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Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined … more

Charles Hay school in Englewood closed until Friday following illnesses, teacher shortage

Charles Hay World School will reopen Friday, according to district spokesperson Julie McMorris, and teachers are currently working on remote lessons while students are home.  more

Englewood recognized for business response during pandemic

The city has receieved statewide recognition for its efforts to save local businesses during the initial wave of COVID-19, winning the 2022 Governor's Award for Downton Excellence for the category of Best Pandemic Response for Business and Community.  more

You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in … more

State suspends Centennial clinic from giving COVID vaccine shots

A health care provider based in Centennial was suspended from providing COVID-19 vaccinations after the state public health department found “multiple occurrences of storage and handling issues” and discovered that the facility was charging some patients a fee for vaccination. more

Englewood saw rise in crime in 2021, police say

Police for the City of Englewood are reporting that crime was higher in 2021 than 2020, with the number of some crimes being committed at a six-year high.  more

Englewood schools to spend $24,000 in grant money on mental health promotion

The Englewood School District will invest $24,000 in grant funds into mental health iniatives after recieving money through Kaiser Permanente's Thriving Shcools program. The money is part of … more

Littleton Public Schools staffer took the food-insecurity fight to Congress

Jessica Gould, who also serves as chair of the Public Policy & Legislative Committee for the School Nutrition Association or SNA, joined a team of advocates in Washington, D.C. recently to urge lawmakers to keep school funding in its latest spending package. more

Protection order issued against man who allegedly threatened death to Littleton superintendent

A Thornton man accused of making a death threat to the superintendent of Littleton Public Schools was issued a protection order by Littleton Judge Ethan Feldman during a court appearance Feb. 23. more

Littleton's Bemis Library looks to new chapter with restored hours, staff

When she took over as director in December 2020, Nancy Trimm faced a dire reality for Littleton's Bemis Library: It's staff was cut by 30%, a result of several pandemic-fueled early retirements and … more

Colorado again loosens school COVID guidance

Citing a continued decline in the recent coronavirus surge, the state public health department updated its school COVID-19 guidance, laying out an option for K-12 schools to start treating the virus more like other infectious diseases in schools. more

How death threats over a vaccine clinic hosted by Littleton Public Schools led to days of anxiety, urgency for the district

New details about death threats sent to the Littleton Public Schools superintendent and board following controversy over a district-hosted vaccine clinic convey days of anxiety, uncertainty and urgency for the district. more

‘The Liar’ revels in the stupidity and power of love

Any and all muscles lose their strength if they’re not used. Even comedic ones. So, when it comes to putting on a production after two very strange years, it’s understandable that rust needed to … more

Why don't providers ask for ID when giving a COVID vaccine? A health and social policy researcher weighs in

On Jan. 25, Littleton Public Schools made the decision to end hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics after two minors lied to clinic staff to see if they could get approved for a shot without parental consent. more

Should you still wear a mask?

Falling COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Colorado have led many local health departments to abandon their mask mandates for indoor public settings, such as restaurants and retail shops. The … more

LPS superintendent says he got death threats over vaccine controversy

Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Brian Ewert said he received death threats and other harassing emails after two videos surfaced on a right-wing Twitter account showing minors unaccompanied by … more

Finding the laughs over Golden

There’s been no shortage of shortages over the last couple years, but one of the most difficult has been the deficit of laughter - and things worth laughing about. And let’s face it, we could use … more

Increases in Littleton’s tax revenues signal city’s economic recovery

Tax revenues are up in Littleton from the past year, a sign that the city is continuing to recover economically from COVID-19.  According to a recent report, sales and use tax revenues, which … more

Tri-County Health mask mandates in Adams, Arapahoe to expire Feb. 5

The Tri-County Health Department board of health has voted to let the mask mandates for schools and public indoor places in Adams and Arapahoe counties expire Feb. 5. more

Tri-County Health may end school, indoor mask mandates as soon as Feb. 4

Pointing to a decline in the rate of new coronavirus cases, Tri-County Health Department announced it will consider ending its mask mandates for schools and public indoor places in general in Arapahoe and Adams counties. more
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