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'We meant everything to each other'

Kewhan Dickerson winces when kids ask about his family. Dickerson, a kids' counselor at YMCA Denver, said the youngsters he works with like to ask about his life. When they ask if he has siblings, he … more

No charges for STEM security guard who injured students

The privately hired security guard on duty during the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting injured two students and was illegally carrying a weapon on school grounds, 4th Judicial District Attorney … more

Bill aims to repeal Colorado death penalty

After years of coming up short, advocates of repealing the death penalty may finally cross the finish line this year with newfound support from two Republican senators. “From a philosophical … more

Sportsman's Warehouse to open in Parker

Sportsman's Warehouse will open in February in Parker in the building that previously housed Gander Mountain. The Alaska-based sports and outdoors retailer will be located at 18420 Cottonwood Drive, … more

Welcome the Year of the Rat in the metro area

According to the calendar of the Lunar New Year, 2020 is the Year of the Rat - the first sign of the zodiac. And there are plenty of options hosted by Denver’s thriving Asian-American community to … more

Fairy tale characters take stage in show not for kids

Fairy tale princesses have long been part and parcel of our literary and social fabric, as they were created from ancient folk tales — and have more recently evolved through Disney films and now, … more

Artworks bring color to library in winter

Longtime Littleton painter rita derjue has an exhibit of colorful recent works at Bemis Library through Jan. 30 in the gallery. Some are familiar mountain landscapes, while others may be scenes from … more

Colorado Horse Park says it plans to continue operations

The Colorado Horse Park recently issued a news release in an effort to dispel rumors that it is shutting down for the 2020 season, but the park has yet to find a replacement for its show director and … more

My Name Is ... Jim Benton

Backyard dreams I worked at Rocky Mountain News 41 years. I always say, “If you've got to go to work, you might as well go to a game.” I got into writing in the Lincoln Log — the (Denver) … more

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 … more

Man gets 20 years in connection with 2009 fatal shooting in Centennial

The mother of a 23-year-old Centennial man who was fatally shot more than a decade ago stood in court and painted a picture of her son as a selfless and naturally caring person — even as a child. … more

State Rep. Beckman steps down for job with Trump administration

State Rep. Susan Beckman has resigned to take a position with the Trump administration, according to a spokesman for the Colorado House Republicans. Beckman could not immediately be reached for … more

Two teens found dead in suspected murder-suicide

A suspected mental health-related incident has left two teenagers dead in Douglas County, Sheriff Tony Spurlock said during a Jan. 15 news conference. The incident, which is being investigated as a murder-suicide, began at Mile High Academy in Highlands Ranch on Jan. 14. The victim, a 17-year-old girl, got in a car with Samuel Hoffman, 18, after school. more

‘You Lost Me’ finds audience in Denver

Examining historical documents is like reading a ghost story. When playwright and director Bonnie Metzgar came across a list of about 166 Irish people saved by 17-year-old Ann Harvey from a wreck off … more

Abstract artist to share techniques, approaches

Denver-based abstract artist Homare Ikeda will teach “A New Look at Tools and Skills” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 7 for guild members and guests of the Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe … more

My name is... Connor Ladd

About me I’m trying to be a normal 16-year-old. I’m a sophomore at Lakewood High School, and I play football there. I like to bike during the summer, write, play video games and just do things … more

Reporter Stories: Lakewood's watching The Watchdog

Lakewood Community Editor Joseph Rios and West Metro Editor Glenn Wallace discuss Lakewood's efforts to quiet community newsletter The Watchdog. Is this an electioneering issue or a question about … more

Meals on Wheels, in 'forever home,' needs public's help

TLC Meals on Wheels is up and rolling in its new home, but there's still lots of work to do. Meals on Wheels, which delivers healthy food and companionship to homebound seniors and people with … more

Former Arapahoe teacher sentenced for attempted sex assault on student

A former Arapahoe High School teacher was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Jan. 6 after pleading guilty to attempted sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust, a felony. Sarah … more

Parker woman suspected in kidnapping conspiracy

A Parker woman was arrested Dec. 30 in Kalispell, Montana, on a charge of conspiracy to commit kidnapping. The Parker Police Department had issued the warrant for the arrest of Cynthia Abcug, 50, on … more
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