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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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Altshuler

Q&A: Jason Altshuler, District 6 IREA candidate

City of residence: Centennial Profession: Finance industry, Westerra Credit Union Related experience: Former chairman and treasurer of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce. Recipient of the 2016 Chamber …
Dozier

Q&A: James "Duke" Dozier, District 2 IREA candidate

Town of residence: Bailey Profession: Insurance and real estate development.  Related or past experience: I have served on several local boards, including the boards of the Deer Creek Metro District …
Graf

Q&A: Robert Graf, District 6 IREA candidate

City of residence: Centennial Profession: Commercial banker Related or past experience: Served as a director and CEO for two Colorado banking organizations. First elected to the IREA board in 2011 …
Hays

Q&A: Michael Hays, District 4 IREA candidate

Town of residence: Castle Rock Profession: IT solutions engineer Related or past experience: Worked as an IT professional for more than 20 years and experienced in technical automation. Currently …

Kempe

Q&A: Mike Kempe, District 1 IREA candidate

Residence: Unincorporated Jefferson County Profession: Scientist Related or past experience: Senior Scientist for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory located in Golden. Studies solar …
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
Smith

Q&A: Peter Smith, District 2 IREA candidate

Town of residence: Castle Rock Profession: Business owner Related or past experience: Served four years in the U.S. Air Force. Communications industry consultant, started venture capital company, …
White

Q&A: Timothy White, District 4 IREA candidate

Town of residence: Castle Rock Profession: Construction, real estate development Related or past experience: Founder, owner and chairman of White Construction Group, former mayor and councilmember …
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. …
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