Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

 

Reward offered for deer poaching incident in Jefferson County

MORRISON, Colo. — Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking information about a deer that was killed illegally in the Willow Springs subdivision of Morrison in Jefferson County on Aug. 5 and is offering a $500 reward for information on the crime. CPW’s Operation Game Thief program is a Wildlife Crimestoppers organization that is offering the $500 reward for information that leads to charges to the person(s) who shot the deer. The mortally injured doe was found near the intersections of Willow Springs Dr. and Golf Course Dr. in Morrison on Monday afternoon.Read More


Vaccination clinic event

DENVER — Back-to-school time is a busy, but critical, time for parents to get their children up to date on vaccinations. Join Aurora Fire Rescue, the Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition, Tri-County Health Department, and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for a Shots for Tots and Teens vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Aurora Fire Station No. 2, 12600 Hoffman Blvd. in Aurora. Shots for Tots and Teens Clinics offers low- and no-cost Saturday vaccination clinics throughout the year in Aurora, Denver,Read More


CSU hosts prominent Native designer’s first-ever solo exhibition at the Avenir Museum

When Orlando Dugi was growing up in northern Arizona, he would intently watch his Navajo grandmother doing traditional beadwork. Before long he picked up the craft, and she’d give him lids from tubs of butter for him to sew beads onto, transforming them into traditional Native hairpieces or necklace medallions. When he didn’t get it quite right, she’d have him start over. “I’m very visual,” says Dugi. “I can watch someone do something and then copy it, emulate it. I used to dance at powwows a lot to express myself;Read More


State health department receives CDC funding for continued work on preventing maternal deaths

DENVER: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a grant award of $375,000 per year for five years to prevent maternal deaths in the state by funding Colorado’s Maternal Mortality Prevention Program. A maternal death is defined as any death of a pregnant or postpartum person that takes place during the 21-month period of pregnancy and one year after giving birth. Earlier this year, Gov. Jared Polis signed the Maternal Mortality Prevention Act to formalize and fund the Maternal Mortality Review Committee, enabling the department to be eligibleRead More