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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

Arvada community garden has ‘room to grow’

Although the Rose Roots Community Garden has been open to gardeners since 2011, every year, almost a quarter of the garden — about 20 of its 89 plots — stays vacant, said gardener Laura Bennett, … more

Jeffco residents and organizations are offering help to those in need

Lakewood resident Bradley Cook has been busy running errands for his loved ones since the COVID-19 pandemic started. His mother, who lives in Arvada, is sick with a cold, and Cook has been going … more

A spreading message about COVID-19

Here’s how this works: Rudy Gobert is a professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz. Moments before the Jazz game two weeks ago in Oklahoma City, he was diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus, … more

Using the arts to make the best of isolation

Let's be honest — no one really knows what to say right now. We're currently living through a situation that the country hasn't faced on such a massive scale in a century. And even though we've … more

Look outdoors for boredom cure

Haven’t left the house in several days? Looking to get out, hopefully, sans crowds? As communities throughout the nation ban gatherings of 10 or more and urge people to practice social distancing … more

Here's what remote learning looks like in Jeffco

March 12, Jeffco Public Schools announced it would be closing all school buildings the following week, leaving district and school employees a matter of days to ensure that, by March 17, tens of … more

Grocery store employees adjust to a changed reality

Richard Schemmel calmly stocked apples at the King Soopers at 7984 W. Alameda Ave. in Lakewood on March 20. Schemmel, produce manager for the store, smiled — and from the look on his face, you … more

Denver metro area food banks struggle with increased demand

Grocery stores aren't the only entities that are feeling the impact of COVID-19 — food banks are too. Erin Pulling, president and CEO for Food Bank of the Rockies, said the organization that … more

'An empty church, but still saying Mass'

Two priests at St. Thomas More Catholic Church walked down the aisle of an empty church March 20 to begin their daily Friday Mass. Normally, daily services like these garner crowds of about 100 … more

Colorado extends dine-in service shutdown through end of April, closes salons, tattoo, massage parlors

Colorado extended its shutdown of dine-in restaurant and bar service through the end of April, also ordering horse track and off-track betting facilities, hair and nail salons, spas, and tattoo and … more

Children's Hospital Colorado closes Highlands Ranch therapy care clinic

Children's Hospital Colorado has elected to close some of its locations, including a therapy care clinic in Highlands Ranch, to encourage social distancing. The therapy care center, at 9139 South … more

Denver's theater scene speaks amid COVD-19 closures

I've written this column every week for more than two years, and I would be surprised if I went more than two entries during this tenure without mentioning some kind of theatrical production. There's … more

Pipe organs speak with majesty

Outside Trinity United Methodist Church in downtown Denver, the din of the city roars. But inside the old church, a stone anachronism in a canyon of steel and glass, there is silence. Organist Norm … more

Colorado urges cancellation of events of 50 people or more; no sit-down service for restaurants, bars

The wave of closings and cancellations in response to COVID-19 continued to grow in Colorado as the state lowered the maximum number of people that should gather in one place to 50. The next day, … more

How COVID-19 is impacting Jeffco

Following the identification of several cases of COVID-19 in Jefferson County and Gov. Jared Polis' announcement that community spread of the disease has occurred in Colorado, Jefferson County Public … more

Jeffco community faces new obstacles as school goes online for COVID-19

Six months ago, John Ford wouldn’t have believed that one day, the entire district would transfer all schools to temporary online learning, said Ford, a Jeffco parent and president of teachers … more

At the Junction of food and delicious

When going out to grab a meal with a group of friends, finding a place that has something for everyone can sometimes be a tricky proposition. As such, diners in search of a new food oasis will want … more

Trade zone to allow businesses to save on tariffs

Jefferson County companies that import materials and export products now have a new tool for saving on tariffs, including the high-profile ones currently imposed on China. On Feb. 20, the Jefferson … more

School district seeking feedback with budget reductions possible

During an initial 2020-2021 budget presentation at the March 5 Board of Education meeting, board members were asked to name one or two budget priorities they have for this year. The four present … more
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