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Federal court sides with Cherry Creek school board candidate in mask lawsuit

Unconvinced by Cherry Creek School District's interpretation of what is necessary for an exemption from Tri-County Health's school mask mandate, a federal court allowed a Cherry Creek school board …
Bill Leach, a candidate for Cherry Creek school board District E, the area that encompasses parts of Greenwood Village, unincorporated Arapahoe County, central and east Centennial, and south and southeast Aurora.

Election 2021: Leach hopes to bring his 'results, solutions' mindset to Cherry Creek school board

Voters in the Cherry Creek School District, which includes central and east Centennial as well as Greenwood Village, are choosing two directors for the Board of Education in the election that ends …
Kristin Allan, a candidate for Cherry Creek school board District E, the area that encompasses parts of Greenwood Village, unincorporated Arapahoe County, central and east Centennial, and south and southeast Aurora.

Election 2021: Allan wants to fight for kids who are 'not seen and heard' on the Cherry Creek school board

Voters in the Cherry Creek School District, which includes central and east Centennial as well as Greenwood Village, are choosing two directors for the Board of Education in the election that ends …
Jason Lester

Election 2021: Lester runs for Cherry Creek school board to 'serve anybody' regardless of politics, identity

Voters in the Cherry Creek School District, which includes central and east Centennial as well as Greenwood Village, are choosing two directors for the Board of Education in the election that ends …

Election 2021: As mask outrage engulfs school boards, Littleton candidates try to stay above the fray

Furor over masking policies in schools has swept across the Denver metro area as districts are faced with angry parents and shifting legal realities. 
Arapahoe’s Will Kates won the state Class 5A individual golf title with a putt  on the second playoff hole and led the Warriors to their first team championship in 33 years. Here he reacts after sinking the birdie putt to win the playoff.

Centennial's Arapahoe take state golf title

Arapahoe High School in Centennial has come close many times to winning a state golf championship. The Warriors were second the past two seasons and third in the previous two campaigns. Arapahoe’s …

Douglas County Health Board approves opting out of school mask mandates

The Douglas County Health Department will allow people to opt out of any local masking requirements under a new health order aimed at curbing masking mandates in schools.

Tri-County Health services cover more than COVID

While much emphasis has been put on the COVID-19 work done by the Tri-County Health Department, the agency also provide dozens of unrelated, often unnoticed services that impact the daily lives of …

Centennial's Streets at SouthGlenn redevelopment plan submitted

A crowd of more than 100 came to the empty former Sears at Centennial’s flagship shopping center in a March 2019 meeting that placed redevelopment plans in the public eye — and in August 2020, …

‘Cross Words’ is new work by local playwright

The configuration of the smallish Bond Trimble Theatre at Vintage Theatre in Aurora dictates a set, designed by company director Bernie Cardell, that has the audience almost in the living room/dining …

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The Adams County Government Center sits at 4430 South Adams County Parkway near 124th Avenue and Sable Boulevard in Brighton.

Adams County to withdraw from Tri-County Health Department

The Adams County Commissioners will vote to begin the process to end its relationship with the Tri-County Health Department, according to a statement released Oct. 19.  According to the …
Just in time for Halloween, a display of gnomes and other spooky figures lures shoppers to the booth operated by Just Friends of Highlands Ranch at A Paris Street Market on Oct. 16 outside Park Meadows mall in Lone Tree. A Christmas edition of the market, a production of Vandel Antiques of Littleton, comes to the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Castle Rock on Nov. 12-13; details at aparisstreetmarket.com.

Gnome doubt about it - it's spooky season

Just in time for Halloween, a display of gnomes and other spooky figures lures shoppers to the booth operated by Just Friends of Highlands Ranch at A Paris Street Market on Oct. 16 outside Park …
An 8-year-old student does an online math lesson at her home in Timnath, Larimer County, on March 25, 2020.

Colo. kids fell behind on math during pandemic

Colorado students tumbled further behind in math as the pandemic closed schools and learning went largely virtual, according to a new analysis of this year’s state assessments results. The report …
Piles of lost luggage sit waiting, stored on a shelf at Denver International Airport. Now, the airport plans to begin donating that luggage to the Denver Rescue Mission.

A second life for lost luggage at DIA

Denver International Airport handles a massive amount of luggage every year. In 2019, the last full year before the COVID-19 pandemic, 69 million passengers traveled through the airport with bags in …

Doctors address myths about breast cancer

Dr. Lisa Wynn said every year as she treats women, she always hears the list of misconceptions and myths that are not only tied to breast cancer, but also the screenings to detect the disease. No …
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Lifelong horse owner Karen Richard with her horse, Summer.

Horse culture still kicking in modern West

In 1950, metro Denver’s population hovered right around 500,000. Farms and horse properties could still be found throughout the close-in suburbs. By the mid-1970s, the population had more than …
Purnell Steen and the Five Points Ambassadors will perform in a free show at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at Littleton United Methodist Church.

Jazz group to play in free concert

Purnell Steen and the Five Points Ambassadors will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. on Oct. 22 at Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S. Datura St., Littleton. 303-794-6379. The well-known jazz …
Multiple authors’ books were on display for purchase and could be autographed by them at the event.

Calling all book lovers

Reading five to six books every month for an entire year to select material and authors for the Rocky Mountain Literary Festival is just part of the leg work behind the scenes of the annual …
A sign outside the Denver Art Museum's Martin Building bears the names of the donors whose $25 million contribution initiated the building's renovation.

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Denver Art Museum opens reimagined Martin Building

The Denver Art Museum has reopened the Martin Building, formerly called the Ponti or North Building, after renovation initiated by a $25 million lead gift by Lanny and Sharon Martin. A celebration on …
Coming Attractions

The Arvada Center goes to the dogs

Most of us had more than a little help getting through the bleakest parts of the COVID-19 pandemic and for many that help came in the form of our canine friends. They’re not called man’s best …
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Creek’s Batmunkh, team win over Valor at tennis tourney

Cherry Creek’s Matt Batmunkh won the No. 2 singles match against Valor Christian’s Drew Schell at the 5A boys tennis state tournament at Gates Tennis Center in Denver Oct. 16, winning 6-2, 6-2. …

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Opinion: Tax and estate plan deadline coming soon

It is never fun to think about taxes and even estate planning, but looming deadlines should push you to pay attention before it is too late. This December marks the last opportunity to impact your …
Winning Words

Opinion: Improve retention with persistent consistency

As we continue to talk about hiring and keeping a productive and performance-driven team, we must include “Consistency” in our “5 C’s for Retaining Top Talent.” This is the fourth column in …
Dr. Rebecca Kornas, Dr. Jasmeet Dhaliwal, Dr. Kristen Nordenholz, Dr. Kevin Merrell, Dr. Comilla Sasson

Opinion: We’re local ER docs. Help us end the pandemic

You trust us 24/7/365 to take care of you in emergency departments throughout Colorado. We have been treating COVID-19 for more than 20 months, never missing a day of work, except for illness. We …
Winning Words

Opinion: How we manage change impacts retention of the best

Welcome back to part three of this five-part series on “The 5 C’s of Retaining Top Talent.” In week one we discussed the importance of connecting with our team members, and last week we added a …
Winning Words

Opinion: Collaboration is key to your most valuable players

As part two of the series on “Retaining Top Talent,” and following up on last week’s column on connection, today we will visit the role that collaboration plays in keeping top talent.
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