A firefighting helicopter drops its payload on the Elephant Butte Fire near Evergreen on July 13, 2020. (Andy Colwell, Special to The Colorado Sun)

About 1,000 homes evacuated as wildfire ignites in Evergreen

There have been no reports of injuries or destroyed structures

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What one Colorado college learned trying to run safe in-person classes this summer

Colleges and universities in Colorado and across the country are hoping that the protocols developed and practiced over the summer can help them bring students back to campus without major outbreaks

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He wasn’t the best skier, but he was Colorado’s preeminent ski bum. Farewell, Charlie Toups.

“Everyone seemed to know him. … He lived life in such a unique way,” a friend recalls of Charlie Toups, a quintessential Colorado ski bum who spent decades living in cars in ski area parking lots.

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As Colorado struggles to balance school with coronavirus, two kids see an opportunity to help

A brother and sister in Douglas County launched a virtual tutoring business, with a pro bono heart, to help fill the gaps left by coronavirus-era instruction