Gunnison County

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Eagle County rolls out welcome mat, says “summer of the part-time resident” will aid coronavirus recovery

As Colorado resort counties wrangle with pandemic-ruined summer plans, some are focused on locals and a trickle of out-of-towners. The Vail Valley is asking second-home owners to come home again.

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A small western Colorado town’s Memorial Day message: Please stay away

Marble — a 56-mile drive from Aspen by way of state highways 82 and 133 — will remain closed to people who live 10 miles or more outside of the town

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Colorado sewage treatment plants are examining your poop for coronavirus clues. Seriously.

Humans begin to shed coronavirus in their feces within three days of infection, which could provide a heads up on outbreaks. At least three Colorado water treatment systems are studying poo for warning signs.

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Warnings are working (for now) to keep visitors out of Colorado’s high country. But tickets, legal battles loom.

A complex map of coronavirus restrictions raises legal issues for district attorneys in Colorado's high country who may have to prosecute people who violate health orders.

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United tried to cut flights to Gunnison using some questionable geographic reasoning. The feds said no.

United Airlines, staggering after coronavirus shutdowns required 80% reduction in flights, asked to end flights to Gunnison, but federal regulators said no. Flights will continue, even though they're only 10% full.

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Skier killed in avalanche near Crested Butte

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says the skier was among four people who were skiing Tuesday on Mount Emmons

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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

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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.

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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.