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STEM shooting suspect makes court appearance

The adult suspect in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting case appeared in court for one of his final hearings before going to trial this spring. During the April 9 pre-trial conference in Castle …

Patients skipping care worries physicians

Scientists, doctors, and the world are starting to come to grips with the direct and indirect impacts the COVID-19 pandemic had on the healthcare system. That impact is not being measured by the …

Finding cancer care during COVID

While the rest of the world was being told to stay home and delay medical care in the spring of 2020, Littleton-area resident Suzi McCumber was searching for a place to perform a recommended biopsy. …

High school, college students reflect on a year of COVID

During the year of COVID, elementary school students may remember it as the year they did not go to school and spent a lot of time at home. However, for high school and college students, it will be a …
Tri-County Health Department is partnering with Douglas County as the county searches for a new way to deliver public health services.

Tri-County board approves one-month extension to dial

The Tri-County Health Department's board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state's dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas …

Douglas County School Board approves first-ever equity policy

The Douglas County School Board has adopted its first-ever equity policy. Directors passed the policy on March 23 after making minor adjustments from first reading, including the removal of a line …

Mental health experts, school district respond to shooting tragedy

Waves of shock and grief rippled through Colorado on March 22 as a mass shooting left 10 people dead, including Boulder police officer Eric Talley. The incident unfolded less than one week after …
From left, Douglas County commissioners George Teal, Lora Thomas and Abe Laydon listen to residents speaking during public comment March 9.

Douglas County commissioners choose new board of health member

Douglas County has a new board of health member after the county commissioners made the appointment final during a March 9 meeting. Dr. Linda Fielding, a radiologist and associate professor at the …
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 …

Colorado 'dial 3.0' makes big step toward reopening, moves many counties to green

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News
Roughly two weeks following the start of full, in-person learning at Douglas County secondary schools, the health department temporarily shut down one high school amid multiple outbreaks in its …
The Douglas County School Board has narrowed an applicant pool of more than 100 superintendent hopefuls down to four finalists, board President David Ray announced during the April 6 board …
The local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties amended its mask-wearing order to remove the requirement that masks be worn in outdoor public spaces, the agency announced in …
It wasn’t long after residents learned about the proposed Uplands development when they gathered at the Irving Street Library in July 2019 to form a local activist group, Save the Farm. Twenty …
Life
It is likely that most residents here unknowingly have some of Carol and Tom Newsom’s artwork in their homes. If by some odd chance their art isn’t in your home, then you’ve seen …
The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a …
People have been feeling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for more than a year. These impacts include — but are not limited to — feelings of disconnection and isolation. It is important to …
One of the few good news stories to come out of Hollywood in 2020 is the continuing recognition of the contributions women make to the film industry. There’s still a lot of work to do to achieve …
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 …
 Riverdale Ridge High School’s Cayden Mazurek waded through all the things that go with recruiting, and he did so through an ongoing …
There could be more, not less games for students participating in the so-called Season D sports …
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