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Sensory- and memory-friendly events give opportunities for expression in the Denver area

The Barros family has difficulty finding programs they all can attend. “We try to take them to events as much as I can, but the kids at this age don't pay attention for an hour,” Fernando Barros … more

Area swimmers stand out at state

Anna Shaw of Heritage and Sophia Bradac of Regis Jesuit won individual events, while Cherry Creek finished second in the team standings to highlight the performances of south metro athletes at the … more

Ring up the old — Environmental benefit, vintage popularity boost interest in thrift stores

Arvada resident Eddie Marin has a passion for finding vintage items, and he shops at thrift stores at least twice a week. He looks for vintage sports T-shirts, old VHS tapes, hats, sweaters and more. … more

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Heritage swimmer brings passion to the pool

Megan Deevy has been busy before the Colorado state swim meet. Deevy, a breaststroke swimmer and sprint freestyler, is one of the senior captains for the Heritage swimming team, which will be … more

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Mountain Vista senior sure at shootin’

Reece Kelly is feeling good these days shooting the basketball. Kelly, a 6-foot-2 senior at Mountain Vista, was scoring at a 20.1 clip in the Golden Eagles' first six Contential League games. “My … more

For decades, Tom Munds told Englewood’s stories through words and photographs

Tom Munds captured high school football games on camera. He dutifully took notes at virtually every city council meeting in his time. He put a spotlight on community events. He wrote stories other … more

Columbine Valley mayor chosen by GOP to replace Beckman in HD38

Columbine Valley Mayor Richard Champion was selected as Colorado's newest state lawmaker on Feb. 8, and he says he's ready to push back against Democrats at the Capitol and fight to hold on to the … more

Younger STEM suspect pleads guilty to murder, other charges

The suspect accused of plotting the May 7 fatal shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch and recruiting a friend to help him carry out the attack has pleaded guilty to numerous felony charges. Alec … more

Impeachment trial elevates U.S. Rep. Crow's profile in election year

The seven U.S. House Democrats who made the case for President Donald Trump's removal from office during his Senate trial included well-known party leaders and members of committees that led the … more

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Swimmer isn’t about self

Swimming is often considered an individual sport, but Arapahoe senior captain Anna Wetzel feels differently. Wetzel holds one individual Centennial League and school record and is a member of two … more

Student-Athlete Spotlight: She's focused on teamwork

Ally Lowe is included in so many activities at Legend High School that the list is too lengthy to include. Lowe, an honors student, is planning to pursue a nursing career and is also a 5-foot-10 … more

Funny business in the burbs: Comedy shows adjust to outlying audiences

When local comedian Michael Jeffries stepped up to the mic at Max Taps Brewery in Highlands Ranch, the room was filled with a variety of suburbanites. Folks just getting off work, couples young and … more

Lone Tree seeks clarity from metro districts

Lone Tree wants more transparency from special districts to protect residents from being blindsided by hidden fees and uncontrollable debt caused by “bad actors” in the industry. An ordinance … more

Annual Denver metro count highlights hurdles in climbing out of homelessness

Going to college but still living on the South Platte River. Surviving on the streets for years after a divorce. Two brothers, nearly 60 years old, still searching for foliage to stay outdoors … more

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Hoops player sets high standard

Tayvis Sagrillo-Smiley refused to stop taking practice shots at the basket, and he is one of the 4A Jeffco League's best shooters this season. Littleton High School's Sagrillo-Smiley was the leading … more

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Top shooter aims high

David McKean has been forced to realize there are other ways help a basketball team other than making a shot, grabbing a rebound or making a steal. McKean, a 6-foot-2 senior, is the top scorer on the … more

Modern libraries are much more than books

t all started with a state parks pass. Areli Alcazar, a teacher at Kenton Elementary School in Aurora, stopped by the Schlessman branch of Denver Public Library a couple years ago, where a librarian … more

Governor touts preschool expansion during Littleton visit

Gov. Jared Polis and two state lawmakers visited Littleton's Village Preschool on Jan. 17, touting the benefits of a proposed preschool expansion on the heels of a full-day kindergarten program … more

Trees leave mulch to be desired

Scott Lamb and his son Patrick pulled into a Highlands Ranch lot and parked next to a pile of discarded Christmas trees. The mound spanned several parking spaces and filled the surrounding park with … more

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Grappling to improve pays off

Moises Islas, a junior heavyweight at Heritage, admits he is a better wrestler this season. Islas was 23-12 as a sophomore but lost in last winter’s regional tournament in the wrestle backs and … more
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