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Upcoming holiday events in Lone Tree

Lone Tree residents can look forward to holiday-themed events this December, including the city’s holiday tree lighting event and Schweiger Ranch’s Austrian Christmas.  Dec. 2: …

Front Range law enforcement, community groups fight against hate crimes

From 2018 to 2020, reported incidents of hate crimes in Colorado more than doubled, according to statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Douglas County LGBTQ+ organizations offer support following Club Q tragedy

As families and friends continue to mourn the tragedy that took place at Club Q in Colorado Springs, Douglas County LGBTQ+ organizations are offering support and resources.

Words about LGBTQ+ community matter, say leaders across Denver area in wake of Club Q shooting

In the wake of a deadly mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs, city and county leaders to the north are among those denouncing hate and violence.

How a Democrat won in Douglas County

Flipping the historically Republican Colorado House District 43 came down to a dedicated door-to-door campaign effort and a platform derived from listening to voters’ concerns, its …

Douglas County School District admin, mental health program honored for service to students

A Douglas County School District program aimed at supporting students experiencing trauma and one of the program's leaders received accolades at the county and national level for their positive …

Colorado’s Prop 123 affordable housing initiative could face rocky future

Voters in November also sought to reduce their taxes and, taken together, the changes could lead to difficult decisions down the road.

La Rola makes its home in Littleton

After time in a food truck, a Denver food hall and two cloud kitchens, the owners of La Rola Colombian Kitchen are pleased that their move to Littleton lets them focus a little more on customer …

Arapahoe Community College to pour millions into center for healthcare training

Arapahoe Community College (ACC) is forging ahead on a multi-million-dollar renovation for a building set to house an expansion of the college’s healthcare programs. 

Differences and devotion during Chile's constitutional reform

On Sept. 4, Chileans across the world anxiously checked their social media feeds and Whatsapp group chats, wondering about the future of their country. Would Chile adopt a new constitution?

How Colorado baristas and beer brewers got on the pumpkin spice bandwagon

Every fall, pumpkin lovers rejoice in knowing their favorite flavors will start migrating from humble gourds to morning mugs.


High school seniors reflect on life lessons from athletic careers

For high school seniors a few months from graduation, athletics have helped them prepare for the ups and downs, and the responsibilities of adult life.


Let the Arvada Center light the way to holiday cheer

Finding the right way to spend a night out during the holiday season is a tale as old as time. While there is no shortage of overtly holiday-themed activities to select from, maybe you’re in the …


Valor, Creek to vie for championship

Valor Christian earned another shot at Cherry Creek on Nov. 26 with a 42-41 double overtime victory over Ralston Valley in a Class 5A semifinal playoff game at Valor Christian. After Ralston Valley …


Column: Seniors’ Council meeting to explore cohousing

If you crave a closer community connection, but still value living independently in your own home, cohousing might be right for you. Trish Becker, executive director of the Cohousing Association of …

From the Editor: Support your local newsroom and local nonprofits

We are in the full swing of the holiday season — the time for giving and helping others. Instead of getting, Colorado residents can make a difference by giving during this holiday season through …

Column: Maintaining the attitude of gratitude

The executive had put out a message out to his network that he was looking to hire top-performing salespeople for his team. While reconnecting with a former colleague, he also mentioned to her that …

From the Editor: The analysis begins

The elections are over. I may have shed a little tear of happiness knowing the ads on television, in print and invading my mailbox will now stop. Now, it’s time to overanalyze why the results are …
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