To ensure noncitizens are included in vaccine drive, Colorado won’t check IDs
State health department is already using the honor system to vaccinate people age 70 and older and warns 459 health providers if they demand ID, they could lose access to vaccine.
Drool for school: Colorado schools add saliva testing to slow spread of coronavirus in the classroom
Regular testing of elementary school kids aims to ID asymptomatic cases and keep disease from shutting down in-person learning this spring
Small liquor stores in Colorado felt pinched by new alcohol laws. Now more changes are coming.
The impacts from liberalizing the state’s alcohol laws five years ago with the addition of major liquor store chains and beer sales in grocery stores are still being felt
Jeffco Public Schools will bring middle and high school students back to classrooms in late January
Around the state, districts that have been remote since November are bringing students back in phases
Colorado governor says “we were lied to” after federal plans to speed up vaccine didn’t prove up
Colorado was expecting to receive 210,000 coronavirus vaccine doses next week. "Now we find out we’ll only get 79,000 next week," Gov. Jared Polis wrote on Twitter.
Climbing coronavirus cases in Colorado’s high country aren’t tracking back to ski resorts
Health officials in eight counties have not traced positive tests back to lift lines, chairlifts or ski slopes.
On Edge: A veteran Colorado paramedic grapples with coronavirus’ toll on his lungs and sense of self
Jason McGinnis cannot stop asking himself how he contracted COVID-19. He spent eight days in the hospital and is still struggling both physically and mentally to fully recover from the ordeal.
Victims reported unemployment fraud to the Colorado Department of Labor. The state didn’t stop the claims.
Now some victims are getting tax forms for jobless benefits paid or learning their contested claims were ignored. State labor officials say they had to get funds out fast even as criminals targeted unemployment systems.
How many Coloradans need to get vaccinated to reach coronavirus herd immunity? It’s complicated.
It's not just a matter of giving enough shots. A bunch of other factors — like the effectiveness of the vaccine, how people mix in society and how the virus itself might mutate — come into play.
Colorado has now confirmed 5 cases of more contagious coronavirus variant
The latest confirmed case is in a person in their 20s in Boulder County
“It’s like Lady Gaga tickets”: Colorado health officials need help managing vaccine demand
County health departments say they lack the software to schedule residents, keep track of who is eligible and who is next for the coronavirus vaccine
Colorado is about to change its coronavirus vaccine priority list — again
People between the ages of 65 and 69 could receive the vaccine sooner under the changes
Colorado had a record graduation rate in 2020 despite coronavirus. But the pandemic may hamper future classes.
The state reached a record 81.9% graduation rate while its dropout rate fell. But with a chaotic end to the school year, critics question if the improvements are valid.
Pitkin County, with Colorado’s highest coronavirus incidence rate, is moving to red-level restrictions
The change means indoor dining will cease in Aspen. Outdoor dining, takeout and delivery at restaurants still will be available, though there will be an 8 p.m. last call and tables can only have people from the same household.
Fueled by coronavirus, Colorado saw an extraordinary increase in deaths in 2020
COVID-19 was the third-leading cause of death in the state in 2020, according to preliminary numbers
Colorado will rework its dial system once people age 70 and older are vaccinated, governor says
Gov. Jared Polis said his administration is already talking with local public health authorities about what changes to make in the spring to focus more on people’s economic and social-emotional needs
Colorado lawmakers will get access to COVID-19 vaccine ahead of thousands of others in second phase
Republicans are wary of the plan, with one GOP lawmaker saying he will wait to get inoculated because he feels he is cutting in line
Convalescent plasma isn’t quite the coronavirus miracle treatment it was supposed to be. What happened?
Demand for plasma from COVID-19 survivors is low in Colorado, and Denver Health quit using it to treat patients. Now researchers suspect it could help people when they first get sick.
Coloradans’ increased use of public lands during coronavirus is taking its toll
Land managers and advocates everywhere are taking stock of the ruin
Colorado reopens its unemployment system after long-awaited computer upgrade. Nearly 30,000 request payments.
The new system, however, is still not ready to handle the new 11 weeks of extended federal jobless payments for gig workers and those who’ve exhausted state benefits