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Gov. Jaren Polis answers questions from reporters at the Colorado Convention Center as it is converted into a care site for COVID-19 patients on April 10, 2020. He is aiming to gradually reopen Colorado by April 26. (Photo by Forest Wilson)

April Updates: COVID-19 in Colorado Regular updates from the month Coloradans were ordered to...

These updates continue our coverage of a story that was originally published on March 5, when Colorado health officials announced the first two diagnosed...
Gov. Jared Polis announced Colorado's first two cases of coronavirus in Colorado on March 5, 2020. As of Friday, March 27, tyhe state was up to more than 1,700 cases with 31 deaths. (Photo by John Herrick)

March Updates: COVID-19 in Colorado Regular updates for the month COVID-19 began to spread...

The story was originally published on March 5, when Colorado health officials announced the first two diagnosed cased of COVID-19 in Colorado. The story...
Front-line health care workers attend to people accessing the drive-through coronavirus testing bay at National Jewish Health in Denver, Monday, April 27, 2020. (Photo courtesy of CPR News)

How Colorado caught COVID-19 Colorado Public Radio investigates how Colorado can learn from this...

The March 5 news conference announcing Colorado’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 was over. The governor and the director of the Colorado Department of Public...
Still shot from the dashboard camera on former Rangely Police Lt. Roy Kinney's patrol car as he chased Daniel Pierce through the desert. The December 10, 2018 pursuit ended when Kinney fatally shot Pierce.

Through the Cracks: A stranger, a police shooting, and a small town’s silence ...

RANGELY – No one seems to know why Daniel Pierce settled in this northwestern Colorado town last year after his wife in Missouri and...
Nurse Practitioner Lisa Robbiano, left, talks to Fabiola Grajales, 27, while checking her lungs and heart rate in Robbiano’s car next to the MIRA COVID-19 testing bus in El Jebel on Thursday, April 16, 2020. This was Grajales’s fourth COVID-19 test. She was confirmed positive during the three prior tests and was positive for pneumonia. She first got sick on March 2nd with flu-like symptoms and had been on three different antibiotics since. “I can’t imagine how it is for people who don’t have insurance, who don’t speak the language, and who don’t have any knowledge of how the medical system works,” said Grajales about her experience with COVID-19 testing.

COVID Diaries Colorado: A Day in the Pandemic On April 16, journalists from across...

A teacher greets her students. An imam counsels his congregants. A firefighter reports for duty. New parents take their baby home from the hospital. These...
Mailboxes at the United States Post Office, South Denver station on Broadway.

Test of Colorado mail finds delivery is timely — most of the time

Reports of slower mail delivery times nationally and across Colorado since mid-summer are causing concern as more voters than ever plan to vote by...
Colorado GOP Rep. Ken Buck at a candidate forum in Denver on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (Photo by Rachel Lorenz for The Colorado Independent)

Littwin: Ken Buck bravely goes where all informed people fear to tread

One of the first things they teach you in column-writing school — OK, there aren’t really any column-writing schools, but, as the saying goes,...
The COVID-19 novel coronavirus claimed a round of newsroom jobs in Colorado this week as revenues nosedived across local news balance sheets nationwide. (Image by Tina Griego)

‘We are not immune’: COVID-19 layoffs hit Colorado newsrooms The virus is 'killing local...

The COVID-19 novel coronavirus claimed a round of newsroom jobs in Colorado this week as revenues nosedived across local news balance sheets nationwide. “We are...

Report: The Denver Post’s owner will lay waste to more than 100 service center...

They're baaaaaack. It looks like someone pushed that red flashing button and again unleashed a swarm of layoff Langoliers— that flying Digital First Media fleet of...
Natalia Marshall, the niece of Michael Marshall, spoke at a news conference to support cash bail reform on March 14, 2019.

Colorado could limit jail time and bail for poorest defendants A trio of bipartisan...

Colorado is primed to take a major step toward reforming a bail system that systematically and disproportionately punishes the poorest of the poor. Lawmakers say...
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