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Colorado looks to better protect nursing homes from COVID-19

Gov. Jared Polis said Monday he is exploring taking additional action to better protect Colorado nursing homes and senior care centers from the new coronavirus as the number of residents of those...

DATE: April 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado reaches 227 coronavirus deaths; Polis: ‘many more losses ahead’

Colorado reported 33 new coronavirus-related deaths Thursday, bringing the total to 227. That’s the largest single-day increase in reported deaths, surpassing the 29 new deaths that were reported...

DATE: April 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gov. Polis asks all Coloradans to wear cloth-based masks

CENTENNIAL – Gov. Jared Polis on Friday asked all Coloradans to begin wearing masks when they leave home to prevent further spread of the new coronavirus as the number of people killed by the...

DATE: April 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Polis extends order closing schools, will address stay-at-home extension

CENTENNIAL – Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday said all Colorado schools will be closed to in-person learning until at least April 30, extending an earlier order by about a week. The initial order,...

DATE: April 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Polis says spread of coronavirus is slowing, but second person in 40s has died

CENTENNIAL – Measures limiting Coloradans’ movement may have begun to slow the spread of the new coronavirus in the state, Gov. Jared Polis said Monday. Polis said the number of people affected by...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Democrats jostle over whether to return to Capitol to extend coronavirus pause

The question of whether state lawmakers needed to appear in person Monday at the Colorado Capitol to extend a pause in the lawmaking term because of the new coronavirus opened a rare public rift...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Colorado governor issues statewide stay-at-home order starting Thursday

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday said he was issuing a statewide stay-at-home order starting Thursday morning to try to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. The order goes into effect at 6 a.m....

DATE: March 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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

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