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Zoo sees birth of endangered okapi

A rare okapi (oh-Kah-pee) calf was born Dec. 4 at the Denver Zoo. The seventh birth of his species at the zoo, Forest weighed just under 40 pounds. “Shortly after he was born, zoo staff noticed … more

Man suspected of sexual assault near school arrested

A Denver man was arrested in the area of Arapahoe High School in Centennial after a month in which multiple reports told authorities a man was making unlawful sexual contact with teenage girls, a … more

Local musician takes to Boulder’s famous eTown

The way Denver musician Barry Shapiro sees it, people don’t find themselves in Colorado by accident. “Denver is the kind of place where people move here because they want to be here,” he said. … more

New development on way for south metro business park

More industrial development is on the way for the Highfield Business Park, an emerging industrial hub — as a news release for the project called it — that sits south of Centennial, northwest of … more

5 things to know about NASH liver disease

Fatty liver is a condition that’s misunderstood too often, one doctor in Englewood says — and that’s a deadly misunderstanding to make. Marcelo Kugelmas, a doctor with an office at … more

Getting the season off to a bright, beautiful start

It’s always better to catch your favorite musicians at a concert in a small venue — the smaller the better. It provides a feeling of intimacy, of communing directly with the artist. One of the … more

Homeless veterans' numbers may be down, but problem persists

An estimated 569 homeless veterans live in the Denver metro area, and Freddie Sprankel used to be one of them. After more than three years in the U.S. Army — including an almost year-long duty tour in Iraq — Sprankel got an honorable … more

Suspect in Centennial slaying arrested after car chase

The suspect in the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old man in Centennial was arrested the morning of Nov. 6, the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. more

19th-century Paris saw brave women artists

“You had to go there!” said Suzanne Ramljak of the American Federation of Arts, which organized the show, “Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism,” now open through Jan. 14 at the Denver Art Museum. Impressionism was … more

Denver Arts Week gathers cultural highlights from metro area

On any day of the week, you can find a unique cultural event happening in Denver and its surrounding cities. But for one week a year, cultural organizations all over put their best foot forward during Denver Arts Week. “The whole concept is to … more

5 questions with John Brackney: Lifelong area resident runs for clean air

When it comes to giving back, John Brackney knows a thing or two. A former CEO of the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce and two-term Arapahoe County commissioner, Brackney is a regular at the Run the Rocks 5K at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. This … more

Times are tough, but options exist for first-time homebuyers

Lacy Franks makes being a first-time homebuyer sound easy. Franks, who grew up in Black Hawk, bought her first home last September, a two-bedroom townhome just off I-225 in Aurora, for $220,000 after three months of searching throughout the metro … more

A dino-mite autumn for fossil fanatics

I don’t remember when I fell in love with dinosaurs, but by the time “Jurassic Park” came out in 1993, I was 8 years old and already completely head over heels. I wanted to be a paleontologist, go to places like Montana, and dig up the … more

Mazes offer scares, family fun

There are many features that make a good haunted house, but there’s one none can do without — atmosphere. That’s a tricky thing to create artificially, but few places have it in spades like a cornfield at night. “A good haunt is all … more

Centennial joins Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to boost infrastructure

Waiting at red light after red light on your commute might soon be a hassle of the past. The city of Centennial announced its membership in the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance, a partnership of public, private and academic institutions that … more

A clear path: Communities adding bike lanes

Daniel Hyde use to be an avid mountain biker, but he now prefers road biking. He logs between 1,500 and 2,000 miles a year and hits the pavement throughout the Denver metro, he said. His biggest annual venture is a 250-mile, three-day ride that he … more

5 things to know about I-25 and Arapahoe Road

Why is it being done at all? The project will improve East Arapahoe Road's through traffic by adding a lane in each direction and removing the Interstate 25 bridge supports that used to separate the lanes, officials from the Colorado Department … more

DACA students rally to renew eligibility, ‘mourn loss of dream’

When she was 2 years old, Claudia Hurtado and her sister were taken across the border with people she didn’t know. Separately, her parents crossed from Mexico to Texas, and there, met the people with their children, before coming to Denver to … more
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