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Littleton Public Schools to be subject of youth suicide study

Littleton Public Schools will form one-half of a long-term study into the relationship between social environments and youth suicide. Dr. Anna Mueller, a professor of sociology from Indiana …
Our View

Proposition CC is tempting but comes up short

It’s a very intriguing proposition. Vote to forgo a relatively small tax refund and allow the state to spend that money on much-needed programs for K-12 education, higher education and …
Our View

Proposition DD is a good bet for Colorado

Proposition DD, the legalization and taxation of sports betting in Colorado, is the result of a May 2018 Supreme Court ruling that repealed the federal government ban on sports gambling. Since then, …
A screenshot of one of the public service annoucement-style videos released by a coalition of Colorado state offices, parents and teens Oct. 8, 2019.

Teen suicide PSAs released by coalition of Colorado state offices, parents, teens

When the impact of a suicide started to take a toll on Jim Janicek's kids, he knew he had to do something. “My kids go to Arapahoe High School,” Janicek told a crowd at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado …
Election 2019

Yes or no on Prop CC: Arguments for and against

The most controversial choice on voters' ballots this November may not be over a politician — it could be over Proposition CC. That's a measure that asks Colorado voters to allow the state …
Election 2019

Yes or no on Prop DD: Arguments for and against

As people continue to move to Colorado in droves, one consequence of population growth is often overlooked: the water Coloradans consume. That’s why Proposition DD this November asks voters to …
News
A recall election for Elizabeth Board of Trustees members June Jurczewsky and Rachel White has been scheduled for Dec. 17, after their protests against a recall petition filed by the We Are Not …
As the Nov. 5 election draws near, three candidates running in the Douglas County School Board election have taken a strong stance against the prospect of arming teachers and staff in local schools, …
Lone Tree Police Department officers were justified in the fatal shooting of a man suspected of attempting to steal from Park Meadows mall who fired gunshots at pursuing officers in February, …
As is typical in the Denver metro area, some Aurora city councilmembers wanted to allow dense, multi-family residential buildings near the intersection of two high-traffic roadways. But this time, …
Life
Leaves are changing colors and falling from trees; the cool, crisp fall air can be felt in the morning; and costume shops are starting to pop up. October is here. There are plenty of ways to …
In its 40 years in existence, Swallow Hill music has given outlet to thousands’ musical ambitions, education and fandom through its classes, concerts and community outreach work. When one considers …
The Community Room at Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Parkway, is again the place to begin holiday shopping on Oct. 10 (4 to 8 p.m.); Oct. 11 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.); Oct. 12 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) …
The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado will bring its unique repertoire and sound to Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18: “Music of the Baroque.” The …
Sports
After Westin Pals started the final round of the Class 3A Boys State High School Golf Championships at the Air Force Academy's blue course, he dropped five strokes behind the leader. However, once …
Will Kates, a sophomore at Arapahoe, surprised the rest of the top high school boys golfers in the state by winning the State High School Boys Golf Championship, held Oct. 7-8 at Pinehurst Country …
It is now crunch time for Class 5A football teams who have completed non-league schedules and jumped into league play last weekend. The names of the leagues are confusing because of the realignment …
Xavier Harrell admits that sometimes it was hard getting up during the summer to put in the extra work required to become an elite football player. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound senior running back and …
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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