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Colorado lawmaker tests positive for coronavirus

State Sen. Jim Smallwood announced Monday that he has tested positive for the new coronavirus. “I want to first let everybody know that I’m currently feeling great,” the Parker Republican said in a...

DATE: March 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Governor opts to ask – not mandate – that people stay home

CENTENNIAL – Gov. Jared Polis on Sunday implored — but did not go so far as to require — Coloradans to go out in public only if absolutely necessary as he tries to stem the spread of the new...

DATE: March 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis asks landlords to forgo evictions, penalties for late rent

Gov. Jared Polis on Friday asked property owners to be lenient toward their Colorado tenants as thousands in the state deal with employment as a result of the new coronavirus. The Democrat...

DATE: March 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Telluride couple paying for their entire county’s coronavirus tests

San Miguel County in Southwest Colorado had only one confirmed case of the new coronavirus as of Thursday night. But already it has sent a handful of people with severe respiratory ailments to...

DATE: March 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Governor extends closure of Colorado ski areas, orders schools closed

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday took more sweeping actions to try and slow the spread of the new coronavirus in Colorado, ordering the state’s ski areas to stay closed until at least April 6,...

DATE: March 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Governor urges cancellation of large gatherings as tests show coronavirus in Colorado

Gov. Jared Polis said Friday he is urging the cancellation of large public gatherings in Colorado as an increase in testing for the new coronavirus shows there has been community spread of the...

DATE: March 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

High country will be hardest hit by coronavirus, governor warns

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday issued a stark warning to the state and the high country in particular as the new coronavirus rapidly spreads. “This will get worse before it gets better,” he...

DATE: March 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado gun owners who don’t safely store weapons could face jail time under new bill

Colorado gun owners who don’t lock up or properly secure their weapons in homes where there are children or adults prohibited from accessing guns would be subject to jail time under legislation...

DATE: March 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado sues Trump administration over abortion mandate

Colorado has joined six other states and the District of Columbia in suing the Trump administration over a rule requiring insurance companies to send a second, separate bill for abortion and other...

DATE: March 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Lawmakers repeal death penalty. What will Gov. Polis do with men facing execution?

The Colorado General Assembly on Wednesday sent a bill to Gov. Jared Polis’ desk eliminating the state’s death penalty, forcing him to decide what comes next for the three men who are on death row...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardner goes all-in with Trump, calls results for Colorado ‘astounding’

COLORADO SPRINGS – Cory Gardner decisively tied his reelection bid to President Donald Trump on Thursday, debuting a campaign resume filled with what he said are the pair’s shared accomplishments...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

As Congress stalls on marijuana banking, Colorado takes matters into its own hands

Colorado is taking action to try to give more legal marijuana businesses in the state access to banking as a Congressional effort to knock down the federal barriers has stalled. There are already...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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