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Englewood shooting leaves one dead, one injured

A shooting in Englewood the afternoon of July 14 left one male victim dead and another injured. Police were seeking suspects in what they believe was an attempted robbery, according to a news release.
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Four arrested in Englewood shooting that left one teen dead, another wounded

Englewood Police announced four male suspects have been arrested in connection with the July 14 shooting that left a 13-year-old dead and an 18-year-old in critical condition.

No probe planned into claims gun store bribed Polis recall signees

Allegations that a Castle Rock gun store bribed people into signing a petition to recall Democratic Gov. Jared Polis with free shooting range passes caused a recent social media furor and resulted in …

Federal land agency poised to move to western Colorado

Some Westerners have long complained the U.S. government is an absentee landlord, managing vast tracts of public lands in their states from the nation's capital instead of closer to the properties …
Investigators enter the RV trailer on Oct. 31 where Mitchell Bradford Ingle, 63, was discovered deceased after a welfare check was requested by the Salt Lake City Police, following a shooting they are investigating that happened on Oct. 30 on the University of Utah campus.

Austin Boutain and wife return to Jeffco on murder charges

Following a conviction for the murder of an international student studying at the University of Utah, Austin Jeffrey Boutain has returned to Jefferson County to face charges in the death of a man in …

A white vehicle that police believe may be connected to the shooting. The public is asked to call 303-761-7410 if you have any information about the vehicle or the suspects. Photo provided by the Englewood Police Department.

Coroner's office confirms shooting death of 13-year-old in Englewood

The Arapahoe County Coroner's Office has confirmed that a 13-year-old boy was one of the victims in a July 14 shooting in Englewood. The teenager, whose name was not released by the coroner because …
Education

Citizens, district dispute amount of Jeffco bond money charters receive

Hundreds of construction projects will be underway at Jefferson County district schools this summer, funded by the $567 million in bond money approved by voters in November. The district previously outlined how that …
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Douglas County

A debate over public funds for private schools

Greg Vigil, chairman of the board at Arma Dei Academy in Highlands Ranch, is brimming with excitement about the Douglas County commissioners’ plans to spend millions of dollars on security measures …

STEM School's contract renewed for five years

STEM School Highlands Ranch's contract was renewed for five years, contingent upon multiple conditions, at a special Douglas County School District Board of Education meeting June 29, a day before the K-12 charter school's contract was set to expire.

Cherry Creek school board vacancy to go to election

After its school board president resigned following his use of a term he later apologized for as “racist” and “deeply offensive,” the Cherry Creek School District Board of Education announced …

Students at STEM School Highlands Ranch plead for community support at a June 18 Douglas County School Board meeting. The board ultimately decided to table its decision on whether to rescind the school's three-year contract in favor of a one-year extension.

DCSD School Board tables decision on STEM's charter contract

Roughly 20 students from STEM School Highlands Ranch lined Wilcox Street in Castle Rock, waving signs, pleading for community support. When asked why they showed up to the June 18 Douglas County …
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Westminster City officials, developers and well-wishers gather on the second floor community plaza of Downtown Westminster’s first housing development, Eaton Street Apartments for a ribbon cutting July 11. The development, which features 118 lower rent apartments, six townhomes and 21,000 square feet of street level retail space, officially opened for tenants on July 15.

Workforce housing’ development opens in Downtown Westminster

Tenants were scheduled to start moving into Westminster’s Eaton Street Apartments on July 15 — the first housing development in the city’s Downtown Westminster project. City officials, …

Denver Water proposes removal of lead pipes

Denver Water is looking to tackle lead in consumer drinking water head-on — by removing all the lead pipes in its system. On July 1, the utility organization announced a new three-part plan to …
Todd Muck helps a customer at his business, Cannabis Bioscience Development in Franktown.

CBD unregulated, but vendors undaunted

The sign in front of his business is subtle, yet Todd Muck said it can scare people off who are wary of the three-letter abbreviation and its association to the newest extension of the cannabis …

Meal kit companies face rough, uncertain road

Meal kit companies face an ultimatum: Adapt or die. The business is still in its infancy, with the biggest players — Blue Apron and HelloFresh — less than a decade old. But they’re facing …

Oil, gas drilling can proceed while regulations are made

Colorado officials said May 21 that they had no plans to stop energy companies from drilling for oil and gas while regulators overhaul state rules to make health, safety and the environment their top …
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