“Blizzard warning” issued with 10 inches of snow, 60 mile per hour wind possible in parts of Colorado


Winter weather is making a wild return in early spring across parts of Colorado. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning until noon for areas along the northeast and east-central plains. Wind gusts reaching up to 60 mph and moderate to heavy snow of up to 10 inches falling Saturday will likely create […]

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Colorado scientists adjust to new pace under the coronavirus


DENVER (AP) — COVID-19 has launched an unprecedented scope of businesses requiring remote work. However, some jobs just can’t be done remotely. In Colorado’s academic world, there’s a class of workers deemed essential and required to continue work on college campuses. At Colorado State University in Fort Collins, there’s the expected, like a group of […]

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Mountain hospitals “in good shape” with absence of tourists


FRISCO, Colo. (AP) — The absence of tourists has meant lower-than usual patient numbers in hospitals in Colorado’s mountain communities, which is good news for staffing and supply levels in an area seeing a disproportionately high number of coronavirus cases. The reduction in patients has been attributed to the closure of ski areas, which are […]

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“This is not a vacation,” Governor Polis warns residents to take ‘stay-at-home’ order seriously


“This is not a vacation,” Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said Friday in warning the state’s residents to take seriously the 2-day-old, stay-at-home order he issued in the face of a mounting coronavirus pandemic. The order, issued Wednesday, requires residents to stay at home except for critical activities such as doing what is deemed to be […]

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Car crashes 450 feet off mountain road in Colorado


A car crashed 150 yards down an embankment on Old Stage Road in Colorado Springs Friday evening, according to the Colorado Springs Fire Department. One person, who firefighters described as being in “stable” was pulled up with a “rope system.” Firefighters did not immediately say what led to the crash or where on Old State […]

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Colorado distilleries shift to making essential product during nationwide shortage


Distillers are emerging as heroes during these stressful days, and not just because they’re helping people take the edge off. In response to a nationwide shortage of hand sanitizer amid the coronavirus outbreak, Colorado distilleries such as Lee Spirits in Monument felt “compelled to help,” says co-owner Ian Lee. “I would say we were flabbergasted […]

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Boulder county trails draw unsafe crowding following statewide stay-at-home order


Coloradans can still enjoy walking, running, hiking, biking, nordic skiing, and snowshoeing without violating the statewide ‘stay-at-home’ order issued by Gov. Jared Polis through April 11 – but with travel being limited to critical activities only such as grocery shopping, medical appointments, and outdoor recreation, crowds of people are flocking to the parks and trails. […]

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31 dead as confirmed COVID-19 cases grow by hundreds in Colorado


In the most recent update from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), it has been reported that 1,734 cases of COVID-19 have been detected in Colorado. This is an additional 304 cases compared to yesterday. Prior days, the following number of cases were added in the daily report: 344 cases yesterday; 174 cases […]

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Colorado soldiers deploy to Washington state to join battle against invisible enemy: coronavirus


About 200 soldiers with Fort Carson’s 627th Hospital Center departed Colorado Springs on Friday for Washington state, where they’ll join the battle against an invisible enemy: coronavirus. The troops will establish a tent hospital somewhere in the state — just where is uncertain, as the unit is awaiting instructions from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, […]

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Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival announces rescheduled date


The wine will flow in Manitou Springs, only a little later in the summer than previously planned. The Manitou Springs Colorado Wine Festival, originally scheduled for June 6, was rescheduled to July 25 due to COVID-19. The annual event will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Manitou’s Memorial Park. Pre-sale tickets will […]

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