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New program aims to teach rural Colorado health providers about transgender care

The nonprofit Extension for Community Health Outcomes, or ECHO, offers virtual, interactive classes on complex health issues, including gender-affirming care, to providers outside of major metropolitan areas.

Health

Amendments 77 and C explained: Casinos bet big on local voter, bingo halls hoping for an update

Only 11 bingo halls remain and supporters of Amendment C say that's translated to losses for nonprofits. Meanwhile, Amendment 77 would allow gambling towns to raise bet limits, add games.

Election 2020

Crowds flock to Black Hawk, Central City as Colorado casinos reopen after 93-day shutdown

At all casinos, patrons’ temperatures were checked as they walked in. Inside, every other machine was dark, allowing players to remain separated. Operators are hoping pent-up demand after unprecedented closures will spur big betting.

Coronavirus

College students find $564 solution to the million-dollar problem with Gillette Flats spring in Teller County

Colorado sought to cap a quirky artesian mountain spring near Cripple Creek, but there’s new hope for a compromise to keep it flowing

Environment

Colorado casinos are expecting high demand as they reopen next week with a host of coronavirus changes

The state’s larger casinos in Black Hawk hope to welcome more than 175 gamblers, the cap set by state health officials for indoor capacity. Gambling tables won’t be allowed.

Coronavirus

Colorado casinos went bust when coronavirus hit. Here’s why they see a lucky streak ahead.

Casinos in Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek -- which are hemorrhaging money because of the closures -- are putting on some fresh paint, sanitizing and imagining how they can reopen with gamblers keeping their distance.

Business

Colorado’s avalanche season claimed 8 lives. Experts say there’s much to learn from how they died.

The conditions during the historic 2018-2019 snow season left behind damage so mysterious that it's still being sorted through

Outdoors

Cripple Creek is poised for a casino building boom, but some worry that the town’s history will be sacrificed

The seemingly sudden burst of casino company plans to add about 500 new hotel rooms, spas and upscale restaurants to Cripple Creek has people talking about the town’s potential

Growth