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Englewood class of '73 plans 45th reunion

Those in the Englewood High School Class of 1973, or those who attended any time from 1971-75, are invited for a casual night of fun, friends, food and entertainment. The Class of 1973 plans its 45th …

Night out aims for camaraderie

Activities varied from a few residents gathering in a one house to much larger events during the Aug. 7 National Night Out celebrations in Englewood. In keeping with the night against crime theme, …

5 things to know about CityCenter foreclosure

It's hard to miss the CityCenter Englewood development — it takes up most of the right-hand view on a drive from South Broadway to the west on U.S. Highway 285. Behind the scenes, that landscape …

Nevada inmate charged with 1984 Lakewood, Aurora slayings

Police in Lakewood and Aurora have identified a suspect they believe is responsible for multiple murders more than 34 years ago. In a joint news conference Aug. 10, Lakewood and Aurora police …

Englewood Speedway memories to come racing back

For almost 25 years the area around West Oxford Avenue and South Federal Boulevard echoed with the roar of the engines of cars racing at Englewood Speedway. The track closed in 1972, and while it is …
Education

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 …

As state cuts back, college student costs soar in Colorado

In 2000, Colorado taxpayers footed 68 percent of the costs of a college degree, with students chipping in about one-third. Two decades and two recessions later, that ratio has nearly flipped as state …
Business
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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