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Hickenlooper ends bid for White House

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Aug. 15 ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may instead challenge one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans in …
Fire crews depart near Deer Creek Park near Grizzly and Bear Claw Drives where a fire broke out at 4:30 p.m. yesterday. The fire is around 28-acres, but officials believe it's 50 percent contained.

Deer Creek Park Fire officially contained

The Jefferson County Sherriff's Office confirmed this morning that a fire broke out near Deer Creek Park near Grizzly and Bear Claw Drives. Jefferson County Sherriff's Office Spokesperson Mike …
A rendering of the In-N-Out Burger restaurant proposed to the City of Lone Tree, at 9171 Westview Road.

In-N-Out Burger submits proposal for Lone Tree location

Lone Tree could be home to the Denver area's first In-N-Out Burger. In-N-Out has submitted a proposal to the City of Lone Tree for development of a new restaurant in the Park Meadows area, according …
Golfer’s tee off during a special Top Golf Thornton demonstration for local businesses and city officials July 31. The attraction, at 160th and Grant, is scheduled to open Aug. 9.

Tee time at Thornton’s TopGolf

As his golf ball sailed off over the green fairway, Nick Nizam turned his back to it, focusing on the computer screen behind him. Computer graphics showed the golf ball’s path as it sailed toward …

Castle Rock Police, Douglas County Sheriff's Office to fully encrypt radio channels

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will fully encrypt its radio channels before the year's end, Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth has confirmed to Colorado Community Media, citing safety concerns …
News
In September 2017, Randy Stafford walked into a public forum of the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA), prepared to ask several questions about the public safety and environmental …
Governor Jared Polis (D) visited Westminster's Cotton Creek Elementary Aug. 14 to mark the beginning of school and the start of the schools full-day kindergarten program. Polis toured the school …
We talk with our Douglas County School District reporter Alex DeWind on her last day about covering the first day of school at Highlands Ranch's STEM School.
The frequent traffic backups along RidgeGate Parkway are something to be expected these days. With just two lanes — one in each direction — for through traffic, backups can reach half a mile from …
Life
Thrift stores are one of those great resources that many people don’t take advantage of. Not only do they provide an option to donate the many items cluttering up our homes to people who could …
The first arts collective with work exhibited in the new exhibit, “Collectivism” at Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University’s gallery at Santa Fe Drive and 10th Avenue is the …
Gone are the days when vegans and vegetarians couldn’t order a hamburger on the menu. Alternative meat brands such as Impossible Foods and Beyond Burger are popping up in not only sit-down …
“A Tour of Italy” opened Aug. 12 at the Colorado Gallery of Arts, in the Annex at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. The opening reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. on Aug. …
Sports
FOOTBALL First games: Aug. 29 Defending champions: Valor Christian (5A), Loveland (4A), Palmer Ridge (3A), LaJunta (2A), Limon (1A), Sedgwick County (A8), Stratton/Liberty (A6) 2019 state …
By his conservative count, Broncos rookie receiver Juwann Winfree viewed his game-winning tip and toe-drag touchdown against Atlanta in the Hall of Fame Game about 100 times. Granted, it was one …
Courtland Sutton hasn't been the star of training camp like he was last year with a daily diet of highlight reel catches on deep fade routes, and the Denver Broncos are glad about that. Sutton is …
Being a Colorado native, I am used to hearing about the effects of the high altitude. It doesn’t matter if it is baseball, golf, tennis, football, basketball or any event you choose, because there …
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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