'Tell stories that matter:' Colorado Community Media sold to journalism partnership
Colorado Community Media, the company that produces two dozen newspapers around the Denver-area suburbs and two shoppers, has been acquired by a local and national …

Successful Cajun is all about the love

The secret to making truly good Cajun food boils down to one word — love. Restaurants and food trucks serving Cajun across the Denver metro area may give a quick, one-word answer when asked about …

Castle Pines vaccine clinic open to all

A makeshift COVID-19 vaccination clinic has been set up to serve up to 1,200 people per day at the old Safeway building in Castle Pines. About 5,000 people have been vaccinated since the clinic …

All Coloradans 16-plus up for vaccine starting April 2

The wait for eligibility will soon be over for all adults and older teenagers in Colorado, with coronavirus vaccine eligibility set to hit the general population starting April 2, the governor's …

Coffee Cabin raises funds for family of fallen officer

Customers lined up outside of Parker's Coffee Cabin on March 28 to pitch in to help the family of a fallen Boulder police officer. Together, the customers and the Coffee Cabin raised more than …

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Ann Macari Healey

We were blessed with the opportunities to tell your stories

Our journey in journalism started in the early 1980s, as recent college graduates — me, as a reporter at The Miami Herald, then one of the country’s largest papers; Jerry in the newspaper’s …
The Biennial of the Americas is seeking public submissions for the virtual Americas COVID-19 Memorial exhibit.

‘More together than apart’

The Americas make up about 13% of the world’s population. Yet, as of April, nearly 50% of the world’s COVID-19 deaths occurred in the Americas. So the Biennial of the Americas got to thinking: …
Techician looking over a gas furnace with a flashlight before cleaning it.

Many Coloradans may not be getting the help they need

Energy Outreach Colorado has a mission to help people afford their energy costs. And to fulfill that mission, it is so important for the nonprofit to make sure every Coloradan is aware of it, said …
A bus pulls out of Smoky Hill High School's parking lot on Aug. 18, the first day of school for freshmen in Cherry Creek School District.

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.” …
Gov. Jared Polis, center, visits a mobile vaccine clinic, an effort supported by state officials to bring vaccinations sites to locations around Colorado. The state has two bus routes and was to announce a third soon.

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 …
Life
Coming Attractions

From the Misfits to ‘The Lucky Ones’

With theater slowly coming back to life, many companies are finding themselves taking a different approach to staging shows. Misfits Theater Company started bringing stories back in the late summer …
Coming Attractions

Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the …
Sam Al-Jassim, a Georgetown resident and manager at Clear Creek Cidery & Eatery, pours a selection of cider for a flight of four. This cidery in Idaho Springs hopes to launch its own line of ciders later this year, and currently features nine Colorado ciders on tap and 14 others in cans.

Cideries squeeze into craft beverage scene

Imagine it’s a hot Colorado day and adults are looking for alcoholic beverages to help beat the heat. Many seek out beer, seltzers and cocktails. But, for Sam Al-Jassim and many others, the answer …
Coming Attractions

House concerts provide live music alternative

One of the first responses many people give when they’re asked what they’ve missed most during the COVID-19 pandemic is live music, and while it appears that this summer will feature more …
Sports
Colorado Springs Denver & Rio Grande’s Ed “Not so Fast” Evans leans back from a high pitch.

'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' in the 1860s

Vintage baseball from the 1860s came to the South Platte Valley Historic Park in Fort Lupton May 1. There were parts of the game that looked the same; others not so much. The Colorado Vintage Base …

CHSAA moves place, date for state volleyball tournament

AURORA -- The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs will be the host venue for this year's state volleyball tournament. Brad Cochi, CHSAA's new digital media director, also said the tournament …

Soccer playoff draw due April 20

AURORA -- Spring snowstorms forced a change in the schedule for relreasing this year's state soccer playoff brackets. The Colorado High School Activities Association pushed the end of the boys …

More chances for Season D sports teams?

There could be more, not less games for students participating in the so-called Season D sports …
Voices
Finance

Examining the outlook for economic recovery

The United States economic outlook has “clearly brightened,” according to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. The Washington Post also states that the U.S. emerges as the main engine for global …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Oscars telecast rated PG for pretty grim

Ratings for the 2021 Academy Awards telecast were down 58% from their lowest point in the 18-49 age demographic. The previous low was set last year. The Grammys fell 51% in total viewers in the 18-49 …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

It’s time for some Main Street magic

As the weather continues to improve each week and spring is in full bloom, it is the perfect time to visit and support our local Main Street, experiencing the magic that a beautiful walk down the …
Craig Marshall Smith

This knock-knock stuff is no joke

Occasionally, this is an opinion column. Here comes one now. Advertisements taped or left hanging on front doors should be against the law. The mischief-makers of advertisements taped or left hanging …
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