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From very busy to barely anyone: What Colorado businesses looked like as they reopened after a coronavirus pause

Would it be a bonanza or a bust? As commerce across Colorado reopened its doors on Friday with about half the state’s population entering its “safer-at-home” phase of the coronavirus crisis, the business reboot produced something in between.  Barbers resumed cutting hair, an ice cream shop in Vail started serving customers again, a bookstore whose […]

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The Colorado Sun’s COVID diaries stories

As a heavy spring snow blanketed the state on Thursday, April 16, journalists from news organizations across Colorado — including The Colorado Sun — set out to chronicle a day in the life of the state’s residents during this extraordinary coronavirus time.  Check out The Sun’s contributions to the project, spearheaded by the Colorado News […]

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Need a job or emergency support? A new Colorado website offers it all in one place

Colorado has teamed up with the philanthropic OnwardUS to launch a one-stop website where people who are unemployed or who are seeking emergency support services can find help and answers. went live on Monday with 50,000 job listings and information on scores of resources, like where to find food, shelter and childcare. The site […]

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Metro counties drop stay-at-home orders for one issued by state of Colorado

Three public health departments that on Wednesday issued stay-at-home orders for 2.5 million Front Range residents rescinded them on Thursday, saying they conflict with the statewide order issued by Gov. Jared Polis. The directors of Boulder County Public Health, Jefferson County Public Health and Tri-County Health Department said their organizations, representing five metro Denver counties, […]