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Castle Rock couple waited days for answers in Spring Creek fire's wake

The small community of La Veta may sit 150 miles southwest of Castle Rock, but for one local family, it has been top of mind since July 5. That was the day Jim and Kim Liberatore learned the Spring …

South Platte River in Littleton closed to recreation this Saturday

The South Platte River through Littleton will be closed to recreation for the first time in memory on July 14, in an attempt to prevent damage to the river habitat from potentially thousands of …

Small companies hit hard by import, export tariffs

Time and effort have gone down the drain for Steve Gould, who is scrambling to find new customers for his gin, whiskey and other spirits since the United States has taken a tough stance on trade …
Local Life

Filming likely to grow in Colorado

When Parker resident Michelle Ullman began preparing for the first season of her television show, “On the Menu with Michelle Ullman,” it was important that she “put our fork where our mouth …

Tebow tabbed for school's ring of honor

Former Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow will soon receive a major honor. Tebow, a two-time national champion and 2007 Heisman Trophy winner, will be inducted into the University of Florida …
News
The power of one vote is on display in the Republican primary for Elbert County District 2 commissioner. That's what separates the two candidates, one of whom will emerge the winner after a recount. …
U.S. employers kept up a brisk hiring pace in June by adding 213,000 jobs in a sign of confidence despite the start of a potentially punishing trade war with China. At the same time, the …
Aviation enthusiasts in the metro area are in for a new experience when an attraction by Wings Over the Rockies opens at Centennial Airport July 21. Visitors will be able to engage with interactive …
Dave and Leslie Samson had been married five years and were looking to transition from a two-story home in Denver to a ranch-style home they could call their own. After touring several areas, …
Life
The first time artist Scramble Campbell visited Red Rocks was during a sold-out run of Widespread Panic performances in 2000. In that kind of atmosphere, he couldn’t help but do what comes …
Stop in to see Town Hall Arts Center’s spiffy redecorated lobby when you’re next in downtown Littleton. Life Scout Jack Rutherford has pretty much grown up around Town Hall where his mother, …
Viewers at the opening of Terry Maker’s “Full Circle” exhibit (through Aug. 19 at the Littleton Museum) huddled in groups, fixated on Maker’s brightly colored, complex compositions, …
Turn right as you enter the Center for Visual Art on Santa Fe Drive and admire the sleek pink “Ourobouros,” a huge pink snake, circling to bite its tail, by Emma Hardy and Rebecca DiDomenico. It …
Sports
Nikola Jokic and Will Barton grew up worlds apart. Their paths, though, followed a similar route to a big payday with the Denver Nuggets. Jokic signed a max contract worth around $147 million for …
There will be 120 golfers in the field for the first-ever U.S. Women’s Senior Open that starts July 12 but there is more to this story. Centennial resident Janet Moore is probably tired of hearing …
Shelly Leuenberger temporarily left her love of playing beach volleyball behind when she moved with her family from California to Colorado. However, the Parker resident is playing volleyball again in …
The Denver Nuggets have agreed to a multiyear deal with rookie forward Michael Porter Jr. Porter was taken by the Nuggets with the 14th overall pick in the draft last month. He was considered a …
Mental health

Preventing dropouts among pregnant, parenting students

During her sophomore year of high school, Leslie Belmontes found out she was pregnant. Not feeling like she could continue at her traditional high school, Northglenn High, Belmontes transferred to …

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