Customers pick up meals from the Vine Bistro restaurant in downtown Montrose on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. All restaurants and bars in Colorado are closed until at least May 26. (William Woody, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado’s unemployment rate hit 11.3% in April, its highest-ever level

The rate is the highest it has been since the state began tracking unemployment levels in 1976

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After 22-week coronavirus hiatus, high school sports competition resumes in Colorado

Football, boys soccer, girls volleyball, field hockey and gymnastics won't return until the spring

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Fraudulent unemployment claims continue in Colorado, but 30-50% were stopped “at the front door”

New unemployment claims for the first time last week dropped below the highest point of the Great Recession.

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Kanye West qualifies to be on Colorado’s 2020 presidential ballot

West paid $1,000 and submitted the names of 9 valid electors to the Colorado Secretary of State's Office on Wednesday to ensure his spot in the November contest.