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Colorado's Task Force lends a helping hand in North Carolina

Tropical storm Florence has had a devastating impact on North Carolina. A North Carolina Emergency Management spokesperson confirmed to the Lakewood Sentinel that the death toll from the storm is 16. …

6th Congressional District is a national nail-biter — here's why

In a wide slice of the Denver suburbs — including a city where one in five people is foreign-born — Democrats have not been able to edge out Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, who might as well …

State’s suicide rate is high, but addressable, experts say

Suicide in Colorado is often talked about in terms of statistics — the state is consistently in the top 10 in the country for suicide deaths. But to Sarah Brummett, the director of the state Office …

E-cigarette makers face warning from FDA chief

U.S. health officials are sounding the alarm about rising teenage use of e-cigarettes, calling the problem an “epidemic” and ordering manufacturers to reverse the trend or risk having their …

Last-minute confusion clears: Rocky Flats will open Saturday

In early August, a federal judge decided not to block trail construction at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, despite local citizens' and organizations' claims that it is environmentally unsafe. …
Education

LPS scores high on state tests, as usual

Standardized test scores at Littleton Public Schools were well above the state average again in 2018, but still below where district officials would like them to be. Littleton's scores on the …

DU Law rolls out hybrid format

Students in the professional part-time JD program at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law can now complete their required classes through a combination of online instruction and weekend …

DPS opens meetings in search for new superintendent

DPS announces public meetings in search for new superintendent In July, Tom Boasberg announced that he would be stepping down as superintendent of Denver Public Schools. The district has held several …

DPS opens meetings for superintendent

DPS announces public meetings in search for new superintendent In July, Tom Boasberg announced that he would be stepping down as superintendent of DPS schools. The district has held several meetings …

LPS asking voters to OK bond for new buildings

Littleton Public Schools will ask voters to approve a nearly $300 million bond in November, aiming to begin a long-term effort to rebuild a district whose buildings date back to the baby boom. The …
Business

Earth Treks gym is open for those ready to climb walls

Emily Camp smiled as she emerged from Earth Treks facility at 1050 W. Hampden Ave. in Englewood after spending a couple hours on the facility's indoor climbing walls. “I am an avid climber and I …

Washington Park Profile: September Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in south Denver. If there are any inquires on new developments in your area, or if you are a local business …

Life on Capitol Hill: September Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in central Denver. If there are any inquires on new developments in your area, or if you are a local …

Uptown residents, businesses, experience wave of power outages

Residents and businesses in Denver’s Uptown neighborhood struggled through a summer of unpredictable power outages that they said totaled as many as 14 in one neighborhood and 13 for one …

Offering the community a modernized McDonald’s

Paula Gaer is a longtime customer of the Applewood McDonald’s and used to visit the restaurant frequently when she lived in the area. Now that Gaer, 63, lives in Denver, she doesn’t come quite as …
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