An empty RTD MallRide bus stops on the 16th Street Mall, where most businesses have closed as the coronavirus outbreak spreads around the state on March 18, 2020. (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado’s governor decided not to issue a stay-at-home order. Denver’s mayor just acted on his own.

After initially ordering recreational marijuana and liquor stores to close Tuesday evening, the city amended its order to allow them to stay open.

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News Primary category in which blog post is published

Announcement of Forrest Fenn’s found treasure doesn’t stop speculation

Forrest Fenn’s hidden treasure may have been discovered in early June, but that hasn’t stopped fortune hunters from speculating about where it was hidden

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Aurora police announce firing of officers who posed in photo near site of Elijah McClain’s fatal encounter

McClain, 23, died after the Aug. 24, 2019, encounter, which happened after someone called 911 to report a suspicious person

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver’s Black students are raising their voices to redesign the curriculum, ensure their history is taught

A student-led podcast launching on July 4th will highlight the experiences of Black Americans and call for a greater focus on the struggles they’ve already endured.