No Visitors allowed in Colorado’s Gunnison County | Cononavirus Lockdown

KDVR Visitors are no longer allowed in Gunnison County under the county’s latest public health order. Violators could be jailed. In 1918, people in Gunnison dodged a flu pandemic by telling visitors to stay away. Now, the county is trying a similar technique to flatten its COVID-19 curve. “We do have a reputation to uphold from 1918, but ... we know the realities for us today,” said Joni Reynolds, Gunnison County public health director. “The reality is that we started this outbreak in G...
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Worst-case scenario: 33,200 Coloradans could die from COVID-19

KDVR For the first time since the coronavirus crisis began, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis laid out how much life-saving equipment the state's hospitals have and how much they might need to help COVID-19 patients in a worst-case scenario. Speaking Friday afternoon at the state's Emergency Operations Center in Centennial, Polis said as many has 33,200 people in Colorado could die from the coronavirus if the virus spreads rapidly and people don't follow the state's stay-at-home executive order. ...
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Colorado will be home to the new U.S. Space Force

Congress approved $148 million for the Consolidated Space Operations Facility. SPACE NEWS The Pentagon’s budget request for fiscal year 2021 includes $88 million to complete the construction of a Consolidated Space Operations Facility at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The CSOF was requested two years ago by the U.S. Air Force Space Command and U.S. Strategic Command to meet growing demands for secure facilities for military space operators and analysts from the intelligence community...
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4000 Troops to train in CO for ‘Raider Focus’

Nearly 650 vehicles will roll south from Colorado Springs next week in the biggest Army convoy seen in the Pikes Peak region in decades. By some accounts, it's the largest road convoy in Colorado since World War II. It will take more than 4,000 soldiers and more than 300 Stryker armored vehicles and other rigs from Fort Carson's 1st Brigade Combat Team to its Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site east of Trinidad for combat training. But the road trip, which runs May 26-30, has its own rewa...
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