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Collaborative technology lab may help develop 'smart cities' technologies

Two years ago, a coalition full of big names in business, education and local government launched, promising to change the way cities find solutions to decidedly Colorado issues such as traffic and …
A firefighter working the Bald Mountain Fire, the evening of Sept. 20.

Multiple agencies respond to Bald Mountain Fire

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, as of 2:45 p.m. Sept. 21, the Bald Mountain Fire is 50% contained. U.S. 6 through Clear Creek Canyon Park reopened at 1:45 p.m. Sept. …

Colorado confirms six cases of vaping-related illness

Colorado health officials have confirmed six cases of vaping-related illness since the state announced its first case last month. The state Department of Health previously announced four known …

Douglas County schools' security funding requests exceed $10 million offer

Douglas County commissioners offered local schools a combined $10 million to heighten security after a school shooting rocked the community in May, and interest from local schools was so high demand …

Pending Kaiser Permanente strike: 5 things to know

A few thousand Kaiser Permanente workers in Colorado may join tens of thousands nationwide in an October strike that a union says is a push for fair negotiation and wage increases that keep up with …
News
Government experts have recently backed an experimental treatment for children with peanut allergies that could become the first federally approved option for preventing life-threatening reactions. …
A police investigation has cleared Legend High School’s athletic director of criminal wrongdoing after allegations of “inappropriate conduct” surfaced in the spring. Still, Kevin Boley, also …
The past couple of years were testing times for The Action Center. Toward the end of 2017, The Action Center's Executive Director Mag Strittmatter resigned from her position that she held for over 15 …
Westminster City Forester John Kasza said he was instantly worried about the city’s trees when he learned that the Emerald Ash Borer had slipped past a six year quarantine last month. “They found …
Life
In his director’s notes for the “Cabaret” program — the musical opened Sept. 6 at Littleton’s Town Hall Arts Center — Nick Sugar, aka Master of Ceremonies, says this is his seventh …
Naturalist, historian, Colorado native and author Mary Taylor Young of Castle Rock is among 21 honored authors who have published books in or about Colorado. They were inducted into the newly formed …
When a bicyclist encounters a horseback rider on the trail, do they know what to do? When hikers walk their dogs through local open spaces, do they know the dos and don’ts of taking pets along for …
Just off one of the busiest highways in the south Denver metro area sits a quiet refuge of nature, where master gardeners pass on tips to the public. “This year was late starting in terms of when …
Sports
High school soccer in Colorado has been forced to adopt a new look over the past few seasons. Many of the best players are skipping high school soccer because of the commitment to play with …
Kami Grammerstorf is the center fielder on the Mountain Vista softball team. She is also the daughter of head coach Bret Grammerstorf, but that hasn't created any problems at home or on the softball …
Sierra Martinez is a senior member of the Littleton High School spirit team. She practices with the team every day at school and goes with the team to a studio one night a week to work on techniques. …
The Golden Giddyup mountain bike race, and associated festival took place Sept. 15.
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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