The Smoke and Vapor Shop in downtown Greeley advertised a Monday, April 27, 2020, opening after Weld County eased restrictions related to the coronavirus, a move in defiance of stricter state orders. (John Frank, The Colorado Sun)

Weld County’s top public health official warned commissioners against full reopening, documents show

A day before the five commissioners unveiled a “safer-at-work” plan for Weld County, Dr. Mark Wallace, executive director of the Weld County Department of Health and Environment, warned against the move

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published
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Colorado prisoner dies after having coronavirus-like symptoms

The inmate becomes the fourth to die in Colorado after falling ill with symptoms consistent with COVID-19

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Landlord who threatened to change rent based on election outcome engaged in voter intimidation, Colorado AG says

Bernie Pagel, co-owner of a mobile park in Fort Morgan, distributed a notice to tenants saying their rent could double if Democrat Joe Biden wins the presidential election

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E-bike rules for BLM, Forest Service trails both thrill and rile backcountry users

As federal land managers consider opening trails to electric bicycles, conversations about new opportunities for access to public lands mixes with concerns about impacts to wildlife and traditional non-motorized travelers.