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Arrest made in 36-year-old Douglas County cold case

It’s been nearly 36 years since the grisly homicide that left Roger Dean dead took place in present-day Lone Tree. The case — once referred to by the Douglas County Sheriff as “one of the …

One year later: Voices from south metro area

A year after Colorado’s statewide stay-at-home order took effect and drastically changed virtually all aspects of daily life, Coloradans are still grappling with public health orders and — …

Teen convicted in murder of Cherokee Trail High School student

An Arapahoe County jury on April 9 found Kenneth Gallegos, 19, guilty of first-degree felony murder, aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery. Gallegos was found guilty of …

STEM shooting suspect makes court appearance

The adult suspect in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting case appeared in court for one of his final hearings before going to trial this spring. During the April 9 pre-trial conference in Castle …

County opts out of Tri-County dial extension

Douglas County commissioners voted to opt out of a one-month extension of the COVID-19 dial during an April 13 meeting. The three-page resolution, which outlined the commissioners’ stance on the …

Colorado issues order limiting indoor crowds as COVID dial expires

Colorado allowed its “dial” of coronavirus restrictions to expire as expected in mid-April, clearing the path for local public health agencies to decide what limits to enforce on businesses and …

STEM shooting suspect makes court appearance

The adult suspect in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting case appeared in court for one of his final hearings before going to trial this spring. During the April 9 pre-trial conference in Castle …
Frank Francone, center, marches with son Stuart Francone, left, Air Force veteran Mike Simbre, right, and several friends in Littleton on April 9. An army veteran, Francone set out to commemorate the Bataan Death March of 1942.

A march to remember

Frank Francone was just 19 years old when he first laid eyes on Camp O’Donnell. The Denver native was drafted fresh out of high school in the summer of 1945, the final months of World War II. By …
A map showing the properties that would be involved in the proposed exchange.

JCOS proffers a land swap for a South Table Mountain trailhead

From varied trails and gorgeous views to easy access to downtown Golden, South Table Mountain has always had a lot to offer to hikers and bikers. But if there is one thing the trail currently lacks, …
Mountain Vista students Bella Lewis, Kimberly Whitmore and Alice Sun participate in a community-service project to understand the suicide rates among veterans, creating brochures, posters and materials to educate and inform.

Students work to prevent suicide among veterans

With suicide rates among veterans continuing to increase, especially during the pandemic, a group of Highlands Ranch teens came together to help educate and inform in the name of prevention. Colorado …
Tri-County Health Department is partnering with Douglas County as the county searches for a new way to deliver public health services.

Tri-County board approves one-month extension to COVID dial

The Tri-County Health Department's board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state's dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas …
COVID-19: What you need to know
What you can do to protect yourself

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued the following recommendations to help the public avoid COVID-19. • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 …

Colorado issues order limiting indoor crowds as COVID dial expires

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The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing Gypsy colt that disappeared from a property north of Fort Lupton. The colt vanished sometime between 10:45 a.m. April 20 and 8:30 …
The Douglas County School Board has offered interim Superintendent Corey Wise the district’s permanent superintendent role after a months-long that search came down to a mix of internal and …
Fort Lupton City Council voted 5-2 to start negotiations with Metro Wastewater for necessary improvements to the city's wastewater treatment plant. Chris Ceretto and Tommy Holton voted no. Ceretto …
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Life
Audiences aren’t the only ones missing cultural events like art shows during the pandemic shutdown - the creatives have also been missing the opportunities to have their work seen and connected …
It may be more than a year later than hoped for, but Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse is finally getting a new season off the ground - and it’s doing so with the world premiere of a show written …
Annual Jeffco Good News Event Set for Tues., April 20, 2021 This year’s event will be virtual   JEFFERSON COUNTY, CO April 6, 2021 – Due to the ongoing risk of the …
It is likely that most residents here unknowingly have some of Carol and Tom Newsom’s artwork in their homes. If by some odd chance their art isn’t in your home, then you’ve seen …
Sports
Skyview High School got a 50-50 split of appeals to its classifications for boys and girls basketball for the two-year cycle that begins in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities …
Prairie View High School’s boys and girls basketball teams are going to play in the state’s newest classification starting in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities …
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Seven Prairie View High School athletes took the plunge and signed collegiate letters of intent during an April 19 ceremony at the school. Marcus Sanchez signed on for baseball at Otero Junior …
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