Students in Barbara Haggerty's third grade class at Pennock Elementary School are already hard at work inside their classroom at the start of another school year on August 22, 2019 in Brighton. Pennock and other schools in the 27J District are on a four day school week, taking every Monday off. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado schools sound the alarm on students’ emotional well-being during coronavirus crisis

Social emotional health may have to take priority over academic expectations. “The least important thing will be the math assignment if a family needs a different kind of support,” Cañon City Schools leader said.

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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