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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

Arvada Center curtain rises on Christmas cheer

One of the best things about the holiday season is gathering together with family and friends to watch one of the many classic Christmas movies. One of the more recent entries into the canon is the … 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

Hoops player steps up her game overseas

Madison Hema skipped playing with her club basketball team in the summer. She instead went to New Zealand and Belarus for a few weeks, but it wasn’t a vacation. She went overseas to play … more

Thousands of wreaths needed for veterans’ graves

For 26 years, wreaths have been placed on the graves of veterans buried in U.S. cemeteries. However, last year just one in five veterans’ graves in Colorado received wreaths, according to David … more

Centennial resident honored by DAR chapter

The Mount Lookout Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honored Lt. Col. Jack S. Ballard with a Founders Medal, Ellen Hardin Walworth Medal for Patriotism. The medal … more

‘Ritual’ theme ties together art show at museum

When the annual call for artists went out for Littleton Fine Art Board’s annual Own an Original exhibit, submissions came in for considerably more than 200 works of art, from 68 Colorado artists. … more

House of Dior gets display in Denver

Fashion fans need wait no longer for the Denver Art Museum’s latest showcase of high fashion and its place in the art world. “Dior: From Paris to the World” opened Nov. 19 and runs through … more

Art gallery becomes a market for holiday gifts

A new sort of exhibit in Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery in Littleton is called “Merry at the Market.” Co-curator Moira Casey has collected smaller artworks by nine artists, which she … more

The Thanksgiving habit is something to stick with

You may be asking yourself why you are reading a Thanksgiving article the week after Thanksgiving. The reason is that too often, the minute after we say goodbye to family and friends with whom we … more

When products are sealed, there’s a failure to yield

I admit there were no witnesses. I hope by now, however, you can trust me, even though I did steer a lot of investors in the wrong direction on that chicken-flavored chewing gum project of mine. … more

Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act should address ‘vaping’

A disturbing public health trend has been reported in recent months: 26 percent of Colorado’s high school students have used e-cigarettes in the last 30 days, which is double the national average. … more

Is an attitude of gratitude always possible?

Although Thanksgiving is over, can we still talk about gratefulness for about 500 words? Maybe your Thanksgiving was wonderful with a peaceful, loving, full meal. Or maybe you had to eat it at a … 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

Suspect killed after exchange of gunfire with Douglas County deputies

Following a traffic incident in which suspects fired at deputies the morning of Nov. 27, one suspect is dead, another is wounded and at a local hospital, and one is in custody, authorities from the … more

Sock it to ‘Em challenge spreads across area

A group of mayors in the south metro area has taken up a challenge to collect socks throughout December, part of the Sock it to ‘Em campaign, a donation drive to provide socks for the homeless. The … more

Main Event Entertainment open for business

A hub of entertainment in the community just got a new player: Main Event Entertainment. The over-the-top game center officially opened Nov. 19 at 64 Centennial Blvd., adjacent to AMC Highlands Ranch … more

Parkour creates caring community

Ken Arrington, founder of parkour gym Path Movement, knows that parkour — in which athletes often scale walls, make 9-foot leaps and traverse rails 10 feet off the ground — has a bad reputation … more

As shopping season starts, so do new sales tax rules

The Colorado Department of Revenue enacted an emergency rule Sept. 26 that makes it mandatory for retailers in Colorado who ship goods out of their own jurisdiction to collect sales tax on the … more

Colorado finalizes tougher emission standards

Colorado is joining 13 other states and the District of Columbia in adopting Low Emission Vehicle Standards, requiring new vehicles starting with the 2022 model year to meet strict standards for fuel … more
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