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Cherry Creek schools will start in-person class Aug. 17

Pointing to a decrease in the number of COVID-19 cases in Arapahoe County over the past 10 days, the Cherry Creek School District announced in-person classes will begin Aug. 17 as previously … more

Graduation 2020: After ‘unexpected detour,’ Cherry Creek seniors celebrate together (PHOTOS)

After the unorthodox celebrations where Cherry Creek School District graduates cruised through car parades in their caps and gowns this spring, the students had the chance to experience their proper … more

Man and woman accused of shooting dog in Lakewood

Lakewood Police are searching for a man and woman who are suspected of shooting and killing a dog. According to a release from the department, police responded to calls of shots fired near the … more

Pandemic Self Portraits at 40 West

First Friday events are among the most popular summer happenings for galleries and arts organizations all over the metro area. Which means that even though they were going to look different, … more

David Schlatter, driven ‘character’ in south metro business world, dies

A sharp businessman, always looking for a deal. A big heart. A public figure that could tower over a crowd — and, yet, a warm voice that relished getting lost in a good conversation. That’s how … more

Littleton schools set reopening plan amid doubts, fears

Littleton Public Schools is moving ahead with plans to resume in-person classes at the end of August, though numerous teachers pleaded with the school board to reconsider. While current plans call … more

Help available for food, housing, business, personal needs amid COVID-19

Maybe you’ve lost your family’s child care. Maybe you barely broke even this month. Maybe you’re on the verge of having to fend for yourself on the street. more

Debut novelist claims two top awards

Writing a book is a difficult proposition. Once it’s completed, getting that book published is also no easy task. But doing both of those and winning awards for it on your first try has to be akin … more

Time is now to invest in Western water infrastructure

The coronavirus crisis reminds those of us in the water world of the importance of the systems which sustain us. Our water systems are among the very most important. The need for effective planning, … more

DU student ‘climbing for a cause’

A University of Denver graduate student has found a way to combine her love of the outdoors with her passion for helping others. Brittney Woodrum, 27, is an ambassador for ShelterBox USA — an … more

Girl Scouts offer new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion program

The Girl Scouts of Colorado organization has launched a new program, and any youth in the community can participate. The program is called Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. It is “designed to help … more

Donors ‘dash’ to save lives

The 21st annual Donor Dash took place on July 18 as a car parade in Washington Park. The event takes place each year “to honor the lives of organ, eye and tissue donors; celebrate the lives of … more

Fire extinguished atop Coors Brewery in Golden

A portion of the Coors Brewery in Golden Colorado was in flames Thursday. more

Chicano Music Hall of Fame announces 2020 class

Like in so many cultures, music plays a vital connective and communicative role in Chicano life. That music has been honored since 2002 at Su Teatro’s Chicano Music Hall of Fame, and now there’s … more

Castle Rock providing residents, businesses with masks

People in need of a mask in Castle Rock can now head over to town hall to pick up free supplies. The Town of Castle Rock is providing nonmedical, disposable masks to town residents and business … more

Teachers across Colorado to get supply of masks

Colorado will provide hundreds of thousands of medical-grade masks to schools in every district across the state, Gov. Jared Polis has announced. “We will be supplying every teacher in the state … more

Colorado rent, mortgage assistance program launched in response to pandemic

A program to help Coloradans make their rent and mortgage payments has launched, the governor's office and state officials announced in mid-July. “COVID-19 has affected every aspect of our lives … more

Don Peitzman, Parker journalist of 30 years, dies at 63

A journalist and photographer who documented life in Parker and Douglas County for three decades died July 20. Don Peitzman, the original editor of the Parker Chronicle and a staple of Douglas County … more

Cherry Creek School District's fall in-person start not certain

The Cherry Creek School District in late June announced plans to offer in-person classes five days a week for all students, with online learning for families who want to opt out for any reason. But … more

Furlough days buy Cherry Creek School District time to delay layoffs

Six unpaid days off for teachers and other staff in the coming school year will save the Cherry Creek School District $12 million, the district announced in a letter to the community. That total … more
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