The offices of Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock report the Democrats continue to remain healthy through the coronavirus pandemic.
As a full-time student at New York University this past spring, Sejal Porter saw firsthand just how devastating the coronavirus can be.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service says it lost $2.2 billion in the three months that ended in June as the beleaguered agency — hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic — piles up financial losses that officials warn could top $20 billion over two years.
Denver will put $11.9 million in federal coronavirus relief money toward expanding homeless shelters, the largest allocation in an announced $25.6 million of spending.
WASHINGTON — Washington talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money are teetering on the brink of collapse after a marathon meeting in the Capitol generated lots of recriminations but little progress on the top issues confronting negotiators.
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette has requested that the White House Coronavirus Task Force and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services say when they plan to release a national plan for vaccinating the U.S. populace against COVID-19.
The wheels of justice have gone flat during the COVID-19 pandemic, but county and felony jury trials in Colorado’s courts are starting to pump things up again.
A new poll from two left-leaning organizations says Coloradans still have a disapproval of President Trump and Republican incumbent Sen. Cory Gardner.
Its Boulder-based backers say protecting people and democracy are movements with a shared purpose, and that's the idea behind Masks with Mission to distribute masks for just a $1.25 bearing the message "Vote."
WASHINGTON — After more than a week’s worth of meetings, at least some clarity is emerging in the bipartisan Washington talks on a huge COVID-19 response bill. Negotiators are still stuck but still trying.
JBS USA announced it would give $5 million to the city of Greeley in an effort to help the city respond to needs that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as invest in the community’s future.
While many hospitals have struggled financially during the pandemic, few have struggled more than hospitals in rural areas. Yet if many rural hospitals close this year, COVID-19 will be only one straw that broke the camel’s back.
While it won’t be the same as all the years prior, the Colorado State Fair is still coming soon.
Gov. Jared Polis Tuesday had a little good news to share during a news conference on the status of COVID-19 efforts in Colorado: the number of cases and hospitalizations tied to the virus has possibly plateaued.
Colorado state health officials say that two inmates transferred to a federal prison in Florence arrived with active COVID-19 infections.
As the economic effects of COVID-19 continue to cause financial trouble across the country, Metro State University of Denver has announced how they will address their budgetary shortfall: faculty and staff furloughs.
WASHINGTON — Negotiators on a huge coronavirus relief bill reported slight progress after talks resumed Monday afternoon in the Capitol, with issues like food for the poor and aid to schools struggling to reopen safely assuming a higher profile in the talks.
Courts in Denver will resume calling jurors for trials beginning on Aug. 3, with an expectation that distancing guidelines and space restrictions will result in a diminution of pools.
Nearly nine in 10 employers offer partial or full teleworking during the pandemic, a late-July survey from the Colorado Chamber of Commerce has found.
Compared to the first six months of 2019, new car registrations from January through June dropped by more than one-third in 2020.
Organizations that advocate for workers will lead a demonstration on Wednesday calling for an extension of the $600 weekly enhancement to unemployment benefits that Congress let lapse last month.
El Paso County’s chief judge has reimposed a jury trial ban in Colorado Springs and pared down court business to “limited emergency services” amid signs of a potential COVID-19 outbreak at the downtown combined courts building.
WASHINGTON — The vote to renominate President Donald Trump is set to be conducted in private later this month, without members of the press present, a spokeswoman for the Republican National Convention said, citing the coronavirus.
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers reported progress on a huge coronavirus relief bill Saturday, as political pressure mounts to restore an expired $600-per-week supplemental unemployment benefit and send funding to help schools reopen.
Thousands of Colorado child care providers can receive grants of $1,000 or $3,000 under a new state program meant to help the child care sector survive the financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Parents rallied in Castle Rock on Friday, calling for Douglas County schools to fully reopen this school year, a week after the county school district announced it would operate on a "hybrid" model alternating between online and in-person learning to start the 2020-21 school year.
The number of childhood vaccinations during the COVID-19 pandemic has dropped by nearly a fifth in Colorado, potentially putting the state at risk for another public health crisis, state health officials warned Friday.
An argument over social distancing Friday led to a fistfight in a Colorado Springs Walmart between two women, one of whom was arrested for assault, police said.
El Paso County will roll back the number of people allowed to gather indoors because of a steady increase of COVID-19 cases during the past several weeks.
Another month passes. The coronavirus pandemic marches on. And Americans struggling amid the economic fallout once again have to worry as their next rent checks come due Aug. 1.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration defended on Friday the handling of the city’s coronavirus response for individuals experiencing homelessness, and revealed that it would take a doubling of citywide infections over a two-week period for things to be deemed “concerning.”
WASHINGTON — Once a coronavirus vaccine is approved as safe and effective, Americans should have widespread access within a reasonable time, Dr. Anthony Fauci assured lawmakers Friday.
The Colorado National Guard announced on Thursday that it had assisted with testing 20,000 individuals for COVID-19 to date, with a presence in 28 counties and 34 cities.
Colorado county and municipal leaders are formally asking the state's congressional delegation to help out struggling local budgets in the next stimulus package.
Attorney General Phil Weiser has issued a cease-and-desist order against Live Entertainment, run by promoter Carlos Barkleys of Vail, to prevent the company from hosting any more large gatherings in Colorado that exceed state orders limiting the size of outdoor events.
Denver Clerk and Recorder Paul D. López has asked U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner to include additional funding for election administration in an upcoming coronavirus relief bill to augment the $400 million Congress already allocated.
ATLANTA — Herman Cain, former Republican presidential candidate and former CEO of a major pizza chain who went on to become an ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, has died of complications from the coronavirus. He was 74.
Eight student athletes at Colorado State University have tested positive for COVID-19 and nine more are awaiting results, CPR reported on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy shrank at a dizzying 32.9% annual rate in the April-June quarter — by far the worst quarterly plunge ever — when the viral outbreak shut down businesses, throwing tens of millions out of work and sending unemployment surging to 14.7%, the government said Thursday.
WASHINGTON — More than 1.4 million laid-off Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, further evidence of the devastation the coronavirus outbreak has unleashed on the U.S. economy.
Montgomery, who started the conservative organization with Charlie Kirk, above, died at the age of 80 from complications of the coronavirus.
Jefferson County is expanding face mask requirements to include public outdoor spaces, in addition to Gov. Jared Polis' state order which requires face masks for all indoor public spaces, according to Jefferson County's Public Health website.
A hearing in Denver District Court on Wednesday could determine whether two executive orders — a "last call for alcohol" at 10 p.m. and limits on how many patrons a restaurant can host — will remain in place.
Denver Public Schools will hold classes in the new school year remotely at least through Oct. 16, and district officials are still working with public health officials on a framework that would allow students to return to the classroom.
Douglas County’s commissioners on Tuesday approved the use of $3 million in federal coronavirus aid for testing and contact tracing as the county, like Colorado generally, has seen an elevated number of cases.
Colorado's seven-day average of coronavirus cases hit an all-time high Sunday, besting the previous peak in late April, by more than 50 cases.
Colorado's children had one of the higher flu vaccination rates among all states heading into the pandemic, but COVID-19 could disrupt the historical level this year, a new analysis cautions.