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Thrills by the kartload in the Denver metro area

Just off an inconspicuous industrial side street, kids as young as 5 and adults as old as 80 don helmets, strap on seatbelts and zip around like something out of a video game. They’re racing … more

PHOTOS: Arapahoe County Fair is sign of summer

Livestock and the lilt of country music set the stage for the annual Arapahoe County Fair, where families experienced new twists at the 113-year-old event. Along with the customary carnival, 4-H … more

Centennial Airport taking FAA to court over flight paths

After years of complaints and forewarning about a federal plan to reroute airplane traffic in the Denver metro area, Centennial Airport has filed legal action over how much care the government is … more

South Denver metro 'equipment closet' loans medical supplies for free

Debra Pontious, a 46-year-old who lives in Commerce City, has taken care of her grandfather, grandmother and mother-in-law, and now, she's looking after her own mother. After a stroke, her mom lost … more

Flooding opens sinkhole in Sheridan on second July in a row; Englewood fields storm drain questions

A forceful storm of whipping winds, hail and heavy rain brought flooding to the Englewood area, opening a sinkhole just outside the city’s border near South Santa Fe Drive and closing some … more

Centennial Airport says FAA left gaps in flight path study

Wheels started turning on a federal plan to reroute airplane traffic in the Denver metro area years ago, but after the government released more than 1,000 pages of a study on its potential effects, … more

Get away by staying nearby this summer in the Denver metro area

For adventurers, Colorado offers fourteeners, national forests and famous sand dunes, but if you live in the Denver metro area and aren’t fond of hours-long drives, the state is still home to many … more

Englewood High graduates a proud class

With a graduating class of a little more than 70 students, Englewood High is a small school, especially in the middle of the Denver metro area — but its pride showed at its 2019 graduation … more

Noise impact of altered flight paths to be mostly small, FAA says

Despite concerns raised by local officials, a federal plan to reroute airplane traffic is expected to only cause small changes in south metro-area noise — much of which will be small decreases, … more

Capitol report: Recapping major bills of the 2019 legislative session

With power in both houses of the Legislature and the governor’s office, Democrats this year led lawmakers into some sweeping changes, as well as hard-fought battles that left the party short of … more

Polis urges wildfire vigilance amid milder forecast

After an onslaught of raging wildfires in Colorado in 2018, this year’s fire season looks to be less severe, but state officials are urging the public not to let its guard down. “I don’t want … more

STEM School students walk out of shooting vigil amid frustration

A vigil that brought politicians, activists and several hundred students and parents to Highlands Ranch High School after the nearby STEM School shooting devolved into chaos and chants, with many students expressing frustration with the event’s political overtones on gun policy. more

Metroplex flight-path impact portrayed as minor by feds

A federal plan to reroute airplane traffic that has riled up mayors in the south metro Denver area is expected to have “no significant impacts” on noise, air quality, wildlife or historic and … more

Man convicted of Englewood murder gets second life sentence

A Louisiana fugitive convicted for the 2016 murder of Englewood man Patrick Murphy received a sentence of life in prison without parole — his second such sentence — on April 23. An Arapahoe … more

‘A lot of us just had a hard time’

What some people wish we all knew about homelessness: “Not all the people who are homeless are vandals and criminals. A lot of us just had a hard time, and we went through some stuff, and we lost … more

South Denver metro cities search for role on homeless

Winding through the south metro area is the South Platte River, an informal thoroughfare for people experiencing homeless, where campers are common along Englewood’s west edge. With a homeless … more

‘If I could do it, anyone could do it’

Robert Balukas was the man you’d see lying on a piece of cardboard on a sidewalk in downtown Denver and panhandling near the Englewood-Littleton border. “I was stuck,” said Balukas, 55, who … more

Englewood, Sheridan, Denver school districts help shoulder homelessness

Every week in Englewood, Sheridan and Denver, hundreds of students sit in class, turn in their work, walk out of their schools in the afternoon and return to a life of sleeping in shelters, cars or … more

‘Graduating’ from homelessness with Change the Trend

A 52-year-old man held out a hand while a young medical student applied pressure — the man lost a plastic cast a week ago, he explained, and he was supposed to see an orthopedic specialist. But … more

Englewood coalition on homeless finds strength, success in numbers

Robert Balukas was one of many people in Englewood living out of sight, without shelter, struggling to survive in a city where he once carried the key to his own residence. But when he met a man at … more
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