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Be in the know to go in snow

While watching the snowfall can be relaxing and playing in it can be a lot of fun, driving in Colorado's snowstorms can be less than desirable. “We know it's going to happen,” said Andrew Hogle, …
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Rocky Heights Middle School student Kendall Meibos speaks to thousands of Douglas County School District employees at the Pepsi Center.

Educating beyond academics: Schools seek right approach in social and emotional learning

Eighth-grader Kendall Meibos stepped shyly onto the stage at the Pepsi Center in Denver and peered over a lectern at the crowd around him. Filling stands typically reserved for Denver Nuggets or …

Ice rink planned for Castle Pines

Castle Pines is partnering with DAWG Nation by providing land for the nonprofit to build a $34 million three-sheet ice rink directly south of the commercial area on the east side of the city. "We …

Secret Service study: School shooters showed warning signs

Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported, according …
Mike Michalek takes a ballot from a voter at the drive-through drop  off site in front of the City and County Building on Election Day. He has worked at this site for the last four elections in Denver.

Union-backed candidates win school board seats in Denver

Several ballot measures regarding city offices and policy were approved by Denver voters in the Nov. 5 election, as three union-backed candidates for Denver School Board — Scott Baldermann, Brad …

Unofficial results for city races in Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.

Metro North Ballot 2019 Unofficial Results

Election results for Adams County races as of 7:04 p.m. Nov. 5. These are unofficial results and will likely be updated as the more returns come in. Federal Heights Mayor Linda S. …
Education

School board candidates differ on arming of teachers, staff

As the Nov. 5 election draws near, three candidates running in the Douglas County School Board election have taken a strong stance against the prospect of arming teachers and staff in local schools, …
At the RE/MAX Alliance office in Olde Town, judges Collin Parson, Cori Anderson and John-Claude Futrell observe artwork submitted to the Olde Town Arvada Student Art Show. Students from the Denver metro area ages 11 and up could submit work, which was then shown inside 18 Olde Town businesses.

Olde Town shops transform into student art show

Last weekend the businesses of Olde Town became a widespread, eclectic art gallery as 18 stores displayed student artwork for the Olde Town Arvada Student Art Show. The contest was an effort by the …

So far, more than $70,000 donated to campaigns for Douglas County School Board

Although candidates are distancing themselves from the term “slate" — which has been a popular approach to running for school board in recent elections — three candidates for the Douglas County …

Local conference to give ‘grandparenting’ tips for the 21st century

After nearly 200 grandparents attended Arvada’s first grand-parenting conference in 2018, Arvada resident Pat Whiteley and her co-planners will bring back the conference for its second year on …

Douglas County School District seeks ouster of charter school that has armed staff

A Douglas County charter school that allows staff to carry firearms on campus has been asked to leave the Douglas County School District and is negotiating an agreement to transfer its charter to the …
Business

Molson Coors closing Denver office, cutting 500 jobs

Molson Coors Brewing Co. is laying off 500 workers worldwide and restructuring its operations as it faces declining beer sales. The company expects to save $150 million by closing offices in Denver …
Elizabeth Chief of Police Stephen Hasler stirs the pot while helping create a specialty brew at The Elizabeth Brewing Company.

Good as gourd: Elizabeth cops decide pumpkin spice doughnuts are perfect ingredient for brew

What happens when you turn Elizabeth police officers loose inside a brewing room at The Elizabeth Brewing Company? With a huge, open tank of bubbling mash just begging for them to add a special …
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South Metro Chamber president to leave for new job

The South Metro Denver Chamber will be hunting for a new leader soon, after President and CEO Bob Golden announced he will step down from the post at the end of October. Golden, who has led the …
A sign for the Valley Country Club sits near East Arapahoe Road and South Chambers Way on Oct. 2. The club’s golf course is right next to a small Centennial neighborhood.
Development Watch

Aurora annexation near Arapahoe and Parker roads denied

As is typical in the Denver metro area, some Aurora city councilmembers wanted to allow dense, multi-family residential buildings near the intersection of two high-traffic roadways. But this time, …

Kaitlyn Bond of the newly established business Mobile Massage by Kaitlyn gives one of many complimentary massages.

Women learn about ways to improve their health at expo

Women of all ages enjoyed a day of health, education and beauty during Colorado Community Media's second annual Women's Health and Beauty Expo on Oct. 5. Along with Gold Sponsor Swedish Medical …
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