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Brain differences may be tied to obesity, study of children finds

New results from the largest long-term study of brain development and children's health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function. Does excess body weight somehow reduce brain … more

Members of Congress serving metro area weigh in on possible Trump impeachment

A look at what some U.S. representatives are saying on social media more

DDRC Players find new home at Colorado ACTS

It’s a good problem to have when a small theater has grown over the years to the point that it needs a bigger venue to accommodate its audience. And it’s particularly rewarding for the … more

Letter to the editor: Wasteful spending

Wasteful spending I was reading an article in a recent issue regarding Centennial’s 2020 budget. One sentence stood out, “At about 19 years old, Centennial is still sticking to its long-term … more

Athlete is the all-around deal

Julianna Dalton’s performance in the girls state volleyball finals at the Denver Coliseum cemented the selection of the Chaparral standout as the 2019 Colorado Community Media Volleyball Player of … more

Move pays off for Regis Jesuit standout

Lauren Pendergast, sometimes better known by her nickname of LP, changed positions this season and still led the Regis Jesuit field hockey team in points. Pendergast moved to center midfield this … more

For some, hoops season must wait

The high school basketball season tipped off Dec. 2, when schools were allowed to play their first games. Cherry Creek boys coach Kent Dertinger will have to wait a little longer to see how this … more

Paintings, photos bring outdoors indoors

One walks into the exhibit room at Bemis Library in Littleton and breathing immediately gets easier. Blue skies, green trees, fresh air and sounds of nature surround a viewer of “Near and Far,” … more

Relentless barking is the sound of entitled thinking

Welcome to the neighborhood, but your dog has been barking for two hours — and it’s not the first time. Welcome to the neighborhood, but your dog has been barking for two hours — and it’s not … more

It’s the most ‘Nutcracker’ time of the year

There are plenty of “Nutcracker” performances around the holiday season. One is by Colorado Ballet, which has tickets remaining for some dates, but we recall that it was completely sold out last … more

Do you want better results? Try examining four words

Do you want better results? For most of us, the answer is yes. We want better results in one or more areas of our personal lives or in our business. As a matter of fact, when I have asked people what … more

Annual campaign collects socks for homeless

Socks are the least donated item to homeless shelters, yet they are vital to helping homeless people stay dry, warm and free from disease. According to a news release, charities often cannot accept … more

PHOTOS: Crafts bring out crowds at Goodson rec center

A packed parking lot was the sign of South Suburban Parks and Recreation's 33rd annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, where several dozen vendors and baked goods helped whip up holiday spirit. … more

Town of Foxfield to build traffic control gates near Parker Road

A small town of little more than one square mile in the southeast Denver metro area has a solution for cut-through traffic: Don't let it in. “The town has attempted to mitigate traffic through … more

Colorado auto group takes high polluters off road: 5 things to know

In 2007, Colorado's then-Gov. Bill Ritter made a push to tackle climate change. Among the efforts: suggesting that Colorado adopt a policy similar to California's stringent auto-emission regulations. … more

Taking sports to the extreme - Denver museum exhibit takes visitors into world of athletic thrills

When Andrew Fraser was a boy growing up in Littleton, he knew he wanted to fly. Not only would he daydream of gliding through the sky, but at night, he would have active lucid dreams about flying. He … more

A look back — and ahead — at Castlewood Library in Centennial

Frequent commuters on Arapahoe Road might know it as the building with the cone. The distinctive silver cone structure at Castlewood Library came out of an effort to add an amenity for the smallest … more

RTD board to discuss possible service cutbacks

Mandatory overtime for light rail operators and bus drivers is taking a toll on the employees, as well as the Regional Transportation District (RTD) system as a whole — and service cutbacks could … more

Parent sues Cherry Creek School District over son's expulsion following social media post

The father of a high school student who was expelled for his "exterminate the Jews" social-media post is suing Cherry Creek Schools, claiming his son's rights of free speech and due process were … more

Highlands Ranch hospital steps into future of medicine

The moment a stroke patient arrives in the emergency room, doctors spring into action — the countdown is on and as every second passes, neurons are being suffocated. That's why having a stroke … more
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