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Skyview gets partial break in basketball reclassification

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 … more

Littleton district plans near-normal schooling

Living through a pandemic has been stressful on students. Robert Reichardt, president of the Littleton Public Schools board, points out that students' mental and physical health — as well as … more

Masks optional for Adams 12 and 27J, but required for Westminster

Adams 12 Five Star Schools and 27J Schools will not require students to wear masks indoors this coming semester, but Westminster Public Schools will. All three districts will not require students … more

Cherry Creek School District to make mask announcement in early August

As concerns about the Delta coronavirus variant drove new federal guidelines for mask-wearing indoors for all people in certain areas — regardless of vaccination status — the spotlight turned to … more

Jeffco Public Schools to require in-school masking for ages 3-11

Jeffco Public Schools students will still be seeing their fair share of masks once they return to classrooms this fall. In fact, up through 12 years of age (around sixth grade), student masks will be … more

Pandemic risk not over, Tri-County Health Department chief says

Several Denver metro counties are now operating in what they call “level clear” in local dial policies, generally with no local coronavirus restrictions — and that’s likely to continue unless … more

Unvaccinated Coloradans drive rise in COVID as school looms

With the new school year only weeks away, Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties are seeing the signs of an upswing in rates of new COVID-19 cases, according to a news release from Tri-County Health … more

Douglas County seeks volunteers to advise on public health

Nine Douglas County residents will have the opportunity to help shape the way public health services look in the community after commissioners formed a Public Health Advisory Committee during a July … more

Anyone else slow about moving on to freedom?

Have you been feeling a bit anxious lately? You'd think as the pandemic starts to wane (in our area) and restrictions begin to be lifted, that I'd be feeling great about the potential of reentering … more

Colorado's COVID powers remain despite 'health emergency' announcement

In early July, Gov. Jared Polis' office issued a news release that said: “Governor Polis Ends COVID-19 Health Emergency Order.” Following that statement, Colorado state Senate Republicans … more

Douglas County seeks volunteers to advise on public health

Nine Douglas County residents will have the opportunity to help shape the way public health services look in the community after commissioners formed a Public Health Advisory Committee during a July … more

McNichols Civic Center reopens with MLB-themed exhibits

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the curators behind galleries all over town found the loss of their spaces just as devastating as the artists. Shanna Shelby, curator of exhibitions with the City and … more

Low-cost internet available for those in need amid pandemic

A strong, reliable internet signal may be more important than ever amid the coronavirus pandemic, but internet service isn’t a sure thing for every household. The federal agency that regulates … more

Voting for Americas COVID-19 Memorial closes July 18

July 18 is the last day to vote on the artwork submitted for the "Americas COVID-19 Memorial," a project of the Denver-based Biennial of the Americas festival. The Americas COVID-19 Memorial is “an … more

Colorado lifts rules for masks, quarantines, outbreaks in schools

In yet another major lifting of state-imposed coronavirus restrictions, Colorado released an updated public health order that removes mask requirements for schools and repeals the mandate for school … more

Who you calling belligerent and quick to take offense?

My friend, Mark, and his girlfriend, Deborah, have tickets for a vacation in Hawaii. Sounds great. But the timing isn’t. The tickets were a gift, he told me, and arrangements began before all of … more

Colorado lifts many COVID restrictions for schools

In yet another major lifting of state-imposed coronavirus restrictions, Colorado released an updated public health order that removes mask requirements for schools and repeals the mandate for school … more

Stand up for children

According to data found by the Denver Children’s Advocacy Center (DCAC), one out of four girls and one out of six boys will be abused before their 18th birthday. “Child Abuse and neglect happens, … more

Resources for small businesses on the road to recovery

Small business owners in Colorado and across the country are slowly but surely regaining their footing after a uniquely challenging year. In metro Denver, growing consumer confidence has contributed … more

Putting women playwrights in the spotlight

Susan Lyles loves to see a play come to life. Everything about it — “from the page to the stage,” she said. Lyles is the executive director of the And Toto too Theatre Company, which is a … more
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