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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

Drew Litton: Santa Claus can’t opt out of the Denver area’s new mask order

Opinion

Denver-area businesses may start checking your COVID vaccination status. Here’s how to get proof on your smartphone.

The myColorado app lets you download your official vaccine record on your phone -- as well as your driver’s license

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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.

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Governor prepares to expand Colorado’s COVID hospital capacity, push vaccine requirement for large indoor events

Gov. Jared Polis said that the steps he has taken so far to combat rising COVID hospitalizations “are not going to be enough”

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Metro Denver health officials urge mask wearing amid COVID surge

Colorado and the Denver metro area continue to see steady increases in COVID-19 cases

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Littwin: The big news about the latest assault on an airliner, diverted to Denver, is that masks were apparently not involved

Most such cases on airplanes and in grocery stores and, of course, at school board meetings are a result of mask mandates. This one may have been an old-school, booze-induced incident.

Opinion Columns

Fraught Douglas County School Board meeting follows federal judge’s ruling on masks

The meeting came hours after a federal judge temporarily blocked an order from Douglas County's new board of health that allowed people to opt out of the school district's rule that everyone wear masks

Education

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

Douglas County Health Board approves opt-out of masking mandates

Douglas County Health Board President Doug Benevento said during the Oct. 8 special board of health meeting that he would not hand down any masking mandates for children without what he called “clear and convincing evidence of the benefits of masking"

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Anti-maskers are spreading a new tactic to challenge Colorado school boards: recalls

In Boulder and Weld counties, parents upset with mask mandates are trying to recall school board members who support them

Education

What’d I Miss?: How masking politics killed compassion

Opinion

Littwin: As culture wars rage around us, Jared Polis gets married without so much as a stir

A divided country fights over abortion, masks, critical race theory and more, but the fight over gay marriage seems to be over, at least in Colorado

Opinion Columns

What’d I Miss?: Myra wonders who’d go skydiving without a parachute

Opinion

Jim Morrissey: The problem with being “right” about masks and COVID

Opinion

Littwin: In the name of “freedom,” America ranks 40th in the world for those fully vaccinated. Seriously.

The question isn’t whether Biden’s 6-part vaccination plan, which includes mandates, is a power grab. (It isn’t.) The question is whether we still qualify as a serious country.

Opinion

Most Colorado students now attend schools in districts that have mask mandates

At least 78% of Colorado students in preschool through 12th grade now attend school under a mask mandate

Education

Colorado parents are trying to get around school mask mandates with dubious doctor’s notes

Pediatricians across the state are being bombarded with requests for doctor’s notes as parents try to get their kids exempt from wearing a mask at school despite few medical-based reasons to do so.

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Two years into Colorado’s home school boom, pandemic uncertainties bring new families into the fold

The state’s population of home-school students doubled in the year after the pandemic hit classrooms. The growth could be long-lasting.

Education

Boulder County now requires masks indoors — whether you’re vaccinated or not

The county is among the first few in the state that now require mandatory masking indoors for the general public since the statewide mandate was lifted earlier this year

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