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A nation wonders what Inauguration Day will bring

It was so predictable. You knew something out of the ordinary would play out. He couldn’t let President-elect Biden have the limelight in the lead-up to the inauguration. Plus, you had this … more

Hopes high for second semester amid north metro schools

School districts in Adams County are returning for their second semester with new optimism and plans. Westminster Public Schools and Brighton’s 27J Schools returned to hybrid learning Jan. 11 and … more

Wrestling back on the mat — with recommendations

Prep wrestling for boys and girls will be a part of the so-called “Season B” of interscholastic athletics for some, but not all Colorado High Schools.   The Colorado High School Activities … more

Tri-County Health learns from Adams County curfew

An Adams County-specific public health order that had instituted a curfew expired prematurely on Jan. 4 after Gov. Jared Polis’ decision to loosen COVID-19 restrictions. Adams was one of three … more

Shot in the arm

Adams County opens new COVID testing site

A new Adams County opened a new rapid testing site at Riverdale Regional Park, 9755 Henderson Rd. in Brighton, that opened Jan. 6 will operate Wednesdays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. … 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

COVID vaccinations underway at Platte Valley

Christmas came a few days early for Dennis Bradberry, a respiratory therapist at Brighton's Platte Valley Medical Center, and the rest of his hospital colleagues in the form of sore arms, a bright … more

Jeffco school board special session includes January restart plan

A plan to get some kids back in the classroom by late January was unveiled in a special session of the Jeffco School Board, Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020.  Interim Superintendent Kristopher Schuh started … 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

Delayed winter sports season draws mixed reactions

Reaction to last week’s news of a delayed winter prep sports season fell along the expected lines. In consultation with the Colorado Department of Health and Environment, CHSAA delayed the start of … more

Delay of games: CHSAA pushes winter sports back

The start of winter sports programs in Colorado won’t be until Feb. 1 at the earliest. The Colorado High School Activities Association made that announcement Dec. 7. CHSAA was in consultation with … more

Letter to the Editor: Give ‘enough that it hurts a little’

Give enough that it hurts a little It’s been a painful year. It’s going to be a painful year to come. How will we be able to give to the poor and homeless in this season of giving at a time when … more

Drive-by Noel in Northglenn

Noel Northglenn moved outdoors to the city’s Recreation Center for 2020, with socially distant Santa Claus, goodie bags and plenty of characters Dec. 4. more

Area hospitals not full, but fear another surge

Hospitals in the wider Adams County region are running out of space, with officials expecting a post-Thanksgiving surge. About 80 percent of the county’s ICU capacity is full, according to most … more

Adams County rolls out a new restaurant rules

Adams County rolled out a new restaurant stability program to help businesses deal with indoor dining capacity restrictions. According to a press statement, the program offers a one-time, $10,000 … more

Colorado now classifies worship, ceremonies as essential

In light of federal court input on capacity limits at houses of worship, the state public-health department has reclassified worship and related ceremonies such as weddings to be “critical … more

Will Denver metro counties see a second stay-at-home order?

On April 22, 40 people in Colorado died with coronavirus, marking the state's one-day record for deaths among people with COVID-19 in the spring. After months of the daily death count falling and … more
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