Coping with COVID-19 around Elbert County

When Liz Alvarez, who lives in Meadow Station, first heard about the novel coronavirus coming to Colorado, she immediately went to Broomfield, where her mother, Nydia, was living in a retirement …

Elizabeth Stampede canceled due to COVID-19

For the first time since World War II, the Elizabeth Stampede has been canceled this year, out of an abundance of caution and respect for the health of the community. “On behalf of the Elizabeth …

Elizabeth restaurant does what it can

BJ and Jesse Hutchinson, owners of Bernie's Kitchen in Elizabeth, said they have had an outpouring of support from the community since they were forced to close their dining room amid the COVID-19 …

Realignment begins on County Road 13

Residents in Elizabeth and Elbert County are all too familiar with the skewed traffic pattern where roads “dogleg” along Highway 86, creating two T intersections at County Road 13 and Elizabeth …

Colorado extends statewide school closure through April 30

Gov. Jared Polis extended Colorado's statewide school closure through April 30, lining up with federal social distancing guidelines that the White House extended to the end of the month. Polis' …

Secretary of state sets up remote notary process

Following an executive order, the Colorado Secretary of State's Office has set up a process that will allow access to notary services without in-person contact.  “Stopping the spread of COVID-19 …

Bobbie Jo Dodson and her fiance, Trent Stein, were forced to reschedule their March 28 wedding because of COVID-19 closures.

Wedding bells falling silent as COVID-19 disrupts plans, industry

Bobbie Jo Dodson waited to reschedule her wedding, clinging to hope she and her fiancé could enjoy some semblance of the event they spent a year planning, until the choice to reschedule was no …
Coming Attractions

Watch movies and support Denver Film simultaneously

While we’re all stuck indoors protecting ourselves and others from COVID-19, many will be streaming some of the movies we might’ve missed recently. But if you’re itching to see something new …
Coming Attractions

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 …
Bikers zip by under the East Arapahoe Road bridge last summer at the Cherry Creek Trail, along the Centennial city border.

Look outdoors for boredom cure

Haven’t left the house in several days? Looking to get out, hopefully, sans crowds? As communities throughout the nation ban gatherings of 10 or more and urge people to practice social distancing …
The colossal 1888 Roosevelt pipe organ at Denver’s Trinity United Methodist Church is “one of the monuments of organ building in the West,” said organist Norm Sutphin.

Pipe organs speak with majesty

Outside Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Denver, the din of the city roars. But inside the old church, a stone anachronism in a canyon of steel and glass, there is silence. Organist Norm …

‘Barefoot in the Park’ is iconic crowd-pleaser

Lights go up on an empty apartment in an old brownstone on East 48th Street in New York City. It’s February 1963. Only the kitchen is furnished. A restless young woman enters and stuffs things into …
Sonya Ellingboe
Sonya's Sampler

Denver Gay Men’s Chorus to sing at college

The Denver Gay Mens Chorus, directed by James Knapp, will perform Iconic African American Pop Music at 8 p.m. on March 18 at the Waring Theatre at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, …
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Voices

Letter to the editor: Thank you for article

Thank you for article My heart lifted when I saw the altar at St. Thomas More in the paper. My daughter was married there and my grandchildren received their sacraments there. I must make one …
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

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