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Arapahoe grads look ahead to bright future

With many students draped in honors sashes, the Arapahoe High School class of 2018 stepped into adult life on May 24 with high prospects. The class snagged a cumulative $23 million in scholarships, … more

Heritage grads strut their stuff on stage

A cooperative cloud shaded the Heritage High School class of 2018 as they strutted, shimmied and danced across the stage for their diplomas at Littleton Public Schools stadium on May 23. “How many … more

Colorado business groups will urge tax hike for roads

A coalition of business groups recently announced plans to ask Colorado voters this fall to raise sales taxes to pay for $6 billion in transportation projects. Their announcement officially puts into … more

Centennial Airport: From open prairie to economic driver

As the story goes, a businessman drove a shiny, black car to his downtown Denver office, and when he walked back to the car that afternoon, he found a large scratch in the door. Around the early … more

Chatfield litigants scurry to speed appeal as construction advances

The little yellow bird clutched in Meredith McBurney’s hand didn’t seem to mind that it couldn’t fly away. “This isn’t her first rodeo,” McBurney said of the yellow warbler with its tiny … more

New building taking shape on former site of Valley Feed

The newest addition to downtown Littleton's rapidly evolving Main Street is taking shape on the site of the old Valley Feed store, at the northwest end of downtown near the Melting Pot fondue … more

New site celebrates vista on High Line Canal Trail

Standing at Sumac Hill Farm Overlook along the High Line Canal Trail in Centennial, you'd be forgiven for thinking you've been transported either back in time or far away. The overlook, just north of … more

Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform

In a work season buoyed up by unforeseen revenue, Colorado lawmakers passed a deal to put more money toward the state's deep transportation needs, gave the green light to a last-minute compromise on … more

Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of gambling on pro and college … more

Littleton High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

I've learned how to be a good person more about what I love and hate. I want to spread inclusivity. I want to be a good role model and be the sort of person that everyone can find a friend in. I want … more

Q&A with Zach Maguire, Littleton High School graduate

I did soccer all four years. I was the captain of the soccer team. I also did National Honors Society, Greenhouse Club and Ultimate Frisbee. What are your plans after graduation? I’m going to the … more

Q&A with Bryson Franck, Heritage High School graduate

I was on the varsity cheerleading team for three years, and was captain the last year. I was on the Ambassador executive leadership team. We helped out at school events and conferences, and also … more

Heritage High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

While at Heritage, I've gotten to see a wide variety of personalities and values. This has helped me be better prepared to work in groups and accept different viewpoints and outcomes later in life. … more

Cherry Creek High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

One of the biggest takeaways I have is to never give up. Just when things start to seem impossible is right when you should push through if you want to be successful. I have also learned how … more

Arapahoe High School Class of 2018: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

The most important thing I learned in high school is that you should always ask for help because you can't do everything alone. I always thought I could handle everything by myself. It didn't take me … more

Q&A with Allie Wennerstrom, Arapahoe High School graduate

I was part of the unified basketball program that’s been here for over 15 years. I was also a part of the swim team and cross country. My junior year I helped start the unified track team for the … more

Homelessness in Englewood: No place to call home

During a cleanup along the South Platte River in January, Englewood police counted 21 campsites with about 30 people living on its east banks. Some 25 truckloads of trash, human waste, syringes and … more

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed … more

'Sully' soon will headline Centennial Airport’s 50th

One of the busiest general-aviation airports in the country will host famed “miracle on the Hudson” pilot Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger for its 50th anniversary celebration. The gala … more

Lawmakers conclude session with pension deal

Colorado lawmakers narrowly passed an ambitious plan to rescue the state pension fund from the fiscal brink just minutes before the 2018 legislative session gaveled to a close at midnight May 9. … more
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