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by Douglas and Adams counties to opt out of a requirement for masks in schools, the Tri-County Health Department repealed the ability of counties to opt out of its public health … more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

Tri-County Health to consider school mask requirement

Two weeks after the local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties stopped short of requiring masks in schools, the agency announced that it plans to consider issuing some type … more

Englewood appoints new police chief

Englewood Police Chief John Collins has announced his retirement from the force after 43 years of service, making way for Sam Watson, the city’s deputy police chief, to take over beginning Aug. … more

Englewood lifts E. Coli water warning; says residents should flush faucets, appliances

Englewood has lifted the boil-water advisory it had issued in response to a positive E. coli test earlier in the week, the city announced just before noon on Aug. 6. more

Cherry Creek School District 'strongly encourages' but doesn't require masks

After concerns about the Delta coronavirus variant drove new federal guidelines for mask-wearing indoors for all people in certain areas — regardless of vaccination status — the Cherry Creek … more

Ex-Englewood councilman's racoon encounter causes stir

A former Englewood city councilmember injured and killed a raccoon after the animal attacked his dog, according to his account of the incident that left one nearby resident concerned enough to call … more

Teen found guilty in killing of Centennial student

The trial of a teen suspected of fatally shooting a Cherokee Trail High School student in Centennial began with the prosecution displaying social media messages that appear to show him admitting … more

Colorado's COVID powers remain despite 'health emergency' announcement

In early July, Gov. Jared Polis' office issued a news release that said: “Governor Polis Ends COVID-19 Health Emergency Order.” Following that statement, Colorado state Senate Republicans … more

DA Kellner's office announces data transparency effort

The district attorney for much of the south Denver metro area says his jurisdiction — the 18th Judicial District — is the first in Colorado to unveil an online, interactive “data dashboard,” … more

Critical race theory debated at Cherry Creek school board meeting

An outcry heard in states around the nation reached the Cherry Creek School District when officials discussed changes to the district's social studies curriculum at a meeting where some community … more

Federal court dismisses Centennial Airport’s challenge on Denver Metroplex flight paths

In what may serve as an anticlimactic end to a years-long dispute between metro Denver governments and the Federal Aviation Administration, a federal court has dismissed Centennial Airport’s … more

‘Communal experience’ of movie theaters returns in Colorado

After long stretches of staying closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s major movie theater chains reopened locations in recent months. And with capacity restrictions on businesses now … more

Colorado lifts COVID capacity restrictions for large indoor crowds

A month and a half after Colorado let its “dial” of coronavirus restrictions expire, the state has also lifted capacity restrictions on large indoor gatherings, a limit that remained after the … more

Improved water safety could save lives: 5 things to know

Here’s something parents might not know: Drowning is responsible for more deaths among children aged 1-4 than any other cause except congenital anomalies, or birth defects. “Drowning doesn’t … more

Male infertility treatment company opens in Douglas County

When a couple looks to get pregnant, the standard recommendation for a woman younger than 35 is to try for a year without getting evaluated for fertility issues, a Douglas County doctor says. But if … more

Plane emergencies have varied causes, Centennial Airport says

When two planes collided in midair over the Cherry Creek State Park area near a neighborhood just north of Centennial, one plane deployed a parachute and came down in an open field. The second plane … more

Colorado ends mask rule for many indoor spaces

After 10 months of living under a statewide mask order, Coloradans saw a major step toward ending the requirement to wear masks in public spaces announced by Gov. Jared Polis, who made a point of … more

As Denver metro counties move to 'level clear,' virus not done taking toll

The era of metro Denver residents talking about “the dial” might be over for good now that several metro counties have lifted local restrictions and moved to what they call “level clear,” … more

Metro Denver school districts ask Colorado to end quarantine rules

A coalition of Denver metro-area school districts sent a letter to the state public-health department, saying it's “time to eliminate mandatory COVID quarantines in Colorado's schools.” … more
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