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Xcel Energy plan sees concerns on health, property values in south Denver metro area

Some homeowners in Centennial recently learned that trees in their back yards could be removed — and there appears to be little to nothing they can do about it. About 200 single-family homes sit … more

Metro Denver school districts ask Colorado to end quarantine rules

A coalition of Denver metro-area school districts sent a letter to the state public-health department, saying it's “time to eliminate mandatory COVID quarantines in Colorado's schools.” … more

Colorado vaccine effort hopes to close gap for minority, low-income areas

Even with Colorado’s six mass vaccination sites around the state up and running — and with local health providers also putting shots in arms — state officials knew they needed to go further to … more

Arapahoe County grocery delivery program makes lasting connection

Laura Bess and her family were staying home as the coronavirus ran rampant in Colorado last spring — she hadn’t even driven a car in a while. But she was praying for an opportunity to help others … more

5 things to know: 2020 saw spike in deaths from Alzheimer’s, dementia

The broad disruption to Americans’ lifestyles that the coronavirus caused likely led to an increase in deaths among people with Alzheimer’s disease — and that loss of life was not directly due … more

Colorado issues order limiting indoor crowds as COVID dial expires

Colorado allowed its “dial” of coronavirus restrictions to expire as expected in mid-April, clearing the path for local public health agencies to decide what limits to enforce on businesses and … more

Tri-County Health talks how summer events will look amid virus

As the whirlwind of changes to public health restrictions in the Denver metro area continues, residents may be wondering what it all means for summer events and gatherings as public health officials … more

Arapahoe County residents who can’t drive have an ally

For seniors and people with disabilities or low income, navigating a car-centric world can be a daily hurdle. That’s why a Centennial resident has been working for years to connect the public to … more

Tri-County Health amends mask order to apply to indoors only, adds expiration date

The local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties amended its mask-wearing order to remove the requirement that masks be worn in outdoor public spaces, the agency announced in … more

Colorado governor extends mask order, modifies it for level green counties

Setting up potential disputes for rural businesses, Gov. Jared Polis extended the statewide mask order but modified its requirements for counties in level green, the least-restrictive stage on … more

South Denver metro DA's office 'stands with our friends in Asian community'

A local leader in the Asian American and Pacific Islander community decried “racist laws, racist policies and racist rhetoric” that “make it seem like we are not part of the fabric of American … more

A guide to safe spring outings in Colorado during the pandemic

One year after Colorado’s governor announced a stay-at-home order and drastically changed life throughout the state, the coronavirus still dictates the way Coloradans approach having fun and … more

Colorado to open bars in many counties, start rolling back COVID dial system

After six months living under the state's “dial” system of restrictions, Coloradans will soon see individual counties making the calls on what coronavirus precautions to enforce. On … more

Coloradans 50-plus, more frontline workers up for vaccine

As vaccination efforts ramp up in Colorado, state officials expect to open eligibility to the general public sometime in April. The latest batch of age groups and industries to reach priority is … more

Colorado's child abuse and neglect hotline: 5 things to know

Colorado saw a decline in calls to its child abuse and neglect hotline in 2020 amid changing lifestyles in the pandemic, a trend that state officials say is concerning for children safety. "Usually, … more

Arapahoe County moves to blue on dial of COVID-19 restrictions

After meeting the required metrics for local coronavirus spread over the preceding seven days, Arapahoe became the latest Denver-area county to move to level blue on Colorado's dial of restrictions, … more

Colorado again loosens limits on COVID dial of restrictions

As two Denver metro counties watched their rates of new coronavirus cases hover in territory that could roll back their success in reopening, the state public-health department announced changes to … more

Many Denver metro area businesses now in level blue under 5-Star rules

Colorado's arrival at the milestone of getting COVID-19 vaccine shots to 70% of people ages 70 and older opened the door for some businesses in Denver metro counties to open up to larger crowds. … more

As Colorado's 'blue' level expands, virus spread is at critical juncture

Even as Colorado's COVID-19 restrictions loosened in the past couple of months, the state continued to enjoy falling rates of new coronavirus cases — but Coloradans risk reversing that trajectory … more

Governor's powers, health care reform to take center stage in 2021 legislative session

Issues hanging over the 2021 session of the Colorado General Assembly include: Republicans' objections to the governor's far-reaching powers during the pandemic; an expected attempt by Democrats to … more
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