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How one block on Pearl Street represents Denver’s stubborn homelessness crisis

The city’s encampments persist, with tensions boiling over in Capitol Hill. Denver has opened two sanctioned camps, but they’re full. Besides, some refuse to live there.

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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.

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.

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.

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

Here’s what to expect as the Colorado legislature starts its 2021 lawmaking term with a “soft open”

The General Assembly plans to consider at least nine bills in a three-day session before adjourning the lawmaking to Feb. 16

“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

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

Wildfire smoke accounted for up to half of air pollution in the West in recent years

Gains made from cleaner power plants and vehicles were lost to massive wildfires that charred landscapes, including massive burns in Colorado

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.

Colorado’s coronavirus vaccine rollout is confusing and frustrating — but also working, state leaders say

Regional disparities have emerged, as counties, schools and hospitals all chart their own paths

Second and third cases of more-contagious coronavirus variant confirmed in Colorado

The third case is in a staff member at the Veterans Community Living Center at Fitzsimons, a state-run nursing home in Aurora

Summit County ahead of schedule when it comes to vaccine distribution

A close relationship between the mountain county's public health officials and emergency managers has kept distribution on pace. But there are no guarantees that all people age 70 and older will get a shot before February.

Colorado is behind on targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions. How far should the state push industry to get there?

Critics say the governor's roadmap is guided by "wishful thinking" rather than binding mandates to cut emissions blamed for climate change.

Your nose knows you have COVID before you do. Is a scratch-and-sniff card the best tool for mass testing?

Researchers at the University of Colorado and Yale have developed a smell test they estimate can be as effective for coronavirus surveillance as regular PCR tests

On Edge: In the wake of furloughs, closings, suicides, a Breckenridge businessman searches for balance

You don’t return to normal, or what passes for it, when kids in your town kill themselves, Dick Carleton says.

On Edge: With family missing in Ethiopia’s civil war, Denver woman says her “mind is the hardest place to be”

The anxieties of 2020 in the U.S. amplified in November, when Millete Birhanemaskel's family members went missing when their home region was bombed by the Ethiopian government.

In a Colorado long-term care facility during coronavirus, and desperate to get out

There are significant barriers that keep people in nursing homes that they would rather not live in. Affordable housing is a huge one.

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