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Police scanner access fading as agencies cite safety

Deputy Corie Chance sped in his vehicle to the scene of a shooting that would leave fellow Deputy Zackari Parrish dead and six other people injured. Chance's radio told him a gunman shot multiple …
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Bill would address youth mental health needs

Kari Eckert lost her 15-year-old son, Robbie, to suicide five months ago. The Lakewood High School student was an athlete, a leader, everyone's friend, Eckert said. She saw no signs of struggle. …
The Mars Society has two practice Mars exploration sites, one of which is in a desert near Hanksville, Utah.

The road to Mars includes a detour through Lakewood

In Robert Zubrin’s Lakewood office hangs a photo he took in 2009 of a space shuttle taking off to repair the Hubble Space Telescope, a mission he strongly advocated for, despite pushback from …
Sullivan

Mid-legislative session Q&A: Tom Sullivan

State Rep. Tom Sullivan, D-Centennial, serves in House District 37, including central and east Centennial, nearby unincorporated Arapahoe County areas and the Town of Foxfield. The retired Air Force …
Tate

Mid-legislative session Q&A: Jack Tate

State Sen. Jack Tate, R-Centennial, serves in Senate District 27, which includes Centennial, nearby unincorporated Arapahoe County areas and the Town of Foxfield. The small-business owner was first …

Centennial board, commission have openings

The City of Centennial is accepting applications to fill openings on the board of review and the planning and zoning commission. The board of review considers appeals to the building code. Applicants …
Education
Arapahoe High School at 2201 E. Dry Creek Road in Centennial.

Arapahoe High to hold suicide-prevention walk

Two years in a row of students dying by suicide haven't been easily forgotten at Arapahoe High School. This April, students are taking action to put mental health at the forefront of the community's …
Many protesters believe that the proposed sex education bill is immoral and should not be taught in schools.

Sex education bill spurs concerns

The comprehensive sex education bill making its way through the state Legislature has spurred opposition from many in the religious and conservative communities, drawing concerns that the language of …
Pritchett

5 questions for Kiera Pritchett, online-school student in Centennial

A car wreck can be a terrifying experience, but for Kiera Pritchett, it was just another time her education applied to the real world. “I was on my way to work, I was riding the bus, and the car …
Teah Selkin and Zoe Siegel acted as conference co-chairs for the student-run diversity conference.

Colorado teens celebrate diversity

When Teah Selkin, 18, started at Cherry Creek High as a freshman, she only knew one thing about the school — the common stereotype that Cherry Creek High School is a school for rich, white kids. As …

Polis

Polis details proposal for full-day kindergarten

Gov. Jared Polis urged lawmakers to act quickly on his plan to offer state-funded full-day kindergarten. Polis told the Joint Education Committee his $227 million plan is a foundation of his new …
Business
PokeCo is Littleton's first poke salad restaurant, serving the traditional Hawaiian fish-and-rice dish with a creative flair.

Poke salad arrives in Littleton

The Denver foodie scene has come a long way from the cowtown days, but there's a good chance you've never heard of poke salad. Pronounced “pokey,” the Hawaiian dish centered on raw fish and rice …
Fitzgerald

Economic development partnership CEO retires

After leading the Denver South Economic Development Partnership since 2010, president and CEO Mike Fitzgerald will retire on March 28, according to a news release. Fitzgerald came to Denver South …

Plan to focus oil rules on safety creates divide in Colorado

Supporters of a plan to overhaul Colorado's oil and gas regulations told lawmakers that the measure is a flexible, commonsense approach to dealing with frequent conflicts over health and safety. …

In Their Business

Program for small businesses The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering a free, seven-month intensive program that provides tools, training and networking to small business owners. Emerging …

No refund? Some shocked by impact of new tax law

Wait, I owe the IRS? The first tax filing season under the new federal tax law is proving to be surprising, confusing — and occasionally frightening — for some Americans, especially those …
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