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Colorado lowers limit on gatherings to 10 people, down from 25 in many counties

Roughly a month after raising the limit for personal gatherings in some metro Denver counties to 25 people, Colorado has cut that number back down to 10 for the vast majority of counties in the … more

Douglas County commissioners say they would accept Tri-County draft proposal

Douglas County commissioners announced in a statement the afternoon of Oct. 22 that they would accept a recent draft proposal from the Tri-County Health Department and may stay with the agency … more

Emergency COVID-19 relief funds available in Douglas County

Douglas County is offering temporary, additional funding through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act for residents in need of financial assistance. Residents have … more

Molly Brown museum brings gothic horror to life

For my money, gothic horror — which blends elements of romance, emotion and terror together — is the most subtle and rewarding kind of scary story. Over the years, authors like Edgar Allen Poe, … more

Tri-County Health Department extends mask order 'for duration of the pandemic'

Tri-County Health Department will extend its public health order requiring mask-wearing in public spaces "for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic," the agency announced in an Oct. 20 news … more

How to keep Halloween happy — and safe

In a year that has already offered far too many tricks and too few treats, Halloween looms like a rotting jack-o’-lantern left out a week too long. What has traditionally been a time of … more

Douglas County proposes that state add 'severity index' for tracking COVID-19

As part of a plan to reduce COVID-19 infections, Douglas County has proposed a new way for the state to track transmissions of the virus. The “severity metric” would serve as a two-tier measure, … more

Tri-County Health Department extends mask order 'for duration of the pandemic'

New social distancing restrictions for Adams and Arapahoe counties, announced on Oct. 16, marked the first public health orders Tri-County Health Department has issued since its order on mask-wearing … more

Tri-County issues public health orders for Arapahoe, Adams counties as COVID-19 cases spike

In what could be a preview of restrictions to come, Tri-County Health Department announced a public health order for Arapahoe and Adams counties that moves up the last call for alcohol and tightens … more

Douglas County Commissioners choose not to approve Tri-County proposal 

Douglas County commissioners voiced dissatisfaction with a proposal made by Tri-County Health Department on a way to stay together during a Monday, Oct. 12 meeting, meaning that negotiations between … more

Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas counties at risk of tighter restrictions amid rise in virus cases

On the heels of their first notably sustained increases in rates of new COVID-19 cases since July, Adams, Arapahoe, and Douglas counties must slow the spread or face tighter restrictions, a news … more

Lakewood Symphony brings music to senior communities

The Lakewood Symphony, like many local musical groups, had to cancel the latter half of its 2019-2020 … more

Colorado loosens school quarantine guidelines for some areas

With thousands of students sent home from in-person classes or told to quarantine in the first several weeks of the school year in metro Denver districts, the state public-health department released … more

Denver-area entertainers turn to podcasting

Without many opportunities to perform in front of a live audience, some Denver-area entertainers have turned to podcasting as a new way to grow an audience and stay creative. Local entertainers, … more

Broncos crowd-size deal wasn't special treatment, state says

At a racetrack that became ground zero for the debate over Colorado's pandemic crowd-size limits, a gathering of at least hundreds amassed for a group photo at the end of a protest against what … more

Douglas County School District plans to return elementary students to in-person learning

Amid pressure from district families but fearful pushback from some educators, the Douglas County School District has announced plans to get its youngest learners back to full in-person learning, … more

Claim that only '6%' of COVID-19 deaths are due to virus misinterprets data

The notion widely shared on social media that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reduced the U.S. COVID-19 death count by 94% — from nearly 154,000 down to just over 9,000 — … more

Colorado to release new 'safer-at-home' COVID-19 framework

The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment has announced plans to release an updated framework for the state's COVID-19 social-distancing policy that would make counties automatically … more

‘Twice as Less Not Perfect’ aims for connection

One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these … more

Your money's no good here

In March, as the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic washed over the nation, Jennifer Lisiecki of Denver posted on Facebook that she was available to provide child care for friends. Soon, as grocery … more
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