, nonprofits and even individual families have gotten creative with ways to keep students engaged. Could that spark innovative solutions to other issues?

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TIMELINE: The moments that shaped Colorado’s first month navigating coronavirus

Since the state’s first case on March 5, Gov. Jared Polis and health officials have taken extraordinary steps to try and slow the spread of the disease

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Doctors fear for their families as they battle coronavirus with not enough protection

There's a growing chorus of American health care workers who say they’re battling the virus with far too little armor as shortages force them to reuse personal protective equipment, known as PPE, or rely on homemade substitutes. Sometimes they must even go without protection altogether.

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Colorado expands emergency child care coverage to include grocery, construction workers

The announcement came after two groups representing grocery and food processing workers urged Gov. Jared Polis and other state officials to give such workers the same kinds of protections available to frontline health workers