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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 …
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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 …
Jerry and Ann Healey, left, sold Colorado Community Media to a national and local partnership between the National Trust for Local News and the Colorado Sun designed to bolster local journalism. From left: Jerry Healey and Ann Healey, former CCM owners, Fraser Nelson and Marc Hand of the National Trust for Local News, Colorado Sun editors  Dana Coffield and Larry Ryckman, National Trust CEO Elizabeth Hansen Shapiro, and Lillian Ruiz of the National Trust.  Photo by David Gilbert

'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 …

Addressing food insecurity in Denver

A typical Colorado Spring is finally here. Fresh vegetables will soon be emerging from the soil in community gardens across Denver. These community farms are long-term investments in neighborhoods, …
Dre Lopez of Littleton grew up BMX-ing and believes bikes are a great way for youth to enjoy the outdoors. The April 22 event was the second time Lopez has volunteered to build bikes for Can’d Aid.

Building bikes for community

Community members from across the Denver-metro area to volunteer building bikes with Can’d Aid. The event took place on April 22 on Infinite Monkey Theorem’s patio in Denver’s Five Points …

The Latino Cultural Arts Center's new program, Popul/Arte, will be a residence program that merges art and research. It will consist of lectures and art workshops presented virtually, and it's free for anyone who wishes to participate.

New program to merge art and research

The Latino Cultural Arts Center is launching a new residence program that merges art and research. The goal of the new program, which is called Popul/Arte: Merging Art, Culture and Theory, is to …
Education

Denver Public Schools partner with healthcare providers to offer vaccine scheduling assistance for eligible students

Denver Public Schools is partnering with Denver Health and Children’s Hospital Colorado to assist all eligible DPS students who would like to have a COVID-19 vaccination.
Through a partnership with the Sultan Newman Group, the Teller Elementary School PTA will benefit from the Teller Centennial Home fundraiser. The school is located at 1150 Garfield St. in Denver’s Congress Park neighborhood.

Teller Elementary to benefit from fundraiser

Any homeowner looking to sell their home that is located within the school boundaries of Teller Elementary School can participate to be randomly selected as the Teller Centennial Home. The Teller …
The serene beauty of South High School in Washington Park belies the tumult of the 1970s.

Learning from a troubled past

At 9:30 p.m. on a chilly February evening in 1970, a series of huge explosions rocked Denver’s Congress Park neighborhood. If not for the darkness, bystanders would have seen smoke pouring from the …
Members of Ednium: The Alumni Collective have their picture taken during a recent meeting. Ednium is a new organization focused on improving educational outcomes in the DPS district, sourced directly from the lived experience of those who attended Denver Public Schools.

‘We already assume you’re brilliant, and have something to contribute’

A group of Denver Public Schools alumni want to make a difference in the education that future students of the district receive. “We want to help people dream bigger,” said TeRay Esquibel, …

Amaya Jones, a student in the Culinary Arts program at Emily Griffith Technical College, starts portioning the beef and barley soup in to-go containers that would be given away on Feb. 9.

Emily Griffith college continues tradition of soup giveaway

According to the tradition’s backstory, Emily Griffith, founder of Emily Griffith Technical College at 1860 Lincoln St., and her sister, Florence, started bringing free soup for students after …
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The Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast and Museum located in Fall River, Massachusetts.

May Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column featuring business news in the Life on Capitol Hill and Washington Park Profile coverage areas, which is roughly central and central-south Denver. If you are a …
Alex Gutierrez, an artist with Phoenix Tattoo Company, tattoos a client in 2019.

April Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column featuring business news in the Life on Capitol Hill and Washington Park Profile coverage areas, which is roughly central and central-south Denver. As businesses …
A pepperoni pizza from the new Vito's Pizza and Pastas inside Tributary Food Hall & Drinkery in Golden.

CCM Pizza Madness Tourney 2021

Aside from perhaps coffee, there isn't another food item on earth so near and dear to a reporter's heart than pizza. It is the traditional newsroom food of Election Night. Picking up a slice is cheap …
A teacher and children work on a lesson inside Echinacea Montessori School, which celebrated its one-year anniversary in February.

March Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column featuring business news in the Life on Capitol Hill and Washington Park Profile coverage areas, which is roughly central and central-south Denver. The Colorado …

Brown

Brainstormers create ‘Road to Recovery’

Some of the state’s best business minds collaborated on a way to get Colorado out of the economic mess it’s in and presented in a report that came out Dec. 10. You can read the “Road to …
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