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Centennial Water Board votes to move out of drought restrictions

Following record breaking rainfall totals, the Centennial Water Board voted to remove drought restrictions. However, water conservation continues to be key for long-term sustainability.

Douglas County schools will serve free lunches all summer

Douglas County School District launched its summer lunch program on May 30 to provide free meals to youth on weekdays while school is out.  Free lunches are available to people 18 and …

Author Mansur Nurdel to discuss Baha'i Faith, religious persecution at Highlands Ranch Library

Never leaving each other even when death felt near, three friends faced mother nature’s harsh elements, relied on the help of strangers and walked on foot through mountainous landscape to reach their dream of freedom.

Douglas County Sheriff's Office warns 'car surfing' is a dangerous trend

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is sounding the alarm and urging the public to be aware of “car surfing” in Douglas County.

Allegedly high on meth, a burglar entered Littleton High School through the roof

The burglary at Littleton High School on May 19 was allegedly committed by a woman who wandered into the school through an unlocked hatch on the roof after inhaling methamphetamine, according to police documents.

Off to the pack-burro races: Residents, visitors to Georgetown get into the mining spirit

Runners come to Georgetown for the pack burro race, fans come for the burros and Clear Creek Rotary 2000 members come for the burro poop.

Judge rejects school board's request for jury trial in open meeting law case

The question of whether Douglas County school board members broke Colorado Open Meetings Law will not be decided by a jury, but rather the judge who intially ruled that a series of one-on-one …

Defense highlights police pressuring of suspect in Centennial homicide case

Years after the fatal shooting of Andrew Graham in Centennial, investigators returned to one of the people suspected of having participated in a planned robbery that ended in Graham’s death.
The Elizabeth School District held a special meeting on May 22 that included discussion of the in-progress master plan, an ongoing project to tackle the growth in the district’s student …
Under the gold dome at the state Capitol, your Colorado lawmakers take on issues ranging from health care to the safety of children to families’ ability to recover after wildfires.
Four Adams County artists designs will be featured as the county's "I voted" stickers for the next four elections. The Adams County Clerk and Recorder's Office released the four winning designs …
Founder of Aurora Denver Cardiology Associates, Dr. Dennis Battock is celebrating 50 years by looking back at how the practice came to be and the impact the group has had on the Denver-metro community.
It wasn’t the hardware Golden’s baseball program wanted to drive home with June 3, but a Class 4A state runner-up trophy is one that should be proudly displayed forever at Golden High School.
An extremely familiar face — one that has already achieved significant coaching success — is taking over another program at Adams City High School.
It’s been 20 years since Mark Melancon struck out the final batter at All-City Field in Denver to give Golden its first state baseball championship.
It was a must-win situation for Golden’s baseball team Saturday afternoon at UCCS Mountain Lion Park.
Hampden Hall, on the second floor of the Englewood Civic Center, was filled on May 20 with fans of classical guitar who came to hear internationally recognized artist Ana Vidović perform works by …
May to October is the annual flood season in Colorado. And, like most of the natural happenings around the state, the swollen rivers and creeks are naturally beautiful, but they are also powerful and very dangerous.
Local 7th grader Sriram Yalavarthy had an impressive showing at the first-ever Colorado Civics Bee, besting 15 finalists to win first place and win the $1,000 prize at the May 19 Civics Bee finals. …
The Depot Art Gallery, operated by the Littleton Fine Art Guild, celebrates its 61st Anniversary with an exhibit that will run until July 3 at 2069 West Powers Ave. in downtown Littleton. Juror for …
Culture Stories

Private dog park site gaining pup-ularity

Since Elle Ritt started renting her Wheat Ridge yard to fellow dog owners in November, she’s hosted birthday parties for pups, pooch photoshoots and doggie play groups almost every weekend.

State breathes life into lifeguard training following Memorial Day weekend

Countless public pools opened over the Memorial Day weekend as schools let out and summer approaches. But whether they remain open throughout the season is another matter.

Unique sports abound in the Denver metro area

Spring is in full swing, bringing many folks around Colorado out of the doldrums of winter with the promise of outdoor recreation.

Exploring Colorado's bike paths

On most Tuesdays and Thursdays and some Saturdays, a team of bikers meets to explore Colorado’s network of trails.
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