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Two years after child's death, mom charged with murder

A former resident of Highlands Ranch has been arrested and charged with 13 counts in connection with the August 2017 death of her 7-year-old daughter. An 18th Judicial District grand jury returned an … more

New statewide panel tackles wildfire issues

The new Colorado Fire Commission is a “roll-up-your-sleeves” type of group. “It's clear to me this is a group focused on getting work done on behalf of Colorado,” said Jefferson County … more

Good as gourd: Elizabeth cops decide pumpkin spice doughnuts are perfect ingredient for brew

What happens when you turn Elizabeth police officers loose inside a brewing room at The Elizabeth Brewing Company? With a huge, open tank of bubbling mash just begging for them to add a special … more

‘The culmination of a journey’

Christian Redman was known as a man who brought people together. His band of brothers knew him as a man who would offer his right arm if needed, a man who would give you the shirt off his back … more

South Metro Chamber president to leave for new job

The South Metro Denver Chamber will be hunting for a new leader soon, after President and CEO Bob Golden announced he will step down from the post at the end of October. Golden, who has led the … more

Colorado church abuse victims eligible for unlimited payouts

People who were abused by Catholic priests in Colorado can file claims to receive unlimited payouts under a church-funded compensation program that began operating Oct. 7. The formation of the … more

Yes or no on Prop DD: Arguments for and against

As people continue to move to Colorado in droves, one consequence of population growth is often overlooked: the water Coloradans consume. That’s why Proposition DD this November asks voters to … more

Yes or no on Prop CC: Arguments for and against

The most controversial choice on voters' ballots this November may not be over a politician — it could be over Proposition CC. That's a measure that asks Colorado voters to allow the state … more

Two recall elections will go forward in Elizabeth

A recall election for Elizabeth Board of Trustees members June Jurczewsky and Rachel White has been scheduled for Dec. 17, after their protests against a recall petition filed by the We Are Not … more

School board candidates differ on arming of teachers, staff

As the Nov. 5 election draws near, three candidates running in the Douglas County School Board election have taken a strong stance against the prospect of arming teachers and staff in local schools, … more

Officers ruled justified in fatal Park Meadows shooting

Lone Tree Police Department officers were justified in the fatal shooting of a man suspected of attempting to steal from Park Meadows mall who fired gunshots at pursuing officers in February, … more

Aurora annexation near Arapahoe and Parker roads denied

As is typical in the Denver metro area, some Aurora city councilmembers wanted to allow dense, multi-family residential buildings near the intersection of two high-traffic roadways. But this time, … more

Olde Town shops transform into student art show

Last weekend the businesses of Olde Town became a widespread, eclectic art gallery as 18 stores displayed student artwork for the Olde Town Arvada Student Art Show. The contest was an effort by the … more

Elizabeth recall petitions on hold pending protest hearings

The ongoing attempt to recall Elizabeth Mayor Megan Vasquez and every member of the Elizabeth Board of Trustees is now back in the hands of Town Clerk Michelle Oeser. The We Are Not Parker committee … more

So far, more than $70,000 donated to campaigns for Douglas County School Board

Although candidates are distancing themselves from the term “slate" — which has been a popular approach to running for school board in recent elections — three candidates for the Douglas County … more

Women learn about ways to improve their health at expo

Women of all ages enjoyed a day of health, education and beauty during Colorado Community Media's second annual Women's Health and Beauty Expo on Oct. 5. Along with Gold Sponsor Swedish Medical … more

Colorado state Sen. Jack Tate proposes reforms to recall process

Republicans responded to the “blue wave” that swept Democrats into Colorado state offices in 2018 with a deluge of recall efforts this spring and summer, and after many of those attempts failed, … more

RTD maps future amid declining ridership

The Regional Transportation District has launched an outreach program to put a long-term plan in place for changes in transportation demands in the Denver area. Reimagine RTD is a project aimed … more

Making a case for a different way to vote

Frank Atwood wants to change the way America votes. Atwood, 70, is the chairman of the Approval Voting Party. The group passed the threshold of 1,000 members in the state at the beginning of October, … more

Grant to help close gap in east metro area's paved trail system

A $2 million grant from Great Outdoors Colorado will help Arapahoe County close a significant gap in the Denver area's paved trail system. The funding is part of GOCO's Connect Initiative, which aims … more
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