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Homelessness in Englewood: No place to call home

During a cleanup along the South Platte River in January, Englewood police counted 21 campsites with about 30 people living on its east banks. Some 25 truckloads of trash, human waste, syringes and …

Probe into fatal plane crash could take more than a year

It could take more than a year to get answers to the May 11 fatal plane crash near the Stepping Stone community that claimed the life of Grand Junction veterinarian Bob Marquis, 67, authorities say. …

Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform

In a work season buoyed up by unforeseen revenue, Colorado lawmakers passed a deal to put more money toward the state's deep transportation needs, gave the green light to a last-minute compromise on …

Bear killed confirmed to be responsible for Colorado attack

Wildlife officials say a bear killed by officers is the one that attacked a 5-year-old girl outside her home in western Colorado. In a statement May 16, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said DNA …

Jeffco BOE puts value on employees in proposed budget

The Jefferson County Board of Education is putting value on its educators in its proposed 2018-19 budget with increased pay and cost of living increases for teachers and an increase to long-term …
News
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of gambling on pro and college …
New research shows 1 in 7 U.S. adults have tried electronic cigarettes. That's an increase but it's offset by a small decline in the number currently using the devices. About 3 percent of adults were …
Englewood police SWAT officers are on the scene of a man barricaded inside a home in the 4100 block of South Galapago Street as of mid-morning Wednesday. Some homes in the area have been evacuated as a precaution. Police Cmdr. Tim …
Two people were killed when a train and a vehicle collided in unincorporated Douglas County in the early afternoon of May 15, according to Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Steve Johnson.
Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed …
Life
“Autumnal Equinox” by Aurora fiber artist Diana Vander Does hangs just inside the entrance into the gallery at the PACE Center in Parker. It’s included in an exhibit, “Contrast,” by the …
“Past and Future Focus,” displayed in the Stanton Gallery in downtown Littleton’s Town Hall Arts Center from May 12 through June 22, accompanies the last production of the theater’s season: …
For first-timers or the uninitiated in the world of comic conventions, Denver’s annual Comic Con can be an intimidating experience. The sprawling event, which is June 15-17 this year, brings upward …
Progenitor: A person who first thinks of something and causes it to happen. This definition faces an opening letter from the co-editors, Arapahoe Community College students Cara Allen and Rachel …
Not many people are lucky enough to know what they do with their lives by the time they reach important milestones like graduating from high school. So, I’m not sure if there’s a name for how …
Sports
It’s been said many times that golf is an unpredictable sport that requires plenty of mental grit. For myself, golf has always been pretty predictably bad, with a few good shots and holes but very …
Not even the signing of free agent Case Keenum could keep the Broncos from staging yet another quarterback competition this offseason. This time it's a battle for the backup job. After bypassing a …
Tennis is in the blood of Cherry Creek's freshman twin sisters Eliza and Nicole Hill. It's something natural for them because the family has played and watched a lot of tennis. The sisters helped the …
When Emmanuel Sanders returned from vacation to start the Denver Broncos' offseason training program, he went straight to the team store and loved what he saw. Hanging off the racks were No. 4 Case …
Traci Miller, 52, has been an above-the-knee amputee for 31 years. The one thing she hasn’t been able to do since losing her leg to a rare vascular disorder is run. “Now, I just really want to …
Mental health

Jefferson Center opens new crisis center

There’s no way for a person to plan when and where they’re going to experience a crisis. Which means that those who are trained to help, like the staff of the Jefferson Center, have to go …

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