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Mural honoring Johnny Hurley painted at Rocky Mountain Commissary

A large mural depicting Johnny Hurley — the ‘Good Samaritan’ who intervened in the June 21 Olde Town Arvada shooting and likely prevented a larger loss of life — was painted on the back wall …
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Green Mountain water board recall fails
Unofficial results of the attempt to recall three board members of the Green Mountain Water and Sanitation District are in, and it appears voters have chosen to retain all three by a large …

Lakewood candidates stump for Ward 5 votes

Early Saturday morning, the parking lot at Westwoods Community Church in Lakewood was filling up. Inside, four candidates vying for two seats on Lakewood’s City Council prepared to speak to future …

On a holy day, congregation pushes reset on the past year

On the holiest day of the year for people of Jewish faith, congregants of Beth Evergreen Synagogue gathered for one of the first times in more than 18 months.

Jeffco golfers go low at Homestead GC

LAKEWOOD — Columbine sophomore Matai Naqica had a round that every golf dreams of … bogey-free. Naqica shot a 4-under-par, 61 on the short championship course at Homestead Golf Course on …

No. 3 Columbine rumbles past No. 9 Cherokee Trail

LAKEWOOD — The story continues to be the same year-after-year … Columbine is pretty at running the football, maybe the best. Longtime Rebel football coach Andy Lowry doesn’t look to mix in the …

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Election 2021: Littleton City and Schools Voters Guide

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 Voters Guide for Littleton.

Douglas County School District sues county health department over masks

The Douglas County School District and families of students at high risk of COVID-19 are suing the local health department over a public health order allowing people to opt out of masking.
An 8-year-old student does an online math lesson at her home in Timnath, Larimer County, on March 25, 2020.

Colo. kids fell behind on math during pandemic

Colorado students tumbled further behind in math as the pandemic closed schools and learning went largely virtual, according to a new analysis of this year’s state assessments results. The report …
Jeffco Schools Superintendent Tracy Dorland, Board of Education President Susan Harmon, Warren Tech Principal Heather Keeton and others cut the ribbon at the opening celebration for the new Warren Tech South campus earlier this year.

CTE opportunities for Jeffco students — an overview

Career and Technical Education (CTE) was the main topic of October’s Jeffco Board of Education meeting. Seen as a pathway to career and college readiness, CTE has been a component of Jeffco schools …

Election 2021: Jeffco school board candidate Q&As

2021 Candidates for positions on the Board of Education for Jeffco Public Schools were sent a candidate questionnaire. Below are links to each candidate. Be sure to check out the Jeffco Election …
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Haze obscures the Denver skyline as seen in an aerial view.

Ozone worsens along Front Range; answers elusive

The worst ozone year in recent history on the northern Front Range boosted pollutant violations in a rolling three-year average closely watched by the EPA, state officials said Oct. 21, though they …
An emergency-department patient at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree in 2020.

Colo. hospital ICUs fill up amid COVID surge

Gov. Jared Polis issued his most urgent plea in months Oct. 21, asking Coloradans to get vaccinated against coronavirus in order to break a continued surge in hospitalizations that left the state …
Colorado state Rep. Kevin Van Winkle, R-Highlands Ranch, attends the unveiling of a portrait of then-President Donald Trump at the Colorado Capitol in 2019.

Maps mean tough choices for some lawmakers

One Democratic state senator was drawn into a district that now leans heavily in Republicans’ favor. A GOP House member, meanwhile, will run in a district that’s now solidly Democratic. And a …

Wheat Ridge hotel licensing plan moves to next step

In an attempt to find a solution to increased crime, loitering and the general level of sketchiness near Kipling and I-70, Wheat Ridge has proposed an ordinance that would add a new article to its …
Residents along Shadow Mountain Drive in Conifer are trying to block a proposal to put a free-ride mountain bike park called Full Send Bike Ranch about 2 miles from Highway 73.

Full Send moving forward with bike ranch proposal

A battle is brewing as residents along Shadow Mountain Drive prepare to officially oppose a plan to put a free-ride mountain bike park on the road two miles from Highway 73. Known as Full Send Bike …
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