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Opinion: Colorado needs the right plan to expand early education

This summer, Gov. Jared Polis signed a historic bill to support universal Pre-K education in Colorado. The legislation’s passage represented a major milestone in a decades-long quest. more

Colorado's hospitals have bent, but not broken, during new COVID surge

Nearly 19 months in, these are some of the toughest days for Colorado hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic. Even as the latest surge in coronavirus hospitalizations appears to have plateaued — … more

Climber reaches for dream: Local teen finished seventh in Tokyo Olympics

When Colin Duffy first laid eyes on an indoor climbing wall, he was only 3 years old.  The colorful holds drew his attention and he begged his parents to let him give the sport a try. By 7, he was … more

STEM School shooter's sentence was meant to send message

Breathless, Syketha Sprague tried to describe for a Douglas County judge the lifelong impact of a school shooting. Her voice started out as a strained whisper. Sprague uttered her words between gasps … more

STEM School shooter sentenced to life in prison without parole plus hundreds of extra years

“There is no describing the terror I still experience to this day," a teacher said during the sentencing. more

'Steel Magnolias’ coming to Elaine Wolf Theatre

“Steel Magnolias” will be presented Oct. 1 to 24 by Cherry Creek Theatre Company at the Elaine Wolf Theatre, Jewish Community Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver, 303-800-6578. (Suzanne Nepi of … more

Mask rules drive parents’ demand for doctor notes

Colorado parents are seeking an end-run around mask requirements at their children’s schools: Doctor’s notes exempting them for dubious medical reasons. And in mask-averse Douglas County, where … more

Clear Creek Courant News Briefs - Sept. 15

Most active COVID-19 cases Clear Creek has been experiencing a record number of active COVID-19 cases. During the Sept. 7 county commissioners meeting, Public Health Director Tim Ryan said there were … more

Dynamic `Digger Duo'

Future foes of Clear Creek's football team should prepare for trouble, and make it double, because freshmen Logan Ginter and Cooper Needham have arrived on the varsity scene. During the Sept. 4 home … more

Local breweries honored in 2021 Great American Beer Festival awards

Local breweries are among the winners of 2021 Great American Beer Festival awards. The Boulder-based Brewers Association presented gold, silver and bronze medals in 97 categories Sept. 10 as part of … more

Community and firefighters celebrate return of Big Chili, reflect on 9/11 anniversary

There was no better way for local firefighters to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 than by spending time with their colleagues and communities at the Big Chili Cook-Off. At least, that was how … more

President Biden to visit Denver during 3-state tour of the West

President Joe Biden is visiting Denver Monday, Sept. 13, as part of a three-state tour across the West, the White House announced Thursday. more

Opinion: Rounding third base as fourth quarter nears

The fourth quarter of the year begins soon. Investors are still on the edge of their seats concerned about potential tax law changes and any Federal Reserve policy that might spook the financial … more

Historical program looks at mansion

A 40th anniversary celebration of the latest segment of history for the historic Highlands Ranch Mansion will take place on Sept. 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the upstairs auditorium at the Southridge … more

Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

Clear Creek News Briefs

Masks for all atClear Creek schools The county commissioners, sitting as the Board of Health, passed a public health order on Sept. 2 that requires all students and staff to wear masks at local … more

Douglas County commissioners vote to create a health department amid Tri-County rift

In a major step in Douglas County's separation from the agency that has safeguarded its residents' health for 55 years, county commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to create a new health department. more

Processing the pandemic through art

Colorado artist Ana María Hernando hopes that her piece in the “Americas COVID-19 Memorial” helps people feel that they are not alone. “The pandemic has been an enormous event for all of … more

‘The engine that powers Colorado’

As they walk through the halls of Emily Griffith Technical College, students are reminded that their future awaits them with one catchphrase: “Our mission is to prepare our students for today’s … more

Students back to school - albeit briefly

Students across the county have been easing back into the school routine. Earlier bedtimes, morning bus rides, afternoon sports practices, homework, pop quizzes and the rest. Georgetown Community … more
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