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Level yellow could be weeks away for 5-Star businesses

In mid-December, businesses across Colorado saw state officials throw them what appeared to be an extra lifeline with the arrival of the “5-Star” program to allow them to operate with expanded … more

Public health officials scramble to distribute vaccine

Colorado residents ages 70 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, but public health officials are struggling to scale that operation up as quickly as possible. Douglas County … more

New drive-thru restaurant to offer fast, fresh fare

A California-based restaurant focused on providing fresh, healthy food has set its sights on Highlands Ranch for its first ever drive-thru location. Sweetgreen, which already has two locations in … more

Letter to the editor: Two different kinds of protests

Two different kinds of protests In the aftermath of the recent riot at the United States Capitol, the nation is left divided over what some argue to be acting upon their First Amendment right, and … more

Letter to the editor: Anti-democracy agents must go

Anti-democracy agents must go Jan. 6 will go down in history as one of the darkest days of our country. A violent coup was staged on our U.S. Capitol. Make no mistake, it was an act of war. All those … more

Letter to the editor: Consider failed court cases

Consider failed court cases People are entitled to an opinion and there is a right to express those opinions just like Trump can contest the results in the court system. However, to completely ignore … more

The power of Wood.Works at the Arvada Center

Wood has proven to be one of the most reliable and dynamic materials humanity has made use of over the centuries. It has been employed to make everything from weapons and transportation to shelter … more

Colorado leaders react to Biden inauguration

Colorado officials on Wednesday marked the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, with Democrats offering messages of congratulations and conveying determination to … more

The grand illusion in the land of confusion

Music just seems to have a way of connecting us with feelings of inspiration, motivation, adventure, romance, sorrow, and love. We can remember where we were the first time we heard those songs, the … more

Animal adoption agencies seeing a doggone frenzy

Because of the pandemic, which of the following is way up nationwide? Average per-person daily intake of calories from sugar? Trips to the liquor store? Pet adoption? I don’t have the facts in … more

New year, new possibilities

A new year is upon us and 2020 is but a bad memory. It is important though, to learn what we can from the events of last year, to better prepare for any opportunities in 2021 and beyond. It is hard … more

Douglas County School Board votes to continue remote education

After an hours-long debate, the Douglas County School Board broke with a recommendation from its superintendent to launch hybrid learning on Monday and instead voted to keep middle and high schools … more

Roxborough man charged in connection with Capitol insurrection

A Roxborough-area man is facing federal charges after allegedly participating in the insurrection inside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6. Patrick Montgomery, 48, faces one charge of … more

‘Apron Chronicles’ exhibit coming to end of journey

History Colorado at 1200 Broadway in Denver is a wonderful spot for family (or individual) visits on a winter — or actually, any — day. Exhibits take you back to the state’s years-ago history … more

Word on the heat: Forget the controversy, enjoy your chiles

Hatch, Pueblo, Anaheim or an upstart from Greeley — Coloradans have differences of opinion on who grows green chiles best. But when it comes to the state’s love for the spicy fruit (yes, fruit), … more

My Name is ... Helen Drexler

I'm the CEO of Delta Dental of Colorado. I have a degree in sociology from the University of New Mexico and have spent my 36-year career believing in the power of teams. I'm also a … more

Businesses bank on stimulus assistance

When Maureen Pearman opened her Lone Tree fitness studio one year ago, she did not expect to be doing so much paperwork. Pearman, of Arapahoe County, realized a dream of hers when she opened The … more

View from Rueter-Hess incline 'real special'

Word is getting out about the Rueter-Hess Recreation Area in northern Douglas County, the newest attraction to the county's plethora of outdoor activities. The incline, which opened Nov. 26, has … more

Doxxing by Parker man caused fear for woman, family

All it took was the ring of a doorbell for Sarah Tuneberg’s 10-year-old son to burst into tears. The tension in the Denver home had already felt palpable as Tuneberg was grappling with how to keep … more

State legislator ‘surprised’ to find Trump supporters behind Capitol violence

A state legislator who publicly called into question whether it was truly supporters of the president who stormed the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 now acknowledges that most of the people who have been … more
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