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Colorado outpaces national self-response rate for 2020 Census

Colorado outpaces national self-response rate for 2020 Census

To date, 65.2% of Colorado households have responded to the 2020 Census.
Structure fire near Lyons

Structure fire near Lyons

Lyons Fire Department in conjunction with the Boulder County Sheriff's Office is investigating the cause and origin of the fire.  There is nothing suspicious at this time.
Flood recovery efforts continue, making better home for wildlife

Flood recovery efforts continue, making better home for wildlife

As part of the county’s effort to rebound from the floods, Boulder County commissioners last year approved spending nearly $10 million on the Lake 4, West Lake and A-Frame dam rehabilitation project.
Polis makes new appointments to Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

Polis makes new appointments to Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission

"These new appointees will build upon the progress the volunteer commission has made thus far, and the professionalization of these roles is an important step for streamlining the process and increasing regulatory efficiency in Colorado.”
Is your neighborhood raising your coronavirus risk? Redlining decades ago set communities up for greater danger

Is your neighborhood raising your coronavirus risk? Redlining decades ago set communities up for greater danger

America is at a crossroads, and cities can embrace this opportunity to address health disparities.
Boulder County reports spike in COVID cases in past week

Boulder County reports spike in COVID cases in past week

The majority, but not all, of new cases are among college-age people living in the University Hill neighborhood in Boulder. Some of those newly infected report recent out-of-state travel as well as attending large gatherings in Boulder, according to the health department.
Colorado to relax social, business coronavirus restrictions

Colorado to relax social, business coronavirus restrictions

Local health agencies are free to determine public safety for COVID-19 under new phase, Protect Your Neighbor.
Colorado lawmakers advance broad police accountability bill

Colorado lawmakers advance broad police accountability bill

The bill bans the use of chokeholds and bars police from aiming tear gas or rubber bullets at protesters' heads, pelvises or backs. Many protesters in Denver were struck and injured by the non-lethal pellets during protests over Floyd's death. 
Colorado reaches $2.2 billion in total unemployment payments

Colorado reaches $2.2 billion in total unemployment payments

Some 12,941 people filed unemployment claims during the week ending June 6 — slightly higher than 12,149 claims filed the previous week.
Colorado House OKs bill to increase low vaccination rates

Colorado House OKs bill to increase low vaccination rates

The 40-24 vote sends the bill, long sought by Democrats, to the Senate, which on Thursday will vote on an amended version that allows those who oppose vaccinations to try to put a repeal measure on the 2022 ballot. If that occurs and a repeal fails, the law would go into effect in 2023.