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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 …

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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The man suspected of shooting and hospitilizing a Littleton police officer earlier this week has been arrested, police said.  Rigoberto Valles Dominguez, 33, was taken into custody late …
With an independent career spanning decades and playing with some of music’s top performers such as Anita Baker, Whitney Houston and The Temptations, it is no surprise that Gerald Albright was …
The final stretch of the walk from Denver Union Station to the Buell Public Media Center on 21st and Arapahoe has become a lot shadier ... in a good way. More than 30 Shumard oak trees line the …
Nearly 19 months in, these are some of the toughest days for Colorado hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic. Even as the latest surge in coronavirus hospitalizations appears to have plateaued — …
Brighton police are working a barricade situation involving the suspect in the shooting of  two Littleton police officers earlier in the week. It started around 3:45 p.m.  in the area of …
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Even a casual drive around the Denver metro area will unveil a bevy of architectural gems, with even more design secrets hiding behind doors you might not expect. But since getting an invite to house …
Parker residents put on their lederhosen and grabbed their dachshunds for this year's Oktoberfest event from Sept. 17 through 19. The event, put on by the local Council of Arts, Science & …
Centennial sits amid several suburban cities that boast entities to support arts and cultural activities, but it didn't have its own — until the arrival of the newly announced Centennial Arts and …
When Colin Duffy first laid eyes on an indoor climbing wall, he was only 3 years old.  The colorful holds drew his attention and he begged his parents to let him give the sport a try. By 7, he was …
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Castle View, the top-ranked boys soccer team in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A poll, ran into a stubborn opponent on Sept. 14 in its Continental League opener against Regis Jesuit. The Sabercats of Castle …
Loveland outslugged the Warriors 17-14 in Frederick Sept. 18. The two teams combined for 25 runs over the last 2 1/2 innings of the game. Bella Hewitt had two hits and drove in four runs. Ali …
AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association is expected to decide today whether to continue a suspended football game between Aurora Central and Adams City high schools. Local media …
Tim Cardenas knew the early schedule was going to be challenging for the football team at Prairie View High School in Henderson, and he is hoping the challenge will help in the long run.   The …
Garrett Looney, football coach at Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch, had a talk with Nick Stone before the Sept. 9 non-league game against Centennial’s Arapahoe High. And the 6-foot-1 …

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Opinion: The 5 C’s for retaining top talent starts with connection

This is the first in a five-part series on best practices for attracting, hiring and keeping top talent.
Cathrine Floyd

Opinion: Colorado needs the right plan to expand early education

This summer, Gov. Jared Polis signed a historic bill to support universal Pre-K education in Colorado. The legislation’s passage represented a major milestone in a decades-long quest.
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Opinion: Adding experience to life’s greatest teachers

This column is dedicated to all the wonderful and committed teachers in our communities. Before the pandemic began, they already had my deepest respect. So, a big shout-out to each teacher in my life …
Linda Newell

Opinion: Can we really prevent suicide? Maybe

It’s no secret that Colorado has one of the highest suicide rates in the nation. But what remains elusive is why and what we can do about it to truly make a significant difference. As the former …
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Vail Film Festival ready for a bigger, bolder 2021

Doing something for the first time is always a fraught process, but you often come away with all kinds of beneficial lessons that can make it smoother next time. Such is the case for the Vail Film …
A crowd gathers at the twin memorial fountains at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan, New York, as twin blue beacons pierce the night sky on Sept. 11, 2017.

Something to remember on 9/11 anniversary

One beautiful fall morning, we all realized how trivial all of our high dudgeon really was.
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