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Omicron variant detected in Arapahoe County woman who recently traveled to Africa

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

Masks not perfect, but do help, says local Colorado 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

Veteran news leader named Colorado Community Media editor

The next editor-in-chief of Colorado Community Media is Lisa Schlichtman, an experienced, award-winning news executive and an industry leader. more

Unlike neighbors, Douglas County leaders are not considering a mask mandate

As Denver, Adams, Arapahoe and Jefferson counties implement new indoor mask mandates amid rising cases and hospitalizations of COVID-19, Douglas County’s Board of Health is not considering such a move. more

They came to the Colorado Center for the Blind seeking confidence. They left traumatized.

Sexual abuses were kept quiet for decades at the world-renowned Littleton school, former students and employees allege more

Two dead with gunshot wounds in crashed vehicle in Centennial area

Two people were found dead with gunshot wounds in a crashed vehicle in a parking lot near Geddes Avenue and Havana Street in the central Centennial area, according to the Arapahoe County … more

Douglas County contracts with local company for COVID-19 services

Douglas County will now receive some of its COVID-19 services from a company based in Castle Pines after the commissioners approved a $1.5 million contract today. more

Sale of Casa Bonita complete

On Nov. 2, a bankruptcy judge approved the sale of Casa Bonita to Trey Parker and Matt Stone, creators of the animated “South Park” television series. The sale’s approval came just days after a … more

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

Centennial City Council vote is ahead on SouthGlenn redevelopment plans

Nearly three years after plans to redevelop Centennial’s flagship shopping center met the public eye, the city council will decide whether to approve changes to dramatically reshape The Streets at … 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

Election Results 2021: Douglas County school board challengers win

Four candidates calling for a new direction on the Douglas County school board appeared to be victorious in the election that ended Tuesday, with three of their four opponents conceding defeat in interviews with Colorado Community Media. more

Tri-County Health halts COVID-19 services to Douglas County

Tri-County Health Department is no longer providing COVID-19 services in Douglas County as of today, county leaders said. more

Cross country: Colorado titles decided in Springs

Riley Stewart of Cherry Creek High School won another Class 5A girls individual cross country title and Tanner Brown of Parker-area school Chaparral captured his first 5A boys championship on Oct. 30 … 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

Tri-County Health plans to hand over COVID-19 services to Douglas County

Officials of Douglas County’s new health department and the Tri-County Health Department are discussing how to transition various COVID-19 services from Tri-County's administration to Dougco after a Tri-County official called a county order on mask wearing and quarantines "greatly concerning." more

Judge temporarily blocks Douglas County mask-rule exemption

A federal judge temporarily halted Douglas County’s public health order, which allowed people to opt out of mask mandates and restricted quarantines, during an Oct. 26 ruling. U.S. District … more

Fan Expo Denver reunites fandoms for fun

When it was announced back in December that Pop Culture Classroom was cancelling the 2021 Denver Pop Culture Con, it appeared that it was going to be two full years before fans of all things comics, … more
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