Since the coronavirus pandemic began, Coloradans have received a barrage of breaking news, emergency alerts and notifications about the latest number of cases and deaths. And then came the wildfires, the drought and a lot of other bad news.
But 2020 has also brought out Coloradans' resilience and fighting spirit, and many have stepped up to help their neighbors and make the best of things.
Here's a roundup of recent good news stories:
Douglas County became the first county in metro Denver to be approved for the state's 5-Star Certification Program. Here's what that means.
"It is critical to continue to do everything possible to support small businesses," Olde Town Arvada BID's executive director said.
Colorado competed with California and Oregon for the additional jobs and facility expansion.
Public health officials have developed a portal for residents to find out the latest information about vaccinations.
An Arvada West High School music teacher is one of 10 finalists for the Grammy given to Music Educator of the Year.
Kevin Londrigan, a respiratory therapist who works with COVID-19 patients, received Colorado's first vaccine.
The most popular television shows around the end of the year vary by state — see which ones viewers in Colorado like the most.
Colorado county officials are looking at whether the state's new certification program can be implemented locally.
Take a peek inside this $16.5 million Boulder home, which features a glass staircase, an indoor pond and an elevator.
Coloradans can look up the latest vaccination data on a new state webpage.
Lakewood residents can apply for grants to give their neighborhoods a boost, officials said.