TOP STORIES FROM THE FRONT RANGE

New Americans clear citizenship hurdle

For Beate Wake, 52, becoming a U.S. citizen means having a stronger voice. “I don’t feel left out anymore, I feel like part of the group now,” said Wake, who is from Germany and has lived in …
Temple Grandin spoke at a Developmental Pathways roundtable on Sept. 9.

Temple Grandin urges workforce inclusion, trade skills

Local community leaders recently heard from renowned autism advocate Temple Grandin on employing people with disabilities and workplace inclusion. Developmental Pathways serves individuals with …
Brad K. Evans helped to paint this ghost bike for his friend Scott Hendrickson. Evans said the ghost bikes are essentially gravestones on the streets.

Safety advocates seek to stop bicycle fatality trend

On the north side of the street where South Marion Parkway curves into East Bayaud Avenue in Denver, stands a bicycle painted completely white. The bike is under a tree, with stacks of bouquets piled …
Rush-hour traffic at about 4:45 p.m. on a Monday at East Arapahoe Road and South Havana Street in Centennial near Interstate 25. Traffic on Arapahoe Road is a frequent concern for residents in the city.

Centennial’s ‘intelligent’ adaptive traffic system nears launch

Drivers in the Centennial area could soon find themselves moving through the traffic of the future. “We realized a long time ago, we can’t build our way out of traffic,” said Stephanie Piko, …

Some Democrats on shaky political ground with proposed fracking bans

Several Democratic presidential candidates are running on a promise to ban fracking — and stepping on unstable political ground as they do so. An all-out prohibition on the controversial natural …
News
When the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York happened on September 11, 2001, West Metro Fire firefighter Brad Harmon was sitting in a classroom for paramedics school. He was sent …
A new approval process to receive federal transportation funds has allowed smaller communities in Douglas County to have transportation needs addressed.
An effort to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen, D-Lakewood, has failed. Lakewood native and Republican Nancy Pallozzi propelled a petition to recall Pettersen over the summer, saying …
A private security guard who officials say accidentally wounded a student during a school shooting in Highlands Ranch that left one teen dead wasn't supposed to be armed, an online news outlet …
Life
This year’s Arvada Harvest Parade took a new route, with the parade beginning at the intersection of Allison Street and Ralston Road on Saturday, Sept. 6. The Western-themed parade continued down …
The common perception of musicals is that they’re lavish song-and-dance productions that prize boldness and glitz over substance. That has never been completely true, but those ideas completely …
Renowned fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow will bring traditional music from the British Isles and his own Celtic-inspired compositions to a free performance in Bemis Library at 2 p.m. on Sept. 7. …
Diana Ross’ powerful musical career is the focus for a new show developed by Mary Louise Lee and the Mary Louise Lee Orchestra — and it’s booked for Sept. 21 at Lone Tree Arts Center. Lee will …
Sports
The Golden Giddyup mountain bike race, and associated festival took place Sept. 15.
Vic Fangio of the Denver Broncos isn’t the first longtime assistant in the area to finally get a head coaching job. Fangio, a 40-year coaching veteran as an assistant, welcomed the chance to …
Last summer Andy Gardalen had one thing on his mind and he wasn't about to let anything stop him. The ThunderRidge senior was a No. 3 singles player in 2018 but he was determined to be the Grizzlies' …
Senior Jessie Bilello was not listed on the first 2019 Heritage volleyball roster submitted to MaxPreps because of a computer glitch that has since been corrected. And, it's good she is on the roster …
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 …

National Weather Service on Twitter
CDOT on Twitter
Colorado State Patrol on Twitter
Our Papers

Ad blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an ad blocking plugin in your browser.

The revenue we receive from our advertisers helps make this site possible. We request you whitelist our site.