Skiers take some final laps during night skiing Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Steamboat Resort in Steamboat Springs. The resort's parent company Alterra Mountain Co. announced just hours earlier that they would close for a week starting March 15. The announcement came about 30 minutes after Vail Resorts announced they would also be closing their resorts. (Matt Stensland, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The day skiing died: Inside the historic day coronavirus forced Colorado’s ski industry to shutter

Resorts wanted one more day to close since the shutdown happened as visitors from all over the country were flocking to Colorado for spring break. Gov. Polis said waiting would have led to more infections.

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Colorado authorities use DNA to identify body found in 1974

Park County Coroner David E. Kintz Jr. on Tuesday identified the man as 45-year-old Anthony John Armbrust III of San Diego

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U.S. Forest Service to temporarily close public lands in five Colorado counties because of fire conditions

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests will be off limits in Clear Creek, Jefferson, Gilpin, Boulder, and Larimer counties starting at midnight on Wednesday

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Colorado’s current coronavirus hospitalizations equivalent to 25% of intensive-care capacity as cases continue to spike

Colorado’s seven-day average of new coronavirus cases has eclipsed anything the state has seen since the start of the pandemic