Colorado Gov. Jared Polis speaks at a news conference on COVID-19, the coronavirus, on March 3, 2020. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Governor orders Colorado schools closed, limits gatherings to 10 people and directs ski areas to stay shuttered

The order barring gatherings last for 30 days and applies to faith-based events, sporting events with spectators, concerts, conventions, fundraisers, parades, fairs, festivals "or any similar event that brings 10 or more people together."

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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.