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Skyview gets partial break in basketball reclassification

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 … more

Adams County to withdraw from Tri-County Health Department

The Adams County Commissioners will vote to begin the process to end its relationship with the Tri-County Health Department, according to a statement released Oct. 19.  According to the … more

The Arvada Center goes to the dogs

Most of us had more than a little help getting through the bleakest parts of the COVID-19 pandemic and for many that help came in the form of our canine friends. They’re not called man’s best … more

Tri-County Health services cover more than COVID

While much emphasis has been put on the COVID-19 work done by the Tri-County Health Department, the agency also provide dozens of unrelated, often unnoticed services that impact the daily lives of … more

Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

Arapahoe, Adams may leave Tri-County Health Department after Douglas split

Following the announcement by Douglas County that it plans to form its own health department soon, Arapahoe County confirmed that Arapahoe and Adams counties had also been contemplating splitting … more

Processing the pandemic through art

Colorado artist Ana María Hernando hopes that her piece in the “Americas COVID-19 Memorial” helps people feel that they are not alone. “The pandemic has been an enormous event for all of … more

Douglas County commissioners vote to form their own public health department

Douglas County commissioners have unanimously voted to form their own health department and board of health, formally splitting from the Tri-County Health Department after 55 years.  more

Tri-County Health mandates masks for all students, removes ability for counties to opt out

Undoing decisions by Douglas and Adams counties to opt out of a requirement for masks in schools, the Tri-County Health Department repealed the ability of counties to opt out of its public health … more

PHOTOS: Crowd protests Tri-County Health school mask order in Arapahoe County

A crowd of several dozen protesters cheered in response to honks from passing vehicles while holding up signs that read, “Choice not mandate!" and "I don't co-parent with the government" during … more

27J changes mask policy after contentious board meeting

The 27J Schools board of education was one of the first school boards in Adams County’s districts to meet after county commissioners voted to opt out the Tri-County Health Department’s mask order … more

Vulnerable: How our cities are addressing homelessness

As we know, the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the world including all 50 states in America to varying degrees. Starting in February/March of 2020, we quickly learned the importance of getting tested … more

A local protest over public health guidelines a little less local

A day after hundreds of people gathered at the Adams County Government Center to protest a Tri-County Health Department mandate, about two dozen people met at Tri-County’s office in Westminster for … more

Arapahoe, Douglas, Adams counties see school COVID-19 outbreaks

School settings in Douglas, Arapahoe and Adams counties saw 15 confirmed coronavirus outbreaks starting in August, according to the local public health agency that serves those counties. “What we … more

Tri-County Health to 'reconsider' opt-out policy, mask mandate in another meeting

In yet another twist for school mask policy in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties, the local public health agency will hold another meeting about its mask order. more

Fashion and the arts combine at Factory Five Five

One of the many things people learned during the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic is the importance of the arts. So many turned to them, regardless of the medium or mode, for a sense of relief or a … more

Adams County opts out of Tri-County mask order

The Adams County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 on Tuesday to opt out of a Tri-County Health Department order that requires masks for kids ages 2 to 11 in indoor school and child-care settings.  … more

Adams County opts out of Tri-County students mask order

The Adams County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 on Tuesday to opt out of a Tri-County Health Department order to require masks for kids ages 2 to 11 in schools and childcare centers. The vote … more

Adams County school districts & parents respond to mask guidance

More Adams County school districts are responding to new mask guidance for younger students, leading some parents to respond angrily. Adams 12 Five Star Schools decided to require masks for … more

Opinion: I’m mad and it feels so good

Doesn’t it just drive you crazy when someone tells you to “calm down” or “just be positive”? Right when you have that deep frustration or anger inside of you bubbling up and someone tries … more
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