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Pandemic strains Section 8 Housing program

Just over three years ago, Arvada resident Michael Gilbert’s life was turned upside-down after an unbelievable diagnosis — a tumor encasing part of his brain and most of his spine — and an even … more

Letter to the editor: Gardner should go

  Back in May, the House Democrats passed the HEROES Act which would continue the $600 per week unemployment past July for folks who have lost their job due to COVID-19.  Sadly, … more

Letter to the editor: Mask order lacks teeth

  The statewide mask mandate was a great step in protecting our state from COVID-19, but it lacks teeth. Employees at retail stores, fitness centers, and other businesses are often the … more

Sculpt yourself at Denver’s Sculpture Park

When exercising, location makes a big difference when it comes to how enjoyable the experience can be. Denver Arts & Venues knows this extremely well, as the department organizes the annual Yoga … more

Signs of recovery in Jefferson economy but challenges remain

There are signs Jefferson County’s economy is recovering from the depths it reached earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic, although several indicators suggest the county has a long way to go before … more

Jeffco Public Schools teacher's union in negotiations with district for 1% raise

The Jeffco teachers union, JCEA, is still working to negotiate a salary arrangement as part of its Collective Bargaining Agreement with Jeffco Public Schools. At the union’s recent bargaining … more

Union wants new Jeffco restart plan

Just two weeks before Jeffco’s 2020-2021 school year will begin, Jefferson County Education Association or JCEA, the local teachers union, plans to call on the district to change its process for … more

DU student is ‘climbing for a cause’

A University of Denver graduate student has found a way to combine her love of the outdoors with her passion for helping others. Brittney Woodrum, 27, is an ambassador for ShelterBox USA — an … more

Owners on demise of a Denver food landmark

Formed on a foundation of friendship and the love of good food, after 38 years, Racines is closing its doors for good. This transition into retirement has been in the works for a while, but wasn’t … more

Polis urges caution as virus trends improve

Just over half a month since Gov. Jared Polis issued a statewide mask-wearing order — and two weeks since he cut down Colorado's last call for alcohol to 10 p.m. to discourage unruly socializing … more

No rides at Douglas County Fair, but plenty of critters

While there weren’t rides, concessions or crowds at the event, the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo still took place in Castle Rock with a focus on agriculture, livestock and rodeo. more

Colorado high school football moves to spring

Colorado high school football will be played in the spring because of COVID-19 concerns, the state’s governing body for prep sports announced Aug. 4.   Football practices are now set … more

Pandemic Self Portraits at 40 West

First Friday events are among the most popular summer happenings for galleries and arts organizations all over the metro area. Which means that even though they were going to look different, … more

A little library in the forest connects neighbors during COVID-19 (VIDEO)

On a forested mountain outside of Evergreen, at 8,500 feet elevation, Mary O’Rourke was inspired by COVID-19 to create a Little Free Library for her community. more

Sheriff: Jeffco seeing increase in violent crime

As law enforcement nationwide operates in an environment beset by issues ranging from the COVID-19 crisis and continuing unrest about racial justice and policing practices, Jefferson County’s … more

On ‘trishaw’ rides in Littleton, seniors find freedom from isolation

Like many senior-community residents in the age of COVID-19, Bonnie Douglas endures a lot of boredom and loneliness. With seniors at heightened risk from the novel coronavirus, senior facilities have … more

Opera on the asphalt in Englewood

Siuzanna Iglidan of Englewood was supposed to perform at the Los Angeles Philharmonic this summer, in her dream role in Bizet’s “Carmen.” But COVID-19 threw a wrench in those plans. With opera … more

Lower positive case rate in Jeffco even as total cases rise

While case and hospitalization numbers continue to rise, Jefferson County's top public health official says there is some good news when it comes to the county's recent efforts to manage its recent … more

Residents donate thousands despite canceled Summer Jam fundraiser

Last year, John Saunders and Bill Clarke watched 2,400 people pile into the amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park in Castle Rock for the annual concert they cofounded, Castle Rock Summer Jam. After … more

Co-op seeks to heal racial trauma with yoga

Beverly Grant spent years juggling many roles before yoga helped her restore her balance. When not doting over her three children, she hosted her public affairs talk radio show, attended community … more
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