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Highest-elevation points in metro Denver counties sit at some unexpected places

To outdoor-recreation enthusiasts, Colorado is known for its fourteeners: mountain peaks that exceed 14,000 feet. But take a drive through the Denver area, and you might notice how the elevation … more

Special Olympics Colorado needs volunteer ski coaches

An organization that provides sports training and athletic competition for people with intellectual disabilities needs volunteer coaches for its skiing program on Copper Mountain. Special Olympics … more

New isolation, quarantine guidance issued based on vaccine status

The state public health department has updated its quarantine and isolation guidance, changing how long it suggests people with COVID-19 — or those who are exposed to it — should avoid others. … more

Denver Zoo, state partner to boost toad numbers

The Denver Zoo and Colorado Parks and Wildlife have teamed up to help save the boreal toad, which is a state-listed endangered species. On Nov. 10, conservation and amphibian experts with the Denver … more

Shooting rampage begins in Denver, ends in Lakewood with five dead plus shooter

A deadly shooting rampage that started in Denver claimed the lives of four victims before ending with the suspect’s death. more

The Power of Horses lives at History Colorado

One of the first things a visitor to Denver sees as they leave the airport is the infamous Blue Mustang sculpture. Football fans cheer for the Denver Broncos and plenty of students go to schools … more

It’s goodbye, again, and I have a favor to ask

I’m not exactly sure what you’re supposed to do when you retire. I hear that often it involves hikes and beers with friends and reading the great books and binge-watching Marvel movies. Those all sound rewarding. But I’m not sure that’s going to hold me for long. more

'We used to never have anything like this': In Douglas County, signs of homelessness are on the rise

County leaders differ on what's behind the problem and what to do about it. more

Fake call forces evacuation of Thornton Wal-Mart

Thornton police said a fake threat about a suspicious package prompted an evacuation of guests and employees from an area Wal-Mart Dec. 9. A tweet from the police department announced the findings … more

Miners Alley says farewell to ‘A Christmas Carol’

If you speak to most actors, they’ll tell you that every production creates a family feeling between the cast and crew. And while that feeling is important, it’s fleeting, since people tend to go … more

Adams economic group hosts legislators Dec. 9

Area business, economic development, and non-profit leaders, and citizens are invited to attend Adams County Regional Economic Partnership’s 2022 Legislative Preview Breakfast 7- 9:30 a.m.on Dec. 9 … more

Omicron variant detected in Arapahoe County woman

The omicron COVID-19 variant has been detected in Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis announced Thursday. “The case was identified in an adult female resident of Arapahoe County who had recently … more

Westminster stalwart Bob Briggs dies

Former state legislator, Adams County Commissioner and Westminster Mayor Pro Tem Bob Briggs died unexpectedly of a heart attack Dec. 2 at his daughter's home in Erie. He was 83, just weeks short of … more

Masks not perfect, but do help, says Tri-County Health chief

His local public-health department has issued another mask-wearing mandate for two metro-Denver counties with nearly 1.2 million people. Even so, John Douglas doesn't hesitate to admit that masks … more

Not many white hats these days

It’s a national crisis, according to Karissa Niehoff, the executive director of the National Federation of High Schools. “It” is the shortage of officials to work high-school games. The problem … more

Volleyball: She's an all-star

Metro Denver health officials urge mask wearing amid COVID surge

With Colorado's number of COVID-19 hospitalizations now higher than it was at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic’s first wave in the state in spring 2020, health officials are again urging residents to wear masks in public. more

Littleton Museum is hopping for holidays

The Littleton Museum at 6028 S. Gallup St. will welcome adults and children now and through the holidays with exhibits inside and out on the farm: art, animals, “The Secret Life of Clothes” and … more

A holiday JAAMM that celebrates all arts

So often festival experiences are centered around a particular kind of creation - film, music, books, etc. The JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center’s 14th annual Neustadt Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies … more

End of Tri-County Health Department may not be so certain, leaders say

The formal bonds that hold the public-health partnership among Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties together may be loosening, but the complete demise of the Tri-County Health Department, which has served them for decades, may be less certain than it has appeared. more
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