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‘Mrs. Claus’ hopes to save Christmas

The Christmas decorations on Kam Breitenbach’s fireplace stay up year-round. A small, plastic tree and a smiling snowman sit beneath the mantel displaying her master’s degree in Santa school. It …
Arvada's old Kmart store currently stands at the site of a proposed development that would contain 300 residential units.

Developer wants to bring 300 apartments and 10,000 feet of commercial space to Kmart site

The closure of Arvada's longstanding Kmart store left a big “hole” in a busy part of town. Now, two years later, a Texas-based developer wants to fill that hole with a mixed-use development that …
Sloan Wiggins and Matt Shanahan are assistant managers at MiYO Cafe in Castle Rock, which is preparing to close indoor dining amid new COVID-19 restrictions.

As Douglas County restaurants cease indoor dining, some consider defying new COVID-19 orders

As the deadline to cease indoor dining loomed, several Douglas County restaurants were debating how — and if — to comply with the new public health orders while local leaders urged caution. Gov. …

Colorado Legislature eyes small-business, housing relief

As Gov. Jared Polis announced a new round of coronavirus-related restrictions that harken back to the kinds of orders Coloradans saw near the start of the pandemic, the governor announced he would …

Columbine Memorial donation box stolen

Lora Knowlton, a member of Columbine Memorial Foundation Board of Directors, discovered the crime. “Its truly mind-boggling and disheartening,” she said. “It’s hard to believe.” What she knows, is …

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 …
COVID-19: What you need to know
What you can do to protect yourself

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued the following recommendations to help the public avoid COVID-19. • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 …

First few counties move to "protect our neighbors" phase

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News
Littleton restaurants saw their final indoor diners for the near future on Nov. 20, in the final hours before heightened restrictions to slow surging COVID-19 cases took effect. At Palenque Cocina, …
Douglas County restaurant owners are feeling increasingly anxious about the coming months as new restrictions related to preventing the spread of COVID-19 now prohibit all indoor dining. It's because …
In a letter to the state health department sent Thursday evening, Douglas County commissioners said the director of the department had inaccurately described their recent move to level red. The …
Littleton City Council unanimously passed a short-term rental licensing ordinance on Nov. 17, though councilmembers acknowledge many issues must still be dealt with. The new ordinance represents a …
Life
Before the pandemic hit, Kim Mangle’s nonprofit consultancy business was booming. Then, COVID-19 arrived and her income dried up almost overnight. “I had this 48-hour period where I went from …
Hudson Gardens has rescheduled “The Amazing Honeybee” from Nov. 11 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 17, and it might provide some readers with a new interest — you can pursue a list of classes at the Gardens …
Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery in downtown Littleton is an inviting and quiet spot to do some holiday shopping and you can take any art purchased with you on the day you visit. Members of …
If you’ve been in the Denver metro area for a while, there’s a good chance you’ve come across the name Bruce Randolph at least one or twice. You might recognize it as a street name, the name of …
Sports
Cherry Creek will renew its rivalry with Pomona in one of the Class 5A semifinal football games, while Legend hopes to be ready for the challenge against Valor Christian in a series that has been …
After a Stay-at-Home order, wildfires and public land closures, skiers and snowboarders could hardly contain their excitement to return to the slopes when Loveland Ski Area opened for the 2020-21 …
Ponderosa quarterback Jack Hanenburg hooked up with Kolton Miller for a 20-yard touchdown pass with 38 seconds remaining in the game to give the Mustangs a 21-14 win over Montrose Nov. 6 at Echo Park …
Adam Holton rushed for 130 yards as Mountain Vista ended a four-season losing streak to rival ThunderRidge with an easy 40-7 victory Oct. 30 at Shea Stadium. Here is a look at other south metro-area …
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