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Douglas County schools welcome students back Aug. 8

Douglas County School District is gearing up for the start of classes, with the upcoming year expected to be similar to last year in terms of educational priorities and preparing students for their … more

Where Colorado jobs would be if pandemic hadn’t happened

Thanks to a gain of 4,500 nonfarm payroll jobs in June, Colorado has now recovered 110.1% of jobs lost in the first two months of the COVID-19 pandemic. That helped push down Colorado’s … more

As Tri-County Health breaks up, different approaches play out in Douglas, Adams, Arapahoe counties

Arapahoe County has scooped up six Tri-County Health leadership staff to work for the upcoming single-county Arapahoe health department as Tri-County prepares to dissolve at the end of this year. Adams County will absorb one of those 10 leaders. Douglas County has not hired any of those key Tri-County staff members. more

State halts work with Douglas County health contractor after complaints were 'piling up'

A Douglas County health contractor is under scrutiny from the community after its services were discontinued by the state following complaints, a lawsuit with a former business partner was settled, and the state labor department investigates. more

Metro Denver’s homeless population on the rise

The number of people experiencing homelessness was up 12.8% in 2022 compared to 2020, before the pandemic, according to preliminary data from the Metro Denver Homeless Initiative point-in-time … more

The statewide gun regulations adopted after Aurora theater shooting

The 2012 Aurora theater shooting, which left 12 people dead and 70 others injured, prompted Colorado Democrats to immediately begin pursuing tighter regulations on firearms. Since the attack 10 years … more

Coloradans face 10-12 week wait for unemployment pay

It’s now taking 10 to 12 weeks for Coloradans to get new unemployment claims processed by the state Department of Labor and Employment. There hasn’t been a sudden rise in new claims. Rather, said … more

Castle Rock couple builds community through trading cards

House of Cards offers a wide variety of different kinds of trading cards and hosts events more

Heidi Ganahl selects Danny Moore, Navy veteran who was removed as head of redistricting panel, as her running mate

Republican gubernatorial candidate Heidi Ganahl on Monday announced Danny Moore as her running mate, a Navy veteran and entrepreneur who stoked controversy last year when he was removed as head of … more

Castle Pines deploys goats to tamp down wildfire risks

Don’t be surprised if you see goats in Castle Pines, they’re there to help prevent wildfires. more

Arapahoe County's new health department to see familiar faces in leadership

As the Tri-County Health Department heads for its Dec. 31 dissolution, much of its leadership will see a new chapter after Arapahoe County announced it would bring on staff for key roles in its new, self-serving health department.  more

Former Douglas County assistant principal sues district for religious bias claim

A former Ponderosa High School assistant principal is suing Douglas County School District, alleging he was fired for expressing his Christian beliefs. more

Local teen fights eating disorder out of state

When the COVID-19 pandemic pushed schools to around the country to cancel in-person classes, Emma Warford was 15 years old, an active athlete, a good student and functioning well. However, as days … more

Vaccines for youngest Coloradans are here

As a pediatrician specializing in infectious diseases at Children’s Hospital Colorado, Dr. Sara Saporta-Keating knows well the toll the coronavirus has had on the country’s youngest residents. … more

Arapahoe County names board members, sole finalist for director of new health department

Following the breakdown of Tri-County, which for more than 50 years had been delivering health services to Adamas, Arapahoe and Douglas counties, Arapahoe has been in a race against time to stand up its own health department by Jan. 1, a day after Tri-County's services are set to end.  more

South Suburban looks for input on future updates to outdoor amenities, events

South Suburban Parks and Recreation is looking for feedback as it eyes future updates to outdoor amenities and services. more

More money. Less food. Greater demand: Inflation hits metro-area food banks

With inflation at a 40-year-high and a bottle-necked supply chain exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Integrated Family Community Services, based near Englewood, is finding it harder to procure certain foods as it sees higher demand.  more

First monkeypox case reported in Colorado

There is no need to panic according to local medical experts who recently discussed the national news stories coming out about the spread of monkeypox and the mystery surrounding kids being diagnosed with hepatitis. more

CCM Exclusive: Douglas County Health Department director talks about the future

Douglas County’s first-ever public health director is focusing on the future as he builds an agency he hopes will reduce costs for local taxpayers.  In an exclusive interview with … more

Colorado identifies 5 cases of a mystery hepatitis in children

Colorado has reported its first cases of severe hepatitis of unknown cause in kids, adding to a growing number of cases nationally being investigated by the Centers for Disease Control and … more
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