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In Jeffco, Hispanic residents lag far behind whites on vaccinations

In June, Jefferson County reached a pivotal moment in the effort to protect the community from COVID-19 when it surpassed President Biden’s goal of 70% residents receiving at least one shot days by … more

Colorado's COVID powers remain despite 'health emergency' announcement

In early July, Gov. Jared Polis' office issued a news release that said: “Governor Polis Ends COVID-19 Health Emergency Order.” Following that statement, Colorado state Senate Republicans … more

Golden-Boulder commuters left waiting as RTD says there are currently no plans to bring back GS bus

With more than 70% of eligible Colorado residents having received a vaccine and Front Range residents increasingly returning to offices, schools and other hubs of activity, RTD is reinstating several … more

Now is the time to close the gap on broadband

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way Americans learned, worked, and interacted. In a matter of weeks, kids took classes online from their kitchen table, work meetings were conducted on Zoom, and … more

McNichols Civic Center reopens with MLB-themed exhibits

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the curators behind galleries all over town found the loss of their spaces just as devastating as the artists. Shanna Shelby, curator of exhibitions with the City and … more

Why vaccination will protect you and the community

From state-wide lockdowns to mandatory health and safety measures, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we work, live and play, and unfortunately, has resulted in severe illness and death for many. … more

Colorado lifts rules for masks, quarantines, outbreaks in schools

In yet another major lifting of state-imposed coronavirus restrictions, Colorado released an updated public health order that removes mask requirements for schools and repeals the mandate for school … more

CMF returns for a season of celebrations

Returning to some kind of normal for performers and audiences alike is like coming home for many members of both groups. Peter Oundjian, music director of the Colorado Music Festival, is just one of … more

SeriesFest season 7 expands in virtual realm

At this point in the pandemic, some events are marking their second COVID-19 iteration. While this certainly isn’t the ideal situation, it has allowed organizers to fine-tune their offerings, … more

Casa Bonita opens for guided tours

The fountain in front is dry, but the doors are open. Familiar sounds of mariachi music are piped through speakers in the ceiling, and strings of flicker lights illuminate the faux Mexican village … more

The Alpine Choral finds a road home

It’s difficult to imagine the challenge that an artist faces when they’re used to rehearsing and performing as part of a group, and suddenly find themselves in a situation where they must work on … more

Shots in before schools out

When the Pfizer vaccine was approved for use in kids ages 12-15 just three weeks before the end of the school year in Jeffco, Jefferson County Public Health was faced with its latest challenge in a … more

A million-dollar night of musical theater

The Arvada Center is celebrating the return of live musical theater with an experience that will be novel for both performers and audiences — musical theater outside. For the first time in 19 … more

Masks, schools and rescue plan funds all topics at Jefferson County Q&A

Yes, anyone who shows COVID-19 symptoms should still be tested for the virus. No, schools likely will not be able to stop all virus mitigation strategies by the start of next school year. And yes, it … more

Breathing a bit easier now that it’s (mostly) over

Well, I guess it’s over now. Except for the political posturing. Mask mandates are ending. Public gatherings are legal again. Students are even being allowed to (gasp) play with their friends at … more

Golden businesses welcome Level Clear

Jon Bortles had been looking forward to May 16 — and with good reason. The last year has challenged his restaurant, the iconic Woody’s Wood-Fired Pizza in downtown Golden, unlike any other in its … more

Big reopening for Tiny Town

Tiny Town has survived floods and encroaching fires. Lucky for area children, it has also survived COVID-19. The diminutive municipality opens for the year at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 29. After sitting … more

Colorado ends mask rule for many indoor spaces

After 10 months of living under a statewide mask order, Coloradans saw a major step toward ending the requirement to wear masks in public spaces announced by Gov. Jared Polis, who made a point of … more

As Denver metro counties move to 'level clear,' virus not done taking toll

The era of metro Denver residents talking about “the dial” might be over for good now that several metro counties have lifted local restrictions and moved to what they call “level clear,” … more

From the Misfits to ‘The Lucky Ones’

With theater slowly coming back to life, many companies are finding themselves taking a different approach to staging shows. Misfits Theater Company started bringing stories back in the late summer … more
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