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Police scanner access fading as agencies cite safety

Deputy Corie Chance sped in his vehicle to the scene of a shooting that would leave fellow Deputy Zackari Parrish dead and six other people injured. Chance's radio told him a gunman shot multiple …
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Bill would address youth mental health needs

Kari Eckert lost her 15-year-old son, Robbie, to suicide five months ago. The Lakewood High School student was an athlete, a leader, everyone's friend, Eckert said. She saw no signs of struggle. …

Call not to name mass killers gaining traction

A few months after teen shooters killed 12 classmates and her father at Columbine High School, Coni Sanders was standing in line at a grocery store with her young daughter when they came face to face …

Capitol Report: Bill aims to stop most scanner encryption

As more law enforcement and fire agencies across the state encrypt or consider encrypting their dispatch radio traffic, a bill was introduced March 12 that seeks to halt the trend. Blocking the …
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette speaks to juniors and seniors at Englewood High School March 15, discussing climate change, immigration, LGBTQ issues and her other priorities in Congress. Students asked several questions of the congresswoman, whose district includes Denver and the Englewood area.

DeGette talks politics with Englewood High students

Englewood High School students didn't need a trip to Washington, D.C., to get a taste of Congress. Congress came to them. U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, who represents Denver, Englewood and nearby areas, …

Froelich

Mid-legislative session Q&A: Meg Froelich

Meg Froelich, a former Greenwood Village city councilmember, succeeded state Rep. Jeff Bridges in state House District 3 after winning a vacancy vote among Arapahoe County Democratic Party activists …
Education
Many protesters believe that the proposed sex education bill is immoral and should not be taught in schools.

Sex education bill spurs concerns

The comprehensive sex education bill making its way through the state Legislature has spurred opposition from many in the religious and conservative communities, drawing concerns that the language of …

Girls & Science event picks up STEAM

Girls and their families will learn about STEAM fields at the fifth annual Girls & Science event at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Career mentors working in the science, technology, …
Teah Selkin and Zoe Siegel acted as conference co-chairs for the student-run diversity conference.

Colorado teens celebrate diversity

When Teah Selkin, 18, started at Cherry Creek High as a freshman, she only knew one thing about the school — the common stereotype that Cherry Creek High School is a school for rich, white kids. As …
Polis

Polis details proposal for full-day kindergarten

Gov. Jared Polis urged lawmakers to act quickly on his plan to offer state-funded full-day kindergarten. Polis told the Joint Education Committee his $227 million plan is a foundation of his new …

Democratic Gov. Jared Polis shakes a young girl’s hand Jan. 31 at the Maddox Early Childhood Education Center, Englewood’s preschool. Polis came to emphasize the successes of the state’s preschool education funding. Wendy Rubin, Englewood public school district superintendent, watches in the background.

Polis highlights state preschool program success at Englewood event

Colorado’s blue running shoe-clad governor came to Englewood’s preschool to tour the new building and take a victory lap for the state’s preschool program. “Ask any first-grade teacher: …
Business
A rendering of what the northeast corner of the former Kmart building at 200 W. Belleview Ave. would look like if a redevelopment plan is approved by the City of Englewood. Developers gave an update on the project, named “The Hive on Broadway,” at a public meeting at the nearby Colorado’s Finest High School of Choice Feb. 28, where the rendering was on display.

No to apartments, yes to retailers that 'create a buzz'

Amid some fears in the community that more multi-family housing could crop up at Englewood's vacant Kmart site, developers showed residents a plan for the property that involves a gym, retailers and …

Plan to focus oil rules on safety creates divide in Colorado

Supporters of a plan to overhaul Colorado's oil and gas regulations told lawmakers that the measure is a flexible, commonsense approach to dealing with frequent conflicts over health and safety. …
A digital rendering of Cinderella City mall. Local architect Josh Goldstein posts progress of The Cinderella City Project, his effort to virtually recreate the mall, online.

Virtual tour brings Cinderella City mall back to life

The ruins of the Cinderella City mall two decades ago are partly what inspired Josh Goldstein — then a young child — to become an architect. Now, Goldstein is taking nostalgists down a memory …

Voodoo Comedy Playhouse under new ownership

Voodoo Comedy Playhouse in Denver is under new ownership. Nick Armstrong and Jack Nicols bring more than 20 years of experience to the Denver comedy community, according to a news release. The new …

No refund? Some shocked by impact of new tax law

Wait, I owe the IRS? The first tax filing season under the new federal tax law is proving to be surprising, confusing — and occasionally frightening — for some Americans, especially those …
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