18 nesting pairs of great blue herons got a little help from their human neighbors to keep floating parties off the Slate River until the chicks fledge.
Eagle County rolls out welcome mat, says “summer of the part-time resident” will aid coronavirus recoveryBy Jason Blevins Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published
Warnings are working (for now) to keep visitors out of Colorado’s high country. But tickets, legal battles loom.By Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
United tried to cut flights to Gunnison using some questionable geographic reasoning. The feds said no.By Jason Blevins Business Primary category in which blog post is published
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
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.
As Colorado rolls back its statewide stay-at-home order, counties are urging out-of-towners to continue delaying recreational visits.
Work to reach 160 speakers of indigenous language also looped in Latinx folks who had been reluctant to self-report symptoms of the coronavirus.
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.
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.
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.
Recent tests showed a Gunnison County man in his 50s who died earlier this month also had contracted coronavirus.
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.