Tri-County Health issues COVID-19 school mask order for kids 2 through 11
In a much-anticipated decision, the local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties decided it will require masks for all children aged 2 to 11 years old.

Spaceport area plans up for future discussions

Adams County commissioners signed off on the bulk of the plan for a sub-district around the Colorado Air and Spaceport but said they need more time to consider its plans. The reason is the planned …

Westminster’s Hatz returns from Paralympics with three top-10 finishes

Beatriz Hatz finished the busy part of her summer in a foreign land.  The Westminster resident was among the athletes who participated in the Paralympic Games in Tokyo. She took sixth in the …

Sports
Skyview High School got a 50-50 split of appeals to its classifications for boys and girls basketball for the two-year cycle that begins in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities …
THORNTON -- If anyone thought Riverdale Ridge's softball team might lose a step this season, a second guess might be forthcoming. The Ravens, who advanced to the state 4A quarterfinals a year ago, …
Loveland outslugged the Warriors 17-14 in Frederick Sept. 18. The two teams combined for 25 runs over the last 2 1/2 innings of the game. Bella Hewitt had two hits and drove in four runs. Ali …
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Littleton police officer hospitalized after being shot multiple times

A Littleton police officer has been hospitalized after he was shot multiple times shortly before midnight on Monday. 

Life

Climber reaches for dream

When Colin Duffy first laid eyes on an indoor climbing wall, he was only 3 years old.  The colorful holds drew his attention and he begged his parents to let him give the sport a try. By 7, he was …

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Winning Words

Opinion: Adding experience to life’s greatest teachers

This column is dedicated to all the wonderful and committed teachers in our communities. Before the pandemic began, they already had my deepest respect. So, a big shout-out to each teacher in my life …
Linda Newell

Opinion: Can we really prevent suicide? Maybe

It’s no secret that Colorado has one of the highest suicide rates in the nation. But what remains elusive is why and what we can do about it to truly make a significant difference. As the former …
A crowd gathers at the twin memorial fountains at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan, New York, as twin blue beacons pierce the night sky on Sept. 11, 2017.

Something to remember on 9/11 anniversary

One beautiful fall morning, we all realized how trivial all of our high dudgeon really was.
Financial Strategies

Opinion: Rounding third base as fourth quarter nears

The fourth quarter of the year begins soon. Investors are still on the edge of their seats concerned about potential tax law changes and any Federal Reserve policy that might spook the financial …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Opinion: Decaffeinate and de-escalate

On any given day I will usually have one or two cups of coffee in the morning. On those days where I have three or four, I feel a very palpable difference … I am wired.
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