Death & Co. bartender Jonnie Long crafts a Dunmore on July 11, 2019. Long, who has been crafting cocktails here since the bar opened in the River North neighborhood of Denver, says that between 10 and 15% of the tickets he sees during a shift are for non-alcoholic cocktails. (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado governor orders closure of restaurants, bars for at least 30 days to stem coronavirus spread

The order comes after Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and several mountain communities made the same decision just hours earlier to stem the spread of coronavirus

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Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senate candidates are set for debates: What questions do you want asked?

The Colorado Sun and its news partners are hosting a debate between John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff on June 10

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Coronavirus-related deaths among Colorado nursing home residents near 800; third prison inmate dies

New coronavirus infections in Colorado have been leveling off or trending downward over the past two weeks. However state health officials warn a resurgence may be building.

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A coronavirus shift to online shopping has helped save some retail sales — and tax revenue — in Colorado

The state collected nearly a half-billion dollars more sales tax last year than in 2016, when Amazon began charging Colorado shoppers sales tax. March coronavirus disruptions resulted in 15% decline.