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Guest OpEd: A teacher’s reflections

This week was our last week of school and I spent the morning reflecting on my 8th year of teaching. It’s been definitely the biggest rollercoaster ride of a year of all time. I’m proud to be a … more

Fun to be had around town during this slow repoening

As we all have seen, things are starting to open up a little bit more around here. People seem to be getting used to the ideas of social distancing and using masks and other protective measures when … more

Pandemic leaving us frayed

Here’s a question for “people of a certain age”: Who remembers what the great social/political debate was in the summer of 2001? Anybody? Of course not — September 11 sort of wiped all those … more

In digital form, Vail Film Festival connects audiences and stories

During the COVID-19 quarantine, most of us have become exceedingly comfortable with foregoing the movie theater experience and streaming films from our couch. As familiar as that’s becoming, it’s … more

Reigniting creativity at the Arvada Center

As we enter the post-quarantine world, there are a vast array of jobs, industries and organizations that are going to need help coming back to life. The arts are certainly on this list, and the … more

Vote to split United Methodist Church postponed

This May, the United Methodist Church was slated to end 50 years of disagreement over the role of LGBTQ people in the church. But because of the pandemic, which postponed a scheduled vote to … more

Hunger pains in Jeffco during COVID-19

Lakewood resident Bev Noia was on a walk with her dog in mid-April when she saw a little free library with canned food in it. Little free libraries can typically be found in residential neighborhoods … more

Colorado restaurants can open limited dine-in service May 27

A long-awaited step in Colorado's relaxation of social distancing requirements arrived Monday, May 25, when Gov. Jared Polis announced that restaurants will be able to open for limited in-person … more

Catholic churches begin holding limited in-person services

Parishioners of St. Mark Catholic Church in Highlands Ranch lined up for Mass the weekend of May 16 for the first time in months. They wore masks, stood significantly spaced apart and prepared for an … more

Hundreds of Jefferson County businesses violated health orders

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Jefferson County Public Health has had hundreds of contacts with businesses following complaints from the public about violations of current health orders. However, … more

Colorado officials defend reporting of COVID-19 death toll

After a Colorado lawmaker questioned the state’s reporting of how many Coloradans have died from COVID-19, Gov. Jared Polis said he was frustrated with the discrepancy as well. When Polis found out … more

Colorado COVID-19 testing eligibility expands to all with symptoms

After months of limits on who can undergo testing to detect COVID-19 — along with test-supply shortages that also stood in Coloradans' way — the state announced that test capacity has grown to … more

A change of art: Creative souls face challenges amid pandemic in Colorado

Whatever an artist's gig is, it likely was turned upside down by the coronavirus pandemic's arrival in Colorado. more

Graduation during Coronavirus and Kent State

Graduates: If due to Coronavirus pandemic your school has shut down, I am sorry for your loss of a graduation ceremony.  You may feel anxious, confused, queasy, worried, with your future … more

With facilities still closed, Golden cultural organizations grapple with uncertain present

At Golden's Foothills Art Center, Executive Director Hassan Najjar says dealing with the impact of COVID-19 on his nonprofit has been a process of “reaction, acceptance and adaption.” The … more

A world of new wonders to be seen on daily walks

Are you one who likes to walk, to inhale the fresh air of the outdoors? See a walk as an adventure? Visually scan the sky, searching out birds in flight? Maybe it’s the pandemic, but the trails and … more

Colorado lawmaker accuses agency of falsifying death certificates

A Douglas County legislator has requested that the district attorney investigate the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, accusing the agency of illegally changing death … more

Waiting on the water

Swimming-pool operators in the Denver metro area say they are waiting on guidelines from local and state health departments to determine if, when and how they should reopen this season — but if … more

School may be mostly remote next year in Jeffco

Next year in Jeffco Public Schools, “we want to create the opportunity for our students to be in our schools,” said Kristopher Schuh, deputy superintendent, during a May 13 board of education … more

Some tips on starting off summer in spite of COVID-19

At this point, saying that we live in strange times kind of goes without saying, doesn’t it? There is nothing to compare with what the world is going through and I know that so many people, … more
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