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Talent of all ages highlighted at Centennial Holiday Artisan Market

As she twirled, jumped and danced her heart out at Centennial Center Park, 11-year-old Onyx Toney was among local talent who brought holiday cheer to the city on Dec. 3.   It was her …

Respiratory viruses raise concern for children across Denver metro area

Mom Brianne Price knew respiratory illnesses could be a concern because her baby was born prematurely. Then her other child, her 4-year-old boy, came home with a cough. Soon after, Price was calling a nurse help line.

Police evacuate Greenwood Village hotels after exchange of gunfire with bank robbery suspect

Police arrested a bank robbery suspect who ran inside a nearby hotel after exchanging gunfire with officers.

Centennial council narrows affordable housing strategies it will consider

Unless there is an influx of affordable housing opportunities in Centennial’s future, homeownership rates will likely decrease and in-commuting will increase, according to Root Policy Research, …

Englewood police shoot dog outside Walmart

Officers with the Englewood Police Department shot an "aggressive" dog in a parking lot outside the Englewood Walmart Thursday afternoon according to a department statement.

Centennial and Arapahoe County holiday events, donation campaigns

To celebrate the holiday season, the City of Centennial and Arapahoe County have planned events and campaigns for the community, including chances to support local vendors, enjoy holiday attractions …

Front Range law enforcement, community groups fight against hate crimes

From 2018 to 2020, reported incidents of hate crimes in Colorado more than doubled, according to statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Differences and devotion during Chile's constitutional reform

On Sept. 4, Chileans across the world anxiously checked their social media feeds and Whatsapp group chats, wondering about the future of their country. Would Chile adopt a new constitution?

Fifty years of Joy

On Sept. 11, 2001, Gwen Wilhelm and her son visited her husband’s grave in Parker. On the way home, her son noticed many cars parked outside of Joy Lutheran Church and asked if they could stop and attend the service.

Man arrested for discharging gun at middle school

The negligent discharge of a firearm at a Douglas County middle school flag football game led to the arrest of one man on Oct. 29.  Douglas County law enforcement responded to a shots fired …

South Broadway is treat street

Not much of a follower, Andrea Caroline Jones knew she wanted to be her own boss someday — long before she started her own company. “I’ve always wanted to lead people,” the founder and owner …

News

Proposed Englewood residential complex clears planning/zoning board

A proposed 395-unit residential development near West Oxford Avenue and South Navajo Street is one step closer to approval after receiving support from the majority of Englewood’s Planning and Zoning Commission.

Westminster council discusses Standley Lake boating

Westminster city council discussed bringing back boating to Standley Lake at the Nov. 21 study session.  Trailered boats and powered watercraft have not been allowed on Standley Lake since …

'Tis the holiday season in Brighton w/video

Fort Lupton urges residents to lock cars, skip the warm-up

With the recent cooler weather,  the city of Fort Lupton has seen an increase in thefts of and from "puffing vehicles" and other unlocked motor vehicle thefts, as well as vehicle trespassing …

Littleton district to keep current elementary boundaries

Dr. Justina Ford Elementary School in the Littleton district was built to serve a maximum capacity of 650 students, according to a presentation by the Long-Range Planning Committee (LRPC) at an Oct. 27 school board meeting. In its second year of operation, there are currently 707 students enrolled at Ford.
Life

Collectable holiday ornament from 'Colorado's home' now available

The Governor’s Residence Preservation Fund’s 2022 holiday ornament is now available. The 14th in the collectable holiday ornament series, the 2022 ornament is inspired by the 1914 …

Let the Arvada Center light the way to holiday cheer

Finding the right way to spend a night out during the holiday season is a tale as old as time. While there is no shortage of overtly holiday-themed activities to select from, maybe you’re in the …

High school seniors reflect on life lessons from athletic careers

For high school seniors a few months from graduation, athletics have helped them prepare for the ups and downs, and the responsibilities of adult life.

Holiday Art Market opens at Depot

In addition to walls filled with paintings, Littleton Fine Arts Guild members feature small arts and crafts pieces that make great gifts as they open the Holiday Art and Gift Market at the Depot Art …

Itinerant ecologist shares memories

Doug Reagan grabs your attention immediately! “A full moon floats over the surface of Lac de Guiers, Senegal” ... he’s out with a flashlight, “looking for the red eye shine of crocodiles.” …
Sports

Valor, Creek to vie for championship

Valor Christian earned another shot at Cherry Creek on Nov. 26 with a 42-41 double overtime victory over Ralston Valley in a Class 5A semifinal playoff game at Valor Christian. After Ralston Valley …

Voices

Column: Practice good skin health even in winter

This is a great time of year to emphasize the importance of good skin care and share some advice on maintaining healthy skin. Here are some tips that can help Coloradans adopt healthy skin habits to …

Column: Seniors’ Council meeting to explore cohousing

If you crave a closer community connection, but still value living independently in your own home, cohousing might be right for you. Trish Becker, executive director of the Cohousing Association of …

From the Editor: Support your local newsroom and local nonprofits

We are in the full swing of the holiday season — the time for giving and helping others. Instead of getting, Colorado residents can make a difference by giving during this holiday season through …

Column: Maintaining the attitude of gratitude

The executive had put out a message out to his network that he was looking to hire top-performing salespeople for his team. While reconnecting with a former colleague, he also mentioned to her that …

Welcome the holiday season to the Denver area

Happy Thanksgiving to one and all! At this time of year, people are constantly searching for fun ways to explore the metro area and all it has to offer — maybe you have family in from out of town …
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