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 …

Littleton's Main Street gears up for al fresco evenings

Littleton’s slate of summer festivals may have been canceled this year to contain the spread of COVID-19, but there could still be fun downtown events on the horizon.

South Dakota hotelier received 3 Littleton city grants, records show

Out of 60 business recovery grants that the City of Littleton gave in early May to business owners affected by the COVID-19 shutdowns, three went to a South Dakota-based company that owns three chain …

IFCS food bank 'feeding the masses' despite plunging food donations

With tens of thousands of Denver-area residents out of work amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Integrated Family Community Services, one of the area's largest food banks, has seen its client load skyrocket. …

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 …

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 …

News

Castle Rock coffee shop files lawsuit over shutdown

The Castle Rock restaurant that drew national attention for opening to in-person dining on Mother's Day in defiance of state and public health orders is suing the governor along with state and local …

Life

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 …

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Sports

Wrestling club grapples with virus restrictions

Aiden Cartwright would rather be wrestling with a teammate at practice, but since all wrestling has been shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, he's turned toward other options. Cartwright is a …

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WINNING WORDS

Hope and encouragement by only sharing the good stuff

Very early on as we became reliant on computers and technology, software engineers and people in the information technology world quickly recognized that the value of the data being fed into the …
QUIET DESPERATION

Channel-surfing once was an exercise in mobility

Eugene Polley, the inventor of the first wireless remote control for television, died on May 12, 2012, at the age of 96. His wife found him in the family room between the couch cushions. High on just …

How to be perfect in a pandemic

I woke up this morning, before my alarm, to the loud clanking sound of construction equipment. Now, I don't live on a busy street. In fact, I live in the back end of a usually quiet townhome complex …

Fight or flight — or better, stick to the plan

There are a lot of lessons to be learned from COVID-19, but now I am just sounding like my mother. Who wants to talk about lessons when I am going crazy, need to get out and socialize and do anything …
Quiet Desperation

What’s the bad word? The gall’s in your court

I am accepting nominations for the first annual Like It Or Not List of Banished Words from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness. My list shamelessly but gratefully …
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