Anythink Libraries employee Marianella Ayala laughs as she talks with a library patron during an outreach phone call at the Anythink Wright Farms library branch in Thornton on June 5, 2020. Staff and volunteers have made about 8,000 calls to senior library patrons since late April in a program begun after the shutdown order for the coronavirus. (Andy Colwell, Special to The Colorado Sun(

Coronavirus temporarily closed the book on Colorado’s public libraries. But they found new ways to fulfill their mission.

From phone calls with seniors to online quiz shows to live-streamed outdoor concerts, Colorado libraries have discovered that they can still connect with their communities

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Only two coal-fired power plants in Colorado are set to operate past 2030 after Craig Station shutdown date is unveiled

Xcel is the only utility in Colorado with large, coal-fired power plants set to operate past 2030.

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Mosley? Meadowlark? Peterson?: Stapleton neighborhood will vote on list of replacement names

The neighborhood was named for former Denver Mayor Benjamin F. Stapleton, who was a member of the KKK

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About 1,000 homes evacuated as wildfire ignites in Evergreen

There have been no reports of injuries or destroyed structures