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Littleton officer wounded by gunfire remains hospitalized; police name suspect

Littleton police Wednesday named a suspect in the shooting of an officer late Monday, and said the officer is in intensive care.
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Election 2021: Cherry Creek candidates accuse Bates of improper campaign filings

Kelly Bates, an incumbent Cherry Creek school board member who is running for a second term, is being accused by two other candidates of violating campaign finance law. One of her opponents as well …
There are roughly 400 birds within the grounds of the Gabriel Foundation. When walking through the halls and throughout the enclosures, they can be found everywhere, including above your head!

A parrot paradise in the country

Near the corner of County Roads 13 and 158 in exurban Elbert County, about 12 miles southeast of downtown Parker, you'll see large, vibrantly colored parrots, living joyful lives within the grounds …

Election 2021: Arapahoe County voters to decide on outdoor funds

In the election that ends Nov. 2, Arapahoe County voters will be asked to continue to fund the county’s open spaces, trails and parks with the continuation of a 0.25-cent sales and use tax that is …
Main Street in downtown Littleton was closed to traffic and converted into a street market Oct. 9 for the monthly “Second Saturdays” event.

Strolling, shopping and sipping on Littleton's Main Street

Main Street through downtown Littleton was closed to traffic and converted into a street market Oct. 9 for the monthly “Second Saturdays” event, the final one of the season. Purveyors of art, …

Election 2021: As mask outrage engulfs school boards, Littleton candidates try to stay above the fray

Furor over masking policies in schools has swept across the Denver metro area as districts are faced with angry parents and shifting legal realities. 
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A boy listens to his headphones as Douglas County Health Board members debate allowing students and teachers to opt out of masking mandates in schools at an Oct. 8 special meeting.

Douglas County Health Board approves opting out of school mask mandates

The Douglas County Health Department will allow people to opt out of any local masking requirements under a new health order aimed at curbing masking mandates in schools.

Election 2021 Q&As: Candidates for Englewood school board

Voters in the Englewood school district are choosing four directors on the Board of Education in the election that ends Nov. 2: Three to serve four-year terms and one to serve for two years. Ballots …

Election 2021 Q&As: Candidates for Cherry Creek school board

Voters in the Cherry Creek School District, which includes central and east Centennial as well as Greenwood Village, are choosing two directors for the Board of Education in the election that ends …

Election 2021 Q&As: Candidates for Littleton school board

Voters in the Littleton Public Schools district, which includes parts of Centennial and Englewood, will select three Board of Education directors from among five candidates in the election that ends …

Third-graders are seen on their second day of school on Aug. 12 at Second Creek Elementary School in Commerce City.

COVID cases rise among Colorado school-age kids

Cases of COVID-19 among children ages 6 to 11 are on the rise and remain the highest among any age group as the state’s overall case rate is decreasing, public health officials said Oct. 1. While …
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An oil well pumpjack at sunrise in eastern Colorado.

Oil & gas firm slapped with Colo.’s 2nd-largest state fine ever

After concluding that oil and gas operator KP Kauffman Co. had engaged in “a pattern of violations,” fines for the company were boosted to $2 million, the second-largest penalty ever issued by …
Lydia Jumonville, SCL chief executive officer

SCL, Intermountain Health announce merger

SCL Health, which runs Platte Valley and Lutheran medical centers, and Utah-based Intermountain Health announced their intent to merge Sept. 16. When complete -- perhaps early next year -- the …
At far left, Jeff Keener, president of the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce; next to Keener, Matt Hogue of Ting; in the blue jacket and collared shirt, Centennial city Councilmember Richard Holt; in the middle in the black T-shirt, Mark Gotto of Ting; right of Gotto, Centennial Mayor Stephanie Piko; right of her, Councilmember Mike Sutherland; right of him, Councilmember Don Sheehan; farther right, Greg Theuret of Ting; and at front right in white, Councilmember Marlo Alston at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 19 for the Ting Data Center. The data center sits along Broncos Parkway near Potomac Street in central Centennial.

Ting opens data center in Centennial: 5 things to know

Internet-service company Ting continues to expand its presence in Centennial, recently celebrating the opening of a “data center” that will help spread its super-fast internet into new cities, …
Blair Hamill reaches for a coaster in the Travel Posters warehouse in Englewood Sept. 8.

Love for public lands is at heart of Englewood business

Blair Hamill was looking for a way to make a living as an artist — for something that would unite his love of this country’s public lands with his talent as a landscape painter and his experience …

Lone Tree Brewing Co. took bronze in the American Fruit Beer category for its Lone Tree Peach Pale Ale at the 2021 Great American Beer Festival awards.

Local breweries honored in 2021 Great American Beer Festival awards

Local breweries are among the winners of 2021 Great American Beer Festival awards. The Boulder-based Brewers Association presented gold, silver and bronze medals in 97 categories Sept. 10 as part of …
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