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Priest waits out injury to resume walk across country

For roughly six weeks, he walked along Kansas roads as a sore on his toe worsened from a pesky blister to a painful infection. Still, the former Episcopal priest who lives in Colorado kept going. On … more

Jeffco teachers to be paid back for 2010 pay freeze

For many Jeffco teachers, the final bell on the first day of school didn't quite signal the end of the day; rather, it signaled a shift to an impassioned discussion as teachers continued to negotiate … more

Comcast awards scholarships to area students

Comcast awarded $75,000 in scholarships to 30 college-bound students across Colorado, including students from the metro Denver area, as part of the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. … more

Environment, safety at center of Jefferson Parkway toll road debate

In September 2017, Randy Stafford walked into a public forum of the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA), prepared to ask several questions about the public safety and environmental … 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

Morning celebration welcomes Thomson Tigers back to school

Beth and Matt House didn't know everything to expect for their oldest daughter's first day of kindergarten at Thomson Elementary School. But as the couple stood in front of the school with their … more

Celebrating 50 years of the Action Center

There’s a story John Covert, director of development for the Action Center, likes to tell when he’s giving tours of the resource center about Larry, a US veteran. Larry did two tours of duty, and … 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

Ground breaks on hook ramps near I-70 and 32nd Avenue

A lot of dirt has been moved on the future site of the Clear Creek Crossing development, but a groundbreaking on Aug. 6 became the first significant step forward for the project. Clear Creek Crossing … more

Developer, citizens lay claim to same stretch of property

A property line dispute around what could be as little as one and a half feet may have large implications for the city. The dispute was one of several matters that took center stage at the Arvada … more

Estimated 5,000 students receive needed school supplies

The day started with a series of lines for Loretta Ornelas and her three grandchildren: a line to get around the parking lot of Wheat Ridge's Stevens Elementary, where cars had begun piling up along … more

Arvada business makes driving an ‘exotic’ attainable

When the phone rings at Drives at Mile High, an exotic luxury car rental service, business owners Roman and Ryan Romero know the person on the other end of the line is looking for a car that’s … more

Tee time at Thornton’s TopGolf

As his golf ball sailed off over the green fairway, Nick Nizam turned his back to it, focusing on the computer screen behind him. Computer graphics showed the golf ball’s path as it sailed toward … more

Who might build and run the parkway?

Following a qualifications process, the JPPHA board of directors chose three teams from five submissions to proceed to the request for proposal phase. “Each team brings substantial financial … more

Broomfield pumps the brakes on parkway

The Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) planned to break ground on its proposed tollway next year, using a requested $7.5 million total from its three government members to finish the … more

Teacher survey results provide ‘opportunity to learn from each other’

“This school is led by an effective team.” “I would recommend this school as a good place to work.” “I would recommend this school as a good place for students to learn.” For some … more

Metro-area Allstate offices collect school supplies

Denver-area Allstate agency offices are asking residents to help students and teachers start the year off right by donating school supplies to benefit Kemp Elementary School in Commerce City. The … more

Fraudulent filing demands continue, state warns

The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office is again alerting small business owners about more potentially misleading notices requesting an extra fee for a third party to file business documents. … more

Reporter Stories: A road on the table

Community Editor Christy Steadman sits down to discuss the long-awaited and often delayed Jefferson Parkway, which would link the northern Metro Denver area to the rest of the 470 beltway -- if it … more
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