Health officials answer COVID-19 questions

As five of the Front Range’s largest counties contemplated adopting a public health stay at home order, officials from Tri-County health went online to get good information about COVID-19 and …
Cities extend COVID-19 closures, cancellations

Saying that emergency services and City utilities would continue, City Councilors voted to extend a declaration of emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison signed an …

Our View
Community is key to battling COVID-19

Parents scrambling for child care options on the heels of temporary school closures. Store shelves without essential goods, including bread, eggs and toilet paper. Events and ball games canceled. …

Getting the word out key for volunteer effort

Martha Heinz has managed to put together a platoon of do-gooders ready to help people quarantined by COVID-19. The thing is, nobody’s asking for help. “We have this army of people and they’re …

Economy
Schools working to take classwork online

It isn’t so easy to replicate a school day if the schools are closed for a whole series of days. “But we’ve had a few positive comments on our district Facebook page,” Oliver Grenham, chief …

Sports
Suspension of spring sports prompts mixed reactions

The Colorado High School Activities Association has made the tough decision to confront the COVID-19 pandemic and has suspended all spring activities and sports games and practices through April 6. …

News

More than 1,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Tri-County's jurisdiction

As of April 3, Tri-County Health Department's combined jurisdiction had 1,042 reported cases of COVID-19. Arapahoe County accounted for 501 cases, followed by Adams County with 285 and Douglas County …

Life

Using the arts to make the best of isolation

Let's be honest — no one really knows what to say right now. We're currently living through a situation that the country hasn't faced on such a massive scale in a century. And even though we've …

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Jefferson Parkway news

Soil sample shows potential plutonium hotspot in Jefferson Parkway path

When the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) and other groups launched a soil study this May, with the goal of testing the Rocky Flats area for excess nuclear waste that could be …

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Sports
In an April 2019 match, Ralston Valley freshman Nick Gates, right, avoids Golden senior Ben Brock as he looks to get off a shot at the North Area Athletic Complex.
Jeffco sports spring trips, games canceled
In the second week of March, the Wheat Ridge High boys’ baseball team learned that the team’s spring break trip, a tournament in … Read More
Legacy then-sophomore Danielle Gonzalez scores the team’s third goal April 18, 2019 against Greeley West.
A mixture of youth and veterans have Legacy soccer excited for new season
Last year’s campaign for Legacy women’s soccer under six-year head coach Luke Meadows went exceptionally well, with 10-5-1 record … Read More
Northglenn then-sophomore Emily Hoy, right, and Thornton sophomore Isabella White fight for possession at Five Star Stadium April 22, 2019.
Lady Norse looking for more than just back-to-back conference titles
To say last season for Northglenn girls soccer was special to the program and to head coach Kristina Churchill would be an … Read More
Cherry Creek's Jana VanGytenbeek (4) drives to the hoop as Highlands Ranch's (20) Sara Mitchell pursues.  The Bruins ended up on top 55-42 in Final Four action March 12 at the Denver Coliseum.
Basketball season ends without champions
There will be no 2020 Colorado state basketball champions. After the girls semifinal games in the 3A, 4A and 5A classifications were … Read More
Spring high school sports, activities suspended through April 6 in Colorado
The impact of COVID-19 on the sports world has extended to the Colorado high school level. The Colorado High School Activities … Read More
Against Resurrection Christian March 6, Riverdale Ridge freshman Jathan Alston drives to the basket.
Riverdale Ridge falls in opening round to Resurrection Christian
Despite the result not being in favor of coach Byron Gray and his second-year program at Riverdale Ridge against No. 1 seed … Read More
Voices
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Songs keep coming one day after another

Is your perception of time any different than it was a few months ago? For a while it seemed like I was having at least two birthdays every year. Now? Time has slowed down. Days are different. Weeks …
Norton
Winning Words

Minding our own business of the mind

“Mind your own business,” has probably never felt more literal than right now. With social distancing and sheltering in place orders, we are finding ourselves with a lot of time at home with our …
Jerry Healey

As always, we’re here for our communities

I am writing this column today from home. Like many of you, our office is closed. However, we are far from closed. All departments are operational remotely. Our reporters are covering your …
Work from home schooled: March 22, 2020

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