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Colorado ski resorts work to stay open as COVID cases snowball

The skiing itself doesn’t feel much different during the pandemic. But “the après ski scene is just gone,” one Telluride visitor said.

Contact tracing in Colorado immigrant communities is most effective with voices from within

Long-standing health care disparities, job insecurity, immigration status, language barriers and a profound distrust of government all complicate the already tricky task

Opinion: Colorado’s small-town newspapers connect communities – and deserve community support

2 people die in small plane crash near Telluride

The Telluride Regional Airport lost contact with the single-engine plane at about 1:30 p.m. and several witnesses reported seeing it go down

Tri-State increases the amount of greenhouse gases it will cut in Colorado by adding wind and solar generation

Colorado's second largest electricity provider is now on par with other utilities for carbon dioxide reduction, but it will need to stop buying coal-fired power from elsewhere to do it

Small plane crashes near Telluride, killing newlyweds from Florida

The two people killed were identified as Costas John Sivyllis, 30, and Lindsey Vogelaar, 33. Sivyllis was a pilot for United Airlines and Veglaar also worked in the airline industry.

Original Thinkers plans “an ingenious heist of people’s brains”

Telluride’s upcoming virtual intelligentsia festival adjusts to America’s collective “WTF?”

With winter travel to Colorado resort communities very unclear, airlines are showing “unprecedented” flexibility

What is usually a set-in-stone schedule of flights is an Etch-a-Sketch this fall as Colorado resorts struggle to gauge demand for skiing and airlines work to accommodate coronavirus-wary travelers.

Travel within Gunnison has been restricted to residents only during the COVID-19 pandemic. People traveling from out of county or the state of Colroado must inform the Health Department of the number of people arriving, where they will be staying if they are a 2nd home owner and must have their own supplies and be self quarantined for 7-10 days. Gunnison County has 108 positive COVID-19 cases and 5 deaths and is one of the most highly infected areas per capita in Colorado.

Record demand for Colorado resort homes is further pinching affordable housing for locals

As more urbanites flee to Colorado’s high country, home prices rise, inventories fall and rents soar. And that spells trouble for locals looking for homes near their ski-town jobs.

“The great urban exodus:” Colorado resort towns see flood of second-home buyers, burst in school enrollment

Schools in Aspen, Vail and Crested Butte are reporting record interest and enrollment as part-time residents relocate to their vacation homes and urban buyers flock to mountain retreats.

A busy summer is pulling Colorado’s resort communities out of the coronavirus downturn. But will it last?

Resorts communities got creative this summer with open main streets and socially-distanced events. Those opportunities aren’t possible in winter, leaving town leaders fretting about future business, especially if ski resorts aren’t operating like normal.

Telluride Film Festival canceled due to coronavirus

Organizers said Tuesday that the festival's 47th edition, scheduled for Labor Day weekend, was scuttled entirely due to the pandemic

Colorado counties plead for compliance as coronavirus cases rise among younger people across the state

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says over the last 25 days, people under 30 accounted for about 40% of the state’s COVID-19 cases

Aspen, other ski towns thought coronavirus anitbody tests would help them reopen. Instead they caused confusion.

Now, amid concerns about their unreliability, many testing programs have been scaled back or put on hold

“It was so special”: Colorado high schools host creative graduations during the pandemic

Graduation comes at a tenuous time in the public battle to slow the spread of the coronavirus

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.

Colorado entrepreneurs already faced a steep startup curve. Coronavirus increased the grade.

Mom-and-pop businesses and venture-backed startups find themselves sharing tips, advice and mentors

It’s OK to bottom out during coronavirus, like the time I was the Easter bunny who cried

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

We’ve gotten creative with connecting virtually. My cartoon potato friends are proof.

Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus

Forgivable federal “paycheck” loans expand to self-employed after frustrating start for Colorado small businesses

One week in, one-third of the $350 billion federal loan program has been tapped

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