Columbus Day

  • Governor Polis asks older residents to be safe, stay out of the high country
  • Gunnison County sees first confirmed cases of COVID-19
  • Pitkin County has the largest outbreak cluster of COVID-19 in Aspen
  • Cases of Alzheimer's in state going up, many doctors unqualified to diagnose it
  • If Governor Polis agrees, Columbus Day will be renamed Frances Cabrini Day
  • Parks and Wildlife offering free help applying for big game hunting licenses

  • Parks and Wildlife to hold Delta meeting about mountain lion management plan
  • State's waterways kept free of invasive mussels due to inspection program
  • Bill that would outlaw discrimination against hair styles moves through state house
  • Movement to end Columbus Day in Colorado again gathers momentum
  • Bill in US Congress would give wilderness protection to land in three states

This year's Columbus Day holiday will have a slightly different, more Native flavor in the city of Seattle. Thanks to a unanimous vote this summer by the city council, the federal holiday will now be known by a different name: Indigenous Peoples' Day.