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Colorado stay-at-home order likely to extend past April 11

Colorado's steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19 appear to be paying off, but the statewide stay-at-home order will likely be extended past its initial expiration date of April 11, Gov. Jared Polis … more

Douglas County School District dives into remote education

On March 24, Ava Bray was excited to work on school assignments after the Douglas County School District's spring break ended — and even more excited to be doing so from Florida. The 7-year-old was … more

Stay-at-home orders create crisis for those without home

Brandy Sims just wants to take a shower. “A woman wants to keep clean,” said Sims, 41. “I'd go without food if I could just wash my hair.” She and her husband have been sleeping in their car … more

Arapahoe County sheriff's deputy tests positive for COVID-19

An Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office deputy has tested positive for COVID-19, the office announced in a March 27 news release. “The deputy is being supported and resources are available to the … more

Major disaster declaration approved for Colorado

The federal government approved a major disaster declaration for the effects of COVID-19 in Colorado, the governor's office announced March 28. The declaration allows Colorado to receive assistance … more

Two Centennial councilmembers recover after testing positive for COVID-19

Centennial City Councilmember Kathy Turley and one of her colleagues on council tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by a widespread coronavirus, sending at least some of their fellow … more

Englewood launches grant program for small businesses

Grants of up to $2,000 are available to qualifying small businesses in Englewood that have been hurt by the COVID-19 shutdowns. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the City of Englewood has developed … more

'Food will come here … no matter what'

Parker food banks have seen an increase in demand since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Denver area, and are preparing for greater demand to come. Southeast Community Outreach Cares (SECOR) has seen at … more

Castle Rock hospital prepares for escalation of COVID-19

Jon Massey, the director of acute care services at Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, has worked within the Centura Health network for 22 years. Watching the COVID-19 pandemic unfold is unlike anything … more

GOP state senators criticize Polis on stay-at-home order

Nearly the entire list of state Senate Republicans signed a letter to Gov. Jared Polis that criticized Colorado's statewide stay-at-home order aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, arguing that … more

Littleton Adventist doctor:'This is far beyond the flu'

As the number of COVID-19 infections ramps up, Littleton Adventist Hospital is bracing for the impact. “This isn't a sprint, it's a marathon,” said Dr. Mark Elliott, the president of medical … more

Swedish Medical Center gears up for surge in COVID-19

Swedish Medical Center Emergency Medical Director Dylan Luyten wears multiple hats for the Englewood hospital. Luyten, who has been with Swedish since 2003, works both clinically and administratively … more

Elizabeth Stampede canceled due to COVID-19

For the first time since World War II, the Elizabeth Stampede has been canceled this year, out of an abundance of caution and respect for the health of the community. “On behalf of the Elizabeth … more

Distilleries lend a hand to meet demand

Around the time a national increase in COVID-19 cases began leading to product shortages, Spring44 Distilling in Loveland planned to make one highly demanded product — hand sanitizer — on-site. … more

Legislators urge Douglas County commissioners to cancel Tri-County Health contract

In a letter addressed to the Douglas County commissioners, state legislators representing the community have urged the board to end its contract with the Tri-County Health Department after the agency … more

COVID-19 pushes Arapahoe County jail to lower inmate count

Arapahoe County is working to keep its jail population down in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the facility, Sheriff Tyler Brown said. There were no known cases of COVID-19 in the jail … more

Online classes begin at Cherry Creek School District amid COVID-19 school closure

The head of Cherry Creek School District didn't mince words when he outlined the district's transition to online class, as schools across the Denver metro area remained closed due to concerns about … more

State warns of scammers exploiting COVID-19

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold is warning Coloradans to beware of possible charity scams during the COVID-19 public health crisis and is offering guidance for safe giving to those impacted … more

RTD approves plan to reduce services starting April 19

Service changes originally planned for May, along with a service-reduction plan to address COVID-19, were approved March 24 by the Regional Transportation District's Board of Directors. According to … more

Highlands Ranch neighborhood hosts driveway chalk event

Westridge Meadows residents showed off their creative side March 25 during a driveway chalk festival organized by a neighbor. Residents of the Highlands Ranch neighborhood were invited to spend time … more
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