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Murals take daily life from dull to delightful

Local artist Chuck Parsons knows well how the metro area’s street art scene has grown and changed over the last more than 30 years, and well he should. He has been a part of it many times. … more

Jamie Tatum named Girls Soccer Player of Year

Jamie Tatum’s scoring statistics aren’t overwhelming, but the Rock Canyon senior midfield soccer player showed the ability to produce when it counted. Tatum, who will continue playing at the next … more

Denver PrideFest 2018 in photos

The 43rd annual PrideFest kicked on in Denver on June 16. Events were held in the city throughout the week. The event is hosted by the GLBT Community Center of Colorado. The Center is a nonprofit … more

Fire Muster a blazing good time

The infectious enthusiasm of little kids lent a giddiness to Littleton's annual Fire Truck Parade and Muster, where kindgergartners hopped and squealed as some of the region's coolest firefighting … more

Centennial Airport administration building to have community focus

Centennial Airport plans to construct a new administration building that will double as a community center for tenants and students, and as a place for events. The facility is expected to be complete … more

Man dragged by bus in Littleton crawled underneath, police say

A man who died after being dragged by an RTD bus near downtown Littleton on June 7 crawled under the bus deliberately, Littleton police said. No charges will be filed against the bus driver. Patrick … more

Parker Days gives early welcome to summer

The 2018 Parker Days Festival came to a close June 10, the fourth day of carnival rides, vendor booths and concerts held by the Parker Chamber of Commerce. The event drew thousands of area residents … more

Soaking up sun and sounds at the Centennial Summer Kickoff

Couples swayed to the music, kids hula-hooped and firefighters livened up the scene at the Summer Kickoff Concert at Centennial Center Park. Denver-based band Groove a Licious, a funk-soul group, … more

Bringing the concert experience home

Sometimes, the best experience a person can have with music is when it’s performed live. But going to concerts can be a pricey endeavor, plus there’s the cost of getting a drink or two, dealing … more

Ponderosa athlete named Boys Swimmer of Year

Ponderosa junior Blake Wilton was one of the state’s strongest swimmers throughout the season and has been named the 2018 Colorado Community Media South Metro Boys Swimmer of the year. Wilton … more

More funding secured for I-25 Gap widening project

El Paso County will receive the highly-competitive Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grant for the Gap widening project, in which the Colorado Department of Transportation plans to widen … more

Street fixes, Quincy Avenue widening on way

The puzzling shift on East Quincy Avenue from six lanes down to two as drivers pass South Reservoir Road going east will soon be a head-scratcher of the past, and several streets throughout … more

Heritage gets to 5A baseball final before losing to Mountain Vista

Heritage went into the final two days of the Class 5A state baseball tournament at Denver's All-City Stadium as the unbeaten team in the double-elimination tournament. Heritage coach Ty Munro called … more

Valor Christian wins third baseball title in a row

Keith Wahl was coaching down the first-base line on May 30 and Brian Bonn was in the third-base coaching box as Valor Christian won its third straight Class 4A state baseball championship with a 5-1 … more

Culture is illuminated after dark

Visit Denver’s cultural hot spots like the Denver Zoo or Museum of Nature & Science during a summer day and you’ll see children of all ages running around everywhere. While it’s always fun … more

Denver-area opportunities to remember the fallen this Memorial Day

Memorial Day is just one day a year, and as Louetta Smith, director of the annual Denver Memorial Day Tribute event, sees it, it’s not too much to ask to take a few minutes during the day to … more

Centennial Airport: From open prairie to economic driver

As the story goes, a businessman drove a shiny, black car to his downtown Denver office, and when he walked back to the car that afternoon, he found a large scratch in the door. Around the early … more

Creek relay team wins state track title

Cherry Creek junior Marcus Miller was a contender most of the final day of the Class 5A state track meet on May 19 at Jeffco Stadium. Miller was third in the 100 meters and fourth in the 200 meters, … more

Homelessness in Englewood: No place to call home

During a cleanup along the South Platte River in January, Englewood police counted 21 campsites with about 30 people living on its east banks. Some 25 truckloads of trash, human waste, syringes and … more

Denver Comic Con survival guide

For first-timers or the uninitiated in the world of comic conventions, Denver’s annual Comic Con can be an intimidating experience. The sprawling event, which is June 15-17 this year, brings upward … more
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