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Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform

In a work season buoyed up by unforeseen revenue, Colorado lawmakers passed a deal to put more money toward the state's deep transportation needs, gave the green light to a last-minute compromise on …

Q&A with Maria Alsubhi, Englewood High School graduate

Alsubhi was involved in career and technical student organizations at Englewood High School, including Future Business Leaders of America. She’s also involved in theater in stage management. …

Englewood High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

The biggest thing I've learned is to treat people kindly and to have compassion. Other people go through things, and you might not understand it, but you can still respect it. I'm the president of …

Colorado's Finest High School of Choice Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

Leah Terry Not everything has to be so traditional — school, career, job, family — it doesn't have to be set in stone, and it's OK to have your own path and be different. I think that gives …

Q&A with Brianna Botcher, Colorado's Finest High School of Choice graduate

Botcher was involved in cheerleading, choir and theater, playing a lead role in all the musicals she participated in. She plans to go to the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley to major in …
Education

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed …

Students, teachers show bonds at graduation

It felt like family at Colorado's Finest High School of Choice, where a few dozen students heard teachers recount their stories as they crossed the finish line of their high-school careers. “Three …

Half-day or full-day kindergarten depends largely on money

Only 13 states in the country require schools districts to offer free full-day kindergarten as part of the school day. Colorado is not one of them. In Colorado, districts are only required to offer …

Lincoln student wins Best in Show at art contest

Elisa Lobatos, from Abraham Lincoln High School, won Best in Show, and Mariely Marquez-Lopez, from Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy, took home second-place honors at the annual Congressional Art …

Englewood teacher receives $2,500 grant

An Englewood High School teacher was presented April 27 with a $2,500 grant from Farmers Insurance representatives as part of the insurer group's Thank America's Teachers program. Cyndi Figaro's …
Business

'Sully' soon will headline Centennial Airport’s 50th

One of the busiest general-aviation airports in the country will host famed “miracle on the Hudson” pilot Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger for its 50th anniversary celebration. The gala …

Brewers mark their day doing what they do best

The Broadway Brew Supply parking lot was lined with individuals brewing their own favorite recipe on May 5 as they joined in the celebration of National Brew Day. “It has been a busy day so far,” …

HopSkipDrive appoints general manager in Colorado

Jonathan Hanover has been named general manager of HopSkipDrive, a Colorado ride service for kids. Hanover will lead growth and partnership efforts in Denver and expansion to other Colorado cities. …

Escape room at Woodlawn in Littleton offers fun and frights

Forget bowling. Want a real team-building exercise? Try working together to escape a murderous clown. Lights Out Escape Rooms, tucked away in the southwest corner of the Woodlawn Shopping Center at …

4G's restaurant celebrates first anniversary

In the beginning, trucks would park lined up on both sides of South Santa Fe Drive in the morning to come to the family's coffee shop for breakfast burritos and coffee. Now, after a relocation, a …
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