News

Meals on Wheels, in 'forever home,' needs public's help

TLC Meals on Wheels is up and rolling in its new home, but there's still lots of work to do. Meals on Wheels, which delivers healthy food and companionship to homebound seniors and people with …
Trending
More local news

Man gets 20 years in connection with 2009 fatal shooting in Centennial

The mother of a 23-year-old Centennial man who was fatally shot more than a decade ago stood in court and painted a picture of her son as a selfless and naturally caring person — even as a child. …
George Brauchler, shown here at a July 2019 press conference, was first elected district attorney for the 18th Judicial District in 2012.

Lawmakers aim to divide 18th Judicial District

The start to a new legislative session has reignited plans to split up the state's fastest-growing and most populous judicial district — the 18th Judicial District. Or, what one lawmaker called a …
Beckman

State Rep. Beckman steps down for job with Trump administration

State Rep. Susan Beckman has resigned to take a position with the Trump administration, according to a spokesman for the Colorado House Republicans. Beckman could not immediately be reached for …
Sheriff Tony Spurlock speaks at a press conference at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Wednesday, Jan. 15.

Two teens found dead in suspected murder-suicide

A suspected mental health-related incident has left two teenagers dead in Douglas County, Sheriff Tony Spurlock said during a Jan. 15 news conference. The incident, which is being investigated as a murder-suicide, began at Mile High Academy in Highlands Ranch on Jan. 14. The victim, a 17-year-old girl, got in a car with Samuel Hoffman, 18, after school.

Connor Ladd, getting rad.

My name is... Connor Ladd

About me I’m trying to be a normal 16-year-old. I’m a sophomore at Lakewood High School, and I play football there. I like to bike during the summer, write, play video games and just do things …
Education

Charter school closer to leaving Douglas County School District

A charter school seeking to leave the Douglas County School District in part to implement an armed-staff program will soon be under the state's oversight if contract negotiations now underway go to …

STEM victims claim injury, wrongful death against school and district

Victims of the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting, including the parents of slain senior Kendrick Castillo, have begun the process of suing the school and the Douglas County School District for …
Brad, Ben and Amber Wann advocate for the Douglas County School District to allow school personnel to administer medical marijuana to students.

Family files discrimination complaint against Douglas County School District

A Highlands Ranch family has confirmed it filed a discrimination complaint against the Douglas County School District with the Colorado Division of Civil Rights over the district's medical marijuana …
Littleton Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Diane Doney walks down a hallway in the old Ames Elementary School building.

Charter group claims Littleton Public Schools unfairly withholds funds

The Colorado League of Charter Schools is seeking to revoke Littleton Public Schools' exclusive authority over its two charter schools, alleging LPS has failed to equitably distribute funds between …

With suicidal ideation high in Jeffco, groups launch community trainings

Before attending a community QPR Training (Question, Persuade, Refer Training), former educator Cecelia Lange would never have considered directly asking if an individual was feeling suicidal, she …
Business
Sarah DeAngelo solders a bracelet at her store on Jan. 3. Her jewelry is featured in 50 stores around the country and in the lifestyle retailer Sundance Catalog.

Handcrafted jewelry store comes to Englewood

Back in 2000, Sarah DeAngelo was running around a steakhouse in Beverly Hills taking food orders as a server. On impulse, DeAngelo quit her job after a customer was rude to her, and the next day, she …
Makizushico in south Littleton offers a high-end experience without the drive downtown.

Swanky sushi spot opens in Littleton

Sushi fanatics looking for a next-level experience might be surprised that one of the hippest new spots isn't in LoDo or RiNo, but a quiet strip mall in Littleton. Makizushico opened in December at …
Planes on a runway at Centennial Airport just outside the City of Centennial.

Final Denver Metroplex flight-path study upholds planned changes

The federal government's final analysis of a plan to reroute airplane traffic in the Denver metro area didn't offer changes to proposed flight paths for Centennial Airport that have riled up local …
Brad Brutlag (left) and Mike O'Neill appeared on the Food Network reality show Great Food Truck Race, which airs through Dec. 19. They plan to open their "Big Stuff" food truck in the Parker area in January.

Parker Food Network stars dish on food truck show

Brad Brutlag and Mike O'Neill have big plans for their Big Stuff food truck. The Food Network stars of the competition reality show "The Great Food Truck Race" hope to open an “empire” of Big …

Colorado auto group takes high polluters off road: 5 things to know

In 2007, Colorado's then-Gov. Bill Ritter made a push to tackle climate change. Among the efforts: suggesting that Colorado adopt a policy similar to California's stringent auto-emission regulations. …
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.