Breckenridge is among several Colorado communities this summer that closed main streets to cars to make more room for restaurants and businesses. (Andy Colwell, special to The Colorado Sun)

A busy summer is pulling Colorado’s resort communities out of the coronavirus downturn. But will it last?

Resorts communities got creative this summer with open main streets and socially-distanced events. Those opportunities aren’t possible in winter, leaving town leaders fretting about future business, especially if ski resorts aren’t operating like normal.

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East Troublesome fire evacuees fled in minutes. Now it could be days before they know the fate of their homes.

When the East Troublesome fire made its 20-mile, 105,000-acre run across Grand County on Wednesday night, some people living in the thousands of homes in its path had just minutes to flee

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Colorado limits gatherings to 10 people from no more than two households as coronavirus spike continues

Previously, Coloradans were allowed to gather in groups of up to 25 people with no limit on how many households those people could be from.

Littwin: The headline from the debate is Trump wasn’t a major jerk, but that isn’t the headline he needed

If Trump lost the first debate on bad behavior, he lost the second on the merits. Biden wasn’t great, but he didn’t need to be. He had four years of the Trump presidency to fall back on.

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