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

Denver public health officials on Tuesday retired capacity limits for large outdoor events, including for two of the city’s most popular venues: Coors Field and Red Rocks. “These venues now have no capacity limits, distancing requirements or other restrictions,” the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment said on Tuesday. The Colorado Rockies said Wednesday […]

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

Update: The Colorado Sun has extended the application deadline to June 25 to give Colorado middle school and high school students more time to apply. Welcome to The Colorado Sun’s inaugural Rise and Shine Journalism Workshop. This year, the free, five-day virtual summer camp will be held the mornings of July 26 — July 30. […]

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

A man investigators say shot a rural Colorado sheriff’s deputy was found dead not far from where the ambush attack occurred south of Limon early Thursday morning. The man appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Captain Michael Yowell said in a briefing. Yowell said Deputy Sheriff Michael Hutton was […]

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Colorado will begin offering on-site vaccine clinics at workplaces

Colorado will begin offering on-site vaccine clinics at workplaces through the state, Gov. Jared Polis announced on Tuesday. “We can work with the employer or the union or the trade association of any size — 30 employees, 300 employees (or) 3,000 employees,” Polis said. Employers can register at On-site clinics should be available starting […]

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

From politics to priests to pandemic nursing home deaths to business coverage of evictions and investments, The Colorado Sun’s small group of journalists delivered outsized impact in the 2021 Top of the Rockies regional contest covering outlets in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico and Utah. The Sun, which entered the “extra-large newsroom” division despite its lean […]

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

The Colorado Sun is hosting a virtual event on the state’s transportation-funding future on Wednesday night. Joining us will be: State Rep. Matt Gray, D-Broomfield Sen. Faith Winter, D-Westminster Sen. Ray Scott, R-Mesa County Sandra Hagen Solin, founder of Capitol Solutions Register here to participate. The free virtual event begins at 6 p.m. You can […]