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A day for those who 'answered the call'

Doug Robinson worked in the World Trade Center in the 1980s and 1990s, as a young hotshot at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. Before moving west to Denver, he got to know Rick Rescorla, the company's head …
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Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder Joan Lopez, left, and county elections director Peg Perl stand in front of the county's Agilis ballot sorting machine. Ballot security is ensured by bipartisan election judges and multiple levels of security, the pair said.

In Arapahoe County, multiple security levels safeguard ballots

Arapahoe County’s elections director says voters can expect a safe, secure fall election, overseen by bipartisan teams. Voters can choose to mail or drop off their ballots, or vote in person, said …
A member of the South Metro Fire Rescue hazardous materials team is decontaminated after exiting Littleton High School on Sept. 10. A gas leak left one person injured.

One injured in gas leak at Littleton High School pool

One person was injured by a chlorine gas leak at the Littleton High School swimming pool on Sept. 10, according to South Metro Fire Rescue. Firefighters responded to a call for an “odor of …
Cody Latimer, 27, was released from the Washington Football Team in August.

New details emerge in case against former Broncos player Cody Latimer

On the night Cory Latimer was arrested by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the former Broncos player had become angry after he saw a man at a poker party sitting “uncomfortably …
Tri-County Health Department is based in Greenwood Village. The health department serves Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties.

Claim that only '6%' of COVID-19 deaths are due to virus misinterprets data

The notion widely shared on social media that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reduced the U.S. COVID-19 death count by 94% — from nearly 154,000 down to just over 9,000 — …

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Executive Director Jill Hunsaker Ryan speaks at a news conference on COVID-19 on March 3.

Colorado to release new 'safer-at-home' COVID-19 framework

The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment has announced plans to release an updated framework for the state's COVID-19 social-distancing policy that would make counties automatically …
Education
Thomas Tucker, Douglas County School District's superintendent, addresses the Mountain Vista High School graduating class on June 26.

Douglas County School District superintendent resigns

Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker tendered his resignation Tuesday night at an emergency meeting of the school board.
Heritage High School in Littleton.

Heritage High suspends in-person classes after two COVID cases

Heritage High School is transitioning to all-online learning until Sept. 14 after a staff member tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Littleton Public Schools announced on Sept. 2. Tri-County …

Parker's Chaparral High School quarantines 88 people due to possible COVID-19 exposure

Eighty-eight people are quarantined from Chaparral High School until next week due to their possible exposure to a possible COVID-19 case.

Littleton's Heritage High School tells 60 students, 5 staff to quarantine after positive COVID test

Heritage High School In Littleton has instructed 60 students and five staff members to self-quarantine until Sept. 13 after a student tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to a letter …

Innovation Campus teacher Mike Degitis, left, operates a vehicle to guide a tiny home onto a truck. Degitis helped put together a class’s partnership with the Colorado Village Collaborative, an organization that has already launched one tiny home village in Denver.

Tiny homes for Denver homeless built by Cherry Creek students, teachers

Students who attend class in a vast, largely undeveloped section of the south metro suburbs helped build houses to stand in Denver’s inner city. There was just one more thing to do: Deliver them. …
Business
The sign above an In-N-Out Burger location in San Francisco.

Lone Tree In-N-Out on track to open this year

Officials of In-N-Out Burger say the company remains on track to open its first three Colorado restaurants by the end of the year, including its Lone Tree location near County Line Road and Yosemite …
Littleton home prices are through the roof, far outpacing income growth.

Littleton housing price squeeze still tightening

The proportion of young families in Littleton continues to fall as housing prices climb ever higher, according to a recent study. The number of households with children fell to 24% in 2018, down from …
Kiewit's new regional headquarters is under construction in Lone Tree.

Kiewit campus eyes summer opening in Lone Tree

Lone Tree's newest corporate citizen is scheduled to finish the first of its two-building office campus near Interstate 25. Kiewit Corp., a multibillion-dollar construction and engineering firm, is …
A rendering shows what part of The Streets at SouthGlenn could look like if the City of Centennial approves developers’ plans.

SouthGlenn development plan to reach formal review stage soon

Nearly a year and a half after plans to redevelop Centennial’s flagship shopping complex met the public eye at a meeting that drew more than 100, The Streets at SouthGlenn’s main property owner …

Pedal bike shop in Littleton has seen business surge during the pandemic.

Littleton bike shop has seen business surge during pandemic

As small businesses across the state struggle to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, a bike shop in Littleton has been busier than ever. Lauren Dimartino is the general manager at Pedal, a …
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