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PHOTOS: Graduates at Colorado’s Finest get warm sendoff in Englewood

A rowdy, supportive crowd watched dozens of students walk the stage to receive their diplomas at the Colorado's Finest High School of Choice graduation ceremony. more

Elizabeth Stampede needs volunteers ASAP

The Elizabeth Stampede — the Elizabeth community's signature Western event — greatly needs more volunteers as soon as possible. To volunteer, email info@elizabethstampede.com more

Castle Rock is latest Colorado town to recognize Juneteenth

Though Colorado’s legislature declared Juneteenth a state holiday starting this year, only a few dozen municipalities will observe the day-off. Just over 40 towns and cities in Colorado have … more

Elizabeth High School students receive awards, scholarships

Earlier this month, in the final weeks of the Elizabeth High School academic year, honors and scholarships were awarded to students in recognition of their achievements at EHS. more

Get lost in the DMNS’ new experience

Most of what is on display in a museum is an exhibit. The focus with exhibits is to plainly educate and entertain at the same time. And then there are experiences, like the new Mazes & Brain … more

Elizabeth Police Department offers safe site for transactions

The Elizabeth Police Department unveiled its new Community Safe Trade e-commerce transaction site on May 24 at the Elizabeth Board of Trustees meeting. The site is meant to create a safe transaction space for members of the community. more

Arapahoe County jail sees high need for mental health care, and it’s taken steps to respond

Roughly three in five inmates at the Arapahoe County Jail have a mental health condition, according to recent data — and that number may be even higher when taking into account substance use problems, according to Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown. more

Douglas County will not use COVID funds on San Luis Valley water project

The Douglas County commissioners have decided not to use American Rescue Plan Act dollars on a controversial water supply project but may consider it again in the future. more

Elizabeth High School graduates group of all-female valedictorians

Elizabeth High School class of 2022 was honored to have nine valedictorians, those who exemplify the pinnacle of academic scholarship. This year, the distinguished group was made up of entirely of women. more

Arapahoe County launches eviction clinic to help low-income residents

The program is a partnership with Colorado Legal Services, a state-wide nonprofit providing civil legal services to low-income Coloradans. more

Elizabeth students, police pitch in for Big Help Day

April 27 was Big Help Day for Elizabeth High School, a yearly event designed for students to give back to their community and surrounding areas. more

Kiowa Schools will keep Indians mascot

The Kiowa School District won its year-long battle to keep its Indians mascot on May 19, when the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs voted to allow the district to keep the Indians name and imagery. more

PHOTOS: Eagle Ridge grads head to the real world

Eagle Ridge Academy hosted commencement exercises May 18 at Bank of Colorado Arena on the campus of the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. more

Goats munch to lower fire risk in Elbert County

The Spring Valley Ranch community in the northern Elizabeth area has adopted a natural approach to fire mitigation this year, bringing in goats to devour the tall grasses that were creating a wildfire risk. more

Housing affordability, business viability on Centennial city officials' minds

The cost of housing has become an all-but-unavoidable issue for city officials in much of the Denver metro area, and Centennial is examining how local policy might fit into conversations about affordability. more

Elizabeth historic preservation survey shares responses

The Town of Elizabeth Historic Advisory Board met on April 18 to discuss the results of the Historic Preservation Survey that took place throughout early April. more

Parker Trader Joe’s opens its doors

Dozens of customers lined up down the sidewalk of Trader Joe’s May 6 as the store cut its ribbon and allowed hungry Parkerites inside for the very first time. As the lei-wearing customers … more

Craft highlights historic preservation amid Independence development

Recently some residents have expressed their concerns regarding the preservation of historic structures in Elbert County. With the newly developed Elizabeth West, the Gold Creek Ranch farmhouse … more

Kiowa Schools waiting for decision on Indians mascot

The Kiowa School District will find out May 19 whether its efforts to satisfy the terms of a 2021 state law will allow it to keep its Kiowa Indians mascot and iconography. more

Douglas County funds second youth community response team

More students experiencing a mental health crisis in Douglas County schools will soon have access to trained responders after the Douglas County commissioners funded an expansion of the … more
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