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Highlands Ranch residents speak to representatives from the Colorado Department of Transportation at an open house about the C-470 expansion project. The Dec. 5 public meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn in Highlands Ranch drew about 30 community members, who had questions about the timeline, cost of tolls and noise.

C-470 expansion project expected to wrap up by summer 2019

Motorists should be able to travel along C-470 from Wadsworth Boulevard to Interstate 25 without the disruption of construction by summer 2019. The Colorado Department of Transportation held its …

Denver aims to vacate pot convictions from years past

Denver officials are planning to vacate thousands of marijuana convictions prosecuted before its use became legal in the state. Colorado was among the first states to broadly allow the use and sale …

10 gifts 'Made in Colorado' for the outdoor adventurer

Colorado is home to a plethora of outdoor activities, with enthusiasts spending their days camping, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, fly fishing or on the slopes. The state is also home to many …
Andy Boian, the spokesman for Tebo-Orvis LLC, tells residents of the Windermere apartments that city officials declared the building uninhabitable following a Nov. 17 fire. All 163 residents have been evicted, but still have to wait to begin retrieving their belongings.

Residents of senior apartment building hit by fire in Littleton must find new homes

All the residents of the east tower of the Windermere apartments — 163 seniors — will be evicted from the building after a mid-November fire rendered the building uninhabitable, building …

Project aims to mitigate zooming costs of housing

The cost of housing in the Denver metro area has made it impossible for many Coloradans to afford a home. In the once-affordable suburb of Lakewood, for instance, online real estate marketplace …
Education
At left, Junetta Campbell, a sophomore at Englewood High School, talks at EHS with her mentor, Katie Wolters, a 42-year-old from Denver. On Nov. 14, Wolters and Campbell, 15, met for the second time as part of the mentor2.0 program put on by the nonprofit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado.

Englewood High School sophomores get support from mentors

On a fall evening at Englewood High School, dozens sat together in the cafeteria to eat and talk — but half of them weren't high schoolers. Junetta Campbell, a sophomore at EHS, was among the …
The sign at Arapahoe High School in Centennial reads, “Warriors always take care of one another! Good luck in your activities,” on Oct. 4. Two Arapahoe students died by suicide within just days of each other, the school announced in letters to parents.

Arapahoe High School community grieves after students die by suicide

Arapahoe High School staff, parents and students grieved together after two students died by suicide three days apart, Littleton Public Schools officials said. Classes were canceled Oct. 3 and …
Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis, left, and Walker Stapleton both spoke a tthe Sept. 24 event.

Gubernatorial candidates talk education

School funding, achievement gaps, tax breaks and educating a diverse group of students were all topics Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton weighed in on Sept. 24 when …
The front of the Roscoe L. Davidson Administration Building, the district office building for Englewood Schools, on Aug. 23, 2017.

Englewood test scores show gains, still below average

In the 2018 test season, Englewood's school district saw strong improvement in scores for elementary math, English and science compared to last year, along with a step forward on the SAT — …

Family STEM festival returns to Denver

Exhibits and interactions with energy experts designed to spark students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math will highlight Energy Day, an annual free family STEM festival in …
Business
Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall poses for a photo with Jade Vigil, 11, left, and her sister Remy, 4. Marshall made a special appearance at the fifth annual Orange & Blue Bowling Bash at Main Event Entertainment on Nov. 20. Proceeds from the fundraiser went to the Denver Broncos Boys and Girls Club, which assists children in need across the Denver metro area.

Main Event Entertainment open for business

A hub of entertainment in the community just got a new player: Main Event Entertainment. The over-the-top game center officially opened Nov. 19 at 64 Centennial Blvd., adjacent to AMC Highlands Ranch …

As shopping season starts, so do new sales tax rules

The Colorado Department of Revenue enacted an emergency rule Sept. 26 that makes it mandatory for retailers in Colorado who ship goods out of their own jurisdiction to collect sales tax on the …

Englewood waives some fees for egress windows

Fees associated with the retrofit of egress windows in Englewood houses will be waived. The measure approved by the Englewood City Council applies to permit and plan review fees for the installation, …

Cafe provides free Thanksgiving feast

Cafe 180 in Englewood is hosting its annual complimentary Thanksgiving meal from noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 22. Everyone in the community is invited to enjoy a full Thanksgiving meal, catered by Footers …

Mothers' Milk Bank network gains donation center

Mountain Midwifery Center in Englewood is opening a human milk donation and outreach center, joining the national network of Mothers' Milk Bank. Mountain Midwifery will safely collect and transport …
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