The Ruby-Horsethief section of the Colorado River below the Loma put-in, which is part of a State Wildlife Area. (Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun)

Opposition grows to new Colorado rule requiring purchase of hunting, fishing license to access some public lands

A lawsuit and a group of hikers, climbers and paddlers are pressuring Colorado Parks and Wildlife to adjust the new rule, which applies to people who aren’t hunting and fishing.

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Boulder, seeking to stop coronavirus surge, bans all gatherings among 18 to 22 year olds until Oct. 8

There have been nearly 1,400 confirmed or probable coronavirus cases among University of Colorado Boulder students since Aug. 24, the first day of the school's fall semester

To limit contact, some Denver students will take most classes online — even at school

Denver students have been attending virtual classes since Aug. 24. Middle schoolers and high schoolers are scheduled to return to in-person learning on Oct. 21.

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General becomes 1st Black head of U.S. Air Force Academy

Lt. Gen. Richard Clark also became the first former commandant of cadets to return to the top position at the academy near Colorado Springs