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Tri-County Health Department extends mask order 'for duration of the pandemic'

Tri-County Health Department will extend its public health order requiring mask-wearing in public spaces "for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic," the agency announced in an Oct. 20 news … more

Help for polio survivors facing new challenges

Polio. The mere mention of the word can conjure images of stricken children, sometimes with painful metal braces on their limbs. Or perhaps it evokes a terrifying contraption called an iron lung, … more

A place for art and creativity in Englewood

It's tough to say exactly what Carousel Emporium is. Is it an antique shop? A makerspace? A consignment shop? An art gallery? A community gathering place? How about all of the above? Daneen and Bob … more

Man tormented Black hotel guests repeatedly, police say

By the time Douglas Murphy was arrested for allegedly tormenting a Black family staying at a south Littleton hotel by threatening them with a gun and using racist language, he had been on the radar … more

STEM School Highlands Ranch teacher wins $100,000 award

A teacher at STEM School Highlands Ranch is one of three grand prize winners from a pool of 600 applicants to win a $100,000 award from the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools prize program. Engineering … more

Leader of human trafficking ring sentenced to 304 years

The leader of a human trafficking and forgery ring was sentenced to 304 years in prison by a Douglas County District Court judge, the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said. Chauncey Price, … more

Littleton Public Schools mental health study complicated by pandemic

Last year, sociology professor Dr. Anna Mueller and her colleagues embarked on a study of how young people's social connections relate to suicide prevention, planning to focus on a couple normal … more

Tri-County Health Department extends mask order 'for duration of the pandemic'

New social distancing restrictions for Adams and Arapahoe counties, announced on Oct. 16, marked the first public health orders Tri-County Health Department has issued since its order on mask-wearing … more

Tri-County issues public health orders for Arapahoe, Adams counties as COVID-19 cases spike

In what could be a preview of restrictions to come, Tri-County Health Department announced a public health order for Arapahoe and Adams counties that moves up the last call for alcohol and tightens … more

Spaceman Guitars flying high in Lakewood

On a stretch of West Colfax, nestled between a phone store and a Kava bar, is a little guitar shop that you may have never noticed. But if you love music, play guitar or simply want to while away … more

Streets at SouthGlenn to bet on more housing amid retail headwinds

Centennial’s flagship shopping development, one that faces big potential changes in coming years, already has a storied past. The land where The Streets at SouthGlenn outdoor mall sits was … more

Food bank breaks down barriers to assistance

Step right up, don’t be shy. One of the Denver metro area’s largest food banks, Integrated Family Community Services, says it has done all it can to remove barriers to receiving food and other … more

Frightful nights still on at Haunted Mansion

Sure, a lot of traditions are on hold this year, but fortunately the Reinke Bros. Haunted Mansion isn’t one of them. The epic haunted house is one of just a handful operating in the Denver metro … more

Much hinges on LPS tax vote

With ballots out and Election Day looming, volunteers are going all-out for Ballot Issue 4C, which would raise property taxes in a bid to stave off major cuts to Littleton Public Schools. “We need … more

Downtown development guidelines approved by council

Littleton City Council passed a variety of new land use codes affecting development in downtown on Oct. 6, a big but ultimately temporary step in a long-term effort to overhaul how Littleton … more

Much hinges on LPS tax vote

With ballots out and Election Day looming, volunteers are going all-out for Ballot Issue 4C, which would raise property taxes in a bid to stave off major cuts to Littleton Public … more

Big trucks and big thanks in Highlands Ranch and Littleton

Older people's faces lit up with childlike glee on Oct. 4 as dozens of fire trucks and hot rods rolled through the Wind Crest senior living community in Highlands Ranch. From there, the vintage … more

Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas counties at risk of tighter restrictions amid rise in virus cases

On the heels of their first notably sustained increases in rates of new COVID-19 cases since July, Adams, Arapahoe, and Douglas counties must slow the spread or face tighter restrictions, a news … more

Race for 18th Judicial District Attorney hits boiling point

Tensions in the hotly contested race for 18th Judicial District Attorney have hit a boiling point amid allegations of racism, lies and political ambushes. A heated confrontation unfolded Oct. 5 … more

Mural of Kendrick Castillo unveiled in downtown Denver

A mural of Kendrick Castillo, the 18-year-old student killed in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting, has been unveiled in downtown Denver. The mural, showing Kendrick in a suit and tie, is … more
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