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Major apartment development proposed for Southwest Plaza parking lot

It might sound like the ultimate teenage dream of yore: the chance to live across the parking lot from a mall. But in south Jeffco, that exact thing is coming closer to reality after the Jefferson …
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As Colorado's 'blue' level expands, virus spread is at critical juncture

Even as Colorado's COVID-19 restrictions loosened in the past couple of months, the state continued to enjoy falling rates of new coronavirus cases — but Coloradans risk reversing that trajectory …

Douglas County Schools superintendent recommending in-person learning

Douglas County Schools interim Superintendent Corey Wise hopes to see middle and high schools resume in-person learning, five days a week in March. Wise announced in a Feb. 25 letter to the …
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Englewood city councilmember says communist views should be no surprise

An Englewood city councilmember is in the spotlight after printouts of his Twitter posts — containing what another councilmember decried as “violent rhetoric” — turned up in some local …
A graph showing the seven-day incidence rate of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people in Jefferson County. The color of the graph corresponds to the level on the current Colorado COVID-19 dial that number of cases places Jeffco in.

Jeffco on verge of Level Blue as COVID-19 case numbers continue to drop

As the COVID-19 pandemic nears the one-year mark in Jeffco, the new executive director of Jefferson County Public Health says the situation is trending in the right direction with new cases …
Denver firefighters prepare to extricate a Waste Management garbage truck from a home on South Julian Street in unincorporated Englewood on Feb. 24. Nobody was injured in the crash, but homeowner Dave Silva says he doesn't know what will become of his home.

'When I looked in my front room, there was a garbage truck in it'

A retiree was left wondering what will become of his home after a Waste Management garbage truck crashed through his living room in unincorporated Englewood on Feb. 24. Dave Silva said he was napping …
Employees at the new In-N-Out in Lone Tree grab burgers during the restaurant’s Feb. 22 grand opening.

Colorado's newest In-N-Out opens in Lone Tree

People lined up to eat “burgers for breakfast” as the famed fast food chain In-N-Out Burger opened its newest Colorado location in Lone Tree, near Park Meadows mall. The restaurant, located at …
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For years, students in the music program at the Denver Green School Southeast Campus in Denver’s Virginia Vale neighborhood had to share musical instruments because the school simply did not have …
  After an hour’s discussion about Fort Lupton’s mandatory wastewater improvements Feb. 18, one thing was quite clear. “We have to spend a lot of money,” Mayor Zo …
Eagle Ridge Academy star point guard Macey Lauridson signed her National Letter of Intent to play for McPherson College in Kansas on Feb. 18. 
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Life
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Sports
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