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Delta variant brings cautious update from Weld Re-8 district

As the Delta variant of COVID-19 continues to spread, especially among those for whom a vaccine is not available, the Weld Re-8 School District posted a note of cautious pleasure Sept. 17. The … more

Biden touts need for bolder response to climate change

“Folks, we've got to pick up the pace.” That was US President Joe Biden's message as he spoke Tuesday about his plans to address climate change while creating new jobs during a visit to the … more

National Wrestling Hall of Fame salutes FLHS wrestling alum

Tonight Mr. Dean Abeyta a Fort Lupton Wrestling Alumni was honored at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame awards dinner with a Special Merit Award for all he does for the wrestling … more

Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

Divide between north metro city council representation and population

The 2020 Census showed that North Denver Metro cities have become more diverse in the past decade, but representation on local city councils has not kept up. About 49% of residents in Brighton, … more

Historic Denver highlights 50 places worth celebrating

Most people in the metro area are at least a little familiar with historic sites like the Molly Brown House in Capitol Hill and the Brown Palace in downtown Denver. But there’s undoubtedly some who … more

A family story ‘Before You Go’

Families are not always easy, even under the best of circumstances. So, when a family of three adult siblings gathers at the home of their dying mother, it’s a safe bet it will be a fraught … more

Douglas County commissioners vote to form their own public health department

Douglas County commissioners have unanimously voted to form their own health department and board of health, formally splitting from the Tri-County Health Department after 55 years.  more

Most Douglas County commissioners say they plan to expedite process of leaving Tri-County Health

The day after Tri-County Health Department’s Board of Health voted to no longer allow its counties to opt out of public health orders, two of the Douglas County commissioners told Colorado … more

Tri-County Health mandates masks for all students, removes ability for counties to opt out

Undoing decisions by Douglas and Adams counties to opt out of a requirement for masks in schools, the Tri-County Health Department repealed the ability of counties to opt out of its public health … more

27J changes mask policy after contentious board meeting

The 27J Schools board of education was one of the first school boards in Adams County’s districts to meet after county commissioners voted to opt out the Tri-County Health Department’s mask order … more

Brighton opts for pot tax ballot issue

Brighton City Council was expected to take up the question of placing a marijuana sales tax question on the November election ballot. Council’s discussion was set for Aug. 31, after press time. If … more

Brighton names five finalists for fire chief

Candidates for Brighton’s top job in the fire department all agreed that it’s important to have a connection to the community. How they plan to build that connection is where they differed. The … more

Election 2021: Brighton City Council ballot set

Mayor Greg Mills will have three challengers on November’s ballot. Brighton residents Anass Maksi, Laurie Maier and former councilor Wayne Scott all secured spots on Brighton’s November ballot, … more

A local protest over public health guidelines a little less local

A day after hundreds of people gathered at the Adams County Government Center to protest a Tri-County Health Department mandate, about two dozen people met at Tri-County’s office in Westminster for … more

Arapahoe, Douglas, Adams counties see school COVID-19 outbreaks

School settings in Douglas, Arapahoe and Adams counties saw 15 confirmed coronavirus outbreaks starting in August, according to the local public health agency that serves those counties. “What we … more

Crash near Brighton kills two

Brighton police say two people died after an Aug. 28 crash east of town. It happened shortly before 9 a.m. on the eastbound side of Interstate 76 at 144th Avenue. A tweet from the department said the … more

Tri-County Health to 'reconsider' opt-out policy, mask mandate in another meeting

In yet another twist for school mask policy in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties, the local public health agency will hold another meeting about its mask order. more

2nd Valor Christian coach says she was forced out for being gay

A second former coach at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch has come forward to say she was forced out after acknowledging she was gay. more

Adams County opts out of Tri-County students mask order

The Adams County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 on Tuesday to opt out of a Tri-County Health Department order to require masks for kids ages 2 to 11 in schools and childcare centers. The vote … more
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