Health officials answer COVID-19 questions

As five of the Front Range’s largest counties contemplated adopting a public health stay at home order, officials from Tri-County health went online to get good information about COVID-19 and …
Cities extend COVID-19 closures, cancellations

Saying that emergency services and City utilities would continue, City Councilors voted to extend a declaration of emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison signed an …

Schools working to take classwork online

It isn’t so easy to replicate a school day if the schools are closed for a whole series of days. “But we’ve had a few positive comments on our district Facebook page,” Oliver Grenham, chief …

Westminster
Getting the word out key for volunteer effort

Martha Heinz has managed to put together a platoon of do-gooders ready to help people quarantined by COVID-19. The thing is, nobody’s asking for help. “We have this army of people and they’re …

Our View
Community is key to battling COVID-19

Parents scrambling for child care options on the heels of temporary school closures. Store shelves without essential goods, including bread, eggs and toilet paper. Events and ball games canceled. …

News

How first responder agencies are adjusting to the pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, area first responder agencies are changing protocols and learning to cope with the new normal. Here's how some local sheriff's offices and fire departments are …

Life

Using the arts to make the best of isolation

Let's be honest — no one really knows what to say right now. We're currently living through a situation that the country hasn't faced on such a massive scale in a century. And even though we've …

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Sports

A mixture of youth and veterans have Legacy soccer excited for new season

Last year’s campaign for Legacy women’s soccer under six-year head coach Luke Meadows went exceptionally well, with 10-5-1 record and a 5A state playoff berth. Despite losing 11 seniors, the …

Voices
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Songs keep coming one day after another

Is your perception of time any different than it was a few months ago? For a while it seemed like I was having at least two birthdays every year. Now? Time has slowed down. Days are different. Weeks …
Norton
Winning Words

Minding our own business of the mind

“Mind your own business,” has probably never felt more literal than right now. With social distancing and sheltering in place orders, we are finding ourselves with a lot of time at home with our …
Jerry Healey

As always, we’re here for our communities

I am writing this column today from home. Like many of you, our office is closed. However, we are far from closed. All departments are operational remotely. Our reporters are covering your …
Work from home schooled: March 22, 2020

Editorial Cartoon for March 26

Norton
Winning Words

Patience and diligence as we find missing pieces of puzzle

Have you ever put together a jigsaw puzzle? If you have, you know exactly what it feels like to be working through it and then finally finding that one piece of the puzzle that had haunted you for …
Editorial Cartoon

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