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How metro Denver school districts differ on COVID-19 mask rules

Colorado's public-health department released new K-12 school COVID-19 guidelines in late July, but the new guidance “does not constitute statewide requirements,” a state news release … more

Many Englewood residents told to boil water after positive E. coli test

Many Englewood residents need to boil water before using it to avoid potential E. coli infection, the city announced on the afternoon of Aug. 4. The city issued a boil water advisory for … 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

Englewood Schools to require masks indoors, vaccinated or not, as classes begin

Englewood Schools will require the wearing of masks by all students, visitors and staff inside its schools this fall, regardless of whether a person is vaccinated for COVID-19 or not. more

Paying respects to the unknown in Castle Rock

Three people, including two newborn infants, were laid to rest with dignity thanks to the efforts of Douglas County Coroner Jill Romann and the compassion shown by several businesses and … more

Centennial gas-station shooting suspect set for trial

The man suspected in the fatal shooting of a gas-station clerk in a robbery in November in west Centennial pleaded not guilty and is scheduled to go on trial in early 2022. Samuel Birch, who is in … more

Centennial allows more drive-thrus on University Boulevard, changes development standards

Nearly 30% of the vehicles that travel along the University Boulevard corridor each day do not stop or start their drive in Centennial, instead rolling through the city as “pass-through” traffic, … more

Cherry Creek School District to make mask announcement in early August

As 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 spotlight turned to … more

Miniature golf is what you make it

Whether it’s quality time with the family, date night or visiting with friends, miniature golf is flexible enough to fit any framework. Players described how miniature golf can be as casual or as … 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

Meet the new State Historian

For a lot of children, books about magical worlds and bigger than life adventures are the best way to spend their time. But when she was young, Dr. Nicki Gonzales immersed herself in the chronicles … more

Cherry Creek buys thousands of computers for students

As remote learning came to define the pandemic for students in Colorado, Cherry Creek School District loaned students nearly 7,000 laptop devices in spring 2020 and followed that with 6,500 … more

Unvaccinated Coloradans drive rise in COVID as school looms

With the new school year only weeks away, Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties are seeing the signs of an upswing in rates of new COVID-19 cases, according to a news release from Tri-County Health … more

Centennial's Streets at SouthGlenn redevelopment plan submitted

A crowd of more than 100 came to the empty former Sears at Centennial’s flagship shopping center in a March 2019 meeting that placed redevelopment plans in the public eye — and in August 2020, … more

Political map tour to redraw congressional districts comes to Englewood

Some south-metro residents argued against splitting Englewood into two state Senate districts — and asked not to separate part of Englewood from Sheridan — during an open meeting where members of … more

Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted … 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 wildfires are year-round danger

State climate experts and local fire officials along the Front Range say wildfire season no longer has an end as heat, low moisture and other factors have created a year-round problem. Russ … 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

Congressional map splits Parker; town objects

The Town of Parker is hoping to be made whole again after a preliminary congressional redistricting map proposes splitting the community between two members of Congress. more
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