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Thanksgiving meal alternatives are varied for those seeking lighter fare or less work

For people who don’t care for the traditional Thanksgiving Day dishes, prefer a lighter meal or just hate cooking (and the cleaning), there are options. Dietitians are ready with advice for …
Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Joan Lopez discusses voting schedules and updates at a town hall meeting on Sept. 25.

Arapahoe County clerk vows reviews after criticism

Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Joan Lopez vowed to review her office's processes and procedures after drawing criticism for ballot-processing times in the Nov. 5 election. “We recognize that …
The deer that attacked a man in Franktown was wearing an orange collar.

Officers suspect aggressive deer was raised by people

A deer that attacked a Franktown man Nov. 13 is suspected to have been raised by people, according to a news release from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The 56-year-old man was treated at a local …
Rocky Heights Middle School student Kendall Meibos speaks to thousands of Douglas County School District employees at the Pepsi Center.

Educating beyond academics: Schools seek right approach in social and emotional learning

Eighth-grader Kendall Meibos stepped shyly onto the stage at the Pepsi Center in Denver and peered over a lectern at the crowd around him. Filling stands typically reserved for Denver Nuggets or …

In Colorado, 24 high-hazard dams are seen as problematic

Two dozen aging dams in Colorado were in unsatisfactory condition and are located in places where their failure would likely kill at least one person, according to an Associated Press investigation …
News
Some good health news: Americans' cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at especially high risk are getting treatment. Researchers say the report, released Nov. 11, suggests a …
Community Editors David Gilbert and Nick Puckett discuss November's municipal election results in Littleton, Parker and the Metro-North area to determine if there are any common themes.
Castle Pines is partnering with DAWG Nation by providing land for the nonprofit to build a $34 million three-sheet ice rink directly south of the commercial area on the east side of the city. "We …
Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported, according …
Life
With the day ahead and 24 topics to choose from, it was hard for a still-sleepy history buff to get in gear on the morning of Nov. 2 as the 2019 History Camp Colorado kicked off at 9 a.m. at Arapahoe …
Arapahoe Community College art students combine talents with artists from Colorado School for the Blind, located in Littleton, for an exhibit that runs through Nov. 19 at the college’s Colorado …
With all the streaming services out there, and all the devices capable of becoming a movie screen, film festivals provide a fading resource — an opportunity to see independent and streaming movies …
One of my favorite things about public art is that it encourages artists to think on a grander scale. But the new Denver Theatre District permanent installation goes a step beyond, as it provides …
Sports
I watched and covered my first field hockey game on Nov. 5 when Regis Jesuit and Colorado Academy played for the state championship at All-City Stadium. For years I helped with the coverage of both …
Champions were crowned in state volleyball regional tournaments on Nov. 8-9 and the winners advanced into the bracket for the state championships. The state championships for all classes will be held …
The second round of the Class 5A boys soccer playoffs ended the season for four south metro teams on Nov. 6, with only Regis Jesuit and Grandview advancing. Jackson Isaacs scored in the second …
ThunderRidge, Legend, Highlands Ranch, Mountain Vista, Eaglecrest, Cherokee Trail and Smoky Hill collected first-round Class 5A state football playoff wins and advanced into the second round. …
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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