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Welcome the Year of the Rat in the metro area

According to the calendar of the Lunar New Year, 2020 is the Year of the Rat - the first sign of the zodiac. And there are plenty of options hosted by Denver’s thriving Asian-American community to … more

Artworks bring color to library in winter

Longtime Littleton painter rita derjue has an exhibit of colorful recent works at Bemis Library through Jan. 30 in the gallery. Some are familiar mountain landscapes, while others may be scenes from … more

Student-athlete spotlight: Grandview guard shoots for his dreams

Lian Ramiro describes himself as “shifty,” and he's proud of it. His idol among high school basketball players is Trevor Dunbar, who went on to play for Washington State University. “He was … more

Centennial affirms acceptance of refugees; presidential order put on hold

The Centennial City Council voted unanimously to continue to allow refugees to be resettled in the city in response to a presidential order that was later placed on hold by a federal court. … more

Friends of teen murder victim celebrate her life with vigil

Friends, fellow students and teachers of a recently slain teen celebrated the girl's life during a candlelight vigil at Mile High Academy in Highlands Ranch on Jan. 16. Mya Pena, 17, was a student at … more

‘You Lost Me’ finds audience in Denver

Examining historical documents is like reading a ghost story. When playwright and director Bonnie Metzgar came across a list of about 166 Irish people saved by 17-year-old Ann Harvey from a wreck off … more

Abstract artist to share techniques, approaches

Denver-based abstract artist Homare Ikeda will teach “A New Look at Tools and Skills” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 7 for guild members and guests of the Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe … more

Trees leave mulch to be desired

Scott Lamb and his son Patrick pulled into a Highlands Ranch lot and parked next to a pile of discarded Christmas trees. The mound spanned several parking spaces and filled the surrounding park with … more

Reporter Stories: Lakewood's watching The Watchdog

Lakewood Community Editor Joseph Rios and West Metro Editor Glenn Wallace discuss Lakewood's efforts to quiet community newsletter The Watchdog. Is this an electioneering issue or a question about … more

Centennial Rotary programs a 'great way to make friends'

When Mary Alice Jackson saw that the Centennial area lacked opportunities for seniors to socialize, she decided to do something about it. Today, her group — the Prime Timers, who meet several times … more

Reporter Stories: Talking about Colorado's new Red Flag law

Community Editor Elliott Wenzler discusses what she learned about how the Front Range county sheriff's plan to enforce Colorado's controversial new Red Flag law, allowing the courts and law enforcement to confiscate someones' firearms. more

New film shares forgotten WWII story

The horrors of the Holocaust were not just confined to the European continent. Stories of the slaughter of the Jews spread the world over, but unlike the U.S., Canada and many other countries, the … more

Handcrafted jewelry store comes to Englewood

Back in 2000, Sarah DeAngelo was running around a steakhouse in Beverly Hills taking food orders as a server. On impulse, DeAngelo quit her job after a customer was rude to her, and the next day, she … more

STEM victims claim injury, wrongful death against school and district

Victims of the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting, including the parents of slain senior Kendrick Castillo, have begun the process of suing the school and the Douglas County School District for … more

An expansive and diverse musical year

It seems fitting that a decade as tumultuous as the 2010s should end with a year so full of contradictions, progress and stagnation. Music, however, was far from stagnant. From all the year’s great … more

My Name Is ... Sara Edwards Rohner, of Centennial

Women's Australian football I'm 34 years old, and I have lived in Centennial for almost five years. I grew up in the Ken Caryl area. I have known about Aussie rules (“footy”) for a very long … more

RTD mulls cutbacks amid driver shortage

The Regional Transportation District has responded to its much-publicized driver shortage with a proposal to cut six bus routes and reduce a variety of other services, including both light rail and … more

Start a new decade loud, quiet or with a roar

With the metro area's cultural scene booming, New Year's Eve offers a way to ring in 2020 for everyone. I've selected five options, ranging from small and intimate to big and brash, which will allow … more

Man who helped kill friend's mother in Highlands Ranch as a teen gets clemency

Erik Jensen speaks emotionally about sitting just feet away from his friend's mother as she was dying, and deciding not to save her. In a court hearing in May, more than 20 years after the crime, … more

Potential petition aims to change Streets at SouthGlenn vision

What started as a groundswell of concern over redevelopment plans for Centennial's flagship shopping development has now evolved into a potential petition effort to steer the vision in a different … more
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