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Colorado high school football moves to spring

Colorado high school football will be played in the spring because of COVID-19 concerns, the state’s governing body for prep sports announced Aug. 4.   Football practices are now set … more

Help available for food, housing, business, personal needs amid COVID-19

Maybe you’ve lost your family’s child care. Maybe you barely broke even this month. Maybe you’re on the verge of having to fend for yourself on the street. more

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. more

Fire extinguished atop Coors Brewery in Golden

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

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 — … more

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 … more

STEM School Highlands Ranch shooter sentenced to life in prison, parole after 40 years

Numerous students, teachers and community members gave tear-stricken statements during Friday's sentencing hearing for Alec McKinney at a Castle Rock courtroom. more

Several Colorado counties at risk of rollback on reopening as COVID-19 flares

About one-fourth of Colorado’s counties stood to lose progress on reopening after the coronavirus’ spread appeared to worsen in their populations. more

The child and the growling dog: Why Douglas County is breaking up with its health department

The morning of July 8, Lora Thomas cleared her schedule to listen to the virtual meeting of the Tri-County Health Department’s board of health. The topic had become a point of controversy … more

Threats, vandalism, job loss: Colorado’s public health officials are under attack as they respond to coronavirus

In metro Denver and across the state, public health departments are facing a barrage of vitriol as they respond to the pandemic. Some officials have up and quit under the pressure, while others who stay say they fear for their safety. more

Colorado Gov. Polis issues statewide mask order, hoping for 'wake-up call’

Faced with a potential exponential growth curve of COVID-19 cases that threatens to overrun Colorado’s intensive care capacity by September, Gov. Jared Polis has issued a statewide mask-wearing … more

Polis avoids mask rule despite 'warning lights' in Colorado

After the number of current COVID-19 hospitalizations across Colorado jumped by nearly 40% in less than a week, Gov. Jared Polis again stressed the importance of wearing masks, but still stopped … more

Douglas County GOP chair apologizes for mask cartoon (9News video)

The chairman of the Douglas County Republican Party has apologized to anyone who was offended by a Facebook post depicting a cartoon police officer labeled "Polis,” who is shown stepping on the neck of a man wearing a mask. more

Tri-County Health chief: Douglas County bid to pull out of agency is 'extraordinarily disruptive'

Douglas County's decision to begin the process of withdrawing from the Tri-County Health Department is "extraordinarily disruptive to our staff and planning in the middle of a pandemic,” the agency's top official said. more

Tri-County Health Department closes offices following threat

“I think it's deeply—and I want to underscore deeply—disappointing, in the time of a pandemic, the divisiveness in this country,” the agency's chief says. more

Douglas County plans to withdraw from Tri-County Health Department

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has announced the county plans to begin the process of withdrawing from the Tri-County Health Department.  more

Tri-County Health Department adopts COVID-19 masking order

Tri-County's Board of Health acknowledged that masks have become a political issue but said their value as public health tools mattered more as they narrowly adopted a masking order July 8. In a … more

DATABASE: List of 13,384 PPP loans made to Colorado businesses shows where big dollars went

The list of Colorado businesses that received federal Paycheck Protection Program loans from the Small Business Administration reads like a Who's Who of some of the state's best-known businesses. more

Fire engulfs homes under construction in Highlands Ranch

South Metro Fire Rescue personnel sprang into action in Highlands Ranch Monday after a cluster of homes under construction was engulfed in flames. more

A booming July 4 was a bust for firefighters

The Independence Day fireworks celebrations around metro Denver were loud and boisterous -- and they kept local firefighters busy. more
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