COVID-19 UPDATE
Colorado officials defend reporting of COVID-19 death toll
After a Colorado lawmaker questioned the state’s reporting of how many Coloradans have died from COVID-19, Gov. Jared Polis said he was frustrated with the discrepancy as well. When Polis found out …

Mines student working on low-cost ventilator

A Colorado School of Mines student is developing a low-cost ventilator that could be used in health care facilities around the world where traditional ventilators are too costly and cumbersome or …

40 West Arts District returns

Craig Robb, an artist of Pirate: Contemporary Art in the 40 West Arts District, said he has started to notice anxiety in his work showing up —related to being isolated throughout the pandemic. Robb …

Catholic churches begin holding limited in-person services

Parishioners of St. Mark Catholic Church in Highlands Ranch lined up for Mass the weekend of May 16 for the first time in months. They wore masks, stood significantly spaced apart and prepared for an …

It will be a different looking summer in Lakewood this year

It will be a summer in Lakewood without outdoor pools and popular community events like the Big Boom Bash — a Fourth of July celebration that draws hundreds of residents each year to enjoy …

News

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. …

Life

Virtual Juneteenth Music Festival will be celebration of freedom

A full day of online programming that includes panels, performances, a marketplace and the Dream Big awards will make up Denver’s newly imagined virtual Juneteenth Music Festival. The 2020 online …

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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

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?” …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Mask Hysteria

  Recently, the news reports people are getting into physical confrontations because someone is not wearing a face mask. This mask hysteria is unnecessary. When the coronavirus first appeared …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Protect full day K

  This year, my granddaughter embraced kindergarten, thriving in the full-day program. State funding for full-day kindergarten is what allowed her to attend the program and prepare to …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Through new eyes

  I appreciated so much the letter by Xiao Long, calling out the dangers of political correctness. I have found that most immigrants are much emotionally stronger than, and do not complain …
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