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Get lost in the DMNS’ new experience

Most of what is on display in a museum is an exhibit. The focus with exhibits is to plainly educate and entertain at the same time. And then there are experiences, like the new Mazes & Brain … more

Arapahoe County jail sees high need for mental health care, and it’s taken steps to respond

Roughly three in five inmates at the Arapahoe County Jail have a mental health condition, according to recent data — and that number may be even higher when taking into account substance use problems, according to Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown. more

Arapahoe County launches eviction clinic to help low-income residents

The program is a partnership with Colorado Legal Services, a state-wide nonprofit providing civil legal services to low-income Coloradans. more

Kiowa Schools will keep Indians mascot

The Kiowa School District won its year-long battle to keep its Indians mascot on May 19, when the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs voted to allow the district to keep the Indians name and imagery. more

Look — up in the sky!

On a summer night long ago, we happened to be at the top of Independence Pass at midnight, after a gully-washer soaked our tent and sleeping bags at Maroon Bells Campground and it became necessary to … more

Housing affordability, business viability on Centennial city officials' minds

The cost of housing has become an all-but-unavoidable issue for city officials in much of the Denver metro area, and Centennial is examining how local policy might fit into conversations about affordability. more

Parker Trader Joe’s opens its doors

Dozens of customers lined up down the sidewalk of Trader Joe’s May 6 as the store cut its ribbon and allowed hungry Parkerites inside for the very first time. As the lei-wearing customers … more

Douglas County funds second youth community response team

More students experiencing a mental health crisis in Douglas County schools will soon have access to trained responders after the Douglas County commissioners funded an expansion of the … more

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains: 'You couldn’t create a more terrifying scenario'

Vicki Cowart saw this coming. The chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains has been working to get her organization ready for what she calls “our terrible forecast” — the leaked Supreme Court decision indicating that Roe v Wade will be overturned. more

Rep. Jason Crow talks veterans’ health care, Russia, economy

During Crow’s late April town hall, the House member discussed efforts to bolster U.S. manufacturing, fill health-care staff shortages for veterans and address concerns about anti-Asian racism. more

Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office mental health program making strides

When a man in a rural part of Arapahoe County called 911 for help during a mental health crisis, he asked for a sheriff’s deputy to take him to a facility that could treat his condition. But … more

Fundraiser will highlight women’s We Can Do It! program

The International Rescue Committee is hosting its Welcome Home fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. June 1 at the pavilion at City Park, 2001 Steele St., in Denver. IRC is a not-for-profit that is … more

Nominations being accepted for endangered Colorado places

Colorado residents are encouraged to nominate a historic place in Colorado that is currently threatened to be considered for Colorado’s Most Endangered Places list. Any individual or organization … more

You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in … more

Man gets life in prison for 2020 fatal gas-station shooting in Centennial

A man convicted of fatally shooting a convenience-store clerk after the clerk had complied with his demands for cigarettes and money during a Centennial robbery was sentenced to life in prison without parole. more

Fire bans issued for Englewood, Centennial, some other Arapahoe County areas

The county cited the “extremely dry conditions in unincorporated Arapahoe County, Centennial, Foxfield, and Deer Trail.” more

Douglas County car thefts consume law enforcement

Stolen cars have recently become one of Douglas County law enforcement’s top priorities as thefts increase across the entire metro area with the single exception of the town of Castle … more

Cherry Creek School District students walk out in protest amid unlawful sexual contact case

Students walked out at some Cherry Creek School District high schools and middle schools “to raise awareness of sexual assault,” according to letters the school district sent families. One alleged case appeared to be at the center of the concerns. more

Unauthorized camping occurs in spots across Centennial

In Centennial, cases of unauthorized camping — a visible sign of regional homelessness — have occurred along the High Line Canal Trail in the city’s west end. They’ve also popped up along the Arapahoe Road corridor, off Interstate 25, and in or near park areas. more

Outgoing CHSAA commissioner bids farewell

AURORA -- Rhonda Blanford Green took in her last Colorado High School Activities Association Legislative Council meeting April 21. She discussed the association's budget, and she thanked the council … more
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