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Colorado Democrats unveil plan for $70M in federal coronavirus aid, including small business loans and renter help

Democrats in the Colorado legislature announced a slate of initiatives Thursday to spend $70 million in federal coronavirus aid, including a grant program to help small businesses recover from the … more

Colorado House approves 2020-21 budget, heads to state Senate

The Colorado House, on a 41-23 party-line vote, approved the 2020-21 state budget and sent it on to its next stop, the state Senate. As sent over by the House, the budget is out of balance. But … more

Polis encourages protesters to get COVID-19 test

“What happened to George Floyd was not only wrong; it was brutal, it was inhumane and it was murder,” Polis said at a June 2 news conference. more

Protest in Castle Rock focuses on race inequality

Nationwide protests sparked by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis reached Castle Rock June 2. more

No evidence of violent protests coming to Littleton, police chief says

Littleton Police say there is no evidence to support social media rumors of violent protests coming to Littleton. more

Polis, Hancock condemn Trump’s threat of military force against protesters

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock rejected President Donald Trump’s warnings on Monday to send troops against demonstrators protesting the death of George Floyd, … more

Principal moving on after decade leading Finest in Englewood

Bobbie Skaggs was destined for a career in secondary education. Growing up in Pampa, Texas, she holds fond memories of her father, who was an agriculture teacher at Pampa High School. Skaggs’ … more

Littleton's Weekends on Main: Don’t call it a street festival

Main Street in downtown Littleton will soon play host to outdoor dining on weekends, but don’t think of it as a street festival. City officials announced they received approval from the Tri-County … more

Independent pharmacy in Englewood aims for personal touch

While working as a pharmacy manager at a Rite Aid Pharmacy and a Walgreens from June 2017 to October 2019, Bridget Logan felt frustrated with her role related to patient care. Logan’s job required … more

4th night of confrontations in Denver after calm protests during the day

A fourth day of peaceful protests again devolved into confrontations with police after Sunday's 8 p.m. curfew, with tear gas and pepper pellets again filling the air in downtown Denver. more

Music school gives away lessons, instruments

In March, "normal" for students at Englewood's Musical Life Denver included weekly band rehearsals, private lessons and jam sessions to prepare for mid-April performances. With stay-at-home orders … more

Colorado may consider small-business relief fund

Eateries across Colorado are now allowed to resume sit-down service, but Gov. Jared Polis acknowledged “the pain our restaurants have been through” during the state's closure of dine-in service. … more

Castle Rock coffee shop files lawsuit over shutdown

The Castle Rock restaurant that drew national attention for opening to in-person dining on Mother's Day in defiance of state and public health orders is suing the governor along with state and local … more

Douglas County wants to reopen pools, playgrounds, event centers

On the heels of getting state permission to reopen restaurants, gyms and houses of worship with restrictions, Douglas County Commissioners are preparing several new variance requests to submit to … more

Denver protest over George Floyd's death leads to confrontation

Colorado Community Media staff report A demonstration in downtown Denver late Thursday over a death of a black man at the hands of police in Minneapolis evolved into a melee, with gunshots, … more

Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Centennial

A suspect was killed by officer gunfire and two deputies were unharmed after an incident at a Days Inn hotel in central Centennial on Thursday. more

'Every day is Memorial Day for me'

On a mountainside in Afghanistan in 2005, Heritage High School graduate and Navy SEAL Danny Dietz gave his life for his country.Nearly 15 years later, his father, Danny Dietz Sr., spent Memorial Day … more

My name is... Michelle Moss of Highlands Ranch

I am 40 years old and my husband Jeremy and our 8 and 10-year-old daughters and I moved to Highlands Ranch in December 2018. Our family was in need for an adventure, so in 2017 we took a … 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

Lone Tree's 1st affordable housing planned at RidgeGate East

Two apartment complexes are scheduled to break ground in 2021 near the RidgeGate RTD light rail station, including Lone Tree's first affordable housing development at RidgeGate East. The RidgeGate … more
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