The state originally planned to open vaccine distribution to all adults by mid-April. The decision to move the date up comes as Colorado is expected to receive increased inoculation supply and the number of coronavirus variants continues to grow.
The Colorado Department of Transportation is asking elementary students to come up with worthy monikers for a contest, which runs through March 26. To help with the brainstorming process, the 5280 team had some suggestions.
Until last month, it was unlawful for more than two unrelated people to reside in a single-family home in Denver—even if the rule wasn’t widely known. Will adjusting the ordinance change the character of the Mile High City?
This past weekend, UCHealth administered nearly 10,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Coloradans ages 70 and up in a parking lot near Coors Field. Could the event provide a playbook for future large-scale inoculation efforts?
From our healthcare system to doomscrolling, here are some of the tough lessons Coloradans learned since the novel coronavirus showed up last year—and how they’ll affect how our state operates moving forward.
One of former President Donald Trump’s final acts as commander-in-chief was to announce that the headquarters for the military operation would be relocated from Colorado Springs to Huntsville, Alabama—a move that Colorado’s congressional delegation is now challenging.
The gun-loving, conspiracy-theory-spouting congresswoman from Western Colorado has been in office for just over two weeks. But calls for her to resign, including a petition signed by more than 32,000 Coloradans, are growing by the day.
Moments after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time, the Colorado congressman spoke with 5280 about what this historic week has been like for him and his colleagues.
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.