COVID-19 UPDATE
Colorado may consider small-business relief fund
Eateries across Colorado are now allowed to resume sit-down service, but Gov. Jared Polis acknowledged “the pain our restaurants have been through” during the state's closure of dine-in service. …

Lakewood restaurants given green-light for dine-in services

Chad Hotchkiss, owner of the Lakewood Mexican restaurant Jose O'Shea's, has been getting phone calls from customers asking when the restaurant will reopen. A caller asked if Jose O'Shea's would …

Councilmember’s boyfriend charged for threatening with a knife

A Lakewood City Councilmember’s feud with a Lakewood assisted living facility has led to her boyfriend being hit with multiple charges — including felony menacing. According to affidavits from …

My name is... Dominic Iacopino

When I graduated high school in New Hampshire, going to the U.S. Naval Academy in Maryland seemed like a good opportunity. It was too good of a chance to pass up, and I just decided to give it a try. …

Education professionals take action with parade at Capitol

The morning of May 26, the state capitol served as the grounds for a car and school bus parade put together by Colorado education support professionals. The parade was a kickoff of two weeks of …

Jeffco Libraries offering curbside pickup of materials

On May 16, Jeffco residents were again able to do one of many things they hadn’t been able to in nearly 10 weeks: drive away from the library with a new book to read. But while the end experience …

News

Polis encourages protesters to get COVID-19 test

“What happened to George Floyd was not only wrong; it was brutal, it was inhumane and it was murder,” Polis said at a June 2 news conference.

Life

Colorado Ballet Academy’s summer classes go virtual

The typical summer programs offered at Denver’s Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy will take place virtually this year, according to a news release. Academy staff reimagined every aspect of …

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Sports

It's official: Spring sports seasons are canceled

It was an announcement that was expected. Colorado High School Activities Association Commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green revealed on April 22 in a statement to athletes, coaches, administrators, …

Voices

Editorial cartoon for June 4

All that is impossible and unknowable about this moment

Once upon a time, I took it upon myself to start writing down phrases and passages from different sources that spoke to me on sticky notes, and placing them around my world. The other day I came …
Gregory L. Moore
OPINION

Police and black folks — the swagger and disrespect must end

The argument that we ask police to risk their lives and make split decisions is no excuse for them being wrong when making life-and-death decisions.

Letter to the editor: Mail voting should be right

A recent story from 9News hails Colorado as a leader in mail-in ballot voting (April 9). The law went into effect in 2013 and allows all voters to get a ballot in the …

Letter to the editor: Note the nuance

  While criticizing government’s expansive actions during this pandemic, a frequent letter writer asks,”Does not the constitution... clearly state the roles of government?” …
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