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Colorado's newest In-N-Out opens in Lone Tree

People lined up to eat “burgers for breakfast” as the famed fast food chain In-N-Out Burger opened its newest Colorado location in Lone Tree, near Park Meadows mall. The restaurant, located at …
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Andrew Graham, a 23-year-old who was planning to start graduate school soon, was found dead after being shot in November 2009 in Centennial.

Alleged shooter in 2009 Andrew Graham homicide set for trial

After more delays in recent months as attorneys said the coronavirus pandemic prevented them from gathering evidence to defend Terrell Jones, who is accused of fatally shooting a Centennial man in a …

Colorado Community Media staffers win 19 SPJ awards

Colorado Community Media staff members won 19 awards in the 2021 Top of the Rockies contest, a regional contest that includes journalists in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The contest is …
A man stands at a park in west Centennial, holding a sign that says "NIMBY," which stands for "not in my back yard." The route for a project by Xcel Energy runs through the deKoevend Tot Lot park and requires the removal of trees in some residents' yards, Xcel says.

Xcel Energy plan sees concerns on health, property values in south Denver metro area

Some homeowners in Centennial recently learned that trees in their back yards could be removed — and there appears to be little to nothing they can do about it. About 200 single-family homes sit …
Ann Macari Healey

We were blessed with the opportunities to tell your stories

Our journey in journalism started in the early 1980s, as recent college graduates — me, as a reporter at The Miami Herald, then one of the country’s largest papers; Jerry in the newspaper’s …

Jerry and Ann Healey, left, sold Colorado Community Media to a national and local partnership between the National Trust for Local News and the Colorado Sun designed to bolster local journalism. From left: Jerry Healey and Ann Healey, former CCM owners, Fraser Nelson and Marc Hand of the National Trust for Local News, Colorado Sun editors  Dana Coffield and Larry Ryckman, National Trust CEO Elizabeth Hansen Shapiro, and Lillian Ruiz of the National Trust.  Photo by David Gilbert

'Tell stories that matter:' Colorado Community Media sold to journalism partnership

Colorado Community Media, the company that produces two dozen newspapers around the Denver-area suburbs and two shoppers, has been acquired by a local and national …
Education

‘In-person learning is here to stay’

After a flurry of schools closed amid COVID-19 outbreaks, Douglas County Schools interim Superintendent Corey Wise had a message for the community recently. “In-person learning is here to stay,” …
Isaac Merten of Castle Rock Pest Control holds up a six-foot bull snake he captured earlier this month.

Snakes in the grass on the move

Even with some scattered rain and snowstorms, the hint of warmer weather leads to more sightings of snakes and other small animals as they prepare for the hot summer months. Isaac Mertens, owner of …

Summer youth camps planned at ACC

The end of the school year is right around the corner, and Arapahoe Community College (ACC) is excited to offer more than 100 camps to help kids and teens stay engaged, active and safe this summer. …
Nallapati

Project tries to deter mass shootings

Wanting to stop her age group from being known as the generation of “mass shootings,” Shreya Nallapati said she has continued to listen, learn and work to find solutions and answers. Nallapati, a …

Littleton Public Schools will close East Elementary in northeast Littleton in coming years, the school board decided on March 30. The school, which serves a disproportionately high immigrant and low-income population, will merge with a new school on the Moody Elementary campus. The closure is one of several LPS is considering in the face of declining enrollment driven by high housing prices.

Littleton school board votes to close East Elementary

Littleton Public Schools will consolidate East and Moody elementary schools into a new building on the Moody Elementary campus, the school board decided unanimously on March 30. The decision means …
Business

Apartments could rise on old Sports Authority site in Englewood

A prominent Englewood business site that fell to bankruptcy has seen redevelopment in recent years, and a push to add apartments there has returned with a vision that could help reshape the area near …
Angie Trano Wurm of Granelli’s Pizza, left, presents Robin Crooks of 212 Pizza in Castle Rock with a $4,000 check.

Castle Rock pizza shops share a slice of profits, food

Granelli’s Pizzeria and 212 Pizza Co. in Castle Rock suspended competition to team up in a time of need. The two companies agreed to share profits and food after 212 Pizza Co. was voluntarily closed …

Planning during tax law changes

Most Americans just filed their 2019 taxes in October and here we are again at tax time. By the time we file this year, one-fourth of the year is gone and some opportunities along with it. This is …
A pepperoni pizza from the new Vito's Pizza and Pastas inside Tributary Food Hall & Drinkery in Golden.

CCM Pizza Madness Tourney 2021

Aside from perhaps coffee, there isn't another food item on earth so near and dear to a reporter's heart than pizza. It is the traditional newsroom food of Election Night. Picking up a slice is cheap …

The Aspen Grove shopping center in southwest Littleton could be mostly torn down and rebuilt into a mixed-use complex, city documents show.

Aspen Grove could see overhaul

Aspen Grove shopping center in south Littleton could be headed for a total overhaul into a mixed-use residential, retail and office complex, if plans proposed by its owners move forward. Gerrity …
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