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Colorado leaders react to Biden inauguration

Colorado officials on Wednesday marked the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, with Democrats offering messages of congratulations and conveying determination to … more

Roxborough man charged in connection with Capitol insurrection

A Roxborough-area man is facing federal charges after allegedly participating in the insurrection inside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6. Patrick Montgomery, 48, faces one charge of … more

Jeffco seeking residents ideas for disaster mitigation projects, priorities

Anyone who has spent much time in Evergreen or Conifer likely knows the area has a long list of needs when it comes to reducing the potential harm posed by wildfires. However, they also likely … more

Local aw enforcement agencies say they are prepared to meet safety demands if unrest accompanies inauguration

Law enforcement agencies throughout the Denver metro area are making preparations to respond should any civil unrest accompany Jan. 20's presidential inauguration. In a statement posted last week on … more

Polis blasts lack of vaccine influx

Top federal officials, including Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump, “spoke out of turn” and lied to Colorado and other states about an incoming influx of vaccines that didn't … more

DeGette: 'No one is above the law in this country'; Buck: Impeachment process was rushed

Following the U.S. House’s vote to impeach President Donald Trump the afternoon of Jan. 13, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Denver, issued a statement calling Trump “one of the greatest … more

Douglas County teenager who had been reported missing is located

A teenager from Douglas County who had been reported missing has been found, according to the Denver Police Department. more

Holiday food share in Lakewood feeds hundreds

Lakewood Mayor Adam Paul poses with Maria Contreas with Adelante Jeffco at the Kaizen Food Rescue Holiday Food Share event on Dec. 21. Kaizen, in partnership with Adelante Jeffco helped provide 300 … more

Perlmutter recounts Capitol insurrection

On Jan. 6, US legislators debated the merits of completing a perfunctory certification of the electoral college results in the 2020 presidential election. Shortly after the House and Senate were … more

Denver mayor closes city buildings early as hundreds protest outside state Capitol

Denver's municipal buildings closed Wednesday afternoon "out of an abundance of caution" as hundreds of people protested in support of President Donald Trump. "With the activities around the … more

State lawmakers denounce 'siege' on U.S. Capitol

State lawmakers from both major parties spoke out against the violence in Washington, D.C., the afternoon of Jan. 6. Chris Holbert, a Republican from Parker and the Senate minority leader, gave … more

In D.C., U.S. senators, representatives from Colorado use social media to tell of 'attempted coup,' 'anarchy'

Members of the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate shared their experiences from the Capitol in Washington, D.C., amid protests and violence on Jan. 6. U.S. Rep. Jason Crow, D-Aurora, via … more

Teachers must wait for COVID-19 vaccine in Colorado as others given priority

Teachers and other school staff must wait for COVID vaccinations until after first responders and people 70 and older are vaccinated, state officials told local public health agencies Jan. 5. The … more

Confusion abounds as metro-area counties' COVID-19 restrictions loosened

Public health restrictions in Denver metro counties will loosen Jan. 4, even though many don't qualify for a lower level of restrictions. Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas and Jefferson counties, which are … more

With family missing in war, her `mind is the hardest place to be'

Millete Birhanemaskel, a refugee, longtime Denver resident and businesswoman, grappled with 2020 as many others have: She tried to protect her family, her employees, her tenants from COVID's reach. … more

Jefferson County's 2020 year in review

Well, what can we say? 2020 will surely be a year no Jeffco resident who lived through it will soon forget — no matter how much we might want to. So, before we (finally) say good riddance, lets … more

Polis seeks to ease COVID-19 restrictions in counties at level red

Gov. Jared Polis announced Wednesday he is asking the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to move Colorado counties that are currently in Level Red on the COVID-19 dial down to … more

Green Mountain homicide discovered

Lakewood Police are investigating a homicide after being called to a home in the 2100 block of S. Coors Circle Dec. 29, 2020. Upon their arrival at approximately 2:45 p.m., officers were informed by … more

In Elbert County, one case of mutant COVID-19 strain confirmed, another possible

The United States' first confirmed case of a new, highly transmissible COVID-19 variant recently announced by officials in the United Kingdom — as well as a second potential case — are members of the Colorado National Guard who were deployed to a nursing home in Simla, state officials said Dec. 30. more

Jefferson County has applied to implement a 5 Star variance program for restaurants

Jefferson County is awaiting word from the state about whether it will allow the county to offer a program that would pave the way for restaurants to reopen their dining rooms even as the county … more
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