Between COVID-19, a crazy election, and uncontrollable wildfires, 2020 didn’t produce much good news. But that doesn’t mean nothing positive happened. Here, we rounded up 10 heart-warming pieces the 5280 team produced this year.
From COVID-19 to increased scrutiny, there was no shortage of things that made it difficult to operate an election in 2020. But with the help of a few pandemic-friendly tweaks, Colorado’s existing system proved it was up to the task.
Fifteen Colorado counties are moving to a revised Level Red by Friday, triggering new restrictions like a ban on indoor dining and personal gatherings, an 8 p.m. last call, and additional capacity limits on gyms. This is the last stop on the way to another stay-at-home order.
In addition to the presidential and Senate races, Coloradans will vote on 11 statewide ballot measures this November. From the reintroduction of gray wolves to changes to property taxes and more, here’s what you need to know.