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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Aurora delays in-person learning for high school students until November, following Denver Public Schools

With COVID-19 cases on the rise, high school students will continue remote learning through Nov. 13. Younger students may also have to return to classes at home

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We’ve mapped out the 22 homes that were destroyed or damaged by the Cal-Wood fire

The fire torched nearly 9,000 acres and forced thousands to flee their homes

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“They silenced us”: Colorado parents-turned-teachers want schools, lawmakers to give them a voice

Even as many parents have become their child’s lead educator during the coronavirus, they feel muted in conversations about schooling.