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Littwin: The mask wars seem to be near an end, but the culture wars aren’t going anywhere

Much of the anti-mask and anti-vax movement has been just self-punishing theater, but the GOP has no problem finding other anti-whatever issues to exploit

Opinion Columns

Denver airport, RTD drops masks as judge voids federal COVID mandate

Transportation

Political swings on Colorado school boards spark level of antagonism not seen since desegregation

Colorado school boards are typically nonpartisan, but fierce conflict over pandemic restrictions, critical race theory and other hot-button national issues has changed that in some districts

Education

Nicolais: Masks and muscles must coexist at the gym

Reintroduced mask mandates may be a burden, but that's a weight worth lifting as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations increase

Opinion Columns

Adams, Arapahoe and Jefferson counties will have indoor mask mandates starting Wednesday

As coronavirus surges, the three suburban counties voted Monday to enact indoor mask mandates.

Coronavirus

Pressure grows on Gov. Jared Polis for a mask mandate to slow rising coronavirus cases

Local public health leaders across the state have sent letters to Polis asking for a new statewide mask order

Coronavirus

Douglas County health board, faced with lawsuit, is no longer allowing schools to opt out of mask mandates

'There’s nothing left to sue us about,' health board president said

Coronavirus

Douglas County School District sues its new county health department over masks

The lawsuit asks the courts to block enforcement of the county's health order, which also limits quarantines for people exposed to COVID-19

Health

Colorado schools that require masks have lower coronavirus case rates, state says

Data also show a correlation between higher vaccination rates for kids and lower rates of COVID-19

Coronavirus

Tri-County Health mandates masks for people in schools, removes ability of counties to opt out

Health agency invalidates decisions by Douglas, Adams counties to opt out of school masking rules

Education

Tri-County Health Department will “reconsider” its opt-out policy for school mask mandate

Mask order has elicited vocal responses from community members in all three counties in Tri-County jurisdiction

Coronavirus

Adams County opts out of Tri-County’s students mask mandate

The vote followed an anti-mask rally outside the Adams County Government Center in Brighton and a 30-minute discussion among the board that drew raucous responses from the audience

Education

Colorado voters split along party lines on mask and vaccine mandates in schools

Parents as a whole were almost evenly split on whether masks should be required in schools, a new poll finds

Education

Colorado has the worst coronavirus case rate in the country as it ends most statewide restrictions

The state is still in the midst of its second-largest surge of COVID-19, and the variants of the virus that are circulating are harder to control

Coronavirus

Coloradans will be allowed to go mask-free in almost all settings as coronavirus restrictions are lifted in Denver area

The alterations follow new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that fully vaccinated people no longer need to socially distance or wear masks indoors with some exceptions

Health

Colorado finalizes decision to ease mask mandate as Biden administration begs states to stay the course

Gov. Jared Polis's new mask order allows people in about half of the state’s 64 counties — but only representing a fraction of Colorado’s population — to ditch their face coverings in the vast majority of public indoor places

Coronavirus

Mask-wearing mandates in Colorado, other states leave big gaps in protection

As new COVID cases, hospitalizations and deaths surge, many public health experts wonder whether it’s time to move beyond the anything-goes approach toward more standardization and higher-quality masks

Coronavirus

Jared Polis says Colorado’s mask mandate will continue into November

The directive is set to expire on Oct. 12. At a news conference on Friday, the governor said he will keep it going for at least another 30 days.

Coronavirus