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Free legal clinic to be held at Elizabeth Library

The monthly Lawyers at the Library free legal clinic will be held at the Elizabeth Library, 651 W. Beverly St., on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

Englewood homicide suspect was neighbor of victim, heavily armed, affidavit says

The man accused of shooting and killing a woman in southwest Englewood Wednesday night was her neighbor and was heavily armed at the time of his apprehension minutes later, according to an arrest affidavit. 
A board showing ideas for updates to Jackass Hill Park from Architerra Group — the landscape design firm hired for the project. 

South Suburban unveils plans for Jackass Hill Park

The plans come after months of outreach from the parks service, which included an in-person community meeting in June and an online survey that ran for most of May. 
Aaron Carrado

Parker business owner charged with sex assault on child

The owner of a Parker company that offers athletic training for children has been charged with four counts of sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust.

Dr. Chavira

The Hearing Place provides Spanish speaking care

A chain of northern Colorado hearing and audiology doctors will likely sound a little better to its Spanish speaking customers with the addition of new audiologist Dr. Mariela Chavira, Chavira …
Education

RE-8 selects new auditing firm

Staffing issues at an international accounting and consulting firm has the Weld RE-8 School Board scrambling to find a group to lead their annual audit next year. Shortly before it was set to …
The Douglas County School Board chose not to adopt two proposed policy changes that would have required a supermajority vote for policy changes and adoptions, as well as adding language to limit the district's financial support to public schools.

Douglas County School Board shoots down proposed policy changes

A proposal to require a supermajority of Douglas County school board members to approve or amend district policies failed to gain board approval.

Classes continue at Fort Lupton High School despite circulated threats

The Weld Re-8 School District became the latest in a series of school districts to face rumored threats to school safety.   In a district website post Sept. 23, Weld Re-8 Superintendent …
Adams City High School

Adams City HS gets all-clear for regular day Sept. 22

Adams City High School students returned to class Sept. 22 after an unsubstantiated threat closed the building the day before. A combined investigation between Adams  District 14 officials …

Brighton High School Cheerleaders.

Brighton High School homecoming by parade, by royalty, by football

Brighton High School celebrated homecoming week with a parade and the theme “Here’s to the Good Years” from Oct 16 to 21. The students and teachers celebrated Spirit Week by …
Business
Blush Out West, one of over 60 vendors at The Emporium, offers women’s clothing and home goods with a Western vibe.

Emporium marks milestone

Mike Slattery is eager to celebrate a Castle Rock destination that he loves with the community that has supported it for a decade. On Oct. 1, The Emporium will mark its 10th anniversary with free …
Homes sit in a neighborhood in Littleton, part of the notably expensive Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see short-term drop; unclear how long downslide will last

Home prices in the metro area and statewide have shown some early signs that they may be breaking the pandemic-era trend of steep increases.
The cafe offers an elevated take on PB&J sandwiches. The Banana Fo’fana is stuffed with bananas Foster jam, fresh sliced bananas, crisp bacon and creamy peanut butter.

Business Corner: Littleton Eatery finding its footing

Tucked behind a car dealership on South Broadway, first-time restaurateur Gene Hill is ushering a Littleton cafe through an “identity crisis.”  Originally billed as Brad B Jammin’ PB&J …
The Dawson Trails development, outlined in blue, proposes more than 5,800 housing units and 3.2 million square feet of commercial space. As part of the proposal, Castle Rock would offer a $10 million incentive for a Costco and the developer of Dawson Trails will pay for road work and a new fire station.

Castle Rock partners with Dawson Trails for Costco, Crystal Valley Interchange

Castle Rock finalized the details to allow the construction of the Dawson Ridge development, which includes the Crystal Valley Interchange and a Costco.  Town Council approved a number of …

Hodges asks for extra city planner in Fort Lupton

Fort Lupton Planning Director Todd Hodges is seeing more business coming through his doors.                 …
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