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CDPHE approves Arapahoe County variance request with amendments

The County filed the variance request on June 10 and requested that allowances be made for area gyms, restaurants, houses of worship and indoor malls.


THE SPAWN MUST GO ON

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. – On June 30, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials were met with a blizzard and 34-degree temperatures at Zimmerman Lake while conducting its greenback cutthroat trout spawning operation. This video from Senior Video Producer Jerry Neal highlights the dedication of CPW’s aquatics staff working in these winter-like conditions, even if it says summer on the calendar. [Link to video] – https://vimeo.com/434428021 While teamed up with CPW Cutthroat Trout Research Scientist Kevin Rogers, the Northeast Aquatics team collected spawn and mark recapture data from the greenback cutthroat trout “broodstock”Read More


Elton John: Classic Concert Series

Beginning this Friday, July 3, at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 5 PM BST exclusively on YouTube and available digitally in its entirety for the first time ever, the series will Premiere with “Live at Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh” from 1976. Following this Friday’s episode, a new, epic two-hour concert set will Premiere on Elton John’s YouTube Channel every Saturday at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 5 PM BST for a total of six weeks. The series will raise funds towards the Elton John AIDS Foundation in support of COVID relief efforts. Elton John says: ‘My Foundation’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund helps frontline partners prepare for and respondRead More


ArapCo unveils small biz relief plan

LITTLETON — Small- and medium-sized businesses across Arapahoe County have the opportunity to access fiscal assistance to help with recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. Officials announced June 22 that the Arapahoe County CARES Program has commenced Advance Arapahoe, a $6 million grant program to provide support and retain jobs at businesses throughout the county. The county received $114.5 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act grant monies. “This is one of the first grant programs we’re launching through the Arapahoe County CARES Program, and it willRead More


Colorado Air National Guard conducts F-16 fighter jet July 4 flyover

The 140th Wing will launch the jets from Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado.


Softball, baseball sign-ups scheduled

Registration for the Strasburg Parks & Recreation District youth baseball and softball camps is coming soon.


Wildlife Groups File Lawsuit to Protect Canadian Lynx Habitat

Federal government ignored 2016 court order in failing to designate Southern Rockies lynx critical habitat


Operation Dry Water aims to reduce boating under the influence this holiday weekend

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be a part of Operation Dry Water July 3-July 5, with increased patrols to enforce boating under the influence (BUI) laws over the holiday weekend.


USCIS to Celebrate Independence Day by Hosting Naturalization Ceremonies Across the Country

USCIS began to conduct limited naturalization ceremonies in May and began to fully resume ceremonies in early June, after temporarily pausing in-person services to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.


Governor Polis Extends Safer at Home and Updates Protect Our Neighbor Framework, Announces Closure of Bars

DENVER – Governor Jared Polis today extended the Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors Executive Order, and provided an update on Colorado’s next steps during the COVID-19 pandemic, introducing more details on the Protect Our Neighbors framework. The Governor was joined by Jill Hunsaker Ryan, the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment; Dr. Rachel Herlihy, the state’s top epidemiologist; Joni Reynolds, the Gunnison County Public Health Director; and Jason Vahling, the City and County of Broomfield Public Health Director. “Protect OurRead More