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Police scanner access fading as agencies cite safety

Deputy Corie Chance sped in his vehicle to the scene of a shooting that would leave fellow Deputy Zackari Parrish dead and six other people injured. Chance's radio told him a gunman shot multiple …
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Bill would address youth mental health needs

Kari Eckert lost her 15-year-old son, Robbie, to suicide five months ago. The Lakewood High School student was an athlete, a leader, everyone's friend, Eckert said. She saw no signs of struggle. …

Call not to name mass killers gaining traction

A few months after teen shooters killed 12 classmates and her father at Columbine High School, Coni Sanders was standing in line at a grocery store with her young daughter when they came face to face …
The Mars Society has two practice Mars exploration sites, one of which is in a desert near Hanksville, Utah.

The road to Mars includes a detour through Lakewood

In Robert Zubrin’s Lakewood office hangs a photo he took in 2009 of a space shuttle taking off to repair the Hubble Space Telescope, a mission he strongly advocated for, despite pushback from …
Eric Gupta, Karla Zahtre, Jason Bailey and Brett Zahtre pose inside Old 121 Brewhouse in Lakewood.

Here’s what’s new at Old 121

What was once home to Caution Brewing for seven years before it closed last June will soon be home to another new brewery. Jason Bailey, Brett and Karla Zahtre and Eric Gupta will open the Old 121 …

Littleton receives Dominos `Paving for Pizza' grant

Domino's promised to save carryout pizza, one pothole at a time, and it is doing just that in Littleton, according to a news release. Littleton was selected as a “Paving for Pizza” grant …
Education
Arapahoe High School at 2201 E. Dry Creek Road in Centennial.

Arapahoe High to hold suicide-prevention walk

Two years in a row of students dying by suicide haven't been easily forgotten at Arapahoe High School. This April, students are taking action to put mental health at the forefront of the community's …
Many protesters believe that the proposed sex education bill is immoral and should not be taught in schools.

Sex education bill spurs concerns

The comprehensive sex education bill making its way through the state Legislature has spurred opposition from many in the religious and conservative communities, drawing concerns that the language of …

Girls & Science event picks up STEAM

Girls and their families will learn about STEAM fields at the fifth annual Girls & Science event at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Career mentors working in the science, technology, …
Teah Selkin and Zoe Siegel acted as conference co-chairs for the student-run diversity conference.

Colorado teens celebrate diversity

When Teah Selkin, 18, started at Cherry Creek High as a freshman, she only knew one thing about the school — the common stereotype that Cherry Creek High School is a school for rich, white kids. As …

Polis

Polis details proposal for full-day kindergarten

Gov. Jared Polis urged lawmakers to act quickly on his plan to offer state-funded full-day kindergarten. Polis told the Joint Education Committee his $227 million plan is a foundation of his new …
Business
PokeCo is Littleton's first poke salad restaurant, serving the traditional Hawaiian fish-and-rice dish with a creative flair.

Poke salad arrives in Littleton

The Denver foodie scene has come a long way from the cowtown days, but there's a good chance you've never heard of poke salad. Pronounced “pokey,” the Hawaiian dish centered on raw fish and rice …
Fitzgerald

Economic development partnership CEO retires

After leading the Denver South Economic Development Partnership since 2010, president and CEO Mike Fitzgerald will retire on March 28, according to a news release. Fitzgerald came to Denver South …
A rendering of what the northeast corner of the former Kmart building at 200 W. Belleview Ave. would look like if a redevelopment plan is approved by the City of Englewood. Developers gave an update on the project, named “The Hive on Broadway,” at a public meeting at the nearby Colorado’s Finest High School of Choice Feb. 28, where the rendering was on display.

No to apartments, yes to retailers that 'create a buzz'

Amid some fears in the community that more multi-family housing could crop up at Englewood's vacant Kmart site, developers showed residents a plan for the property that involves a gym, retailers and …

Plan to focus oil rules on safety creates divide in Colorado

Supporters of a plan to overhaul Colorado's oil and gas regulations told lawmakers that the measure is a flexible, commonsense approach to dealing with frequent conflicts over health and safety. …

Noah Heaney, co-owner of Miners Saloon in Golden, pours a Batch 19 on March 1. The beer, recently re-released by AC Golden Brewing Company, is a pre-prohibition style lager.

Batch 19 provides history in a beer glass

Adolph Coors is likely smiling down at Colorado beer drinkers as they sip on his Batch 19 brew. It makes brewers “feel good seeing people enjoy something they created,” said David Coors, …
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