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Highlands Ranch Post Office named after fallen deputy

The post office, where people go to send and receive letters from loved ones overseas and beloved grandparents, is the center of every community, Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said to a small …
Sam Bailey, economic development vice president for the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, listens as former Denver mayoral candidate Lisa Calderon makes a point June 13 at the at Anythink Library’s Wright Farms Branch Better Arguments workshop. The two sat on a panel discussing impacts from Denver’s tech boom.

Effort seeks civic discourse, civility among different views

When Coloradans hear news reports that Amazon or any national tech giant is coming to to the state, Sam Bailey figures they imagine an invasion. “When you saw something on the news, like Amazon’s …

Man arrested in connection with fatal crash

A Denver man was arrested in connection with a fatal car crash in Douglas County June 15. The Douglas Country Sheriff's Office arrested Jesus Angel Estrada-Rivera, 19, June 17. He was charged with …

Home projects suffer from worker shortage

Lynn Osborne has been remodeling two homes. They are different styles, in different states, with different contractors. But there has been one constant: delays due to a shortage of skilled labor. The …
Jack Phillips from his bakery in Lakewood.

Lakewood baker Jack Phillips again being sued

Autumn Scardina, an attorney from Arvada, is not ready to walk away from her case against Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood. Scardina's attorneys formally filed a complaint …
News
Mallet-wielding school board members took the first swings at the walls of the old Ames Elementary School in Centennial on June 13, officially kicking off a series of projects under Littleton Public …
Though they come from different backgrounds and municipalities, nine members of a committee formed by the Douglas County Board of Commissioners to oversee additional funds for school safety have one …
The younger suspect in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting was back in court June 14, where attorneys continued their efforts to transfer his case out of adult court and back to juvenile court. …
With one month down and one to go, the Colorado Republican Party's vice chair has ended her effort to remove state Rep. Tom Sullivan from office, saying the party will instead focus on other recalls …
Life
There’s a name for the enormous leap in quality that television programs have seen since the turn of the century — Peak TV. Thanks to streaming options like Netflix and Hulu, the emergence of …
Artist Jane Guthridge will exhibit her artworks large and small in the gallery at Littleton Museum from June 28 to Aug. 25. “Play of Light: Works by Jane Guthridge” will include large …
The day before the Continental Congress’ adoption of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote a letter to his wife on July 3, 1776 about how he hoped succeeding generations would celebrate …
Crawl under the rubber flaps of a giant bounce house and enter a miniature town made of inflated, bouncy material full of adults bobbing, hopping and leaping from place to place looking far too …
Sports
Arapahoe High School soccer player Audrey Weiss is one of those players who can never move around much without being marked by an opponent or two. She always seemed to make things happen for the …
Katie Collins was hard to keep off the lacrosse field. The Cherry Creek senior was a midfielder who was a standout on both offense and defense. She was named the 2019 Colorado Community Media South …
It’s been slow — like an off-speed changeup — for people to realize, but big-time college baseball is no longer a long shot for players who participate in Colorado high school baseball. …
Valor Christian’s Anna Hall and Drake Nugent of Highlands Ranch finished their high school track and field careers with rewarding seasons. Cole Sprout of Valor Christian lived up to expectations. …
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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