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Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the … more

Fulfilling lifelong dreams

Now more than ever before, people around the world can relate to feeling isolated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Isolation, something that increasingly affects our well-being as we age, is incredibly … more

‘More together than apart’

The Americas make up about 13% of the world’s population. Yet, as of April, nearly 50% of the world’s COVID-19 deaths occurred in the Americas. So the Biennial of the Americas got to thinking: … more

Metro Denver school districts ask Colorado to end quarantine rules

A coalition of Denver metro-area school districts sent a letter to the state public-health department, saying it's “time to eliminate mandatory COVID quarantines in Colorado's schools.” … more

Colorado vaccine effort hopes to close gap for minority, low-income areas

Even with Colorado’s six mass vaccination sites around the state up and running — and with local health providers also putting shots in arms — state officials knew they needed to go further to … more

5 things to know: 2020 saw spike in deaths from Alzheimer’s, dementia

The broad disruption to Americans’ lifestyles that the coronavirus caused likely led to an increase in deaths among people with Alzheimer’s disease — and that loss of life was not directly due … more

Colorado issues order limiting indoor crowds as COVID dial expires

Colorado allowed its “dial” of coronavirus restrictions to expire as expected in mid-April, clearing the path for local public health agencies to decide what limits to enforce on businesses and … more

Tri-County Health talks how summer events will look amid virus

As the whirlwind of changes to public health restrictions in the Denver metro area continues, residents may be wondering what it all means for summer events and gatherings as public health officials … more

Douglas County opts out of Tri-County dial extension 

Douglas County commissioners voted to opt out of a one-month extension of the COVID-19 dial during an April 13 meeting. The three-page resolution, which outlined the commissioner’s stance on … more

Tri-County board approves one-month extension to COVID dial

The Tri-County Health Department's board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state's dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas … more

Outbreaks hit Douglas County Schools amid in-person learning

Roughly two weeks following the start of full, in-person learning at Douglas County secondary schools, the health department temporarily shut down one high school amid multiple outbreaks in its … more

Tri-County Health amends mask order to apply to indoors only, adds expiration date

The local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties amended its mask-wearing order to remove the requirement that masks be worn in outdoor public spaces, the agency announced in … more

Biennial of Americas encourages artistic grieving process

The immensity of loss as a result of COVID-19 is something that the state, country and world are going to be grappling with for a long time to come, and as is so often the case, the arts will play a … more

Castle Rock pizza shops share a slice of profits, food

Granelli’s Pizzeria and 212 Pizza Co. in Castle Rock suspended competition to team up in a time of need. The two companies agreed to share profits and food after 212 Pizza Co. was voluntarily closed … more

Denver metro counties may see patchwork of COVID restrictions in April

As state public health officials prepare to step back and let local health agencies decide what coronavirus restrictions to enact going forward, it's unclear what the resulting landscape of policies … more

Colorado governor extends mask order, modifies it for level green counties

Setting up potential disputes for rural businesses, Gov. Jared Polis extended the statewide mask order but modified its requirements for counties in level green, the least-restrictive stage on … more

Colorado 'dial 3.0' makes big step toward reopening, moves many counties to green

In Colorado's largest step toward reopening since the statewide stay-at-home order ended, the state saw nearly half of its counties move to the lowest level on the state's “dial” system of … more

A guide to safe spring outings in Colorado during the pandemic

One year after Colorado’s governor announced a stay-at-home order and drastically changed life throughout the state, the coronavirus still dictates the way Coloradans approach having fun and … more

Head of Tri-County on one year of COVID-19

If there’s one word to describe the past year for Dr. John Douglas, it’s “relentless.” As the director of the state’s largest public health department, Douglas has endured a nearly-endless … more

Colorado to open bars in many counties, start rolling back COVID dial system

After six months living under the state's “dial” system of restrictions, Coloradans will soon see individual counties making the calls on what coronavirus precautions to enforce. On … more
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