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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The coronavirus campaign shows partisan split in Colorado, as top candidates mostly keep out of view

President Donald Trump’s campaign is canvassing for voter support while former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign opts out

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Coloradans dosed with ketamine during police confrontations want investigation

25 doctors signed a position paper supporting the use of ketamine when people being arrested show "excited delirium." Two men say they were in handcuffs and complying with cops when the drug was administered in Arapahoe County and Lakewood.

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Food grown for research once rotted in Colorado fields. Now, it’s feeding the hungry

Colorado State University agriculture experiment stations are donating the fresh produce they grow to food banks