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Adams County working to ensure safety at Pride

Adams County is working to ensure its Pride event on June 10 is safe and secure. “With any large event that we host, we work with partnering agencies, including law enforcement, to ensure …

Madison Marsh named 2023 Miss Colorado

From classic and simple to covered in sequins and rhinestones, each Miss Colorado and Miss Colorado Teen contestant expressed their individuality through their choices of evening gown during the 2023 Miss Colorado and Miss Colorado Teen competition.

Plugging orphaned wells: County, Hickenlooper wants to cap abandoned drilling sites

Beyond the rusting rigs and the pumps and tanks littered around the site, an abandoned oil well is pretty much indistinguishable from a working site. It's what exists under that equipment that has …

Centennial Water Board votes to move out of drought restrictions

Following record breaking rainfall totals, the Centennial Water Board voted to remove drought restrictions. However, water conservation continues to be key for long-term sustainability.

Douglas County schools will serve free lunches all summer

Douglas County School District launched its summer lunch program on May 30 to provide free meals to youth on weekdays while school is out.  Free lunches are available to people 18 and …

Author Mansur Nurdel to discuss Baha'i Faith, religious persecution at Highlands Ranch Library

Never leaving each other even when death felt near, three friends faced mother nature’s harsh elements, relied on the help of strangers and walked on foot through mountainous landscape to reach their dream of freedom.

Douglas County Sheriff's Office warns 'car surfing' is a dangerous trend

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is sounding the alarm and urging the public to be aware of “car surfing” in Douglas County.

Allegedly high on meth, a burglar entered Littleton High School through the roof

The burglary at Littleton High School on May 19 was allegedly committed by a woman who wandered into the school through an unlocked hatch on the roof after inhaling methamphetamine, according to police documents.
Calling the killing of Christian Glass a “reprehensible act” that should never happen again, the Clear Creek County commissioners announced  a mental health crisis co-responder program. The pilot program will be implemented this summer.
The Elizabeth School District held a special meeting on May 22 that included discussion of the in-progress master plan, an ongoing project to tackle the growth in the district’s student …
Under the gold dome at the state Capitol, your Colorado lawmakers take on issues ranging from health care to the safety of children to families’ ability to recover after wildfires.
Four Adams County artists designs will be featured as the county's "I voted" stickers for the next four elections. The Adams County Clerk and Recorder's Office released the four winning designs …
Greg Rau’s love for the game told him he would end up in basketball one way or the other. But he didn’t know it would bring him back to the same hardwood he practiced and played on as a kid. The former Brighton High School player is now the team’s head coach.
Valor Christian took most of the suspense out of the girls 5A state golf championship by winning its second straight title by 21 strokes. However, one of the Eagles’ top players added a little …
After Zach Eigenbrod fired the final out, he was dog-piled by his teammates as Valor Christian celebrated its first Class 5A state baseball championship and capped a miraculous playoff run.
It wasn’t the hardware Golden’s baseball program wanted to drive home with June 3, but a Class 4A state runner-up trophy is one that should be proudly displayed forever at Golden High School.
Runners come to Georgetown for the pack burro race, fans come for the burros and Clear Creek Rotary 2000 members come for the burro poop.
Hampden Hall, on the second floor of the Englewood Civic Center, was filled on May 20 with fans of classical guitar who came to hear internationally recognized artist Ana Vidović perform works by …
May to October is the annual flood season in Colorado. And, like most of the natural happenings around the state, the swollen rivers and creeks are naturally beautiful, but they are also powerful and very dangerous.
Local 7th grader Sriram Yalavarthy had an impressive showing at the first-ever Colorado Civics Bee, besting 15 finalists to win first place and win the $1,000 prize at the May 19 Civics Bee finals. …
Culture Stories

Private dog park site gaining pup-ularity

Since Elle Ritt started renting her Wheat Ridge yard to fellow dog owners in November, she’s hosted birthday parties for pups, pooch photoshoots and doggie play groups almost every weekend.

State breathes life into lifeguard training following Memorial Day weekend

Countless public pools opened over the Memorial Day weekend as schools let out and summer approaches. But whether they remain open throughout the season is another matter.

Unique sports abound in the Denver metro area

Spring is in full swing, bringing many folks around Colorado out of the doldrums of winter with the promise of outdoor recreation.

Exploring Colorado's bike paths

On most Tuesdays and Thursdays and some Saturdays, a team of bikers meets to explore Colorado’s network of trails.
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