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Finding acceptance in ‘Sordid Lives’

There’s unlucky timing, and then there’s starting a theater company not long before a global pandemic. Such is the case with the Wheat Ridge Theatre Company. But the company and its founder Maru … more

Conifer is Colorado’s new population center

Colorado’s population has shifted north since 2010, and the east end of Conifer is the state’s new population center. more

Golden Cowboy Poetry Gathering wraps up on high note

Lovers of the American West were treated to a hearty helping of cowboy poetry, storytelling and song as the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering got underway after a two-year hiatus at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden, Colorado. more

Centennial King Soopers workers take part in strike

Thousands of King Soopers workers across metro Denver went on strike starting in mid-January as the local grocery store union pushes for better pay and opposes what it says are unfair labor … more

State to distribute free surgical grade masks

Starting later this week, public libraries, fire stations, recreation centers, VFWs, YMCAs and high-traffic community centers that have agreed to be local redistribution points will have KN95 and surgical-grade masks for those who ask. more

Share of Colorado COVID hospitalizations 'due to' virus drops

Colorado has seen its number of patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19 continue to spike back up since late December, but the latest surge in hospitalizations stands out from previous upticks. … more

Douglas County health board is sued again over mask exemption order

For the second time since its formation in September, the Douglas County board of health is being sued over its mask exemption rule. more

Arapahoe authorities seek victims of suspect in child sex assaults

Arapahoe County sheriff’s investigators are asking for the public’s help in trying to find more alleged victims of suspect Allan Richard Long, 51, the sheriff’s office announced in … more

Highest-elevation points in metro Denver counties sit at some unexpected places

To outdoor-recreation enthusiasts, Colorado is known for its fourteeners: mountain peaks that exceed 14,000 feet. But take a drive through the Denver area, and you might notice how the elevation … more

Special Olympics Colorado needs volunteer ski coaches

An organization that provides sports training and athletic competition for people with intellectual disabilities needs volunteer coaches for its skiing program on Copper Mountain. Special Olympics … more

New isolation, quarantine guidance issued based on vaccine status

The state public health department has updated its quarantine and isolation guidance, changing how long it suggests people with COVID-19 — or those who are exposed to it — should avoid others. … more

Cherry Creek district may see class, school closures due to staff shortages

The Cherry Creek School District has warned families to prepare for possible disruptions to school during the coming weeks, including temporary classroom or whole-school closures due to staff and … more

Englewood police seek hit-and-run suspect

Englewood police responded to the area of East Jefferson Avenue at South Pennsylvania Street after a report of a vehicle incident involving a pedestrian on Dec. 25, according to a news release. Upon … more

Denver Zoo, state partner to boost toad numbers

The Denver Zoo and Colorado Parks and Wildlife have teamed up to help save the boreal toad, which is a state-listed endangered species. On Nov. 10, conservation and amphibian experts with the Denver … more

Shooting rampage begins in Denver, ends in Lakewood with five dead plus shooter

A deadly shooting rampage that started in Denver claimed the lives of four victims before ending with the suspect’s death. more

Centennial’s ‘intelligent’ stoplight timing system to expand

With so many major streets running through Centennial, traffic has remained a top concern for the city, and a project to better adjust traffic lights will soon come to more of the city’s large … more

My Name Is ... Daniel Arsenault

I am 27, and I am currently a resident of Jefferson City, Missouri. I lived in the Denver area starting at age 2, and Centennial from age 16 to 25.  My mom had always loved ice skating as a girl, … more

Littleton nonprofit gives grants to documented immigrants

Immigrant Pathways Colorado, a nonprofit based in Littleton, said it has awarded more than $100,000 in grants to immigrants in the Denver-metro area, a milestone for the organization after it began … more

As COVID persists, school life in Littleton is starting to feel normal

It had been more than a year since her students performed in front of their parents.  When Euclid Middle School Principal Cindy Coraline finally got to see two … more

The Power of Horses lives at History Colorado

One of the first things a visitor to Denver sees as they leave the airport is the infamous Blue Mustang sculpture. Football fans cheer for the Denver Broncos and plenty of students go to schools … more
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