Magdaleno Diaz walks across an empty street in Gunnison, Colorado. The Gunnison Valley has the highest rate of COVID-19 infection per capita in the state. Diaz is a member of the Cora people, an ethnic group from Mexico's central highlands that have established themselves in the Gunnison Valley. Diaz is helping the Gunnison County Health & Human Services Department reach out to the 160 Cora people living in the valley to inform and test for the COVID-19 virus. (Dean Krakel, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado has the largest population of Cora people outside Mexico. Coronavirus has cut them off.

Work to reach 160 speakers of indigenous language also looped in Latinx folks who had been reluctant to self-report symptoms of the coronavirus.

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East Troublesome fire evacuees fled in minutes. Now it could be days before they know the fate of their homes.

When the East Troublesome fire made its 20-mile, 105,000-acre run across Grand County on Wednesday night, some people living in the thousands of homes in its path had just minutes to flee

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Colorado limits gatherings to 10 people from no more than two households as coronavirus spike continues

Previously, Coloradans were allowed to gather in groups of up to 25 people with no limit on how many households those people could be from.

Littwin: The headline from the debate is Trump wasn’t a major jerk, but that isn’t the headline he needed

If Trump lost the first debate on bad behavior, he lost the second on the merits. Biden wasn’t great, but he didn’t need to be. He had four years of the Trump presidency to fall back on.