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LPS students head back to class

School was back in session for Littleton Public Schools students on Aug. 16, and for sixth-graders at Newton Middle School, that meant going to a new school. They'll get yet another new school before … more

Donations to food bank flat as needs climb

The shelves are starting to look a little thin at one of the south metro area's biggest food banks. Donations are flat at Integrated Family Community Services — formerly called Interfaith — while … more

Hickenlooper ends bid for White House

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Aug. 15 ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may instead challenge one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans in … more

In-N-Out Burger submits proposal for Lone Tree location

Lone Tree could be home to the Denver area's first In-N-Out Burger. In-N-Out has submitted a proposal to the City of Lone Tree for development of a new restaurant in the Park Meadows area, according … more

Reporter Stories: First Day of School at STEM, last day for our reporter

We talk with our Douglas County School District reporter Alex DeWind on her last day about covering the first day of school at Highlands Ranch's STEM School. more

The strange case of the car in the lake

It's a case as murky as the waters of Ketring Lake. Scuba divers from South Metro Fire Rescue made a strange find in Ketring Lake, adjacent to the Littleton Museum, on July 23: a 1994 Honda Accord … more

Support strong for replacing Arapahoe County jail, weaker for courthouse

A proposal to ask voters to fund a new Arapahoe County Jail received unanimous support from a citizen advisory committee on Aug. 6, but similar proposals to replace the courthouse and district … more

Denver's frozen factory (Photos)

Over the Fourth of July weekend, Little Man Ice Cream opened its new Denver factory on West Colfax Avenue. The factory, 4411 W. Colfax Ave., has been under construction for the last five years, but … more

Denver seeks applicants for project funding

The Denver Economic Development and Opportunity office announced last month it is accepting applications for funding for neighborhood services projects. Projects that are awarded funds must be ready … more

Growing Pains: 'We'll become another generic city'

South Broadway is no stranger to development and change. Over the past several years, whole stretches of the street have been under construction as bike lanes, housing projects and businesses have … more

Living healthy in Denver

When people think of public health, a few thoughts naturally come to mind: doctors, good nutrition and getting exercise. But defining a healthy community can be a difficult task, said Tristan … more

Denver recycling event collects unused, unwanted paint

Residents and business owners are invited to drop off all unwanted paint at the PaintCare recycling event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 24 at South High School, 1700 E. Louisiana Ave. in Denver. House … more

Baker district tour quenches curiosity

The Historic Baker District once again will be opening its doors to the public this summer. The annual Baker Home Tour on Aug. 24 features six homes of various architectural styles, a former … more

Washington Park Profile: August Business Matters

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

A warm welcome back to STEM School

Students and staff of STEM School Highlands Ranch were welcomed back from summer break with hundreds of hand-painted wooden stars. Each a foot long, adorned in messages of encouragement and cheerful … more

Denver City Council vote could backfire on inmates

Denver city councilors have refused to renew more than $10 million in contracts with two of the nation's largest private corrections companies that operate halfway houses in the city partly due to … more

Video-game studies don't show link to violence

Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following the recent mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. An online … more

Denver to continue looking at common-consumption license

Possibly as soon as 2020 it may be legal for Denverites to carry open, alcoholic beverages from one liquor-licensed business to the next within established “entertainment district” boundaries set … more

New Denver library program allows people to use bike repair kits

The bike repair stand in front of the Denver Central Library is a busy place. Cyclists make unplanned stops to fix a flat tire, adjust equipment and make minor repairs, then resume riding. “It … more

Denver swears in new officials (Photos)

During the One Denver inauguration event, elected officials stressed bringing all residents together as the city continues to grow, highlighting homelessness, wages and affordability as issues to … more
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