Local news

Englewood man arrested for murder of wife, daughter to prevent them from becoming homeless

On March 25, the Englewood Police Department arrested Reginald Maclaren, 81, after he allegedly killed his wife and adult daughter with an ax to prevent them from becoming homeless.
House mules are part of Social Bar & Lounge’s happy hour menu which is available until 5 p.m.

Social Bar & Lounge opens second location in Littleton

Soon after opening the first one, he knew he wanted a second, said Steve Cominsky, founder of Social Bar & Lounge.  The business marked the launch of its Littleton Village location with a …
COVID is still present as health officials look at next steps.

End of COVID emergency to usher in health system change

The Biden administration’s decision to end the COVID-19 public health emergency in May will institute sweeping changes across the health care system that go far beyond many people having to pay …
Sen. Michael Bennet says the interaction of chatbots with children deserves examination.

Bennet raises concerns about what chatbots say to kids

Generative Artificial Intelligence, like Chat GPT, may be able to write an episode of South Park or ace the LSAT, but Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet is concerned about what these chatbots might be …

DAs balk at raising prosecution age from 10 to 13

Colorado lawmakers will consider a proposal again this year to raise the age that children can face criminal charges, from 10 to 13 years old. Legislation introduced at the state Capitol in March is …
A sign is lit up at Alvarado's Mexican Fast Food, one of several Mexican restaurants open 24/7 in the Denver metro area.

Mexican restaurants a cornerstone of Denver metro area’s late-night food scene

Type in “restaurant” on Google Maps and set the filter to “open 24 hours.” You’ll be hard pressed to find any local restaurants serving up food to the night owls, late workers and early risers.
Stacy Garmon started as president of the Castle Rock Chamber in December.

New Castle Rock Chamber president excited to support business community

As a former small business owner, chamber member and chamber staffer of eight years, Castle Rock Chamber’s new president Stacy Garmon knows the business inside and out. “I’ve …
Akihabara owner Brandon Osha plays a fighting game at the barcade on Feb. 23. Located in Westminster, Akihabara offers Japanese inspired games and drinks, with a unique selection of arcade cabinets.

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.
Park lessons by Denver Skates Shop at Trailwinds Skate Park in Thornton.

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.  

Officials from the Castle Rock Chamber and WellSpring, as well as community members, celebrate WellSpring being named Business of the Month by the Chamber on March 2. WellSpring, which started in 2008 and opened its first facility in 2013, is in the process of remodeling the former La Quinta Inn in Castle Rock into an affordable apartment building.

WellSpring readies to remodel old hotel into apartments

Coming up on the 10 year anniversary of WellSpring opening its Castle Rock facility to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the nonprofit organization is working to expand …
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.