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Capitol report: Recapping major bills of the 2019 legislative session

With power in both houses of the Legislature and the governor’s office, Democrats this year led lawmakers into some sweeping changes, as well as hard-fought battles that left the party short of … more

Polis urges wildfire vigilance amid milder forecast

After an onslaught of raging wildfires in Colorado in 2018, this year’s fire season looks to be less severe, but state officials are urging the public not to let its guard down. “I don’t want … more

STEM School students walk out of shooting vigil amid frustration

A vigil that brought politicians, activists and several hundred students and parents to Highlands Ranch High School after the nearby STEM School shooting devolved into chaos and chants, with many students expressing frustration with the event’s political overtones on gun policy. more

Metroplex flight-path impact portrayed as minor by feds

A federal plan to reroute airplane traffic that has riled up mayors in the south metro Denver area is expected to have “no significant impacts” on noise, air quality, wildlife or historic and … more

Denver metro area holds architectural gems

As the tide of bland, boxy apartment complexes rolls through metro Denver amid its housing boom, sightseers looking for a respite need not roam far. Historic buildings offer a change of pace from … more

Arapahoe High community 'honors loved ones lost' at suicide-prevention walk

The push to end stigma around talking about mental health had several hundred boots on the ground carrying the message in the Arapahoe High School neighborhood. “By walking with us, you honor the … more

‘There’s really not a day that goes by that I don’t think about it’

David Walcher had just gotten back from a celebratory breakfast and was on his way to lunch with a fellow member of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. “Every year, the county leaders would … more

Yosemite may be closed until April 12 in area of Dry Creek

An 18-inch water line broke between East Nichols and Mineral avenues along South Yosemite Street the evening of April 3, according to the City of Centennial and Southgate Water and Sanitation … more

5 things to know: New South Suburban rec center

A chunk of land along East County Line Road near the north end of Highlands Ranch will soon see a nearly 200,000-square-foot building erected on it. South Suburban Parks and Recreation District is … more

Local Littleton artists group on display in Centennial

Next time you hit the gym, you could leave with a painting from your local art scene. As part of South Suburban Parks and Recreation’s ongoing art displays at recreation centers, pieces from the … more

Capitol Report: Bill aims to stop most scanner encryption

As more law enforcement and fire agencies across the state encrypt or consider encrypting their dispatch radio traffic, a bill was introduced March 12 that seeks to halt the trend. Blocking the … more

'Red flag' bill to allow temporary removal of guns from high-risk owners is back

Introduced on the anniversary of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, a bill to allow law enforcement to remove firearms from those shown to be a risk to themselves or others has emerged again at … more

Poetry gatherings in metro area let you go out with your inner self

epression and struggling with her identity put a roadblock in Sophia Manion’s passion for poetry, but when she walked into Blush and Blu, an LGBTQ bar on Colfax Avenue, she found her voice again. … more

South metro Denver area braces for potential flight-path changes

Disruptions to daily life and disturbances to the environment are among the consequences south metro-area mayors fear could land on their cities if a federal plan to reroute airplane traffic is … more

Capitol Report: Democratic majority pushes Legislature to left

The blue wave crashed months ago in Colorado's midterm elections, but the tide is still high at the Capitol, where Democrats wasted no time in taking up liberal causes in the first month of this … more

Coffman looks back on Congress, the changing Republican Party

In Ethiopian churches and Spanish-language radio segments, former U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman built what could have been the future of the Republican Party. The Republican who represented the 6th … more

Aerospace school possible at Wings Over the Rockies site

Eventually, the new campus at Centennial Airport will be a sprawling, multi-facility effort to solve an ongoing problem in the aerospace industry: It needs more qualified hands. “We just want to be … more

Crow eyes ethics reform, campaign finance, guns

After besting five-term Republican Rep. Mike Coffman — who had previously proven to be ironclad in the 6th Congressional District — new Democratic Rep. Jason Crow in January entered Washington … more

DA to examine claims of innocence for convicted

Taking a proactive approach, the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office has launched a process to investigate “legitimate” claims that convicted individuals may be innocent, the office … more

Out of power, GOP aims to be 'conscience' at Capitol

The defiantly conservative voice of state Rep. Patrick Neville hit some resigned notes the day before the state Legislature convened, with the Republican House leader from Castle Rock and a Senate … more
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