Denver Post: Castle Rock restaurant that defied public health order in May closes permanently two months later

Denver Post: Castle Rock restaurant that defied public health order in May closes permanently two months later. “A Castle Rock restaurant that became a lightning rod in the debate over personal freedom during the coronavirus shutdown has closed permanently. C&C Breakfast and Korean Kitchen lasted just two months — though it remained closed for one of those — after its owners defied public health orders and re-opened their business during the shutdown in an effort to save it.”

U-turn: Denver reverts to virtual learning to start the school year (Chalkbeat Colorado)

Chalkbeat Colorado: U-turn: Denver reverts to virtual learning to start the school year. “Denver Public Schools is changing course again on whether to reopen schools next month: The district on Friday said it will now start the school year remotely. Coronavirus cases are on the rise in Colorado, and both teachers and parents expressed serious concerns about students returning to school in person.”

Summit Daily (Colorado): Polis announces interactive COVID-19 model

Summit Daily (Colorado): Polis announces interactive COVID-19 model. “The website… lets people play epidemiologist by changing various scenarios to see how the state would be able to handle the virus. On the website, people can drag sliders with various metrics, including the number of people under 65 social distancing, the proportion of the population that wears a mask and how quickly contacts are successfully traced after a case report. The website then shows the viewer a graph detailing the number of estimated non-ICU hospitalizations, critical care hospitalization and deaths.”

A Window to History: Exploring Colorado’s College Newspapers (Colorado Virtual Library)

Colorado Virtual Library: A Window to History: Exploring Colorado’s College Newspapers. “College newspapers occupy a sweet spot in the world of newspapers. The freedom their creators have, unlike most traditional newspapers, means that college papers are sometimes lighthearted or humorous in tone. What is always true is that they are a key insight into the history of a certain time and place. The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) recently digitized numerous college titles, thanks to participation from Fort Lewis College (FLC) and the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). “

Colorado Travel Office: Colorado Tourism Office Spotlights State’s 26 Scenic And Historic Byways Through New Microsite

Colorado Travel Office: Colorado Tourism Office Spotlights State’s 26 Scenic And Historic Byways Through New Microsite. “Colorado has the most America’s Byways® – the highest designation a byway can receive – of any state in the nation. A newly-launched microsite developed by the CTO features each of the 26 byways with a collection of traveler resources including an overview video, travel itinerary, trip tips, side-trip recommendations and a photo slideshow.”

9News: Polis announces map tool to help find coronavirus testing sites in Colorado

9News: Polis announces map tool to help find coronavirus testing sites in Colorado. “Gov. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) announced a new tool to help with COVID-19 testing across the state as part of his update Monday at the state Capitol on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The state has launched a map that locates sites that offer testing for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.”

KKTV: New website for Colorado business owners breaks down best practices for when and how to open back up

KKTV: New website for Colorado business owners breaks down best practices for when and how to open back up. “The governor’s office is hoping to clear up any confusion for business owners and residents across the state with a new website. Click here for the safer at home website. The website covers a variety of questions and provides resources for a number of business owners.” This article also links to information on Colorado businesses that are still open.

Jay Inslee: Inslee announces Colorado & Nevada will join Washington, Oregon & California in Western States Pact

Jay Inslee, Washington Governor: Inslee announces Colorado & Nevada will join Washington, Oregon & California in Western States Pact. “Gov. Jay Inslee announced today that Colorado Governor Jared Polis and Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak are joining Washington, Oregon and California in the Western States Pact — a working group of Western state governors with a shared vision for modifying stay at home orders and fighting COVID-19.”

ABC 7 Denver: New website aims to be a one-stop shop for Coloradans to find jobs and services

ABC 7 Denver: New website aims to be a one-stop shop for Coloradans to find jobs and services. “On Monday, technology company Bitwise Industries and the Kapor Center launched a new website for Coloradans to find jobs and connect to other vital services. Onward Colorado is described as a one-stop shop for those who have lost their jobs due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The site provides information and links to resources including job postings, food assistance, childcare, and housing.”

Out There Colorado: Crowding at Colorado’s Front Range parks and trails tracked by new website

Out There Colorado: Crowding at Colorado’s Front Range parks and trails tracked by new website. “Analytical as they are, Connor McCormick and his friends from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs took their own dive into data before the coronavirus outbreak swept the nation. ‘We were watching the graphs and doing the math,’ McCormick said. ‘We started thinking, “This is gonna be really bad.”‘ Entrepreneurial as the 20-somethings are — having secured hundreds of thousands of dollars in investments on past projects — they started thinking of something people could use. They thought of their favorite parks and open spaces, again rightly predicting trails would be overrun.”

KDVR: New website tracks coronavirus cases in Colorado; statewide total now at 183

KDVR: New website tracks coronavirus cases in Colorado; statewide total now at 183. “The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment launched a new website Tuesday with information about coronavirus cases in the state. The CDPHE also said the current number of confirmed positive cases in Colorado is now 183.”

Gazette: Despite new transparency law, state’s online lobbying database incapable of basic search functions; state refuses to provide data

Gazette: Despite new transparency law, state’s online lobbying database incapable of basic search functions; state refuses to provide data. “The Colorado Secretary of State is required by law to provide public access to online lobbyist disclosures. Even though the online system allows the public to search for lobbyists and lobbying activity reports using the name of the client, the search results omit some filings. It’s impossible to find even the Secretary of State’s lobbyist or their lobbying activity reports using the agency’s system that way — without already knowing the name of the lobbyist.”

9News: You can use Colorado’s new search tool to see the oil and gas flowlines under your neighborhood

9News: You can use Colorado’s new search tool to see the oil and gas flowlines under your neighborhood. “What’s underground in Colorado is now being revealed through a searchable oil and gas map online. The location of oil and gas lines underground is being added to a geographic information systems (GIS) database maintained by the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. That means the public can search for the pipes that connect oil and gas wells.”