Students will not return to Littleton Public Schools classrooms this semester
Littleton Public Schools will not have on-campus classes for the remainder of the school year, the district announced on April 3, joining a wave of other Denver-metro area school districts that will …
Cherry Creek Schools will remain closed for rest of school year
Cherry Creek School District, along with districts across the Denver metro area, will remain closed to in-person classes for the remainder of the school year, districts announced in a joint letter …
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Polis urges Coloradans to wear cloth masks in public

Gov. Jared Polis wants Colorado “converting to a mask culture.” That's how the governor put it during a news conference where he urged Coloradans to wear face coverings any time they go out of …

Stay-at-home orders create crisis for those without home

Brandy Sims just wants to take a shower. “A woman wants to keep clean,” said Sims, 41. “I'd go without food if I could just wash my hair.” She and her husband have been sleeping in their car …

Littleton Public Schools to expand free meals for kids program

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Littleton Public Schools will keep feeding hungry kids. The district will keep providing grab-and-go breakfasts for anyone under 18 at no charge for the foreseeable …

Mental health and COVID-19: Practice kindness, connect with others, journal

With a global pandemic closing schools, businesses, entire communities and threatening people's livelihoods in addition to their health, it can be difficult to stifle the anxiety, stress and fear …

Two Centennial councilmembers recover after testing positive for COVID-19

Centennial City Councilmember Kathy Turley and one of her colleagues on council tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by a widespread coronavirus, sending at least some of their fellow …

COVID-19 means homebound seniors lose personal touch during Meals on Wheels dropoffs

Hundreds of homebound seniors and people with disabilities in the south metro area are losing a regular source of human contact this week, as Nourish Meals on Wheels transitions to a no-interaction …

News

More than 1,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Tri-County's jurisdiction

As of April 3, Tri-County Health Department's combined jurisdiction had 1,042 reported cases of COVID-19. Arapahoe County accounted for 501 cases, followed by Adams County with 285 and Douglas County …

Life

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 …

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Sports

Spring activities on hold in bid to keep kids safe

Nobody should blame Rhonda Blanford-Green if she feels overwhelmed, stressed, anxious or pressured these days. These are common thoughts for people who have to make tough decisions. Blanford-Green is …

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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 …
Norton
Winning Words

Patience and diligence as we find missing pieces of puzzle

Have you ever put together a jigsaw puzzle? If you have, you know exactly what it feels like to be working through it and then finally finding that one piece of the puzzle that had haunted you for …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

There’s no reason we can’t have a little fun

It’s springtime in the Rockies. Try to keep that in mind. It may not be anyone’s idea of an ideal spring, but it’s the only one we’re going to have this year. A year that’s only three …
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