Columbine: 20 years later
This year marks the 20th anniversary of one of the nation's most infamous school shootings. Colorado Community Media journalists from across the metro area set out to write a series of stories to …
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Arapahoe High community 'honors loved ones lost' at suicide-prevention walk

The push to end stigma around talking about mental health had several hundred boots on the ground carrying the message in the Arapahoe High School neighborhood. “By walking with us, you honor the …

Columbine High School students commit to serving others

More than a thousand students from Columbine High School will embark on service projects throughout the community on April 20 for the third annual Day of Service. “We wanted to take such a tragic …

‘It made me more empathetic’

Dr. Mark Elliott still wears a Columbine pin on his lab coat. Elliott, who runs the medical team at Littleton Adventist Hospital, said the memory of April 20, 1999, is vivid in his memory. “We …

‘I feel like Daniel is walking with me’

Ask Tom Mauser about his shoes. Mauser’s son Daniel was killed at Columbine High School in 1999. In the years that followed, Mauser became an outspoken advocate for stronger gun laws. And through …

Group calls for firing of Arapahoe High principal, but district officials offer support for Pramenko

An anonymous group is calling for the firing of Arapahoe High School Principal Natalie Pramenko amid what it calls a destructive culture at the school. Calling itself the Arapahoe High School …

News

LPS to hold special meeting on Arapahoe accusations

The school board will hold a special meeting on May 2 to “hear public comment regarding the leadership, climate, and culture of Arapahoe High School,” according to a Littleton Public Schools news …

Life

Denver metro area holds architectural gems

As the tide of bland, boxy apartment complexes rolls through metro Denver amid its housing boom, sightseers looking for a respite need not roam far. Historic buildings offer a change of pace from …

Sports

Spring sports must weather the storms

Springtime in the Rockies usually means unpredictable weather and rescheduled games, matches and meets for high school teams. And rescheduling postponed events isn’t as easy as it might seem. …

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Norton
Winning Words

The people factor in a people, process and technology solution

It seems like this statement, “People, Process and Technology,” is the go-to response for many companies and organizations when asked about how they are planning to improve or grow their …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

World lost in selfies is not a pretty picture

A waiter goes back to a table and asks a young couple, “Is your food OK? You haven’t taken a picture of it yet?” When the time comes for this decade to be characterized, it will be a snap. It …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

A reminder to focus on financial literacy

The United States Senate designated April as National Financial Literacy month in 2003. This was designed to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach Americans how to establish and …
Norton
Winning Words

Islands of success don’t all have palm trees

For some of us an island of success immediately conjures up the idea of living on a tropical paradise somewhere, removed from our worries and obligations, and living without debt or drama. We imagine …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Do something by the book and don’t

Don’t. Don’t smoke. Don’t drink. Don’t run with scissors, spit into the wind, or put your jeans in the freezer. Someone who thinks I am officious sent me a book: “Don’t: A Manual of …
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