News

Fire engulfs homes under construction in Highlands Ranch

South Metro Fire Rescue personnel sprang into action in Highlands Ranch Monday after a cluster of homes under construction was engulfed in flames.
s
More local news
A sign on the doors of every Mines campus building provides a reminder of steps to take to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Mines planning on in-person classes in the fall but campus will be different

Classes will be held at Colorado School of Mines campus in the fall — but life on campus will still look plenty different. In a message sent to students and faculty on June 22, School of Mines …

Challenges abound as Littleton Public Schools works to reopen classrooms

Littleton Public Schools is planning on resuming in-person learning on schedule this fall, but there are a lot of kinks to work out amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and officials say situations could …
Jack Templin, front, stands with his familiy and Parker Adventist Hospital officials as he presents a check for $300. Templin set up a fundraiser where neighbors pledged an amount based on how many laps on a track he could run. Templin’s goal for his “Positive Run” was five laps. He ran 12 laps, which came out to be about 4.8 miles.

Parker boy raises money for frontline workers

Eight-year-old Jack Templin proudly presented Parker Adventist Hospital with a $300 check to help frontline workers in their fight against COVID-19. Templin, of Parker, wanted to do something to help …
People sit on the lawn in front of Parker Town Hall July 3 for a protest in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

Sit-in at Parker Town Hall supports Black Lives Matter

Dozens gathered at Parker Town Hall July 3 for a protest in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. The demonstration, a sit-in and discussion about race, was at least the fourth organized …

2 Parker restaurants temporarily close over worker COVID symptoms

Two popular Parker restaurants announced temporary closures after employees showed COVID-like symptoms. West Main Tap House and Grill said July 3 that “several” employees reported symptoms of the …
Education
Murray

PRIMARY 2020 | Decisive win for Murray in Republican race for CU regent, District 6

Richard Murray bested fellow Highlands Ranch Republican Priscilla Rahn by nearly a 2-1 margin in the party primary race to decide who will face the Democratic opponent for the University of Colorado …
Littleton Public Schools board member Robert Reichardt in a 2019 file photo.

Littleton schools face millions in budget cuts

Littleton Public Schools is facing deep budget cuts in coming years as the impact of COVID-19 comes to bear. The district, which serves close to 15,000 students, is facing reduced funding from the …
Rahn

2020 primary: Republican candidates for CU regents, District 6

Two Highlands Ranch Republicans are facing off in the party’s June 30 primary for the University of Colorado Board of Regents seat that represents the 6th Congressional District. The board consists …

Community colleges launch improved admission system

A new, guaranteed admission program will provide Colorado Community College System students pursuing an associate degree a more solid path to admission to a partner four-year university. Arapahoe …

A Littleton High School graduate sports a colorful cap and gown.

Littleton High class of 2020 rolls into the future

Joy filled the air on Main Street in downtown Littleton June 6, as the Littleton High School class of 2020 held one of the year's precious few parades. Graduates riding atop decorated cars, many …
Business

State OKs Arapahoe County request for eased virus rules

Gyms, restaurants and houses of worship will see expanded capacity under the state's June 29 approval of Arapahoe County's request for a waiver from Colorado's social distancing limits.
Details Boutique owner Peggy Cooper packs up a box of clothing hangars in her shop on June 19. Cooper, who has multiple sclerosis, is closing the shop August 31.

Littleton's Details Boutique bids farewell

COVID-19 isn’t the reason Details Boutique in downtown Littleton is closing, but it certainly sped things up.
Peggy Kuegemann and Zach Olson share a drink together in downtown Englewood. Englewood City Manager Shawn Lewis eased the city’s open-container rule to help restaurants and bars that have suffered financial burdens because of COVID-19.

Englewood toasts relaxed rules: Public alcohol consumption now allowed downtown

Thirsty residents who visit downtown Englewood can now enjoy their alcoholic beverages outside of bars and restaurants around parts of South Broadway.
Colorado Pinball Pub is at 6209 South Santa Fe Drive, just south of the entrance to The Hudson Gardens.

Pinball wizardry abounds at new Littleton pub

Attention pinball wizards: Littleton has a new place to rack up high scores. The Colorado Pinball Pub, a family-friendly bar featuring 13 pinball machines and classic pub grub, opened its doors at …

A customer speaks to a vendor at the Centennial Farmers Market in the University Towne Center shopping area at South University Boulevard and East Dry Creek Road.

Centennial farmers market back amid social distancing

Shoppers can still make room for natural products in their hectic lives amid the pandemic — just browse from a distance. “I have to have two tables in front of me to create the 6 feet,” said …
Our Papers

Ad blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an ad blocking plugin in your browser.

The revenue we receive from our advertisers helps make this site possible. We request you whitelist our site.