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Heroin Impact Project to target drug dealers

James “Sandy” Winnefeld, a retired Navy admiral, lost his son, a University of Denver student, to an overdose of fentanyl-laced heroin last September. His story gained widespread attention …

Former Englewood mayors file effort to recall Barrentine

Calling her actions on the Englewood City Council “constant obstruction,” a group of former Englewood mayors and residents has filed to petition to recall Councilmember Laurett Barrentine from …

Colorado could be in for worst fire season in years

Forecasts indicate Colorado could be in for its worst wildfire year since the historic fire seasons of 2012 and 2013, leading Gov. John Hickenlooper and fire officials to warn residents to do their …

E-470 board votes to eliminate vehicle registration fee

Colorado motorists who live in counties in which E-470 vehicle registration fees have been imposed no longer will be assessed those fees. The E-470 Board of Directors unanimously voted April 12 to …

Teachers protest funding gap, some PERA changes at Capitol

Performances of teachers singing a 1980s rock hit in protest have swept the nation — from Oklahoma to West Virginia to Kentucky — and now, the show came to Colorado. “We're not gonna take it …
Education

No 'fight club' at Englewood Middle School, district says

A violent incident involving two girls at Englewood Middle School on April 5 was recorded and posted on the internet, calling attention to videos of fights housed on social media and referred to as a “fight …

Women in STEM profiles

Over the course of nearly a year, reporter Christy Steadman spoke with more than a dozen women and girls about STEM education and career fields. Here are some of the stories they shared.

Women engineering into the future

Wendy Weiman’s high school counselors suggested social work as a good career for her. But even as a child, Weiman knew she wanted to become an engineer. And as she got older, her curiosity for how …
State Legislature

Advocates, lawmakers back efforts to bolster education funding

A state House bill and a ballot measure could increase education funding throughout Colorado. Colorado House Bill 1232, which is currently awaiting hearing by the House Education Committee, seeks to …

Englewood students walk out for gun violence, victims

“Are we next?” A poster sign in a gathering of about 200 students in front of Englewood High School asked that question during a walkout March 14, one month after 17 students and staff were …
Business

Media company Redbarre backs out of Parker plans

Media and technology company Redbarre announced April 12 that it will not proceed with building a $1 billion digital media campus in Parker, citing “an impasse with the landowner.” In …

Arcades, authorities at odds

The Colorado Skill Games and Entertainment Association, a group including business owners and others advocating for what they call skill-games arcades, has made the argument several times since …

Englewood 'skill games' arcade associates arrested by Denver police

Englewood residents woke up one October morning last year to find fliers on their doors announcing the impending opening of a new business, with images of video-arcade games that pay cash to players. …

Ride service for kids rolls into Denver area

Busy Denver parents now have someone they can call to get their kids where they need to go. HopSkipDrive, founded three years ago by three working moms, operates in Southern California and the San …

Columbine Square demolition enters final phase

Excavators tore into the remaining buildings at the long-derelict Columbine Square shopping center at Federal Boulevard and Belleview Avenue on April 2, bringing to an end a years-long saga that …
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