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Omicron variant detected in Arapahoe County woman

The omicron COVID-19 variant has been detected in Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis announced Thursday. “The case was identified in an adult female resident of Arapahoe County who had recently … more

Masks not perfect, but do help, says Tri-County Health chief

His local public-health department has issued another mask-wearing mandate for two metro-Denver counties with nearly 1.2 million people. Even so, John Douglas doesn't hesitate to admit that masks … more

Not many white hats these days

It’s a national crisis, according to Karissa Niehoff, the executive director of the National Federation of High Schools. “It” is the shortage of officials to work high-school games. The problem … more

Two dead with gunshot wounds in crashed vehicle in Centennial area

Two people were found dead with gunshot wounds in a crashed vehicle in a parking lot near Geddes Avenue and Havana Street in the central Centennial area, according to the Arapahoe County … more

Shooting threat at Eaglecrest High School investigated; deemed not serious

Authorities say there was no validity behind a gun threat at Eaglecrest High School or allegations that a gun was seen. more

Douglas County contracts with local company for COVID-19 services

Douglas County will now receive some of its COVID-19 services from a company based in Castle Pines after the commissioners approved a $1.5 million contract today. more

Election Results 2021: Centennial City Council races see partisan undercurrent

Centennial voters chose a new city councilmember in the west end of the city, favoring Robyn Carnes by a large margin, and they stuck with an incumbent councilmember in the east, Marlo Alston, in a … more

Sale of Casa Bonita complete

On Nov. 2, a bankruptcy judge approved the sale of Casa Bonita to Trey Parker and Matt Stone, creators of the animated “South Park” television series. The sale’s approval came just days after a … more

Election Results 2021: Englewood downtown authority scores a finance win

An effort to economically boost Englewood's CityCenter, its traditional Broadway downtown and its cluster of hospitals and medical facilities took a step toward getting fully underway when voters in … more

Metro Denver health officials urge mask wearing amid COVID surge

With Colorado's number of COVID-19 hospitalizations now higher than it was at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic’s first wave in the state in spring 2020, health officials are again urging residents to wear masks in public. more

Littleton Museum is hopping for holidays

The Littleton Museum at 6028 S. Gallup St. will welcome adults and children now and through the holidays with exhibits inside and out on the farm: art, animals, “The Secret Life of Clothes” and … more

Centennial City Council vote is ahead on SouthGlenn redevelopment plans

Nearly three years after plans to redevelop Centennial’s flagship shopping center met the public eye, the city council will decide whether to approve changes to dramatically reshape The Streets at … more

A holiday JAAMM that celebrates all arts

So often festival experiences are centered around a particular kind of creation - film, music, books, etc. The JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center’s 14th annual Neustadt Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies … more

Election Results 2021: Centennial chooses city leaders; Alston ahead in close District 4 race

Centennial residents selected leaders of their city government in the election that ended Tuesday. At least one council race remained too close to call as the evening wore on. more

Election Results 2021: Arapahoe County voters show big support for outdoor funds

By a better than 3-1 margin in unofficial election returns, Arapahoe County voters favored continuing to fund the county’s open spaces, trails and parks with the extension of a 0.25-cent sales and use tax that is already in place. more

Election Results 2021: Voters elect 3 candidates to Littleton school board

Early returns in the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education election showed the board's only incumbent leading the pack, and a candidate who focused heavily on his opposition to critical race theory was running last.  more

Election Results 2021: Bates, Allan lead in Cherry Creek school board race

Two candidates who joined forces in their race for Cherry Creek school board --  incumbent Kelly Bates  and Kristin Allan -- jumped to wide leads Tuesday night in the 2021 election. more

Cross country: Colorado titles decided in Springs

Riley Stewart of Cherry Creek High School won another Class 5A girls individual cross country title and Tanner Brown of Parker-area school Chaparral captured his first 5A boys championship on Oct. 30 … more

End of Tri-County Health Department may not be so certain, leaders say

The formal bonds that hold the public-health partnership among Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties together may be loosening, but the complete demise of the Tri-County Health Department, which has served them for decades, may be less certain than it has appeared. more

Tri-County Health plans to hand over COVID-19 services to Douglas County

Officials of Douglas County’s new health department and the Tri-County Health Department are discussing how to transition various COVID-19 services from Tri-County's administration to Dougco after a Tri-County official called a county order on mask wearing and quarantines "greatly concerning." more
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