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Colorado leaders react to Biden inauguration

Colorado officials on Wednesday marked the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, with Democrats offering messages of congratulations and conveying determination to …
Sarah Tuneberg, whose home address was shared online, poses for a portrait on her front porch.

Doxxing by Parker man caused fear for woman, family

All it took was the ring of a doorbell for Sarah Tuneberg’s 10-year-old son to burst into tears. The tension in the Denver home had already felt palpable as Tuneberg was grappling with how to keep …

Thornton City Council unexpectedly fires city attorney

Thornton City Council terminated City Attorney Luis Corchado on a narrow 5 to 4 vote at a Jan. 19 special meeting. The reasons for Corchado’s termination are mostly unknown, except for hints …

Roxborough man charged in connection with Capitol insurrection

A Roxborough-area man is facing federal charges after allegedly participating in the insurrection inside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6. Patrick Montgomery, 48, faces one charge of …
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State legislator ‘surprised’ to find Trump supporters behind Capitol violence

A state legislator who publicly called into question whether it was truly supporters of the president who stormed the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 now acknowledges that most of the people who have been …
The Backcountry Wilderness Wheat is on draft and in cans at Living the Dream Brewing Company, located near the Chatfield Reservoir.

Living the Dream brewery makes beer benefitting backcountry

The staff at Living the Dream Brewing Co. has developed a new beer, benefitting the Backcountry Wilderness Area in Highlands Ranch, that they hope is the perfect brew to enjoy during or after outdoor …
COVID-19: What you need to know
What you can do to protect yourself

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued the following recommendations to help the public avoid COVID-19. • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 …

First few counties move to "protect our neighbors" phase

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Commerce City police are trying to find a 44-year-old woman who’s been missing since Dec. 22. Laura Kay Lindquist, 44, stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds and has blonde hair and blue …
Arapahoe County's bomb squad retrieved a suspicious package from Englewood's Rotolo Park on Jan. 20, though police later said it was not an explosive device. A woman walking her dog called police …
His time helming Colorado’s largest judicial district began and ended with shootings that horrified the nation. Cases like those — the 2012 Aurora theater shooting and the STEM School Highlands …
Law enforcement agencies throughout the Denver metro area are making preparations to respond should any civil unrest accompany Jan. 20's presidential inauguration. In a statement posted last week on …
Top federal officials, including Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump, “spoke out of turn” and lied to Colorado and other states about an incoming influx of vaccines that didn't …
Life
Wood has proven to be one of the most reliable and dynamic materials humanity has made use of over the centuries. It has been employed to make everything from weapons and transportation to shelter …
History Colorado at 1200 Broadway in Denver is a wonderful spot for family (or individual) visits on a winter — or actually, any — day. Exhibits take you back to the state’s years-ago history …
As lights go up, young Monty D’Ysquith (Matt LaFontaine) has a visitor, a washerwoman — friend to his late mother — who informs him that he is ninth in line among the D’Ysquith heirs to the …
Hatch, Pueblo, Anaheim or an upstart from Greeley — Coloradans have differences of opinion on who grows green chiles best. But when it comes to the state’s love for the spicy fruit (yes, fruit), …
Sports
         In the week before Christmas, Brighton High School swimmer Jespyn Bishop made his list, checked it twice and decided McKendree University was more than nice enough for him to enroll.
There is to be a 2021 Colorado high school basketball season — although nothing is certain during the COVID-19 pandemic. Basketball practices for boys and girls were to begin on Jan. 18 and …
Ponderosa has been a dominant wrestling team in the south metro area and it seems like nothing will change this season. The Mustangs have won 24 of the past 26 Continental League dual meet titles and …
The state’s winter sports (ice hockey, skiing, girls swimming, wrestling boys and girls basketball and competitive spirit), now called “Season B” in the Colorado High School Activities Association’s vernacular, begin to play Monday, Jan. 25. Practice begins a week earlier.
On Edge: The impact of crises on mental health in Colorado

Heightened anxiety, depression test communities

On Denver’s west side, an elderly man had been managing his solitude just fine until the COVID-19 pandemic hit, taking with it what social life he had and leaving in its place a loneliness he had …

With family missing in war, her `mind is the hardest place to be'

Millete Birhanemaskel, a refugee, longtime Denver resident and businesswoman, grappled with 2020 as many others have: She tried to protect her family, her employees, her tenants from COVID's reach. …
They love each other. That should go without saying. They have, in fact, gone through hell and back for one another — and that was before 2020 rolled out its string of gut-twisting, sleep-depriving …
Dr. Patricia Westmoreland washes her hands 20 to 30 times each day she does rounds at the Medical Center of Aurora. That, she says, “doesn’t count sanitizing them who-knows-how-many times more” …
Eddie Kemm found the pool table early in the pandemic. It was the second one he had scouted after the governor’s order shut down the bars — including Kemm’s favorite pool hall — in late …
Until this year, Elizabeth Torres would not have called herself a particularly anxious person. Stressed, sure. Who wasn’t? Everyone has ups and downs. Torres was working a couple part-time jobs, …
EADS — “The Splotch,” as some here call the brown mark on the map they check weekly, is the color of scorched earth. Here in Kiowa County, farmers have always relied on whatever moisture …
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