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See if your Colorado county is among those where the CDC recommends you resume wearing a mask indoors

A majority of Colorado counties have transmission rates high enough that the CDC's new guidance applies

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Coroner identifies two of the three people killed in Poudre River flooding; one person remains missing

The flooding happened along the Cameron Peak fire burn scar. Several structures were also destroyed in the torrent of water, mud and other debris.

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WATCH: Sen. Michael Bennet talks the Child Tax Credit

Plus a representative from the nonpartisan Taxpayer Advocate Service will be on hand to answer your questions


Mudslides bury I-70, prompt “extended” Glenwood Canyon closure during busy holiday weekend

Dozens of vehicles were trapped for hours between mudslides in Glenwood Canyon Saturday afternoon. All were able to drive out under their own power.


WATCH: Kids and the COVID vaccine Q&A


Second mudslide from Grizzly Creek burn scar closes I-70 through Glenwood Canyon

Fire managers last summer warned the scar left 32,000-acre fire in and above Glenwood Canyon was a threat to the highway in some areas.


Good Samaritan was killed by officer responding to “unspeakable tragedy” in Olde Town Arvada Square, police say

In a video statement Arvada’s police chief calls Hurley’s actions “decisive, courageous and effective in stopping further loss of life”

Crime and Courts

Here are 5 hot weather facts about Denver amid a sweltering week

Warning: This will not cool you down.


Loveland man dies after ski crash at Rocky Mountain National Park

The man was skiing on a north-facing trail on Sundance Mountain between Trail Ridge Road and Old Fall River Road when he fell 400 to 500 feet


At least 70% of residents in 12 Colorado counties — including Denver, Boulder and Jefferson — are vaccinated

Sixteen counties have less than 40% of their eligible population vaccinated


LIVE BLOG: Final days of the Colorado 2021 legislative session


Denver removes capacity limits for large outdoor events, including Coors Field and Red Rocks

A new public health order that takes effect on Tuesday and runs through July 1 also drops regulations for indoor events up to 1,999 people


Apply for the inaugural Rise and Shine workshop, a free summer camp for students interested in journalism

We want to encourage young Coloradans to pursue future careers in journalism and media, especially students from underrepresented backgrounds.


Colorado sheriff’s deputy is in serious condition after “ambush” shooting, suspect is dead

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says the deputy was shot several times while responding to a theft in progress around 3 a.m. just south of Limon. The deputy was taken to a Denver-area hospital for treatment.

Crime and Courts

Colorado will begin offering on-site vaccine clinics at workplaces

The idea is to increase the state's inoculation rates, which haven't been rising as quickly in recent weeks as supply begins to outpace demand


39-year-old woman dies in suspected bear attack near Durango

The last fatal bear attack in Colorado happened in 2009


Colorado Sun takes home seven first-place awards in four-state Top of the Rockies competition

The Society of Professional Journalists recognized The Sun with 21 awards overall for its coverage of the pandemic, politics and other important news stories

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Colorado Sun adds photojournalist to its expanding team

Olivia Sun is joining The Colorado Sun team as part of the Report for America national service program


REPLAY: The Colorado Sun hosts a discussion on the state’s transportation-funding future

You can watch the event live on our Facebook page or register to participate on Zoom


REPLAY: A conversation with Pat Schroeder

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