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Shooting puts Brighton schools on 'secure', lockdown status

One person was wounded after a shooting March 15  at South 9th Ave. and Bush Street,near Brighton High School.   "We believe we have all the suspects in custody at this time," … more

Anti-Semitic propaganda found in Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock

When Terry Carhart found an anti-Semitic and anti-LGBTQ flyer in his Highlands Ranch yard on March 4, he was disgusted.   The flyer was in a small plastic baggie weighed down with dry … more

Public meeting crowd takes issue with Douglas County commissioners’ conduct

In a public meeting punctuated by loud interruptions from the audience, several area residents spoke against what they say is unjust treatment of one of Douglas County’s elected leaders by her two colleagues, pointing to a rift accentuated by personal attacks. more

Experts calm water fears in Elizabeth meeting

Elbert County residents recently packed the Elizabeth Town Hall to learn about water, water law, water rights and how the county’s decision to adopt what’s known as the 300-year rule will help ensure an adequate water supply. more

Metro-area arcade bars build local gaming communities

After more than 20 years of collecting pinball machines, Dan Nikolich’s basement had run out of space to store them all. So Nikolich opened the Colorado Pinball Pub in Littleton to share his collection. more

Rocky Mountain Refuge helps unhoused Coloradans find peace in the face of death

As the population of unhoused people continues to grow across the country and Colorado, thousands of people die every year, often while living in the streets, in cars or tents. Despite this, there … more

Advocates want to send schools a message: It is not OK to hit kids

Colorado would ban corporal punishment by schools and day care centers, if a bill proposed by two Democratic legislators becomes law. The state is one of 22 states that allows corporal punishment in … more

Teachers often spend own money on classroom supplies

Everywhere you look in Lucy Squire’s classroom, you can spy the teacher’s touch. Strands of lights carefully strung across the ceiling cast the room in a calming glow. Curtains fashioned from … more

Democrats unveil effort to shield abortion, transgender patients

Colorado Democrats on March 9 unveiled a trio of bills aimed at ensuring abortion and gender-affirming care in Colorado isn’t subject to legal action initiated in other states, as well as reshaping … more

Board defers vote to rename Mount Evans

In an unexpected twist on March 9, the U.S. Board on Geographic Names deferred a vote that would have changed the name of Mount Evans. Many had expected the federal board to approve a new name, Mount … more

Jeannie Ritter is still working to break mental health stigma

Jeannie Ritter jokes that she could have chosen bicycle helmets as her “first lady cause” while her husband, Bill, was Colorado governor. At least she could have counted the number of children … more

Governor, lawmakers focus on low math scores

As Colorado students’ math scores have continued to plummet during the pandemic, Gov. Jared Polis and a bipartisan group of state lawmakers are intervening with legislation that aims to expand both … more

Social media apps have made buying illegal drugs as easy as ordering pizza

How easy is it to find illegal drugs on social media apps? Nearly as convenient as calling an Uber or ordering a pizza, the Colorado Attorney General’s Office said in a report released March 8. … more

Blame Utah for state's air pollution

There’s a new strategy in Colorado’s fight against dangerous ozone air pollution: Blame Utah. Coal-fired power plants and oil and gas drilling in northeastern Utah are responsible for ozone … more

El Mesón adds weekend brunch in Highlands Ranch

Weekend brunch is the latest change to come to El Mesón Authentic Mexican Cuisine in Highlands Ranch since it came under new management last winter. “I think it’s gonna be a good surprise for … more

Englewood Library reopens after closure due to methamphetamine contamination

After closing roughly two months ago due to methamphetamine contamination, the Englewood Public Library reopened March 13. Its hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 … more

Elizabeth School Board members' resignations recognized in 6-minute meeting

A meeting that took only six minutes Monday night will have a lasting impact on the Elizabeth School District for the next month to a year. As expected, three board members resigned, effective March 14. more

Contestants enjoy wintertime rodeo at Jeffco Fairgrounds

Lakewood’s Mikayla Wilson practically grew up at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, roping and riding in the county’s rodeo team with friend Joey Quintana. So, because Jeffco hadn’t hosted a rodeo at the fairgrounds in more than five years, Wilson and Quintana decided to host one of their own. more

Denver Skates Shop gets fresh start in Olde Town Arvada

Arvada skaters of all varieties now have a new spot for all their gear, maintenance and training needs. Denver Skates Shop in Olde Town opened its doors for a soft opening on March 6 and will host a grand opening on April 1.   more

Illegal drug lab bill progresses to Senate Finance Committee

A bill introduced to the local government and housing committee of the senate about illegal drug laboratories in homes was approved on March 10.  more
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