Steve Sanford Jr. putts on the practice green at Meridian Golf Club before his round on April 8, 2020. Notice the two-inch cylinder that protrudes from the cup -- a feature added to some courses to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission from multiple golfers touching the cup to remove their ball. A putt is deemed good if it touches the barrier, making for a forgiving feature that has resulted in lower scores. (Kevin Simpson, The Colorado Sun)

Coronavirus shut down many Colorado golf courses. Some stayed open by tweaking tradition.

Policies vary by county and town, but golfers can still find places to get in a disinfected, socially-distanced round -- though tee times are going fast

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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.

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“My dinner is on the line”: Colorado Supreme Court rules it was OK for judge’s wife to sit on jury

Adams County District Judge Judge Thomas R. Ensor joked with attorneys in the trial to “be nice to Juror 25” -- his wife -- because dinner was on the line.

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What you need to know about the ethics complaint against John Hickenlooper, explained in 6 questions

The former governor is challenging Thursday’s hearing, but the ethics questions will loom over his campaign until the matter is resolved