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Election security overseen by bipartisan teams

Not many elements of American politics are bipartisan anymore, but vote counting in Arapahoe County is. Two-person teams, consisting of one Republican and one Democrat, are tasked with collecting and …
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Reichardt, McCrary win LPS board seats

Robert Reichardt and Lindley McCrary landed the two seats on the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education, defeating candidates Jessica Roe and Crysti Copp. Reichardt, the sole incumbent in the …

Secret Service study: School shooters showed warning signs

Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported, according …
Alex Seidel, center, stands inside Chook with his fellow co-founders of the restaurant. Chook is a charcoal roasted chicken restaurant on South Pearl Street.

South Pearl chef stays on expansion track

So let’s say you are a James Beard award-winning chef with two successful restaurants in Denver (Fruition and Mercantile), a cheesemaking operation (Fruition Farms Creamery), and a joint pastry …
Nitrogen levels in source water (recycled water via City Ditch) for the Washington Park Lakes (GRZ=Grasmere; SMT=Smith) has decreased considerably over the past ten years.  This is attributable to improved nutrient removal at the Metro Water Reclamation Plant which supplies the source water for recycled water.  While there was a slight increase in 2019, this appears to have resulted in approximately half the nitrogen concentrations in the lakes relative to 2010 levels.

Denver park lake safety: 5 things to know

Denver parks are home to several lakes throughout the city. Washington Park has several water sources, including two lakes — Grasmere and Smith. The lakes are filled with recycled water. The ditch …

Application period open for 2020 Daniels Scholarship

The Daniels Fund has opened its annual application process for the Daniels Scholarship Program. Students must turn in an application by Nov. 15 at 4 p.m., according to a news release for the …
Education
Jasmine Pierce, left, playing Kayla, with Sydney Fleischman, playing Syd in the play "Ghosted." Littleton Public Schools hosted the play, which teaches lessons on addressing mental health issues in high school.

At LPS forum, lessons in how to care for each other

It's not up to kids to be each other's therapists. That was one of the key takeaways from “Ghosted,” a combination stage play and mental health workshop hosted by Littleton Public Schools at …
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Crysti Copp: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Centennial Occupation: Part-time office manager with Run4Fund$, full-time mom Contact information: copp4lps@gmail.com, www.copp4lps.com Why are you seeking this office? I …
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Lindley McCrary: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Littleton Occupation: Education researcher Contact information: lindley@lindleyforlps.com, lindleyforlps.com Why are you seeking this office? I am seeking this office …
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Robert Reichardt: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Littleton Occupation: Education researcher Contact information: robert@robertrforeducation.com, www.robertrforeducation.com Why are you seeking this office? Serving on the …

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Jessica Roe: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Centennial Occupation: Journalist, private investigator, full-time law student Contact information: Jroe4LPS@gmail.com, www.JRoe4LPS.com Why are you seeking this office? …
Business
Rosy Rings Studio recently opened in the Cherry Creek North neighborhood. The store will also offer seasonal classes such as candlemaking.

Washington Park Profile: November Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in south Denver. If there are any inquiries on new developments in your area, or if you are a local business …
The Colfax Ave Business Improvement District installed a new sculpture outside of the Fillmore Auditorium last month. The sculpture is part of the BID’s overall Streetscape Plan, which aims to improve the safety, appearance and development along Colfax corridor.

New sculpture celebrates vibrance of Colfax

A new sculpture from the Colfax Ave Business Improvement District is looking to bring a little more vibrancy to the corridor. The sculpture, which is bright pink and shaped in the logo of the BID, …
Dan Yagow, left, and Vikki Stevens cut the ribbon on the new shower truck. Stevens, who volunteers at various nonprofit organizations which provide resources for homeless people in Denver, donated $10,000 to Bayaud Enterprises to help build the truck.

Denver nonprofit aims to fill the need for services

Last month Bayaud Enterprises launched a new shower truck, a first-of-its-kind trailer that will provide private showers to Denver’s homeless population. There are two showers on the trailer. …
Gian Frau, a chef at the new Gattara restaurant, takes sausage out of the oven. The new restaurant is located inside the Warwick Denver Hotel.

Life on Capitol Hill: November Business Matters

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

Molson Coors closing Denver office, cutting 500 jobs

Molson Coors Brewing Co. is laying off 500 workers worldwide and restructuring its operations as it faces declining beer sales. The company expects to save $150 million by closing offices in Denver …
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