The Ajax Express chairlift on Aspen Mountain. There have been 9 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in the ritzy resort town. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

“A test of our Colorado character”: High country will be hardest hit by coronavirus, governor warns

There were 33 confirmed coronavirus cases in Colorado on Tuesday, at least 17 of which were rooted in the high country. In Aspen, nine people were diagnosed with the disease on Tuesday alone.

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Online learning is harder for some students, so Colorado schools are protecting grades with new policies

As Colorado school districts have replaced in-person instruction with remote learning, some are also easing up on grading policies.

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How the closure of two Vail restaurants shows coronavirus’ domino effect on the food-service economy

Hundreds of workers and business owners in the Eagle Valley felt the pinch when Matt Morgan was forced to close Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard in Vail Village.

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Colorado’s efforts to scale up PPE production are being tangled in federal red tape, certification process

Makers of products ranging from snowboards to garments are now producing personal protective equipment in response to the coronavirus. But some say they can’t get their products into the state’s pipeline