U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, at an event in Aurora on July 12, 2019. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Cory Gardner now boasts $6.7 million in the bank for his 2020 reelection bid in Colorado

The Republican senator is posting big numbers each fundraising period as Democrats battle each other in a party primary

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Rising coronavirus cases prompt Denver to retreat from in-person learning for older elementary students

Less than a week after returning most elementary students to the classroom, Denver Public Schools has decided that students in grades 3 through 5 should learn from home until after the Thanksgiving break

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About 100 homes destroyed by East Troublesome fire have been identified so far

But that number could rise. Grand County's sheriff says crews are finding more destroyed homes "every direction that we turn"

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Denver implements more coronavirus restrictions as cases, hospitalizations continue to rise

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced on Tuesday that the state has downgraded the city to Colorado's safer-at-home Level 3 status. Businesses, including restaurants and retail, and offices can only operate at 25% of their capacity.