Phil Hicks, left, of Windsor, looks out over the St. Vrain Valley while hiking with his brother Ryan Hicks, right, of Denver, at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort of Estes on June 29, 2019 near Estes Park. (Andy Colwell, Special to The Colorado Sun)

You’re not supposed to travel more than 10 miles for outdoor recreation during Colorado’s safer-at-home phase

Entering the height of Colorado’s outdoor recreation season, Gov. Jared Polis has ordered people not to travel more than 10 miles from their homes for exercise. “You can make the sacrifice of going to your second or third favorite park,” he said.

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Nearly 26,000 coronavirus deaths in nursing homes spur inspections, promises of fines

In Colorado, more than 730 residents of nursing homes and senior care centers have died after contracting the disease

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Colorado’s shift to a new higher education funding formula places the focus on the student

College leaders say the change will align resources to state goals and help encourage institutions to provide resources for the neediest students to complete their education

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Colorado Ethics Commission subpoenas John Hickenlooper, setting up court clash

Hickenlooper is facing an ethics hearing over his travel and last month insisted he give his testimony in person