For Parker Adventist, 'it's tough not knowing' extent of local COVID-19 spread
Parker Adventist Hospital has plenty of masks, gowns and gloves, but doctors, nurses and staff are working harder than ever preparing for the unknown. Dr. Devin Bateman, chief medical officer at …

'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 …

Colorado issues statewide stay-at-home order: What's allowed and not allowed?

After about two weeks of escalating orders and guidance from the state, and more Colorado counties issuing their own stay-at-home orders, Gov. Jared Polis invoked Americans' sacrifice in World War II …

‘The unknown creates a lot of unease’

It is natural for the unknown to create a lot of distress. “Accept anxiety as an integral part of human experience,” said Vincent Atchity, president and CEO of Mental Health Colorado. But “the …

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 …

'It's hard to fathom this is reality'

Parker bar and restaurant owners are grappling with ways to attract customers in the wake of a ban to all dine-in service through April, from expanding or creating a take-out option to engaging …

WATCH: Time to Talk public forum on mental health and families

It's time to talk about mental health. Mothers and mental health advocates talk about how mental illness affects families, and why — and how — we need to talk about it. The free community …

News

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 …

Life

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 …

Sports

Life in the fast lane

The adjustment made by Anna Shaw is complete. Shaw, a junior swimmer at Heritage, won the 50-yard freestyle in Class 4A as a freshman. Heritage moved up to 5A last season and Shaw was third in the 50 …

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Patience and diligence as we find missing pieces of puzzle

Have you ever put together a jigsaw puzzle? If you have, you know exactly what it feels like to be working through it and then finally finding that one piece of the puzzle that had haunted you for …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

There’s no reason we can’t have a little fun

It’s springtime in the Rockies. Try to keep that in mind. It may not be anyone’s idea of an ideal spring, but it’s the only one we’re going to have this year. A year that’s only three …
Norton
Winning Words

When difficult times create easy decisions

People make new decisions based on new information. And sometimes, what we think are difficult decisions to make as we face a trying or challenging time, become much easier to make when we receive …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

When life gives you moisture, make the moist of it

Headline: “Celebrity swears by moisturizer.” Tell me: Who swears by a moisturizer? What exactly is a moisturizer? Is here a man alive who can say the word “moisturizer” with a straight face? …
Patricia Kummer
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Let’s take a look at the ‘wall of worry’

The first quarter is not off to a good start for many investors. It feels like we hit the perfect storm of coronavirus (CoV), political campaigns and the general aging of the business cycle all at …
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