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Tri-County Health urges masks in schools, indoor settings

Stopping short of requiring masks in schools and other indoor places, the public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties recommends wearing masks in those areas.
Linda Shapley

Veteran Colorado journalist Linda Shapley named Colorado Community Media publisher

The new owners of Colorado Community Media have named Linda Shapley the news company's publisher.
The Parasol Patrol shielding AUMC churchgoers from the protest.

Parasol Patrol shields Arvada churchgoers from homophobic picket

Members of the Arvada United Methodist Church congregation attended services and enjoyed an ice cream social in the Church’s courtyard on July 25, just as they might on any given Sunday. To many …
Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Brian McKnight hosts an Active Threat Awareness Training class in Highlands Ranch on July 28.

Learning to be a survivor in the face of a threat

Going into survivor mode or slipping into a victim mentality can make a big difference in the face of a threat posed at school, work, a shopping center or elsewhere. Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy …
Elbert County recall petitioners at a booth set up off of Delbert Road on July 28. From left: Kahl Forington, Chuck Boyd and Susan Rudman.

Recall effort targets all 3 Elbert County commissioners

Some residents of western Elbert County have launched a petition effort in support of recalling all three county commissioners — Rick Pettitt, Christopher Richardson and Grant Thayer. In a lengthy …
Yvette Gunther, 99, stays active in the community, attending a senior fitness class every weekday.

Countdown to 100: Highlands Ranch exercise class and a special party mark 99th birthday

At 99, Yvette Gunther is not slowing down. Instead, she is driving herself to a daily senior fitness class, enjoying life and planning for a 100th birthday celebration at Highlands Ranch Mansion next …
Yul Moldauer will compete at the Olympic games in Tokyo.

Denver metro area Olympic athletes

The Summer Olympic Games taking place now in Tokyo features quite a few familiar faces for friends and family across the Denver metro area. Here are a few of the skilled and dedicated athletes that …
Steve Schaefer stands inside Meyer Hardware on July 22.

After 76 years, Golden's Meyer Hardware is closing its doors

Steve Schaefer has never known a day without Meyer Hardware. His grandfather, Joe Meyer, purchased the store he would rename after himself in 1945, several years before Steve was even born. But …
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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 …
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Molly Jansen, the chairperson of the body that evaluates judges’ performance in Adams and Broomfield counties, resigned from her post early this month after learning that her law license would be …
U.S. 6 over Loveland Pass is expected to be closed for much of today and probably longer due to a mudslide late yesterday near A-Basin.    Alternate route is Interstate 70/Eisenhower …
Talbott's Cider Company used to package its hard cider mimosas in colorful cans purchased for 12 cents each from a Westminster supplier. But a monthslong supply crunch has forced the Palisade cidery …
From its humble beginnings to today being able to boast the most state-of-the-art facilities, the Denver Zoo has quite the story. Here is a timeline with just some of the …
Life
More than 20,000 ink and paper moths cover the walls of the Denver Botanic Gardens' Freyer Gallery in the exhibit “Cross-Pollination: The Moth Migration Project,” an immersive installation by …
The Denver Zoo has been hosting visitors for the past 125 years, making it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Colorado Community Media visited the Denver Zoo on July 21 to find out …
Recently, my coworker exclaimed, “you can never have too many penstemons in your yard.” I would agree. Species of this genus display showy spikes of brightly-colored, bilateral flowers high above …
In late June, the History Colorado museum opened a small but potent new show celebrating the Five Points neighborhood — Denver’s famous pre-war jazz mecca and center of Black middleclass life. …
Sports
Skyview High School got a 50-50 split of appeals to its classifications for boys and girls basketball for the two-year cycle that begins in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities …
Prairie View High School’s boys and girls basketball teams are going to play in the state’s newest classification starting in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities …
New Highlands Ranch football coach Jason Shumaker wants to bring stability back and push the program forward. Shumaker, who has been part of the football programs at Louisiana Tech, Utah State, Saint …
Dylan Everett and Colin Young have been working on fine-tuning their golf games this summer. Everett and Young are among the 10 boys from Colorado in the 16-18 division and six Colorado girls who …
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