Jeffco residents and organizations are offering help to those in need

Lakewood resident Bradley Cook has been busy running errands for his loved ones since the COVID-19 pandemic started. His mother, who lives in Arvada, is sick with a cold, and Cook has been going …
Stay-at-home orders: What you can and cannot do, and what can remain open
The stay-at-home orders, including the ones issued by Tri-County Health Department and Jefferson County Public Health, outline a variety of activities residents can and cannot partake in. The …

Lakewood and high school team up for students with disabilities

Lakewood High School’s Jennifer Moriarty has spent the past 15 years preparing the next generation of people with disabilities for life after high school. She helped start the school’s Unified …

An escape from COVID captivity

With coronavirus-fueled social distancing in full effect and snow in the forecast for the next day, Goldenites took advantage of temperatures in the 60s to swarm parks, trails and other outdoor …

'Panic is our worst enemy,' Sky Ridge official says, as hospital braces for 'surge'

Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree reports it has plenty of supplies to handle the ever-worsening COVID-19 outbreak in the Denver metro area and throughout the country, but it is preparing for the …

Mental health and COVID-19: Practice kindness, connect with others, journal

With a global pandemic closing schools, businesses, entire communities and threatening people's livelihoods in addition to their health, it can be difficult to stifle the anxiety, stress and fear …

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GOP state senators criticize Polis on stay-at-home order

Nearly the entire list of state Senate Republicans signed a letter to Gov. Jared Polis that criticized Colorado's statewide stay-at-home order aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, arguing that …

Life

Using the arts to make the best of isolation

Let's be honest — no one really knows what to say right now. We're currently living through a situation that the country hasn't faced on such a massive scale in a century. And even though we've …

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Sports

With sports seasons cut short, Faith Christian school community among those deeply affected

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. — Henry David Thoreau This …

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Work from home schooled: March 22, 2020

Editorial Cartoon for March 26

Letter to the editor: Seasonal situation?

  Now that the precedent has been set by panic-driven autocrats, to indefinitely shut down our state, nation, and the entire world for what may be a nasty seasonal respiratory illness, why …

Letter to the editor: Hidden heroes

  We worry about the folks who have had their jobs removed by the COVID-19 pandemic while our nation “shelters in place.” The doctors and nurses on the front line are in the …
Andrea Doray

The new language of laying low

To our valued customers ….” You’ve probably received emails or letters in the past couple of weeks that start with this language. Most of them follow with assurances such as: “Your health is …

A spreading message about COVID-19

Here’s how this works: Rudy Gobert is a professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz. Moments before the Jazz game two weeks ago in Oklahoma City, he was diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus, …
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