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Colorado leaders react to Biden inauguration

Colorado officials on Wednesday marked the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, with Democrats offering messages of congratulations and conveying determination to … more

Douglas County School Board votes to continue remote education

After an hours-long debate, the Douglas County School Board broke with a recommendation from its superintendent to launch hybrid learning on Monday and instead voted to keep middle and high schools … more

Roxborough man charged in connection with Capitol insurrection

A Roxborough-area man is facing federal charges after allegedly participating in the insurrection inside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6. Patrick Montgomery, 48, faces one charge of … more

Doxxing by Parker man caused fear for woman, family

All it took was the ring of a doorbell for Sarah Tuneberg’s 10-year-old son to burst into tears. The tension in the Denver home had already felt palpable as Tuneberg was grappling with how to keep … more

State legislator ‘surprised’ to find Trump supporters behind Capitol violence

A state legislator who publicly called into question whether it was truly supporters of the president who stormed the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 now acknowledges that most of the people who have been … more

New Town Center apartments expected to be completed by fall

A new "active adult" apartment building in the Highlands Ranch Town Center is expected to be completed and ready for move-in by August. The Shea Properties project, which began about a year and a … more

Brauchler closes out tenure as DA

His time helming Colorado’s largest judicial district began and ended with shootings that horrified the nation. Cases like those — the 2012 Aurora theater shooting and the STEM School Highlands … more

Quarantine protocols change in Douglas County School District

Quarantine protocols for the Douglas County School District have changed again during the COVID-19 pandemic under new state guidance. The district will now ask people exposed to the virus to … more

Local aw enforcement agencies say they are prepared to meet safety demands if unrest accompanies inauguration

Law enforcement agencies throughout the Denver metro area are making preparations to respond should any civil unrest accompany Jan. 20's presidential inauguration. In a statement posted last week on … more

Polis blasts lack of vaccine influx

Top federal officials, including Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump, “spoke out of turn” and lied to Colorado and other states about an incoming influx of vaccines that didn't … more

STEM School shooting trial again delayed

The forthcoming trial in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting case has been pushed back by months again during the COVID-19 pandemic. Devon Erickson, 20, is now scheduled to begin trial on May 24 … more

Douglas County commissioners sworn in

Commissioners George Teal and Lora Thomas were sworn in during an in-person and virtual event hosted by Douglas County Jan. 12. Teal, who was elected in November, represents District 2, which … more

Douglas County School District superintendent urges speedier vaccine timeline

Douglas County School District interim Superintendent Corey Wise is urging a speedier timeline for vaccinating workers in education, but stopped short of saying whether the state's recent pause on … more

DeGette: 'No one is above the law in this country'; Buck: Impeachment process was rushed

Following the U.S. House’s vote to impeach President Donald Trump the afternoon of Jan. 13, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Denver, issued a statement calling Trump “one of the greatest … more

Bennet gets up-close look at Sandstone Ranch in Douglas County

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet spent a recent morning visiting Sandstone Ranch in southwest Douglas County and learning about the 18-mile stretch of I-25 known as the Gap that is under construction. … more

Centennial gas station shooting suspect set for preliminary hearing

Samuel Birch, the man the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office identified as the suspect in a fatal shooting of a gas station clerk in a robbery the night of Nov. 26, is set for a preliminary hearing … more

Entertaining new ideas

On her commute home Jan. 6, Donna Reed, with her husband Brian and brother-in-law Scott, paused to appreciate a moment she had not felt in almost a year: leaving work before sunset. Throughout the … more

Centennial seniors, workers at care facilities receive vaccine

Residents and staff members lined up to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at three metro Denver senior-living facilities operated by Christian Living Communities, including two in … more

When can certified businesses open under level yellow?

Recent changes to Douglas County’s COVID-19 dial level have left many confused about how the new COVID Best Practices Business Certification Program — commonly known as the county’s 5-Star … more

Partridge plans to keep on working

Roger Partridge is not retiring. While his eight years as a Douglas County commissioner may be ending, the 63-year-old is anything but finished working. Soon, he will begin his new position with a … more
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