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Making a case for a different way to vote

Frank Atwood wants to change the way America votes. Atwood, 70, is the chairman of the Approval Voting Party. The group passed the threshold of 1,000 members in the state at the beginning of October, … more

Englewood, Sheridan, Littleton embark on homelessness study

Homlessness in Englewood, Sheridan and Littleton will be the focus of an in-depth study conducted over the next few months by the University of Denver's Burnes Center on Poverty and Homelessness. The … more

Littleton animal shelter wins 'lifesaving' grant

The animals come first. That's what Jason Miller, a volunteer at the Humane Society of the South Platte Valley, said he loves about the shelter where he spends several hours a week walking dogs. … more

What to know before Election Day

Election Day is just around the corner, and Arapahoe County voters will weigh in on school boards, city councilmembers, and whether to raise taxes to build a new jail by the time polls close on Nov. … more

Lockheed wins contract for moon spacecraft

The spacecraft that could return astronauts to the moon got one step closer to liftoff in September, as NASA announced it finalized a contract to order up to 12 Orion space capsules from aerospace … more

On the cutting edge: Axes are flying in Denver metro area as sport booms

Two years ago, Ben Edgington was between jobs and looking for ways to pass the time. Edgington, from Superior, decided to try ax throwing at Bad Axe in Denver, which at the time was the metro … more

Visit by World War II bomber is emotional experience

There’s something different about the B-17 Flying Fortress. The World War II-era bomber is imbued with a mystique unlike almost any other airplane, said Nancy Kwiecien, the executive officer of the … more

C-470 construction far behind schedule

It's like the sign says: construction ahead, expect delays. The C-470 Express Lanes project, which will add two tolled express lanes along the busy highway, was supposed to be done this summer. The … more

Arapahoe County voters to decide on new jail

Arapahoe County voters will decide whether to raise property taxes to build a new jail, after county commissioners unanimously decided on Aug. 27 to send the matter to the ballot this fall. If … more

Donations to food bank flat as needs climb

The shelves are starting to look a little thin at one of the south metro area's biggest food banks. Donations are flat at Integrated Family Community Services — formerly called Interfaith — while … more

Western Welcome Week 2019: Parade marshal Mickey Kempf proud of tradition of service

When Bradford Auto Body owner Mickey Kempf rolls down Main Street as the grand marshal of the 2019 Western Welcome Week Grand Parade on Aug. 17, he’ll be following in a family tradition. Kempf’s … more

Housing market flattening out: 5 things to know

The Denver area’s real estate boom that saw rents and housing prices skyrocket in recent years is slowing down, experts say. “It’s flattened out a lot,” said Jill Schafer, the head of the … more

Protests converge outside immigrant detention facility

A Mexican flag flew over Aurora's immigrant detention facility the evening of July 12, as two very different protests converged to condemn American immigration policy. Hundreds of protesters, … more

TLC Meals on Wheels finds a new home: Las Delicias

First, the good news: TLC Meals on Wheels has a new home. TLC, a nonprofit that provides healthy meals, companionship and other services to seniors and homebound adults, finally landed a new … more

For those with dementia, friendship is a powerful medicine

Jerry Schaak boasts an impressive resume. Schaak, 63, holds a Ph.D from Yale University, with post-doctoral work at Princeton. As a professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of … more

First day of summer: gloomy and gray

Summer 2019 officially began on June 21, but you’d be forgiven for mistaking it for a blustery day in March. With a high in the 60s and intermittent showers all day, the solstice was in keeping … more

Officials ramp up calls to replace Arapahoe County jail, courthouse

Arapahoe County officials are ramping up their calls for new jail and courthouse facilities, hoping to ask voters as soon as this fall to approve funding for a nearly billion-dollar plan to replace … more

Sen. Gardner hears from local business owners

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner heard from business owners and local elected officials who told the lawmaker to make sure the federal government works in citizens' favor. Gardner's tour in downtown Littleton … more

Vets say thanks to patriotic business owner

Dave Wood cleans military members’ uniforms for free. That means something to men and women who have worn some pretty dirty uniforms. Wood, the owner of Lapels Dry … more

My Name Is... Joshua Woodworth

Army strong I was born and raised in Colorado, then I lived in Arizona and New Mexico, and graduated high school in Wyoming. I joined the Army 15 days after I turned 18. I was stationed in Germany, … more
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