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Cherry Creek assures parents security measures have remained in place as fallout from East High shooting continues

As Denver Public Schools promised more school security after shooting at East High School on March 22, Cherry Creek Schools assured parents that school resource officers and other measures have already been in place in the Arapahoe County district.

Parking woes in Castle Rock drive council to examine requirements

Castle Rock town council members are considering increasing parking requirements for multifamily developments due to concerns about a lack of spaces in the Meadows Town Center area, but the town is …

Everybody hates Hamlet at Miners Alley

To be or not to be… bored by the ramblings of a certain prince of Denmark is a question one need not face when going to see the hilarious new entry in Miners Alley Playhouse’s season, “I Hate …

Update: Officers find body during search for East High School shooter

A 17-year-old student at Denver’s East High School shot two school administrators who were searching him Wednesday morning, according to police, leaving one with life-threatening injuries.

Mexican restaurants a cornerstone of Denver metro area’s late-night food scene

Type in “restaurant” on Google Maps and set the filter to “open 24 hours.” You’ll be hard pressed to find any local restaurants serving up food to the night owls, late workers and early risers.

Area dentist investigated for wife's alleged murder

An investigation into a husband suspected of recently killing his wife has led detectives to look into a two-week period where Angela Craig, 43, was admitted to Parker Adventist Hospital and released twice before her death at University Hospital.

Douglas County commissioners attempt to move past conflict in ‘civility’ meeting

In a near about-face compared to just six days prior, two of Douglas County’s elected leaders engaged in a conversation to try burying the hatchet after a long climate of animosity.

Role of ‘taxpayer dollars’ in planned apartments near Parker is complicated

As news spread about a proposed affordable housing development near Parker — yet another flashpoint in the ongoing battle against new apartment complexes in the Denver suburbs — many area residents expressed concern about its funding.
The Biden administration’s decision to end the COVID-19 public health emergency in May will institute sweeping changes across the health care system that go far beyond many people having to pay …
Generative Artificial Intelligence, like Chat GPT, may be able to write an episode of South Park or ace the LSAT, but Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet is concerned about what these chatbots might be …
Colorado lawmakers will consider a proposal again this year to raise the age that children can face criminal charges, from 10 to 13 years old. Legislation introduced at the state Capitol in March is …
Coloradans will receive more than $2.5 billion in tax refunds from the state as long as there isn’t a recession, according to two quarterly economic and tax revenue forecasts presented this month …
Boys volleyball became a sanctioned sport in Colorado three years ago and has steadily been growing. “The level of volleyball is rising and rising,” said Legend boys volleyball coach …
If you’re going to set a Guinness World Record, you might as well accomplish the feat not once, but twice.
The source of Boyd Rothman’s interest in swimming depends on who’s answering the question. “I don’t know. I just did,” said the 8-year-old Arvada resident. His …
Fort Lupton’s Scotty Sanders can talk about baseball with just about anyone. He can play it, too, from club ball in the summer to high-school ball in the spring. But what may not be visible …
Englewood Arts presented Colorado Symphony Principal Cellist Seoyoen Min on March 18 in another of its excellent Saturday matinee series concerts at Hampden Hall. She was accompanied by pianist …
Rodgers and Hart’s “Carousel” is presented by Performance Now Theater Company through April 2 at Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 S. Allison Parkway. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 …
Conifer High School's robotics team decided to come to the aid of the Denver East High School team on March 22 in the wake of the two administrators who were shot there and the chaos afterward.
It feels good to reach a goal. Cole Sargent, a fifth grader at West Jefferson Elementary School, has reached a big goal: going 1,000 miles in six years as part of the school’s 100 Mile Club. He’s the first at the school to reach such a milestone since the club started six years ago.
Culture Stories

Area massage therapists laud the benefits of the practice on their clients’ ailments, stress

Caring, compassionate hands — and sometimes feet — are used by massage therapists to help improve the lives of their clients. Massage is an ancient practice, and there are more than two dozen types throughout the world, therapists say.

Arvada Center takes audiences back to ‘Our Town’

There are some 20th century plays that are simply synonymous with the theater. And right at the top of that list is Thornton Wilder’s immortal story of small-town life and love, “Our Town.” …

Metro-area arcade bars build local gaming communities

After more than 20 years of collecting pinball machines, Dan Nikolich’s basement had run out of space to store them all. So Nikolich opened the Colorado Pinball Pub in Littleton to share his collection.

Bringing Music to Life returns for 13th year

Anyone who has seen a child fall in love with music knows the lasting impact the art can have on a life. But if children never have access to those instruments, all the love of music in the world …
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