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Denver protest over George Floyd's death leads to confrontation

Colorado Community Media staff report A demonstration in downtown Denver late Thursday over a death of a black man at the hands of police in Minneapolis evolved into a melee, with gunshots, … more

Former Broncos player arrested after shots fired

Douglas County saw two shootings over the weekend, with one resulting in a death and another ending in the arrest of a former Denver Broncos player, according to the sheriff's office. Early Saturday, … more

Denver clerk and recorder: Furlough days conflict with election cycle

Denver's top elections official sent a letter Friday to Mayor Michael Hancock, saying three of the five days identified as mandatory furlough days for Denver’s city employees are in conflict with the 2020 election calendar. more

From the mountains of Vail to audience’s homes

One of the most challenging things about attending the annual Vail Film Festival is spending your time inside a movie theater when you’re in such a beautiful mountain town. That won’t be a … more

Centennial Airport re-files legal action against FAA over flight-paths project

Just before the federal government implemented a plan in March to reroute airplane traffic in the Denver metro area, Centennial Airport and local governments filed legal action asking a court to … more

Project to house homeless in Capitol Hill moves forward

There are many people in the Denver area who are employed, but still struggle to afford any sort of housing. “It's even more unaffordable to those earning only minimum wage,” said Blaine Newby, … more

Cultural institutions offer virtual visits

Have you ever stared at the paint on your walls so long you start to see the works of timeless paintings in the splotches? That's starting to happen to me — I think there's a portion of Raphael's … more

Help protect historic structures from the couch

For the last decade, HistoriCorps — founded in Denver and now based in Morrison — has been striving to protect the historic buildings that keep the stories of our country alive from disrepair, … more

Denver metro area arts go online

Town Hall Arts Center in Littleton was just about to start its spring kids’ classes when the arrival of COVID-19 changed everything. “Once that all came apart, I, like everybody else, sort of sat … more

Denver extends stay-at-home order

The City of Denver will extend the stay-at-home order until May 8, according to a news release. Mayor Michael B. Hancock made the decision in consultation with metro-area mayors, he said on Twitter. … more

Polis 'optimistic' but not certain about schools re-opening in August

Gov. Jared Polis said he expects in-person classes to resume at the state's schools in the fall, but acknowledged that it isn't certain. more

Kirkland Museum places chair exhibit online

Pull Up a Chair” is a new exhibit at the Kirkland Museum, available online. Stacey Johnson of Littleton is media contact. “The title is a nod to our current stay-at-home orders,” she says. The … more

Denver Public Schools keeps students fed during remote learning

Though students aren't physically going to school right now, Denver Public Schools' yellow buses can still be seen serving young people around town. But the buses aren't filled with kids — they're … more

Colorado Symphony commits to #PlayOn

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been relying on music something fierce to keep me sane and calm(ish) during this time in quarantine. And despite the fact that we can’t go out to see their … more

In Denver, lights glow with appreciation

When the clock reached 8 p.m., people across the nation howled in unity from their balconies, front lawns and back yards. In that moment, first responders everywhere flipped their public safety … more

Museum exhibit awaits end of shutdown order

Works by two famous American artists, Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington, are presently exhibited at the Denver Art Museum through June 7. The two were contemporaries and famous in their day, but … more

Denver extends stay-at-home order to April 30

Mayor Michael B. Hancock announced the City of Denver's stay-at-home order is extended until April 30, according to an April 6 news release. The order — which allows residents to leave home for … more

Denver metro area school districts close for the school year

As Colorado braces for the COVID-19 peak to hit, 14 Denver metro area school districts jointly announced they will remain closed to in-person learning for the remainder of the school year. … more

With gatherings prohibited, two options for funeral services: livestream or postpone

While losing a loved one at any time is difficult, planning a funeral has been made even more complicated as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to halt gatherings. With the statewide stay-at-home … more

Watch movies and support Denver Film simultaneously

While we’re all stuck indoors protecting ourselves and others from COVID-19, many will be streaming some of the movies we might’ve missed recently. But if you’re itching to see something new … more
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