Colorado health officials on March 15, 2019, advised people who live in four mountain counties, including Gunnison County, to stay away from other people because of high rates of infection by the new coronavirus,. A sign over Colorado 135 at the county line, affirmed the advisory, but said the county will reopen to tourism on April 8, 2020. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

This is how much Colorado’s mountain communities stand to lose without skiing, restaurants, bars and lodging 

As mountain communities grind to close, coronavirus and economic worries turn to summer. “It’s time to show the world how tough we really are,” Telluride tourism chief says. 

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After 22-week coronavirus hiatus, high school sports competition resumes in Colorado

Football, boys soccer, girls volleyball, field hockey and gymnastics won't return until the spring

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Fraudulent unemployment claims continue in Colorado, but 30-50% were stopped “at the front door”

New unemployment claims for the first time last week dropped below the highest point of the Great Recession.

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Kanye West qualifies to be on Colorado’s 2020 presidential ballot

West paid $1,000 and submitted the names of 9 valid electors to the Colorado Secretary of State's Office on Wednesday to ensure his spot in the November contest.