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Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted … more

Colorado wildfires are year-round danger

State climate experts and local fire officials along the Front Range say wildfire season no longer has an end as heat, low moisture and other factors have created a year-round problem. Russ … more

Colorado's COVID powers remain despite 'health emergency' announcement

In early July, Gov. Jared Polis' office issued a news release that said: “Governor Polis Ends COVID-19 Health Emergency Order.” Following that statement, Colorado state Senate Republicans … more

Congressional map splits Parker; town objects

The Town of Parker is hoping to be made whole again after a preliminary congressional redistricting map proposes splitting the community between two members of Congress. more

Venardos Circus thrills Littleton with dazzling acrobatics

A year and a half since its big top tent was last unfurled, Venardos Circus resumed its breathtaking act before adoring crowds in Littleton. The Florida-based traveling circus, founded in 2014 by … more

Englewood recognized for efforts on police reform, COVID, flood readiness

A civic-minded nonprofit has recognized Englewood as a finalist for an award that spotlights cities around the nation for how well they address challenges in their communities. “The All-America … more

Celebrating a Denver story at Miners Alley

There was never any doubt that Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden was going to make returning to live theater a big deal. Over the last 18 months plus, the theater has invested in giving audiences the … more

Critical race theory debated at Cherry Creek schools meeting

An outcry heard in states around the nation reached the Cherry Creek School District when officials discussed changes to the district's social studies curriculum at a meeting where some community … more

Cox wielded words as watchdog of government

Robert E. Cox — known as Bob Cox — publisher of the Jefferson Sentinel Newspapers, died June 25 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Retired Aurora Sentinel Publisher Harrison Cochran described him as ahead … more

CMF returns for a season of celebrations

Returning to some kind of normal for performers and audiences alike is like coming home for many members of both groups. Peter Oundjian, music director of the Colorado Music Festival, is just one of … more

New volunteer program helps keep High Line Canal clean

The 71-mile-long High Line Canal serves as a Denver metro-area getaway that runs through several cities, and community members can help keep it in good shape through a new volunteer program. The … more

Historic CityCenter Englewood may see new development rules

Englewood’s commercial hub — the area near city hall and Englewood’s Walmart — may look a lot different in the coming years, and city officials are set to take a major step toward approving … more

Bring lawn chairs or blankets as outdoor concerts return

Concerts under the stars are welcomed back ... and most are free for families. Think picnics, Colorado’s gorgeous summer nights, LIVE music of all kinds ... (we’ll probably add more in future … more

Cherry Creek girls soccer wins 5-2 over Arapahoe

Fast starts are always good for a team in any sport. Cherry Creek’s girls soccer team stunned Arapahoe and many in the crowd at the Stutler Bowl June 18 by scoring three goals in the first 3:48 of … more

2021 Craft Show to be held at Douglas County Fairgrounds

After canceling the 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the popular Colorado Community Media Craft Show and Mini-Market is back in 2021 with a new, bigger location. The 2021 show, slated for Dec. … more

‘Communal experience’ of movie theaters returns in Colorado

After long stretches of staying closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s major movie theater chains reopened locations in recent months. And with capacity restrictions on businesses now … more

Randy Penn memorial scheduled at Englewood High School

After Englewood’s school board changed the name of the school district’s athletic stadium last year in honor of Randy Penn — a longtime Englewood athletic coach, teacher and former mayor who … more

Casa Bonita opens for guided tours

The fountain in front is dry, but the doors are open. Familiar sounds of mariachi music are piped through speakers in the ceiling, and strings of flicker lights illuminate the faux Mexican village … more

Building a history of architecture in Denver

One of my favorite things about a city is the symphony of architectural and design styles that go into making it a vibrant and dynamic place to spend time. And History Colorado’s latest exhibit, … more

STEM school shooting verdicts spark strong emotions in court

After two years of anger and sorrow, John and Maria Castillo cried tears of joy June 15 as a jury found the person who fatally shot their son guilty of first-degree murder.   Devon … more
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