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County Line Road in Erie is a coronavirus response fault line

Businesses along the road marking the line between Weld and Boulder counties struggle with conflicting coronavirus regulations.

Colorado reshuffles its coronavirus vaccination plan, moves essential workers and people 70 and older up in line

Teachers, state lawmakers and some journalists have also been moved up in priority

Colorado now has enough coronavirus vaccine for all frontline health care workers — and is poised to move into Phase 1b

About 9,000 people are being vaccinated a day in the state, Colorado National Guard general says

Grand Junction keeps its grave for radioactive, Cold War dirt thanks to new coronavirus-aid package

Trump’s signature means a disposal site can remain open for another decade, averting millions of dollars in added expenses

Four more Colorado prisoners die after suspected coronavirus infections, bringing pandemic total to 24

The new fatalities come even as active coronavirus cases in Colorado Department of Corrections facilities are decreasing

Colorado’s vaccine schedule won’t salvage a school year upended by coronavirus

By the time teachers are vaccinated, schools will be headed to summer break. Districts are calling for teachers to move to the top of Phase 2 inoculations.

President Trump signs massive measure funding government, coronavirus relief

Democrats are promising more aid to come once President-elect Joe Biden takes office, but Republicans are signaling a wait-and-see approach

Eight months into coronavirus, an immigrant community in Colorado finds hardship and hope

The coronavirus has killed people in immigrant communities and communities of color at much higher rates than the general public, and left many out of work

Colorado begins vaccinating prison workers as coronavirus spreads

Close to 7,000 inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began and 20 have died

At risk of extinction, black-footed ferrets in Colorado get experimental COVID vaccine

For the newly vaccinated ferrets, the main risk is to the animals themselves. They’re part of a captive population at the National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center outside Fort Collins where there have been no cases of COVID-19 to date

Colorado isn’t changing its vaccine priority plan for now, despite new federal recommendations

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices issued the new guidelines over the weekend

Federal prosecutors in Colorado, across the U.S. sue Walmart over role in opioid crisis

The Justice Department alleges Walmart violated federal law by selling thousands of prescriptions for controlled substances that its pharmacists "knew were invalid"

“Of course it feels unsafe”: Colorado prisons face staffing crisis as scores of guards, inmates catch coronavirus

Already, parole officers have been offered overtime pay to serve as prison guards and help with basic operations inside the locked facilities

On Edge: Colorado’s behavioral health chief opens up about his own severe depression

Robert Werthwein says he's been struck by the number of young men who have confided in him lately that they’ve been concealing COVID-related depression for fear that colleagues, friends or relatives will judge them as weak.

Yes, in-person learning is still possible with “red” COVID numbers. Here’s how it looks in one Colorado district

One bright spot this year? Discipline referrals are down 90% because kids who are in the classroom really want to be there, one principal says.

Who should go next for the coronavirus vaccine? A possible answer has been in Boulder all along.

University of Colorado professor Daniel Larremore and his research team have modeled which vaccine allocation strategies save the most lives

Colorado will receive fewer doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine this week than expected

Colorado hoped to receive 56,550 Pfizer doses on Friday. Instead the state will get 16,720 fewer doses.

Colorado hospitals are rapidly vaccinating their staff against coronavirus. Questions remain about the timing of who comes next.

Some hospitals could finish giving first doses to staff in Phase 1a within weeks and move into Phase 1b

Roadmap to return Colorado students to school calls for more testing, contact tracing

Administrators think they can keep students, teachers and staff safe. The question, they say, is whether people outside of schools can control coronavirus' spread.

Coloradans already struggling to afford housing say coronavirus has made their situation worse

Renters were already spending more of their income on housing than is recommended. Now they are cutting back on food and health care to stay in their homes, a new survey says.

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