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Some Colorado high school sports cleared for fall play

Boys golf, softball and boys tennis have been given approval to begin play this fall, the Colorado High School Activities Association announced July 31. The sports can begin practice, the association …
Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village.

Cherry Creek switches back to 'blended' plan for in-person, online class

Citing a web of recommendations from Colorado's public health and education officials — and as the rate of COVID-19 cases has ramped up for several weeks in Arapahoe County — the Cherry Creek …
Among concerns expressed by protesters at a rally to reopen Douglas County schools on July 31 was childcare for families with working parents.

Parent protesters urge full reopening of Douglas County schools

Parents rallied in Castle Rock Friday, calling for Douglas County schools to fully reopen this school year.

Fire extinguished atop Coors Brewery in Golden

A portion of the Coors Brewery in Golden Colorado was in flames Thursday.

Hickenlooper agrees to 4 U.S. Senate debates in October, but only one is on Gardner's list

John Hickenlooper, the Democratic nominee for Colorado's U.S. Senate seat, said Tuesday he has accepted four invitations to debate the Republican incumbent, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, in October — …
Education
Two N95-type face masks, or respirators, at left. On right, a third respirator, an N100-type mask.

Teachers across Colorado to get supply of masks

Colorado will provide hundreds of thousands of medical-grade masks to schools in every district across the state, Gov. Jared Polis has announced. “We will be supplying every teacher in the state …
Thomas Tucker, Douglas County School District's superintendent, addresses the Mountain Vista High School graduating class on June 26 against the backdrop of a stormy sky.

Douglas County schools to offer choice of in person or remote learning (VIDEO)

The Douglas County School District's board Saturday voted unanimously to reopen its schools on a "hybrid" learning model, with the option for students to attend school completely online if they feel …
Teachers union members lined Wilcox Street outside the Douglas County School District administration building at a rally on July 22, 2020.

Douglas County teachers rally for safe return to schools

Cally Macosko-Jones stood outside the Douglas County School District administration building in Castle Rock as her teacher's union president met inside with Superintendent Thomas …

Colorado releases coronavirus reopening guidance for schools

Colorado health and education officials on Monday issued guidance to school districts that allows for in-person learning in the fall with restrictions, especially for older students, aimed at …

Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village.

Few details on Cherry Creek student’s ‘racist, violent’ posts

Cherry Creek High School planned to investigate racist posts that allegedly involve a Creek student, the school’s principal said in a letter to the community. School administration was made aware …
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Timbuk Toys founder Sallie Kashiwa poses for a portrait in front of the store’s Highlands Ranch location, which is in the process of closing.

Highlands Ranch Timbuk Toys location is closing

When Sallie Kashiwa opened her first toy store back in 1993, she wanted to create a place that established community within families. Now, after spending 11 years in business at the Highlands Ranch …
Timbuk Toys founder Sallie Kashiwa poses for a portrait in front of the store's Highlands Ranch location, which is in the process of closing.

Highlands Ranch Timbuk Toys location is closing 

When Sallie Kashiwa opened her first toy store back in 1993, she wanted to create a place that established community within families.

Restaurant, bar owners sue to overturn Colorado's COVID-19 capacity limits

The Tavern League of Colorado, which represents 200 alcohol-serving establishments, has filed a lawsuit against the state public-health department for imposing numerical caps on their capacity in an …
Park Meadows retailers and customers have been wearings masks since the mall reopened in late May. The mall requires masks indoors and officials say compliance has improved since the state-issued mask mandate that was effective July 17.

More are masked after mandate, says Park Meadows mall

Park Meadows reopened in late May as the first indoor mall in Colorado to do so since the start of widespread shutdowns in March. While no scientific data is available yet, Park Meadows officials say …

Highlands Ranch Urgent Care reopens

HealthOne's CareNow Urgent Care has announced the continuation of urgent care services at a Highlands Ranch that temporarily suspended services due to COVID-19 resource consolidation, according to a …
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