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Englewood Fourth of July fireworks cancellation a contentious decision

In Englewood, one of several municipalities in the Denver metro area that canceled early-July fireworks shows this year amid concerns about dry conditions and risk of fires, the city council made its decision after a planning process where city officials may have been operating on conflicting concepts of what a local fire ban meant. more

How the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will affect abortion-access in Colorado

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday morning overturned Roe v. Wade, ending nearly five decades of federal abortion protections. The vote was 6-3. Justice Samuel Alito authored the majority … more

Denver mayor has 'no interest' in Douglas County taking over Daniels Park

In a letter to Douglas County on Wednesday, Denver’s mayor said he has “no interest” in talking about transferring ownership of one of their parks to the county. more

Tired of driving? Here’s how to get around Colorado on public transportation

Ever wanted to take a road trip across the state without slogging through an hours-long drive on highways? more

Nick Snively becomes Elizabeth trustee

Nick Snively became the newest member of the Elizabeth Board of Trustees on May 10, filling the seat left vacant by Ron Weaver. more

Security increased for Highlands Ranch drag show

Amid growing calls for Highlands Ranch to cancel a drag comedy show scheduled for Friday evening, the community association has implemented extra safety precautions at the Southridge Rec Center. more

Douglas County, school district, settle legal fees over mask lawsuit

The Douglas County Board of Health and the Douglas County School District have decided to call it even on a 2021 lawsuit regarding mask rules, with the county promising to pay the district $90,000 for a psychological safety coordinator.  more

A natural ending to the soccer season

   DENVER – It wasn’t a surprise to anyone that Legacy’s Kendall Rippley scored a goal in a soccer … more

Fort Lupton’s Garcia has her swan song among state’s best soccer players

DENVER – Fort Lupton’s Reygan Garcia finished her high-school soccer career as part of the Colorado High School Coaches Association’s all-state girls soccer game at Colorado Academy … more

Mountain Range’s Lewis gets first sample of college life

  Mountain Range High School wrestler Kyle Lewis had one last chance to compete as a high-school athlete earlier this month.             … more

Housing tops resident priorities in special survey

Housing density and affordability are chief areas of concern for Littleton residents, according to a broad survey and focus group meetings conducted by the Littleton Independent earlier this … more

Elizabeth Stampede hosts three country music acts

By the end of the June 2 Elizabeth Stampede Rodeo concert, the Casey Jones Park rodeo arena was standing room only. more

CHSAA hires new assistant commissioner

AURORA --  The newest assistant commissioner for the Colorado High School Activities Association is John Sullivan, the athletic and activities director at Vista Peak High Preparatory School in … more

Elizabeth Schools Superintendent Douglas Bissonette leaving for new job

In early June, Elizabeth School District Superintendent Douglas Bissonette informed school board members that he is resigning from his Elizabeth post after accepting a position elsewhere. more

Xtreme Bulls draw sold-out crowd in Elbert County

The Elizabeth Stampede hosted its 35th annual PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association) sanctioned rodeo from June 3-5 at Casey Jones Park, drawing sold-out crowds for all events. more

Griswold appoints election supervisor in Elbert County

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced Thursday that she has appointed professional election administrator Christi Coburn  as a supervisor in Elbert County for the upcoming primary election. more

Parker Days comes back this weekend

Carnival Hill will soon have a carnival once again. The rides are going up and the fences are coming out, which can only mean one thing: Parker Days is upon us once again. more

Keeping Indians mascot was struggle for Kiowa Schools

When the Kiowa School District succeeded in keeping its Indians mascot last month, it marked the end of the district’s lengthy effort to be exempted from a state law that generally bans Native American mascots. more

Elizabeth Schools employees to get pay boost

The Elizabeth School Board last month boosted pay for all district employees based on a confluence of factors, an announcement from the Elizabeth School District states. more

New leader takes reins at Kiowa Schools

Travis Hargreaves, who had been serving as principal of Kiowa Schools since summer 2021, is taking over the role of district superintendent after the resignation of Silvia McNeely. more
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