Blush Beauty Bar hair salon owner Mindy Bodley cuts Amy Eldridge’s hair on May 5 in Loveland, Colorado. Eldridge was the salon’s first customer following a seven-week shutdown due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. (Markian Hawryluk/KHN)

How one Colorado business is navigating the state’s rules to reopen

As Colorado child care facilities, tattoo parlors and business offices reopen here, they must navigate new government guidelines designed to balance a restart of the economy against the possibility of reigniting the pandemic

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Business Primary category in which blog post is published

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