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Localhost esports arena opens in Lakewood

Charlie Boyd has religiously watched competitive esports, or competitive video game industry for nearly seven years. He spends a lot of his time playing the Rainbow Six Siege video game, as well as … more

Monkey Bizness to give away one year of free play

One family in need will get the gift of play this season. Monkey Bizness launched its community holiday drive A Wish for the Season, and one family will win a year of free play at both the Parker and … more

Wine bar, restaurant adds new flavor to Broadway

The food industry brought Jamie Elward and Jordan Blaydes, now wife and husband, together — but Elward didn't think opening a restaurant was in the plans. “Jordan, it was his dream,” said … more

C-470 expansion project expected to wrap up by summer 2019

Motorists should be able to travel along C-470 from Wadsworth Boulevard to Interstate 25 without the disruption of construction by summer 2019. The Colorado Department of Transportation held its … more

Windermere fire evacuees face difficult future

Facing down a daunting search for new homes, the 163 seniors evicted from the Windermere apartments in Littleton after a fire rendered their building uninhabitable have a long road to travel. “You … more

Murder charge dropped in Elbert County teacher death case

Nearly a year after he was booked into the Elbert County Jail, a judge on Dec. 3 dismissed the murder charge against the suspect in the death of Kiowa teacher Randy Wilson. The dismissal came at the … more

10 gifts 'Made in Colorado' for the outdoor adventurer

Colorado is home to a plethora of outdoor activities, with enthusiasts spending their days camping, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, fly fishing or on the slopes. The state is also home to many … more

Residents of senior apartment building hit by fire in Littleton must find new homes

All the residents of the east tower of the Windermere apartments — 163 seniors — will be evicted from the building after a mid-November fire rendered the building uninhabitable, building … more

Local officials: Incidents do not indicate larger racial issue in Douglas County schools

Authorities from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Douglas County School District say two incidents — one involving a student fight and the other derogatory graffiti — at a Highlands … more

Project aims to mitigate zooming costs of housing

The cost of housing in the Denver metro area has made it impossible for many Coloradans to afford a home. In the once-affordable suburb of Lakewood, for instance, online real estate marketplace … more

Ceremony a ‘beautiful moment’ for new citizens

A group of 51 youths from around the Denver area became United States citizens Nov. 30 at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Centennial. The naturalization ceremony, which took … more

Littleton Market brings local food to downtown

For the first time in a long time, you can buy milk and eggs in downtown Littleton. Getting groceries produced by local farmers in a downtown shop might seem like a throwback, but for Littleton … more

City could update rules on shooting ranges

Future shooting ranges in Littleton would have to go through a much stricter permit approval process under the terms of a draft ordinance in the early stages of consideration by city council. The … more

Council changes direction on short-term rental occupancy limits

City council's wrangling over how to regulate short-term home rentals in Littleton continued last week, as councilmembers hashed out the finer points of a proposed ordinance at the Nov. 27 study … more

Windermere fire victim drew complaints over smoking

The man who died in a Nov. 17 fire at the Windermere apartments in Littleton had drawn complaints for smoking inside his unit, according to a police report. Michael Mitchell, 70, was found dead in … more

Denver council approves supervised injection site

Despite federal opposition, Denver is trying again to become what could be the first U.S. city to open a supervised drug injection site, a strategy that some liberal cities have tried repeatedly to … more

Half of Coloradans live in areas of wildfire risk

The number of Coloradans whose homes are at risk from wildfires soared 45 percent in five years, reflecting the state's booming population and changing uses of agricultural land, state officials said … more

County officials preparing to help seniors displaced by fire

County human services officials are gearing up to assist residents displaced by the Nov. 17 Windermere apartment fire, which left more than 100 seniors locked out of their homes while they await word … more

Windermere residents, evacuated after fire, to spend another week waiting

Residents of the Windermere apartments, displaced by a Nov. 17 fire, got their first update in a week on Nov. 27, but there wasn't much to learn. More contamination testing will be needed before … more

Heroes emerge from smoke

Even as residents were still emerging from the Windermere apartments after a fire the morning of Nov. 17, so were stories of heroism. Among the first residents to discover the fire was Jayne Cole, … more
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