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Making wheel change: Underprivileged youths earn bikes, skills, hope

Fernando Ibarra couldn’t figure out how to fix his bike. So he took it to Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery, a nonprofit community bike shop a block from his house in west Denver. He couldn’t afford the …
The front of the Roscoe L. Davidson Administration Building, the district office building for Englewood Schools.

Englewood Schools to switch to online learning as COVID-19 cases climb

Englewood Public Schools will switch to fully-remote learning for at least two weeks beginning Nov. 2 in the face of climbing COVID-19 numbers, Superintendent Wendy Rubin announced on Oct. …
Diners eat and drink at the west end of Littleton's Main Street in July. Offering outdoor dining is one way restaurants have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Arapahoe, Denver among counties moving to stricter COVID-19 rules

As restrictions continue to escalate in parts of the Denver metro area, the state public-health department announced that Arapahoe and Denver are among several counties that now face greater …
The new location of Slim Chickens, a fast-casual chicken restaurant, takes shape near East Smoky Hill Road in Centennial on Oct. 26. It’s expected to open its doors in early November.

Fast-casual chicken spot Slim Chickens to open on Smoky Hill Road

Byron and Kristen Wheeler have been in the restaurant business for years, amassing a large number of fast-food locations they run in the Denver metro area. “It’s been part of our lives as long as …
Adams County Commission Chair Emma Pinter prepares to be tested for COVID-19 Aug. 10 at the new Mako Medical testing station at Water World. Pinter and the other county commissioners were tested along with Gov. Jared Polis at the opening of the testing site.

Adams County to move to tighter 'safer at home level 3' virus restrictions

As Adams County continues to see a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases that has persisted for more than a month, the state public-health department announced it will move the county to the level of …
Byrd

Q&A with Regan Byrd, candidate for RTD Board of Directors, District H

Residence: Centennial Campaign website: www.regan4rtd.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I have been a routine user of RTD for over 15 years and have relied on this system for …
Edwards

Q&A with Roger Edwards, candidate for RTD Board of Directors, District H

Residence: Highlands RanchCampaign website: RepresentTheDistrict.com  What makes you the best choice for this office? Experience differentiates me from the other two candidates. I am the only …
Tisdale

Q&A with Doug Tisdale, candidate for RTD Board of Directors, District H

Residence: Cherry Hills Village Campaign website: TisdaleRTD.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I've been deeply involved in transit and public transportation for 20 years: as an …
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 …

First few counties move to "protect our neighbors" phase

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Since the start to the school year, several outbreaks have unfolded within Douglas County schools — public, private and charter. According to the district's outbreak protocols posted on its …
There are several statewide ballot measures this year, and the issues and implications behind each of them are not always immediately apparent.Add to that a long list of potential candidates, and it is easy to see how most of us could use some guidance by a trusted source.
Parts of northern Colorado around the Cameron Peak and East Troublesome fires received up to a foot of snow between Oct. 25 and 26, pausing the growth of the two largest wildfires in state history. …
About me I’m a lawyer and a partner at Holland and Hart in Denver, specializing in appellate issues. I’ve argued cases in court dozens of times, and have handled work at the US Supreme Court, the …
Life
No matter what the holiday is, a common way for cultures and families to mark the occasion is through the arts — music, film and interactive options like pumpkin carving, tree decorating and even …
Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 E. Orchard Road, in a historic schoolhouse in Greenwood Village, will present an exhibit by the Colorado Women’s Caucus for the Arts called “Old Myths, New …
For my money, gothic horror — which blends elements of romance, emotion and terror together — is the most subtle and rewarding kind of scary story. Over the years, authors like Edgar Allen Poe, …
In a year that has already offered far too many tricks and too few treats, Halloween looms like a rotting jack-o’-lantern left out a week too long. What has traditionally been a time of …
Sports
Top-ranked Cherry Creek played No. 8 Grandview in a Centennial League football game on a chilly, rainy night at the Stutler Bowl on Oct. 22. Creek's first drive after taking the opening kickoff set …
Castle View scored early and often as the Sabercats rolled to a 48-14 Douglas County League football victory over the Rock Canyon Jaguars on Oct. 23 at Douglas County Stadium. The Sabercats, 2-0, …
It was a banner day for Cherry Creek on Oct. 17 at the state cross country championships but Mountain Vista also proved it is still a team to be watched. Bruins senior Parker Wolfe won the Class 5A …
Top-seeded Rock Canyon was eliminated from the 5A state quarterfinal softball playoffs with a 1-0 loss to Grand Junction Central on Oct. 8 at Rock Canyon. One might call the loss bad, baffling, …
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