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Woman dies at Arapahoe County jail

A 46-year-old woman who was booked into the Arapahoe County jail was found unresponsive about a day later and died, according to the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office. Deputies found the woman …

Rec center to close for annual maintenance

The Englewood Recreation Center will be closed Aug. 27 to Sept. 4 for the annual maintenance week, with the gymnasium and pool areas being closed for longer periods. The center's goal is to always …

First day of school in Englewood brings a look forward

Trianna Perry had her eye on changes on the first day of school at Englewood High. “I'm excited to see how the school will work with all the different staff changes,” said Perry, a 14-year-old …

More and larger homes present 'bigger target for hailstorms to hit'

Hailstorms inflict billions of dollars in damage yearly in North America alone, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories, climate and weather experts …

Be a Tool: Neighborhood rehab project needs help

All ages are invited to help address projects in the Englewood community during the eighth annual Day of Service neighborhood rehab project. Work will last from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8; …
Education

Signatures being checked for statewide school funding measure

Coloradans looking to bolster education funding throughout the state may be one step closer to their goal, as the Great Schools, Thriving Communities campaign turned in more than 170,000 signatures …

South High grad gets scholarship with outdoors focus

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, Colorado’s largest outdoor stewardship organization, have awarded the inaugural Grossman Scholarship to Ella Douglas, a graduate from Denver South High School’s …

New academic year to feature new surroundings

Plastic dividers, stray construction and cleaning equipment, and caution tape now line halls and playgrounds where children once ran — and soon, the first of Englewood's new school buildings will …

Preventing dropouts among pregnant, parenting students

During her sophomore year of high school, Leslie Belmontes found out she was pregnant. Not feeling like she could continue at her traditional high school, Northglenn High, Belmontes transferred to …

Project aims to connect University of Denver, community

The University of Denver has announced a large-scale development plan that will change the landscape of the campus with the addition of more retail and dining outlets. The school unveiled the Denver …
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Southwest Denver

Colorado Heights sold to Glendale developer

After more than a year of community meetings and one deal that fell through, the southwest Denver community can let out a long-held breath now that the former Colorado Heights University campus site …

Supermarkets could upend current liquor landscape

Linda Abreu, of Castle Rock, walked to the parking lot on a recent weekday with a full grocery cart — the typical milk, eggs, cereal boxes and frozen dinners — and a couple bottles of wine, …

U.S. employers add 213,000 jobs in June

U.S. employers kept up a brisk hiring pace in June by adding 213,000 jobs in a sign of confidence despite the start of a potentially punishing trade war with China. At the same time, the …

Sterling Ranch welcomes 100th family

Dave and Leslie Samson had been married five years and were looking to transition from a two-story home in Denver to a ranch-style home they could call their own. After touring several areas, …
Southwest Denver

Colorado Heights gets new potential buyer

The storied history of the former Colorado Heights University campus has caught a lifeline again after a local developer struck a deal to purchase the property, an iconic site perched atop southwest …
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