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New COVID-19 restrictions will prohibit indoor dining, personal gatherings

As Denver metro counties continue to inch closer to local stay-at-home orders under Colorado's system of coronavirus-related restrictions, the state announced a new level of rules that prohibits …
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House votes to impeach President Trump

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 …

Commerce City unveils E-Commerce Marketplace

The Commerce City Chamber of Commerce and Commerce City’s Economic Development Division are collaborating on a new shop local program to provide small businesses additional support through an …
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Tri-County Health learns from Adams County curfew

An Adams County-specific public health order that had instituted a curfew expired prematurely on Jan. 4 after Gov. Jared Polis’ decision to loosen COVID-19 restrictions. Adams was one of three …
Brighton Police officer Jodie Avery rolls up her sleeve for the first of her two COVID-19 vaccinations at Platte Valley Medical Center.

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A view of Standley Lake Reservoir on Wednesday morning, Jan. 6.

Water supply concerns: Fingers crossed for a snowy winter

With 2020 being dry and officials expecting 2021 to be the same, north metro cities are crossing their fingers about snow this season. Though water supply and drought seem out of sight, out of mind, …
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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 …

With expanded testing, Denver metro school districts hope for January return

Testing for quarantined students, some preemptive testing in schools and modified quarantine requirements are expected to be the ticket to more consistent in-person classes for several school …

RE-8 food support to continue through winter break

Chartwells Food Service, the food provider for the Weld Re-8 School District, announced it would continue its food distribution plans through winter break. There will be two locations, one at the …

Re-8 budget process may get easier

From the sounds of things during a Dec. 10 Weld Re-8 workshop session, the district’s director of business services, Jessica Holbrook, is awash in Excel spreadsheets. “Three years ago, when I …

In-person learning to continue in Re-8 district

The Weld Re-8 School District board of education voted unanimously to continue remote learning in the district until at least Monday, Jan. 11.         The vote came at the end of a marathon …
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Brainstormers create ‘Road to Recovery’

Some of the state’s best business minds collaborated on a way to get Colorado out of the economic mess it’s in and presented in a report that came out Dec. 10. You can read the “Road to …

Statewide grant for restaurant tents, heating still available

Gov. Jared Polis, in partnership with the Colorado Restaurant Association and Xcel Energy, announced that applications are open for the Winter Outdoor Grant Program, an effort to help restaurants …
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