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Suspect in Cherokee Trail teen's death may see summer trial

One of the four teens suspected of driving to the home of a Cherokee Trail High School student in an incident that ended with the student's death could see trial as early as August. Kenneth Alfonso … more

Changing neighborhoods inspire local author’s debut novel

A common concern among many in the Denver area is the loss of historic buildings and homes — structures that serve as a tangible testament to the Mile-High City’s long and varied history. … more

Why do we need to repeal Columbus Day in Colorado?

Few people know that Colorado was the original state to establish Columbus Day as a state holiday. So decades later, why would we be moving to repeal it in the Legislature now? There are close to 100 … more

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Hockey player sticks to business

Personality-wise, Mason Hoehn is one of Valor Christian's quietest hockey players. However, on the ice he lets everybody know he means business. All that probably started when he convinced his mom to … more

Area students earn free ride through caddying

Thirteen students from Colorado have been awarded the Evans Scholarship, a full housing and tuition college grant offered to golf caddies. The final selections were made after interviews Jan. 28 at … more

‘Wilder Women’ steps it up in performances at Su Teatro

“Wilder Women” follows an earlier Stories on Stage show called “Wild Women!” It is coming to Su Teatro Performing Arts Center at 721 Santa Fe Drive on March 8 with shows at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. … more

‘They stole him out of jail’

In May 1947 the courthouse in Greenville, South Carolina was the site for a trial that made national news and asked the question: Was a lynching possibly legal under any circumstances? Littleton … more

Competition — earning and learning our way to success

When it comes to competitive events, I don’t know about you, but I really enjoy a close game as opposed to a rout, even when it may mean the team that I am rooting for has a chance of losing. You … more

Life without coffee is ... well ... well, it’s bad

Bach credited God. Raymond Chandler refused to expedite the screenplay for “The Blue Dahlia” unless he was permitted to drink alcohol and to drink heavily. I depend upon hot, black coffee — … more

Job fairs recruit for busy spring, summer seasons

South Suburban Parks and Recreation has hundreds of positions to fill for the busy spring and summer seasons. Jobs include lifeguarding, park maintenance, cooks, art and fitness instructors, camp … more

My Name Is... Chris Garner

Thornton to Centennial I’m 53, and I live in Thornton. I’ve been in Thornton for about 12 years, but I lived nearby in Brighton for about 10 years before that. Over the 27 years I’ve been in … more

Letter to the editor: A strong law

A strong law On Feb. 3, several Colorado Republicans introduced a bill that seeks to repeal Colorado’s Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO or “red flag”) law. The move likely stems from … more

Artistic outlets amid hardship for Denver area's homeless

Within a single week, dozens of regulars find their way to the 2300 block of Arapahoe and Curtis streets in Denver. Steven Barth, a jazz keyboard player, leaves the homeless shelter he’s been … more

What midsummer dreams may come at the Arvada Center

The plays of William Shakespeare have been performed so many times in the more than 400 years since he did his writing that one mustn’t just consider the story, but how to tell that story. Emily … more

Local chef wants to set the bar for Indian cuisine

Charlie Mani insists what he cooks is not Indian food—at least not anything like what Americans expect of Indian food. The kitchen he runs at Urban Village, serves, for lack of a better term, … more

Cherry Creek district students help build Denver area’s second tiny home village

The ever-present issue of homelessness in the Denver metro area met a novel small-scale solution in 2017, when the City of Denver's first legal community of tiny homes opened along 38th Street, … more

Centennial studying retail corridor changes, mobility options

Businesses focused on providing experiences, not products. Public places that attract crowds. Better connections to neighborhoods and trails. “Mini-main street” concepts intended for pedestrians. … more

Centennial examining options for arts-culture organization

Centennial sits amid several suburban cities that boast entities to support arts and cultural activities, but it doesn't have its own. The Centennial City Council will soon hear options on how to … more

Esports space gives gamers community

Becoming highly skilled at a video game often means spending hours in isolation: a dark room with few distractions and caffeine at the ready to deter anything that could disrupt hours-long bouts of … more
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