The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment office in Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood on March 21, 2020. (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado stops nearly $1 billion in unemployment benefits from being paid to scammers

The state is working with federal and local agencies to try to recover nearly $40 million that was wrongly doled out

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Unemployed and nearly homeless, jobless Coloradans whose benefits are on hold are crying for help

Those stuck in Colorado's overwhelmed unemployment system are struggling with basic survival

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Retailers are seeing spike in backcountry gear sales. That has avalanche educators, search teams worried.

As ski resorts announce plans to manage crowds, avalanche equipment sales are soaring, leaving search and rescue teams and land managers bracing for record crowds exploring snowy mountains.

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Cory Gardner has voted to confirm 98% of Trump’s judicial nominees as decision on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat looms

The Republican U.S. senator from Colorado has said “no” to just four of President Donald Trump’s 214 federal judge nominations