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Douglas County wants to reopen pools, playgrounds, event centers

On the heels of getting state permission to reopen restaurants, gyms and houses of worship with restrictions, Douglas County Commissioners are preparing several new variance requests to submit to … more

In digital form, Vail Film Festival connects audiences and stories

During the COVID-19 quarantine, most of us have become exceedingly comfortable with foregoing the movie theater experience and streaming films from our couch. As familiar as that’s becoming, it’s … more

Reigniting creativity at the Arvada Center

As we enter the post-quarantine world, there are a vast array of jobs, industries and organizations that are going to need help coming back to life. The arts are certainly on this list, and the … more

Vote to split United Methodist Church postponed

This May, the United Methodist Church was slated to end 50 years of disagreement over the role of LGBTQ people in the church. But because of the pandemic, which postponed a scheduled vote to … more

Colorado restaurants can open limited dine-in service May 27

A long-awaited step in Colorado's relaxation of social distancing requirements arrived Monday, May 25, when Gov. Jared Polis announced that restaurants will be able to open for limited in-person … more

Douglas County gets OK to re-open restaurants, churches, Park Meadows

Colorado's top public-health official has agreed to allow the immediate limited re-opening of indoor operations at restaurants across Douglas County as well as houses of worship, gyms and Park Meadows. more

Catholic churches begin holding limited in-person services

Parishioners of St. Mark Catholic Church in Highlands Ranch lined up for Mass the weekend of May 16 for the first time in months. They wore masks, stood significantly spaced apart and prepared for an … more

Colorado officials defend reporting of COVID-19 death toll

After a Colorado lawmaker questioned the state’s reporting of how many Coloradans have died from COVID-19, Gov. Jared Polis said he was frustrated with the discrepancy as well. When Polis found out … more

Colorado COVID-19 testing eligibility expands to all with symptoms

After months of limits on who can undergo testing to detect COVID-19 — along with test-supply shortages that also stood in Coloradans' way — the state announced that test capacity has grown to … more

Parker allows expanded outside seating at restaurants

The Town of Parker issued an emergency ordinance allowing restaurants and bars to temporarily expand their outdoor seating areas to serve more customers while adhering to social distancing guidelines. more

Elbert County takes health rules into its own hands

The Elbert County Board of County Commissioners has voted unanimously to allow graduation ceremonies for Simla, Kiowa and Elizabeth high schools, and to allow houses of worship to resume in-person … more

A change of art: Creative souls face challenges amid pandemic in Colorado

Whatever an artist's gig is, it likely was turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic's arrival in Colorado. more

Douglas County jail protocol pushes back against COVID-19

Capt. Darren Weekly with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has had some sleepless nights since the COVID-19 pandemic began. As the man charged with overseeing the Douglas County jail, he’s in … more

Colorado lawmaker accuses agency of falsifying death certificates

A Douglas County legislator has requested that the district attorney investigate the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, accusing the agency of illegally changing death … more

Waiting on the water

Swimming-pool operators in the Denver metro area say they are waiting on guidelines from local and state health departments to determine if, when and how they should reopen this season — but if … more

Alleged Tri-County vandal has history of attention-seeking

The man police say repeatedly vandalized Tri-County Health Department's Aurora offices and threatened staff over the COVID-19 shutdowns has a long history of attention-seeking behavior. more

Colorado legislative leader Neville defends defiant Castle Rock eatery

A masked Colorado House Minority Leader Patrick Neville walked up to the front of Castle Rock restaurant C&C Coffee and Kitchen on May 12 and taped a $20 bill to the business' window. more

Castle Rock business draws crowd against public health orders (VIDEO)

A Castle Rock restaurant reopened its doors to full dine-in service May 10, allowing dozens of customers inside despite public health orders put in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic. more

Bagpipers inspire hope through song

Alone in a field at the edge of the Cottonwood subdivision in Parker, firefighter Dave Carrigan stood tall and stiff as he played his bagpipes. The sun started to set April 22 at about 7:46 p.m. As … more

Help protect historic structures from the couch

For the last decade, HistoriCorps — founded in Denver and now based in Morrison — has been striving to protect the historic buildings that keep the stories of our country alive from disrepair, … more
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