Colorado's 2020 ballot. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Rejected ballots top 10,000 in Colorado. Election officials are working to get them counted.

Mail ballot rejections in the 2020 election remain below average, but are expected to rise and disproportionately affect younger voters, an analysis shows

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Tens of thousands of Colorado kids still lack internet access. State stimulus dollars won’t offer more than a short-term fix.

Lawmakers are devoting $20 million to help improve internet connectivity for students. Education leaders are grateful, but say the money won’t solve the root of the issue: inadequate infrastructure.

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Peace in powder as snowcat operator drops lawsuit against author of guidebook to Buffalo Pass

Beacon Guidebooks’ upcoming guide to Buffalo Pass will not include names of runs and locations created by Steamboat Powdercats, which argued the titles were “trade secrets.”

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Coronavirus surge swamps public health workers who track case counts, exposures

County health departments have switched to abbreviated questionnaires and robocalling. They spend hours hunting for duplicates in the case count.