The Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory storefront on Denver's deserted 16th Street Mall on April 20, 2020. (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado’s $7.4 billion share of “forgivable” coronavirus loans includes handful of multimillion-dollar payouts

41,635 small businesses in Colorado received federal Paycheck Protection Program loans, but thousands were left out. Congress is working to add $310 billion to the fund.

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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.