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Meet Bobby LeFebre, state’s new poet laureate

For 100 years, Colorado has honored the power and connective potential of poetry, beginning when Gov. Oliver Shoup appointed Alice Polk Hill to the role of poet laureate in 1919. In that century … more

Joystick jockeys not just fooling around in the Denver area

n esports or competitive video game player is like a Formula 1 driver, says James Love. He says every reaction in the two sports demands intense, unbroken focus, and adds that esports athletes … more

Classic funk rockers coming to outdoor show

War, a longtime funk rock band, will perform at Hudson Gardens, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25. Founding member/frontman Lonnie Jordan will be performing with the band. … more

Disc golf takes full flight in Denver metro area

Chris Ball is a Grammy-nominated songwriter who has composed music for many television shows and toured for seven years as a musician with the rock band Firefall. The 53-year-old Highlands Ranch … more

Environment, safety at center of Jefferson Parkway toll road debate

In September 2017, Randy Stafford walked into a public forum of the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA), prepared to ask several questions about the public safety and environmental … more

Hickenlooper ends bid for White House

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Aug. 15 ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may instead challenge one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans in … more

In-N-Out Burger submits proposal for Lone Tree location

Lone Tree could be home to the Denver area's first In-N-Out Burger. In-N-Out has submitted a proposal to the City of Lone Tree for development of a new restaurant in the Park Meadows area, according … more

Art show is record of voyage to Italy

“A Tour of Italy” opened Aug. 12 at the Colorado Gallery of Arts, in the Annex at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. The opening reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. on Aug. … more

RidgeGate Parkway: the road to the future

The frequent traffic backups along RidgeGate Parkway are something to be expected these days. With just two lanes — one in each direction — for through traffic, backups can reach half a mile from … more

Castle Rock Police, Douglas County Sheriff's Office to fully encrypt radio channels

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will fully encrypt its radio channels before the year's end, Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth has confirmed to Colorado Community Media, citing safety concerns … more

The strange case of the car in the lake

It's a case as murky as the waters of Ketring Lake. Scuba divers from South Metro Fire Rescue made a strange find in Ketring Lake, adjacent to the Littleton Museum, on July 23: a 1994 Honda Accord … more

Douglas County commissioners: Schools can apply for portion of $10 million to enhance safety

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has confirmed it will allow local schools to suggest how to spend funds the board pledged for school safety through an application process, but the … more

All Colorado Art Exhibit back for 36th year

Just inside the front door of the Depot Art Gallery is a colorful painting by Desmond O’Hagan, who was 2019 juror for the All Colorado Art Exhibit, now in its 36th year. Looking at its fine details … more

Photography, art reflect students’ voyage to Italy

Arapahoe Community College’s annual photography and art show of works by those who participated in the Study Abroad program, “A Tour of Italy,” is open Aug. through Sept. 18 in Colorado Gallery … more

Cherry Creek Innovation Campus takes students beyond high school

Leave the literary analyses of Shakespeare at home — Cherry Creek School District's new campus lets students practice exactly what they may end up doing in the real world. “This is just … more

Couple arrested on suspicion of multiple highway shootings

No one was injured after an occupant of a vehicle allegedly fired shots at another vehicle on Santa Fe Drive on Aug. 4. An occupant of a gray pickup truck fired shots at a BMW SUV on northbound Santa … more

Littleton, Englewood sewer rates slated to climb amid new state regulations

The wastewater treatment plant that serves a large swath of the south metro area needs millions of dollars in upgrades to meet tightening state water quality standards, but the two cities responsible … more

Police make arrest in deadly fight in Parker

Parker police arrested a man in connection to the Aug. 4 fight that killed one man. more

New museum coming to Lakewood

In 1927 Japan sent over 58 Japanese Friendship Dolls, including Miss Yokohama — Colorado’s Japanese Friendship Doll. The doll, constructed of wood, gofun (a traditional Japanese white chalky … more

Despite calls to start over, U.S. health system covers 90%

America's much-maligned health care system is covering 9 out of 10 people, a fact that hasn't stopped the 2020 presidential candidates from refighting battles about how to provide coverage, from … more
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