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Some Denver metro counties qualify for Colorado's new, eased COVID rules

Colorado released another round of new social-distancing rules, updating the state’s current “safer-at-home” policy to raise the cap on personal gatherings and event crowds for counties that … more

Chamber celebration offers COVID options

The 2020 version annual gala hosted by the Westminster Chamber of Commerce will try to take individual concerns about COVID-19 into account later this month. “It’s going to be a hybrid — part … more

Claim that only '6%' of COVID-19 deaths are due to virus misinterprets data

The notion widely shared on social media that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reduced the U.S. COVID-19 death count by 94% — from nearly 154,000 down to just over 9,000 — … more

Colorado to release new 'safer-at-home' COVID-19 framework

The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment has announced plans to release an updated framework for the state's COVID-19 social-distancing policy that would make counties automatically … more

‘Twice as Less Not Perfect’ aims for connection

One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these … more

Your money's no good here

In March, as the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic washed over the nation, Jennifer Lisiecki of Denver posted on Facebook that she was available to provide child care for friends. Soon, as grocery … more

Jefferson County files lawsuit against Bandimere over rally

Jefferson County Public Health is taking Bandimere Speedway back to court after the speedway held a rally opposing COVID-19 public health orders that JCPH says violated those orders. The lawsuit, … more

Walls can talk — From COVID-19 to Black Lives Matter, street art thriving in the Denver area

When Denver muralist Austin Zucchini-Fowler came up with the idea to create a mural depicting an angel-winged nurse in a fighter’s stance wearing boxing gloves last April, he did not imagine the … more

Westminster won’t turn to cannabis for financial woes

If Westminster is facing a COVID-19 bred financial crisis, City Councilors said they’re not sure that allowing cannabis sales is the right answer. Westminster staff brought proposals to the … more

On-line or in person, Westminster students go back to school

Some 8,700 Westminster students returned to the classroom Aug. 20, some online and most in person. “It’s been a great day, and we’ve been all over the district,” Dr. Pam Swanson, … more

Denver area dance teachers learn to think on their feet

Instructors at the Parker Dance Academy are getting better at using their words. Studio director Lexie Steinhauser has danced and taught dance for years. But even she struggled when it came to … more

Douglas County school's 6th grade in quarantine after positive COVID-19 test

Sixth-grade students and teachers at Sand Creek Elementary School in Highlands Ranch are under quarantine for two weeks after someone in the grade tested positive for COVID-19. more

Colorado ends pause on COVID-19 variance applications for some counties

In mid-July, Colorado began what was to be a two-week pause on accepting any new applications for variances — waivers that allow counties to tweak the state's restrictions on activities and … more

Colorado cracks down on large events but not protests

Colorado officials in recent weeks took enforcement action against events that threatened to overrun the state's limits on crowd sizes, but the crackdown called attention to the lack of similar … more

Recalling that squirrel in the box

Covid 19 has educators facing a serious risk to the health and safety of their students and themselves. As a retired teacher after 46 years in the classroom, I now have the privilege of being a … more

I had COVID-19 and it was mentally challenging

July 29 was the 10th day I had been feeling sick with COVID-19, and by that time, I had all the symptoms you’ve read or heard about. I had a fever. I could feel myself losing my breath if I did … more

Jeffco COVID-19 case numbers look better ahead of Labor Day

Jefferson County’s new COVID-19 case numbers are again under the threshold for the county to keep its variance from the state’s safer-at-home order. On Tuesday, Aug. 11, Jefferson County Public … more

Jeffco trials resume with precautions and an unprecedented backlog

On Aug. 3, prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges alike returned to the Jefferson County courthouse for the first jury trials in nearly five months to find a court system that, like the community … more

15,000th Arvada milk bank donor on a journey to save her daughters

After 36 years, the Mothers’ Milk Bank, an Arvada-based nonprofit program of the Rocky Mountain Children’s Health Foundation that provides breast milk to premature and sick babies, received … more

COVID-19 testing: Important, say officials, but is it free?

More than half a year after COVID-19 emerged as a major threat to Coloradans, a big question remains surrounding a key element in the war against the disease: testing, and whether it should be free. more
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