Colorado Gov. Jared Polis speaks to reporters at the governor's mansion in downtown Denver on July 9, 2020. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado state workers ordered to take unpaid furlough amid state budget shortfall

Gov. Jared Polis said “it's a time for belt tightening” but offered a tiered approach to reduce impact on lower-wage workers

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Colorado authorities use DNA to identify body found in 1974

Park County Coroner David E. Kintz Jr. on Tuesday identified the man as 45-year-old Anthony John Armbrust III of San Diego

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U.S. Forest Service to temporarily close public lands in five Colorado counties because of fire conditions

The Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests will be off limits in Clear Creek, Jefferson, Gilpin, Boulder, and Larimer counties starting at midnight on Wednesday

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Colorado’s current coronavirus hospitalizations equivalent to 25% of intensive-care capacity as cases continue to spike

Colorado’s seven-day average of new coronavirus cases has eclipsed anything the state has seen since the start of the pandemic