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Arapahoe High tragedy spurred change, officials and parents say

In the five years since shots rang out in the halls of Arapahoe High School, Littleton Public Schools has made strides toward cultivating an environment of health and help, but the road ahead remains …
Highlands Ranch residents speak to representatives from the Colorado Department of Transportation at an open house about the C-470 expansion project. The Dec. 5 public meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn in Highlands Ranch drew about 30 community members, who had questions about the timeline, cost of tolls and noise.

C-470 expansion project expected to wrap up by summer 2019

Motorists should be able to travel along C-470 from Wadsworth Boulevard to Interstate 25 without the disruption of construction by summer 2019. The Colorado Department of Transportation held its …

Denver aims to vacate pot convictions from years past

Denver officials are planning to vacate thousands of marijuana convictions prosecuted before its use became legal in the state. Colorado was among the first states to broadly allow the use and sale …
Dan Pesch is shown during a court appearance in September.

Murder charge dropped in Elbert County teacher death case

Nearly a year after he was booked into the Elbert County Jail, a judge on Dec. 3 dismissed the murder charge against the suspect in the death of Kiowa teacher Randy Wilson. The dismissal came at the …
Maryalinda Abernathy, left, and Leonard Decker, right, sit down to discuss housing options with Arapahoe County housing specialist Ben Nichols. Decker's seeing-eye dog Rhett waits on the floor. Windermere residents have an uphill battle to find new housing, Nichols said.

Windermere fire evacuees face difficult future

Facing down a daunting search for new homes, the 163 seniors evicted from the Windermere apartments in Littleton after a fire rendered their building uninhabitable have a long road to travel. “You …
The side of an Englewood Police Department car.

Englewood woman suspected of stabbing husband at apartment complex

Englewood police say David Abbott, 59, sustained more than 16 stab wounds in a domestic-violence incident at an apartment complex at the south end of Englewood on Dec. 1. Michelle Abbott, 45, told …
News
Early results released by the Colorado Secretary of State at 10:10 p.m. show support for the Jefferson County Public Schools bond and mill levy override is split: 51.67 percent are saying yes to …
In the five years since shots rang out in the halls of Arapahoe High School, Littleton Public Schools has made strides toward cultivating an environment of health and help, but the road ahead remains …
Jefferson County Public Schools is looking to get a good chunk of its voter-approved $567 million bond money as soon as possible, to begin some of the facility work it has promised. The school …
Motorists should be able to travel along C-470 from Wadsworth Boulevard to Interstate 25 without the disruption of construction by summer 2019. The Colorado Department of Transportation held its …
Life
Magic happens every December at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House as toys come to life and glittering snow falls on stage during Colorado Ballet’s performances of the “The Nutcracker.” But for …
Drive to Aspen Grove this weekend, 7301 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, and turn in to park at the south end. Between Ted’s Montana Grill and GiGi’s Cupcakes, you will find SoSu’s Fourth Annual …
The past week led us to two of many local theatrical holiday celebrations — one for families and the other clearly for grownups—and the metro area theaters offer a range of holiday entertainments …
Colorado is home to a plethora of outdoor activities, with enthusiasts spending their days camping, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, fly fishing or on the slopes. The state is also home to many …
Sports
Cherry Creek’s Dave Logan and Ed McCaffrey of Valor Christian had a lot in common even before they coached against each other in the Dec. 1 Class 5A state championship football game at Broncos Mile …
The Valor Christian football team was once again playing in a state championship game on Dec. 1 at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. In that game, Valor completed an undefeated 14-win season and captured …
Madison Hema skipped playing with her club basketball team in the summer. She instead went to New Zealand and Belarus for a few weeks, but it wasn’t a vacation. She went overseas to play …
Ken Arrington, founder of parkour gym Path Movement, knows that parkour — in which athletes often scale walls, make 9-foot leaps and traverse rails 10 feet off the ground — has a bad reputation …
Mental health

WATCH: Time to Talk public forum on mental health and families

It's time to talk about mental health. Mothers and mental health advocates talk about how mental illness affects families, and why — and how — we need to talk about it. The free community …

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