Haze and smog shroud the mountain view behind the Denver City and County Building, as seen on Nov. 5, 2019. The state Department of Public Health and Environment issued an "action day" advisory for poor visibility for the day, but the overall air quality was labeled as "moderate." (John Ingold, The Colorado Sun)

EPA lowers Denver area’s air quality rating to “serious”

The change will force the state to work harder to reduce harmful pollution but also bring tougher and costly regulations for businesses

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CU Boulder switches to remote learning for at least two weeks amid coronavirus surge

The decision to suspend in-person classes comes after Boulder County Public Health last week asked all CU Boulder students to voluntarily quarantine for two weeks to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Colorado school districts have to track attendance this year. Here’s what you need to know.

Colorado officials want to balance holding districts accountable for educating students and acknowledging that this school year isn’t exactly normal.

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Doctors are overwhelmed by coronavirus. So why did Colorado officials just end a 30-year contract with a peer health program?

The state Department of Regulatory Agencies approved a contract for a new program without telling the Colorado Medical Board, setting off a firestorm of complaints from doctors across the state.