A vista of the San Juan Mountains near Telluride. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

White House threatens veto of CORE Act, the massive Colorado public lands bill splitting the state’s congressional delegation

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, a Cortez Republican whose district would be most affected by the bill, also says he cannot support the legislation in its current form and will be voting against it

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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