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Newton Middle School Principal James O’Tremba stands beside an electric wheelchair lift that traverses a four-stair rise, which he said can take eight to 10 minutes to utilize. Newton is one of the schools that would see a rebuild offering better disabilities access if voters approve Littleton Public Schools’ nearly $300 million bond issue this fall.

Bond would address access issues at Newton, officials say

Students, staff and parents with disabilities are at a serious disadvantage when navigating Newton Middle School, according to Littleton Public Schools officials, forcing staff to adjust student …
James Goodchild stands at the entrance of Lights Out! Escape Rooms and Social Lounge. Although horror-themed, the venue is not a haunted house and emphasis is put on solving the puzzles, rather than scare factor.

Quirky combinations are unique attractions for area businesses

The Denver metro area has it all — diverse entertainment in spectacular venues; vast shopping options from big box retail to small, family-owned businesses; and a variety of dining establishments. …
Heritage High's Class of 2014 caps off its graduation ceremony on May 22, 2014 at the Littleton Public Schools Stadium.

LPS ballot measure: 'This is our chance to leave a legacy'

Littleton Public Schools officials are asking voters to approve a nearly $300 million bond they say will help them better prepare students for life after school and begin replacing the district's …
Election 2018

Attorney general race draws sharp line between candidates' approaches

One prosecuted the Aurora theater shooter. The other worked as an assistant to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. One's the elected district attorney in a south metro district of more than 1 …

Election 2018

Get to know the state ballot measures

Colorado voters will decide on 13 state-level measures, addressing big issues like education and road funding, oil and gas setbacks, and congressional redistricting. The measures are of three types: …
Education
Students at the East High School JROTC program participated in a flag ceremony in observance of Sept. 11.

DPS board announces support of state ballot issue

Farm-to-cafeteria program enriches student life Denver Public schools (DPS) is the third-largest procurer of local food in the state, according to a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to …
Stephen Cochenour works on the farms on Denver Public Schools property. All of the food grown on the farms goes to students.

DPS board announces support of state ballot issue

Farm-to-cafeteria program enriches student life Denver Public schools (DPS) is the third-largest procurer of local food in the state, according to a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to …

DU receives $14 million gift

Doug and Mary Scrivner have pledged $14 million to the University of Denver to establish the Scrivner Institute of Public Policy, a news release from the school reported. The donation will support …

DU to exhibit works from Madden Collection

This month, The Madden Musuem of Art at 6363 S. Fiddlers Green Circle in Greenwood Village, will bring a selection of its collection to the University of Denver. The school has partnered with the …

Gubernatorial candidates talk education

School funding, achievement gaps, tax breaks and educating a diverse group of students were all topics Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton weighed in on Sept. 24 when …
Business
Kaewyn Picard, left, and several of her staff members in the herbs section of the Herbs and Arts store on Colfax Avenue. Herbs and Arts sells oils, herbs and crystals for spiritual healing.

Life on Capitol Hill: October 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 …
Tricia Chinn Campbell at an event with Mom's Night Out Productions. Chinn Campbell first started doing events for moms two years ago as a way to meet more people in the community.

Meet your neighbors: Tricia Chinn Campbell

Being a mom is a full-time job, but sometimes it's nice to get away from the house and hang out with other adults — even if it's just for a little while. When Tricia Chinn Campbell first saw the …
From left, owners Taylor Rosean, Megan Lumpkins and James Veigel received the second license in the city of Denver to run a social cannabis consumption business. They are hoping to open Vape and Play on South Broadway by the end of the year.

Social cannabis space set to open this fall on South Broadway

After two years of looking at about 50 locations for their business and talking to 17 neighborhood organizations, mother-and-son duo Megan Lumpkins and Taylor Rosean are opening Denver’s second …
Ann Norris is a manager at Decade Gifts on South Broadway. She said that recent closures of several restaurants on the street has impacted the surrounding businesses.

Rising rents on South Broadway causing turnover in businesses

The White Palace building at South Broadway and East Bayaud Avenue sits vacant. Graffiti lines the windows of one space, while the windows of the other space are covered as renovations for a new, …

A comic from the second issue of the Profile featuring staff members frantically assembling the paper.

The Washington Park Profile turns 40

When I first started as editor of the Washington Park Profile in May, I knew it was a privilege to work at a paper with a legacy dating back 40 years. Going through our archives and looking at …
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