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Educating beyond academics: Schools seek right approach in social and emotional learning

Eighth-grader Kendall Meibos stepped shyly onto the stage at the Pepsi Center in Denver and peered over a lectern at the crowd around him. Filling stands typically reserved for Denver Nuggets or …
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Cholesterol levels dropping, but many still need care

Some good health news: Americans' cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at especially high risk are getting treatment. Researchers say the report, released Nov. 11, suggests a …

In Colorado, 24 high-hazard dams are seen as problematic

Two dozen aging dams in Colorado were in unsatisfactory condition and are located in places where their failure would likely kill at least one person, according to an Associated Press investigation …
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Reporter Stories: Monday morning quarterbacking the city votes

Community Editors David Gilbert and Nick Puckett discuss November's municipal election results in Littleton, Parker and the Metro-North area to determine if there are any common themes.

Lone Tree looks toward elections six months away

With the fall election season over, Lone Tree residents look to the spring, six months from now, for the city's largest municipal election since 2016. The City of Lone Tree's municipal elections are …

Cars on Lincoln Avenue near the Leaf Pedestrian Bridge in Lone Tree.

City releases draft of transportation plan

For the first time, the City of Lone Tree will have a comprehensive guideline for mobility within the city. The City of Lone Tree is reviewing a first draft of its first-ever Transportation Master …
Education

School board president urges look at medical cannabis policy

Douglas County School Board President David Ray has promised that the board will review the district's medical marijuana policy during the next board meeting at the urging of a student who uses …

School board candidates meet at student-organized forum

The six Douglas County School Board candidates talked fiscal plans, school security and what they believe are the most pressing issues facing the school district at a recent forum. The event was …
Roybal

School consultant offers guidance for Spanish speakers

Consultant Patsy Roybal recently worked with the Douglas County School District to provide families who are not proficient in English with resources and knowledge about their children’s education …

Schools expand outreach to families who speak Spanish

The Douglas County School District has used some funding from its English Language Proficiency Act Excellence Award to provide training for Spanish-speaking families in the district. The $130,000 …

STEM to host youth mental health, wellness event

Learn how to tell the difference between normal teen behavior and something more serious, and find out what kinds of help are available during an upcoming youth mental health and wellness program. …
Business

Molson Coors closing Denver office, cutting 500 jobs

Molson Coors Brewing Co. is laying off 500 workers worldwide and restructuring its operations as it faces declining beer sales. The company expects to save $150 million by closing offices in Denver …
Members of the South Metro Denver Realtor Association, along with officials and leaders from Centennial, participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 11 to celebrate the association’s new headquarters at 6436 South Racine Circle.

South Metro Denver Realtor Association celebrates new home

Members of the South Metro Denver Realtor Association, along with officials and leaders from Centennial, participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 11 to celebrate the association’s new …

In Their Business

Centennial teen honored Yard Boyz, a business created by 18-year-old Jack Fleming, of Centennial, won the 16-21 age category of the 2019 Spotlight on YouthBiz Stars business competition and gala …
Heather Hankins presents her Incoming Chair address to attendees at the South Metro Denver Realtor Association’s 75th Inaugural and Awards Celebration.

Incoming board members welcomed at South Metro Denver Realtor Association celebration

The South Metro Denver Realtor Association installed incoming members of its board of directors and presented awards to accomplished members at its 75th annual Inaugural and Awards Celebration. More …

SCL Health pulls Lone Tree application

SCL Health, the health care group wanting to build a hospital near Park Meadows mall, withdrew its rezoning application 17 days after it received approval from the Lone Tree planning commission, …
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