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At border of Arapahoe and Douglas counties, mask rules are a game of inches

The one constant throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is that things are always changing. Few people know this better than Karli Millspaugh, owner of Curate: A Local Mercantile, at 8242 S. University … more

Colorado’s fentanyl crisis is surging

As the number of fentanyl overdoses began to climb, Colorado policymakers created a program to put the life-saving opioid antidote naloxone inside police departments, universities, workplaces and … more

Beyond Denver

Snowflakes began falling in Denver on Dec. 1, 1913, and didn’t stop for four days, leaving the city blanketed under 45 inches of snow. Some mountain towns saw even more snowfall, with 86 inches … more

Sheridan Library to hold free vaccination event

Sheridan Library will host an event to offer vaccine shots against COVID-19 and the flu for people ages 5 and older on Dec. 14, the Arapahoe Libraries district announced. As usual, it is free to … more

Holiday events coming to the Littleton area

There’s plenty of time to get into the holiday spirit, whether it’s sipping on a warm festive drink, listening to seasonal classics or meeting Santa Clause. Here are four events happening around … more

'I'm hoping it saves lives': After piloting in Littleton, Planned Parenthood to roll out mental health screening statewide

A mental health screening program that has been piloted at the Planned Parenthood Littleton Health Center this past year is set to be expanded to locations across Colorado after the health provider … more

Arapahoe Community College to require COVID vaccination or testing

Students, faculty and staff at Arapahoe Community College will have to show proof of vaccination or begin to undergo weekly testing for COVID-19 by Jan. 3 in order to remain on the college's campuses … more

Shooting victim found dead in Highlands Ranch

The body of a woman who was the apparent victim of a fatal shooting was found in a vehicle in Highlands Ranch on Saturday, and a suspect in the shooting was later found dead. more

Omicron variant detected in Arapahoe County woman

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

Commerce City police searching for armed robbery suspect

Clommerce City police are looking for a man who held up a convenience store on East 104th Avenue Dec. 1. He is between 18 and 25 years of age, stands 5 feet 8 inc hes tall and weighs about 170 … more

Masks not perfect, but do help, says Tri-County 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

Highlands Ranch Mansion to host holiday celebrations

Ring in the holiday season at the Highlands Ranch Mansion on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Santa will arrive at the mansion at 10:15 a.m., with plans to stay through the end of the event at … more

I-25 South Gap project to wrap up early

All lanes of the Interstate 25 South Gap project will open nearly a year ahead of schedule, Gov. Jared Polis and Colorado transportation officials announced Nov. 22. Construction on the 18-mile … more

Sterling Ranch in Douglas County is backdrop for old-school cattle drive

Residents of Sterling Ranch had the chance to see cowboys and cowgirls at work during a cattle drive in the community Nov. 21. This was the first time that Sterling Ranch — a 3,400-acre development … more

Brighton councilman Kris Jordinelli resigns, faces DUI charge

Brighton Councilman Kris Jordinelli faces a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence after an incident with Brighton police before Thanksgiving.   His first court appearance -- a … more

Adams County man arrested on suspicion of murder

An Adams County man faces first-degree murder charges after a shooting incident east of Brighton. It happened around 1:30 a.m. Nov. 27 in the 12800 block of Picadilly Road. Deputies arrested … more

Apparent road rage leads to barricade situation in Adams County

It took about three hours for Adams County sheriff's deputies and Commerce City police to bring a situation involving a barricaded gunman to a resolution. Authorities were able to remove two … more

Brighton woman to be sentenced for crash that killed her son

The woman accused of vehicular homicide and reckless driving in a crash that killed her son entered a request to plead guilty, according to the 17th Judicial District Attorney's Office. Sentencing … more

Providing everyone with an opportunity to give

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wanted a way to help people perform an instant act of service. The legend is that during discussions on how to accomplish that, someone brought in a … 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
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