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It was a wonderful cruise. But getting home amid a pandemic proved a lengthy ordeal

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

Opinion
Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

A Telluride couple is paying for their entire county’s coronavirus tests. They hope the results will stop the disease everywhere.

The idea is that the data collected in the testing can be used far beyond the box canyon that holds Telluride and broader San Miguel County

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

As coronavirus testing gears up, specialized swabs are running out

The swabs have to be long and skinny enough to get to the nasopharynx, the upper part of the throat, behind the nose. They must be made of synthetic fiber and cannot have a wooden shaft.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

A change to Colorado’s DUI testing system has stoked fears of dropped cases and could shutter a private business

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is expected to be flooded with DUI testing requests from law enforcement agencies now that it offers the tests for free, an onslaught it admits it might not be ready to handle

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Beyond test scores: Colorado experiments create alternatives for rating schools

These pilot programs would supplement, not replace regular state ratings, which are primarily based on student performance on standardized tests