Opinion: For Colorado’s small businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic is the wrong time to rein in Big Tech
Their tools are a digital safety net that enable small businesses like mine to survive.
“Social Dilemma” movement wants to force change at tech companies. Lawmakers do too.
Boulder director Jeff Orlowski hopes viewers of “The Social Dilemma” will fuel a campaign to force Facebook, Google, Twitter and others toward a more humane business model, or enlist lawmakers to better regulate the social media giants.
Kindness Yoga called out: Weakened by coronavirus, 9 studios close after Instagram campaign exposes rift over race
A hashtag led to hundreds of cancellations just as the company was readying to reopen. But some teachers wonder how closing down helps Denver’s yoga community make progress.
This mic is on: Black women in Colorado take over Instagram accounts of white allies
The #ShareTheMicCO swapping of social accounts was spurred by national effort to give black women a louder voice
Tragedy has prepared Colorado students for their next battle: police brutality and racism
Many students have added their voice to the Black Lives Matter movement as Denver demonstrations span into their second week. Tired of sitting back, they’re taking the lead.
Colorado Democrats unveil sweeping police accountability bill in response to George Floyd’s death
The legislation is expected to be introduced as soon as Wednesday in the Colorado Senate and comes in response the death last week of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis
Safety and stoke: A-Basin’s coronavirus reopening provides glimpse of what next ski season may look like
The snow was soft, the sun was shining and the lift lines were short. Besides mask-wearing and social distancing, it felt like a normal day of late spring skiing.
A Denver restaurant fights to keep its doors open — and its staff paid — as coronavirus crumbles the industry
Potager, a staple of Colorado’s restaurant scene for 23 years, was in a moment of change when coronavirus hit. Now, its new owners are doing everything they can to survive the pandemic.
75-year-old Arvada man who spent a month on ventilator after coronavirus infection returns home from hospital
Doug Summerfield's recovery was called "amazing" by one of his doctors
With Olympic dreams delayed, one Colorado athlete declares: “This is the time when champions are made”
Sophia Herzog, a paralympic medalist, is turning to the Arkansas River with pools closed because of the coronavirus.
Colorado likely won’t have an accurate coronavirus death count for months, or even years
17% more deaths occurred in Colorado in March and April compared to last year — and only a fraction are listed as COVID-19 victims. Here’s what we know about the “excess deaths.”
The squawking, stomping chicken of the grasslands is back in Colorado
Lesser prairie-chickens were nearly decimated by blizzard and then drought. Now they’re back, after a four-year, joint relocation effort by wildlife biologists in Colorado and Kansas.
Governor says Colorado now has capacity to test anyone with coronavirus symptoms, encourages people to get screened
Gov. Jared Polis says he hopes Colorado can test at least 8,500 people a day by the end of May
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.
Airlines flying empty planes to small Colorado airports plead for OK to cut service
Colorado's mountain tourist destinations are siding with airlines on temporary cutbacks, but they're fearful long-term loss of service. The airlines are making the ask despite pocketing federal coronavirus relief funds.
The Colorado county with the highest coronavirus infection rate is now on the Eastern Plains
Morgan County has more confirmed and suspected COVID-19 cases and deaths than Larimer County despite having a population that’s about one twelfth the size
From very busy to barely anyone: What Colorado businesses looked like as they reopened after a coronavirus pause
The Colorado Sun talked to businesses across the state to find out what they experienced on their first day back open after the stay-at-home order
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.
While the world melts around me, I look to Colorado’s landscape for relief
Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus
How an emergency food network grew out of the coronavirus crisis to deliver 90,000 free meals to Coloradans
The Denver Metro Emergency Food Network hopes to deliver 250,000 meals by June 1. And they want to extend the network far beyond the coronavirus crisis.