News

Ring up the old — Environmental benefit, vintage popularity boost interest in thrift stores

Arvada resident Eddie Marin has a passion for finding vintage items, and he shops at thrift stores at least twice a week. He looks for vintage sports T-shirts, old VHS tapes, hats, sweaters and more. …
Trending
More local news

Epilepsy treatment side effect: New insights about the brain

Though Genette Hofmann is still using her brain, last month she donated a bit of it — to science. Hofmann needed the surgery — her Seattle surgeon was looking deep into her brain, where he found …
Manzonie

Parker teen who had been reported missing found in Greenwood Village

A 15-year-old girl who went missing from Parker Lutheran High School Feb. 6 was found almost 36 hours later in Greenwood Village, according to the Parker Police Department. 
Photos taken decades apart show Tom Munds and his wife, Alva, who died in 2011. Tom Munds died Feb. 6 at 82.
Tom Munds: 1937-2020

For decades, Tom Munds told Englewood’s stories through words and photographs

Tom Munds captured high school football games on camera. He dutifully took notes at virtually every city council meeting in his time. He put a spotlight on community events. He wrote stories other …
Columbine Valley Mayor Richard Champion became Colorado's newest state lawmaker on Feb. 8, and he says he's ready to take on Democrats at the Capitol.

Columbine Valley mayor chosen by GOP to replace Beckman in HD38

Columbine Valley Mayor Richard Champion was selected as Colorado's newest state lawmaker on Feb. 8, and he says he's ready to push back against Democrats at the Capitol and fight to hold on to the …

Arapahoe County dispatchers will now be classified as first responders

In Arapahoe County, 911 emergency dispatchers will now be classified as first responders, giving them the same status as police, fire and emergency medical personnel. The new classification gives …
Education

Douglas County awards school district $6.8 million for security

More than $6.8 million is on its way to the Douglas County School District to bolster student safety, while STEM School Highlands Ranch — the site of a fatal shooting last year — is set to …
Governor Jared Polis chats with children at Littleton's Village preschool on Jan. 17. Polis and two state lawmakers visited the school to meet with Littleton Public Schools officials about a proposed expansion of preschool access.

Governor touts preschool expansion during Littleton visit

Gov. Jared Polis and two state lawmakers visited Littleton's Village Preschool on Jan. 17, touting the benefits of a proposed preschool expansion on the heels of a full-day kindergarten program …

Charter school closer to leaving Douglas County School District

A charter school seeking to leave the Douglas County School District in part to implement an armed-staff program will soon be under the state's oversight if contract negotiations now underway go to …

STEM victims claim injury, wrongful death against school and district

Victims of the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting, including the parents of slain senior Kendrick Castillo, have begun the process of suing the school and the Douglas County School District for …

Brad, Ben and Amber Wann advocate for the Douglas County School District to allow school personnel to administer medical marijuana to students.

Family files discrimination complaint against Douglas County School District

A Highlands Ranch family has confirmed it filed a discrimination complaint against the Douglas County School District with the Colorado Division of Civil Rights over the district's medical marijuana …
Business
Walt Skinner is the owner of Stat Automotive.

The long-suffering businesses of 29th Avenue

If you ask the businesses along 29th Avenue near the border of Wheat Ridge and the Highland neighborhood of Denver about the nearby construction, they’ll say they are …
Lone Tree is considering an ordinance to create more transparency between future metro districts and the city. The RidgeGate neighborhood is part of the Rampart Range Metro District, the only active metro district under Lone Tree's approval authority.

Lone Tree seeks clarity from metro districts

Lone Tree wants more transparency from special districts to protect residents from being blindsided by hidden fees and uncontrollable debt caused by “bad actors” in the industry. An ordinance …

Short-term rentals get first-round approval in Englewood

Englewood City Council on Feb. 3 approved the legality of short-term rentals on first reading, a service that allows homeowners to rent out their home or a room in their home for 29 days or less. The …

Veteran transit leader named RTD's interim CEO

The former head of a Texas transit agency will serve as the new interim general manager and CEO of the Regional Transportation District, RTD's board of directors announced Jan. 28. Paul Ballard will …

Henry Sobanet, chief financial officer of the Colorado State University System, speaks during the annual South Metro Chamber Economic Forecast Breakfast Jan. 24 at CU South Denver in Lone Tree.

Economists discuss ways to 'keep Colorado competitive'

The economy of Denver's south metro area will look a lot like last year's, experts say, and the speed bumps to the region's growth remain present as ever. Colorado continues to be a national model of …
Our Papers

Ad blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an ad blocking plugin in your browser.

The revenue we receive from our advertisers helps make this site possible. We request you whitelist our site.