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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

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

Centennial gas station shooting suspect set for preliminary hearing

Samuel Birch, the man the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office identified as the suspect in a fatal shooting of a gas station clerk in a robbery the night of Nov. 26, is set for a preliminary hearing … more

Centennial seniors, workers at care facilities receive vaccine

Residents and staff members lined up to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at three metro Denver senior-living facilities operated by Christian Living Communities, including two in … more

Partridge plans to keep on working

Roger Partridge is not retiring. While his eight years as a Douglas County commissioner may be ending, the 63-year-old is anything but finished working. Soon, he will begin his new position with a … more

U.S. Rep. Jason Crow: 'This was a domestic terrorist threat'

Jason Crow's concern grew into shock as he realized there was no way out. The U.S. representative for parts of the south, east and north Denver metro area was holed up in the House chamber along with … more

Littleton Museum, battered by budget cuts, looks to future

The Littleton Museum's farms are fairly quiet these days. On the 39-acre living history farms portraying life in pioneer-era Littleton, the blacksmith's hammer seldom rings against an anvil. Rarely … more

Confusion defines process as Colorado seniors wait for vaccines

As Colorado continued the early stages of its COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Gov. Jared Polis announced that people 70 and older would soon be eligible for vaccination in certain areas. The No. 1 question … more

Colorado Office of Film recognized for highlighting native voices

Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Not only can the art entertain and enlighten, but it helps keep histories alive — both personal and those of a group of people. That’s why the … more

Man receives 48 years for kidnapping, sexual assault

A man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman near Lone Tree in 2018 was sentenced to 48 years in prison, according to a Jan. 6 news release from the 18th Judicial District. Paul Nader, 32, a … more

New year's resolutions: Experts say to 'set small goals' and 'find the joy'

After the most disruptive year in generations upended the social, financial and mental well-being of billions across the world, the question many face with the arrival of the new year is: What’s … more

Douglas County clerk urges Pence to declare some states' elections illegal

In a public Facebook post, the head of Douglas County’s elections called for Vice President Mike Pence to declare elections in seven states illegal, a move that he said would result in President Donald Trump staying in office. more

Former Parker council candidate apologizes for doxxing of health officials

A Parker man who created a Facebook group that encouraged people to honk airhorns and car horns outside the homes of public health officials deleted the group and the accompanying post that gave … more

Douglas County approved for indoor-dining program

Some restaurants in Douglas County were permitted to immediately open for indoor dining after the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment gave official approval for the county to begin a business certification program Dec. 23. more

Sky Ridge staff receive first COVID-19 vaccine shots

Dozens of frontline medical workers stood in line down a Sky Ridge Medical Center corridor Dec. 16, waiting to receive their first injections of the COVID-19 vaccine. Sky Ridge received 195 vials of … more

With expanded testing, Denver metro school districts hope for January return

Testing for quarantined students, some preemptive testing in schools and modified quarantine requirements are expected to be the ticket to more consistent in-person classes for several school … more

Pop Culture Con cancelled for 2021, still connects with community

Fans of superheroes, science fiction, elven kingdoms and anime are going to have to wait longer than they were hoping to meet some of their favorite creators and other fans in person — after … more

Parker saloon, music venue to open in spring

A western-themed bar and barbecue joint poised to host nationally touring musicians is scheduled to open in the Hilltop area of Parker this spring. The Wild Goose Saloon will open in April, owner … more
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