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Athlete succeeds after giving sport a ‘tri’

Hannah Croasdell was burned out on swimming, so her mother Christy suggested she should try to become a triathlete. That’s what the Douglas County senior did, but it wasn’t easy. I can only … more

Calling all women

The Athena Project has an inspiring effect on the people and artists who get involved with the annual festival. Just ask Dominique Flores, the events coordinator with Athena. “I started as an … more

Residents give input to steer direction of Centennial

Centennial is only 17 years old, but the city is looking far into the future, and it wants residents' help in mapping it out. So city staff took to Resolute Brewing Company in central Centennial — … more

Degas exhibit is gem at Denver Art Museum

Why a Degas exhibit now? “It’s a celebration of the centenary of Degas’ death in 1917,” said Dr. Timothy Standring, Gates Family Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Denver Art Museum, as … more

At 20, Terry is veteran of international hockey

Troy Terry is only 20 years old but can be considered a veteran of international ice hockey play. Terry, a junior forward on the University of Denver team who was a Rock Canyon student for two years, … more

State wrestling: how they finished

Results for south metro area wrestlers who placed in the top six at the state wrestling tournament, which was held Feb.15-17 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Class 5A 106 pounds: Fifth place: Max … more

Bill would prohibit incentives for taking standardized tests

It’s already illegal in Colorado for schools to penalize students who don’t take state assessments. Now a bill before the Legislature would make it illegal to reward students who take the tests … more

Mix-up with keepsake watch leads to painful loss

A routine trip to a watch-service shop turned into a heart-rending ordeal when an employee handed Kathy Melchior a watch. Problem is, it wasn't her watch — and by the time they had realized the … more

Parties look for front-runners to emerge in crowded gubernatorial race

Former Republican Congressman Tom Tancredo — known for his hardline stance against illegal immigration — was shaping up to be the GOP front-runner for this year’s governor’s race, some … more

Bringing Malcolm X to life for a new generation

When future national Chautauqua scholar Charles Everett Pace was a young man, he read a book that changed his life, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X.” Malcolm X’s passionate pursuit of … more

Mix of local, national issues loom large in race for governor

Affordable housing. Crowded highways. Crumbling roads. More money for schools. A safe retirement for public employees. The fate of young immigrants. The issues stretch across rural and urban lines, … more

Rockies explore idea of moving Blackmon in lineup

Charlie Blackmon was historically good as a leadoff hitter last season. So good that the Colorado Rockies might try to move that production into a more productive spot in the lineup. As spring … more

Oil, gas pipeline rules get final OK in response to tragedy

Colorado regulators approved new rules for thousands of oil and gas pipelines Feb. 13, 10 months after investigators blamed a leaking pipeline for a fatal gas explosion. The regulations set … more

South Suburban unveils new career section on website

South Suburban Parks and Recreation has unveiled a new online careers section to help attract job seekers and promote districtwide open positions. South Suburban plans to hire about 500 additional … more

Endangered African wild dog puppies born at zoo

Denver Zoo visitors have a chance to see four endangered African wild dog puppies born in November and released into the Benson Predator Ridge yard Feb. 16. The puppies were in their private … more

Girl Scout cookies on sale in metro area

The wait for popular once-a-year sweet treats is over — Girl Scout cookies are available through March 11. Residents looking for cookies can use the “Cookie Locator” online at … more

Littleton Village retail inches ahead

The first retail establishment — a Starbucks — is slated to open this spring at Littleton Village, the sprawling mixed-use development at Broadway and Dry Creek Road, roughly three years after … more

Country music star draws fans to Castle Rock

Fans of country music star Scotty McCreery got a special chance to meet the singer on Feb. 13 during a meet and greet hosted by the Outlets at Castle Rock. People lined up as early as 10 a.m. for the … more

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Alec Pell, Cherry Creek The junior contributed 17 points in a 60-45 Centennial League boys basketball victory over Arapahoe on Feb. 7. Kali March, Arapahoe The sophomore led the girls basketball team … more
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