Gunnison County

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Texas attorney general helped donor fight virus lockout in Gunnison County

An Associated Press review of county and campaign finance records shows Ken Paxton’s actions stood to benefit an exclusive group of Texans, including a Dallas donor and college classmate

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

You’re not supposed to travel more than 10 miles for outdoor recreation during Colorado’s safer-at-home phase

Entering the height of Colorado’s outdoor recreation season, Gov. Jared Polis has ordered people not to travel more than 10 miles from their homes for exercise. “You can make the sacrifice of going to your second or third favorite park,” he said.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado counties try different ways to tell visitors the same thing: please stay away

As Colorado rolls back its statewide stay-at-home order, counties are urging out-of-towners to continue delaying recreational visits.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado has the largest population of Cora people outside Mexico. Coronavirus has cut them off.

Work to reach 160 speakers of indigenous language also looped in Latinx folks who had been reluctant to self-report symptoms of the coronavirus.

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It’s unclear if Colorado counties can legally evict visitors to slow coronavirus. But one is doing it anyway.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton argues that Gunnison County’s order intended to keep the community’s small hospital from being overwhelmed is unconstitutional. Other Colorado communities are following suit to shut out visitors.

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Colorado’s coronavirus stay-at-home order raised a lot of questions. Don’t call 911 to ask them.

Residents are wondering if they can pick up children from ex-spouses, teachers want to know if they can deliver homework to students, and some people are even asking if they still have to follow traffic laws.

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Metro counties drop stay-at-home orders for one issued by state of Colorado

Public health departments representing Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Jefferson and Douglas counties say the patchwork of decrees was confusing, and tell residents to stay at home until April 11.

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Coronavirus now linked to at least 9 deaths in Colorado

Recent tests showed a Gunnison County man in his 50s who died earlier this month also had contracted coronavirus.

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This is how much Colorado’s mountain communities stand to lose without skiing, restaurants, bars and lodging 

As mountain communities grind to close, coronavirus and economic worries turn to summer. “It’s time to show the world how tough we really are,” Telluride tourism chief says.