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Bennet hopes voters are ready for steady

Michael Bennet was about as fired up as he ever gets at the Iowa State Fair's Political Soapbox, railing against Bernie Sanders' health care plan — but politely. “I respect him because he tells … more

Meet Bobby LeFebre, state’s new poet laureate

For 100 years, Colorado has honored the power and connective potential of poetry, beginning when Gov. Oliver Shoup appointed Alice Polk Hill to the role of poet laureate in 1919. In that century … more

Joystick jockeys not just fooling around in the Denver area

n esports or competitive video game player is like a Formula 1 driver, says James Love. He says every reaction in the two sports demands intense, unbroken focus, and adds that esports athletes … more

Classic funk rockers coming to outdoor show

War, a longtime funk rock band, will perform at Hudson Gardens, 6115 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25. Founding member/frontman Lonnie Jordan will be performing with the band. … more

Disc golf takes full flight in Denver metro area

Chris Ball is a Grammy-nominated songwriter who has composed music for many television shows and toured for seven years as a musician with the rock band Firefall. The 53-year-old Highlands Ranch … more

Walking so that 'everyone has a chance to be a survivor'

Colleen Schwarz, of Franktown, was surprised when she was diagnosed with cancer 11 years ago. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2008. Two years later, her son, Ryan, was diagnosed with skin … more

Catwalk features special needs fashionistas, first responders

Gracie Armstrong is a people person, her mother said, which explains the 3-1/2-year-old's prowess on the catwalk of the Developmental Pathways Fashion Show at the Park Meadows Mall Aug. 14. “This … 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

Art show is record of voyage to Italy

“A Tour of Italy” opened Aug. 12 at the Colorado Gallery of Arts, in the Annex at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. The opening reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. on Aug. … 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

Castle Rock Police, Douglas County Sheriff's Office to fully encrypt radio channels

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will fully encrypt its radio channels before the year's end, Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth has confirmed to Colorado Community Media, citing safety concerns … more

Food, fun kick off Western Welcome Week

Western Welcome Week was off to a great start on Aug. 9, with crowds thronging to Sterne Park in Littleton for a barbecue, concert and fireworks. The Rotary Club of Littleton, now in its third year … 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

Douglas County commissioners: Schools can apply for portion of $10 million to enhance safety

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners has confirmed it will allow local schools to suggest how to spend funds the board pledged for school safety through an application process, but the … more

All Colorado Art Exhibit back for 36th year

Just inside the front door of the Depot Art Gallery is a colorful painting by Desmond O’Hagan, who was 2019 juror for the All Colorado Art Exhibit, now in its 36th year. Looking at its fine details … more

Photography, art reflect students’ voyage to Italy

Arapahoe Community College’s annual photography and art show of works by those who participated in the Study Abroad program, “A Tour of Italy,” is open Aug. through Sept. 18 in Colorado Gallery … 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

Despite calls to start over, U.S. health system covers 90%

America's much-maligned health care system is covering 9 out of 10 people, a fact that hasn't stopped the 2020 presidential candidates from refighting battles about how to provide coverage, from … more

Annual art exhibit offers intriguing variety of works

“I tried to reaffirm in my gut,” said Collin Parson, juror for Curtis Center for the Arts’ 2019 All Colorado Art Show in a gallery talk on July 20, as he spoke to artists and other interested … more
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