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Furor over mask mandate at Littleton school board meeting

The Littleton Public Schools Board of Education was met with a host of attendees decrying the district's mask mandate during a Sept. 9 meeting. Shortly before opening the meeting to public comment, …
Election 2021: Littleton City Council pool finalized
Voters in Littleton will elect a mayor and three other members of the city council in November. This election will mark the first time in many years that citizens will directly elect the city's …

Video shows Arapahoe sheriff grabbing man’s throat during altercation

A recent video posted to social media by local news channels shows Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown grab a man by the throat during an altercation at a restaurant in Greenwood Village last month.

Fashion rocks in rocky times: Pandemic, concerns about sustainability shape style trends

Momentous events are often a force in shaping fashion trends and industry standards. Locally, Denver metro area fashion gurus say they are seeing new trends amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and as …

Bemis Library unites community through reading

Bemis Public Library's first community-wide reading event, One Book One Littleton, aims to bring the community together through reading. “After coming out of lockdown and quarantine and the library …

PHOTOS: Theft from Centennial kids leads to ‘community coming together’

Eleven-year-old Asher Swann often sells ice pops in his west Centennial neighborhood in the summer with his younger brother. After Swann sold the frozen treats at a recent soccer event at Cherry …

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Officials of Douglas County’s new health department and the Tri-County Health Department are discussing how to transition various COVID-19 services from Tri-County's administration to Dougco after a Tri-County official called a county order on mask wearing and quarantines "greatly concerning."
Sheridan police, along with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office, have identified the victim of a 33-year-old cold case. 
They’re sociopaths. They should resign. Nothing but dictators. They don’t care about kids. Those are a few of the comments slung at Douglas County School Board members last night.
Brighton's new city manager was the acting city manager for the past week/ City council made the promotion official during an Oct. 26 special meeting. He succeeds Jane Bais DiSessa, who …
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The latter half of the 2010s saw increased involvement in national and local elections, with more women running – and winning – than ever before. While national figures drew a lot of eyes, …
Vocalist Veronica Swift will perform at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Denver’s Gates Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 19. Her program will include swing, beebop …
Friends gathered on a recent sunny Oct. 14 at Hudson Gardens to welcome a sculptural tribute and remember the late Carmela Geselbracht, a former Littleton resident who was an artist, sculptor and …
When it was announced back in December that Pop Culture Classroom was cancelling the 2021 Denver Pop Culture Con, it appeared that it was going to be two full years before fans of all things comics, …
In 1950, metro Denver’s population hovered right around 500,000. Farms and horse properties could still be found throughout the close-in suburbs. By the mid-1970s, the population had more than …
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When Harry Voigt wanted to explain in his college application essay which life experiences helped reshape how he defines himself — from a little boy with dyslexia thinking “I was stupid” to a …
Arapahoe High School in Centennial has come close many times to winning a state golf championship. The Warriors were second the past two seasons and third in the previous two campaigns. Arapahoe’s …
Junior shortstop Kaylynn English is a leader on the girls softball team from Parker’s Legend High School. English was the spark plug for the Titans with three hits, two runs scored and three stolen …
DENVER -- A report of shots fired near Evie Dennis Stadium in northeast Denver forced a suspension of the football game between Prairie View and Far Northeast high schools. The two teams were …
Flyn Brown is a senior boys soccer player at Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch with quickness and speed. He used his natural abilities to score both goals and helped the Jaguars defeat …

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Opinion: Top talent talks about the importance of culture

Here we are wrapping up the series, “The 5 C’s of Retaining Top Talent.” Now it’s time to link connection, collaboration, change and consistency to culture. And culture, according to some top …

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As we continue to talk about hiring and keeping a productive and performance-driven team, we must include “Consistency” in our “5 C’s for Retaining Top Talent.” This is the fourth column in …
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The Arvada Center goes to the dogs

Most of us had more than a little help getting through the bleakest parts of the COVID-19 pandemic and for many that help came in the form of our canine friends. They’re not called man’s best …
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You trust us 24/7/365 to take care of you in emergency departments throughout Colorado. We have been treating COVID-19 for more than 20 months, never missing a day of work, except for illness. We …
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