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Tom Munds 'served our community and country'

Family, coworkers, and current and former Englewood city officials came together in memoriam of a well-known figure in the Englewood community who loved that city as much as it loved him back. …
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Ditmars Ranch, a 1,500 acre property, is now preserved open space in Douglas County.

Douglas County adds new open space

A 1,500-acre ranch in Douglas County is now protected open space after the purchase of a conservation easement on the property was completed at a recent business meeting. The purchase of Ditmars …
An informational board sits at a viewpoint in Sandstone Ranch.

'This is the gem of the county'

A more than 2,000-acre property in southern Douglas County that was once destined for residential development is now open to the public with 12 miles of trails for hiking, bicycling and horseback …
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Executive Director Jill Hunsaker Ryan speaks at a news conference on COVID-19 on on March 3, 2020.

Some Denver metro counties qualify for Colorado's new, eased COVID rules

Colorado released another round of new social-distancing rules, updating the state’s current “safer-at-home” policy to raise the cap on personal gatherings and event crowds for counties that …
Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Joan Lopez, left, and county elections director Peg Perl stand in front of the county's Agilis ballot sorting machine. Ballot security is ensured by bipartisan election judges and multiple levels of security, the pair said.

In Arapahoe County, multiple security levels safeguard ballots

Arapahoe County’s elections director says voters can expect a safe, secure fall election, overseen by bipartisan teams. Voters can choose to mail or drop off their ballots, or vote in person, said …

Kathryn McEntire picks up leaves and trash amid the headstones at Fort Logan National Cemetery.

A day for those who 'answered the call'

Doug Robinson worked in the World Trade Center in the 1980s and 1990s, as a young hotshot at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. Before moving west to Denver, he got to know Rick Rescorla, the company's head …
Education

Military academy and ROTC informational Zoom on Sept. 15

On Sept. 15, between 5-7 p.m. Mountain time, the five Service Academies (U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy) and …
Thomas Tucker, Douglas County School District's superintendent, addresses the Mountain Vista High School graduating class on June 26.

Douglas County School District superintendent resigns

Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker tendered his resignation Tuesday night at an emergency meeting of the school board.
Heritage High School in Littleton.

Heritage High suspends in-person classes after two COVID cases

Heritage High School is transitioning to all-online learning until Sept. 14 after a staff member tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Littleton Public Schools announced on Sept. 2. Tri-County …

Parker's Chaparral High School quarantines 88 people due to possible COVID-19 exposure

Eighty-eight people are quarantined from Chaparral High School until next week due to their possible exposure to a possible COVID-19 case.

Innovation Campus teacher Mike Degitis, left, operates a vehicle to guide a tiny home onto a truck. Degitis helped put together a class’s partnership with the Colorado Village Collaborative, an organization that has already launched one tiny home village in Denver.

Tiny homes for Denver homeless built by Cherry Creek students, teachers

Students who attend class in a vast, largely undeveloped section of the south metro suburbs helped build houses to stand in Denver’s inner city. There was just one more thing to do: Deliver them. …
Business
The sign above an In-N-Out Burger location in San Francisco.

Lone Tree In-N-Out on track to open this year

Officials of In-N-Out Burger say the company remains on track to open its first three Colorado restaurants by the end of the year, including its Lone Tree location near County Line Road and Yosemite …
Littleton home prices are through the roof, far outpacing income growth.

Littleton housing price squeeze still tightening

The proportion of young families in Littleton continues to fall as housing prices climb ever higher, according to a recent study. The number of households with children fell to 24% in 2018, down from …
Kiewit's new regional headquarters is under construction in Lone Tree.

Kiewit campus eyes summer opening in Lone Tree

Lone Tree's newest corporate citizen is scheduled to finish the first of its two-building office campus near Interstate 25. Kiewit Corp., a multibillion-dollar construction and engineering firm, is …
A rendering shows what part of The Streets at SouthGlenn could look like if the City of Centennial approves developers’ plans.

SouthGlenn development plan to reach formal review stage soon

Nearly a year and a half after plans to redevelop Centennial’s flagship shopping complex met the public eye at a meeting that drew more than 100, The Streets at SouthGlenn’s main property owner …

Pedal bike shop in Littleton has seen business surge during the pandemic.

Littleton bike shop has seen business surge during pandemic

As small businesses across the state struggle to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, a bike shop in Littleton has been busier than ever. Lauren Dimartino is the general manager at Pedal, a …
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