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Colorado governor lets bars, restaurants serve alcohol until 11 p.m., but continues last-call limit for 30 more days

Bars and restaurants, furious about the limitation, sued Gov. Jared Polis over his last-call order. But a Denver District Court judge sided with the governor and kept the mandate in place.

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What it’s like for the 100-plus Colorado College students stuck in their dorm after a peer tested positive for coronavirus

The locked-down students, most of them first-years, are spending their time reading, puzzling and Zooming in isolation. “If this happened within the first 24 hours of me being at school, how is the rest of college going to look?” one wonders.

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Colorado governor bans campfires, fireworks for 30 days to prevent new wildfires

The order comes as four major fires are burning more than 130,000 acres in western Colorado. Gov. Jared Polis said three of the blazes are believed to have been human-caused.

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As Colorado College students arrived on campus, one tested positive for coronavirus. Now, an entire dorm is quarantined.

The situation underscores the difficulty of higher education during the pandemic as students at University of Colorado Boulder, the largest university or college in the state, begin moving into their housing

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Colorado touts its new private coronavirus testing contracts as a way to speed up results. Already there are problems.

More than 350 people who were tested by Mako Medical in Colorado Springs are being asked to return after state health officials found problems with how their samples were handled. Mako, which is running three testing sites in Colorado at a daily cost of up to $200,000, has faced criticism before.

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From vaccines to contact tracing to pet sitting, Colorado volunteers are meeting the coronavirus demand

About 2,000 new volunteers, including medical professionals, radio operators and traffic directors, have signed up through the Colorado Volunteer Mobilizer during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Where mask-wearing isn’t gospel: Colorado churches grapple with reopening

The New Life Church, where at least 9 in 10 parishioners went without masks on the first Sunday after Colorado’s order began, was certainly not unique

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Colorado governor orders alcohol sales to cease at 10 p.m. in effort to slow spread of coronavirus

Last call: Colorado governor targets young adults and says "this is not the summer to party"

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Threats, vandalism, job loss: Colorado’s public health officials are under attack as they respond to coronavirus

Across the state, public health departments are facing a barrage of vitriol as they respond to the pandemic. Some officials have up and quit under the pressure, while others who stay say they fear for their safety.