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King Soopers strike comes to Englewood, Littleton

Workers at King Soopers stores in Englewood and Littleton joined thousands of others across the Denver area starting Jan. 12 in what is expected to be a three-week strike across 77 stores.  Since …
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Left, two N95-type face masks, or respirators, at left. On right, a third respirator, an N100-type mask. The N95 protects against matter such as dust, aerosols and smoke, as well as biological particles, including bacteria, viruses and allergens.

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.
Sheriff's deputies are looking for this stolen ATV. The theft took place near Hudson Jan. 15.

WeldCo sheriff's deputies looking for stolen ATV

HUDSON -- Weld County sheriff's deputies are looking for an ATV that was stolen from property near Hudson. It happened around 6 a.m. Jan. 15 in the 5500 block of Weld County Road 37. Sheriff's …
Commerce City police would like to find the owner of this urn. It was turned into the police department's property and evidence unit in August 2021.

Commerce City police need help finding urn's owner

Commerce City police would like to reunite a family with its urn. In a series of tweets, police said someone turned in an item containing the small urn to the department's property and evidence …
As the population grows, housing inventory has decreased and home prices are selling well above asking prices.

Momentum grows for more affordable housing in Littleton

The push to build affordable housing in the City of Littleton gained momentum during a Jan. 11 study session between the city council and the Housing Task Force.  Eric Veith, the task force’s …

As omicron cases of COVID increase in Colorado, infectious disease doctors and the Centers for Disease Control continue to assess the impact it will have on citizens.

Virus surge may be ‘more severe than prior waves’

Local public health officials and analysts implored the public not to let its guard down as the omicron variant drives a dramatic coronavirus surge in Colorado. “We believe it is important for …
Education

COVID and Adams 14 schools .. some open, some remote

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Arapahoe Community College could be one of hundreds of schools across the country that begins offering a tuition-free education under a proposed government bill.

Arapahoe Community College to be mostly remote until Feb. 1 amid COVID surge

Arapahoe Community College President Stephanie Fujii announced that most ACC classes would begin virtually on Jan. 18 and continue on a remote status until Feb 1. The decision came amid a continued …
Sociologist and researcher Anna Mueller, who led a study on teen suicide prevention that focused on Littleton schools, speaks during an LPS forum in 2018.

Littleton schools study could help in fight against youth suicide

A two-year study focusing on the relationship between social environments and youth suicide could provide a “partial roadmap” for schools and communities looking to improve the promotion of …

Adams 14 schools return to in-person learning Jan. 18

COMMERCE CITY -- Students and staff in the Adams 14 School District return to in-person learning Tuesday, Jan. 18. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is Monday, Jan. 17, is a federal …

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes …
Business
King Soopers employees on strike picket in front of the Parker store Jan. 12.

Parker King Soopers included in strike 

Several employees of King Soopers in Parker walked out on the job Wednesday as a part of a planned three-week labor strike for some of the Denver-area stores.
Beth Ginsburg, co-owner of Zaidy's Deli & Bakery, and Gerard Rudofsky, former owner of the Jewish deli in Denver, celebrate opening the restaurant's new location at 600 S. Holly St. in August.

Gerard Rudofky ‘A community treasure’

Gerard Rudofsky loves working at Zaidy’s Deli & Bakery, which he formerly owned. He is 81, but has little interest in retiring. Besides, there are many longtime friends to greet as they pack …
Tables are available for patrons to sit and enjoy their mini doughnuts.

Warm, sweet, and hard to beat

It was an exciting first week for the Contreras family of Small Town Mini Donuts, the newest local business to pop up in Elizabeth.

United Power announces intent to leave Tri State

United Power Files Notice of Intent to Leave Tri-State Generation and Transmission   Brighton, Colo. – United Power, a rural electric cooperative based in Brighton, …

The Macy’s at The Streets at SouthGlenn, seen here in October 2020. The store is set to close soon — its lease expires in March 2022.

Centennial OKs SouthGlenn redevelopment plan to add housing, replace Macy’s and Sears buildings

After nearly three years, one of the most prominent and contentious civic issues in Centennial has been decided with the city council’s approval of a plan to dramatically reshape …
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