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Welcome the Year of the Rat in the metro area

According to the calendar of the Lunar New Year, 2020 is the Year of the Rat - the first sign of the zodiac. And there are plenty of options hosted by Denver’s thriving Asian-American community to … more

‘You Lost Me’ finds audience in Denver

Examining historical documents is like reading a ghost story. When playwright and director Bonnie Metzgar came across a list of about 166 Irish people saved by 17-year-old Ann Harvey from a wreck off … more

Reporter Stories: Talking about Colorado's new Red Flag law

Community Editor Elliott Wenzler discusses what she learned about how the Front Range county sheriff's plan to enforce Colorado's controversial new Red Flag law, allowing the courts and law enforcement to confiscate someones' firearms. more

New film shares forgotten WWII story

The horrors of the Holocaust were not just confined to the European continent. Stories of the slaughter of the Jews spread the world over, but unlike the U.S., Canada and many other countries, the … more

Sheriffs' views vary on Colorado red flag law

Two years and a day after Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish was fatally shot by a mentally ill man, a controversial red flag law named for him went into effect. The state law allows a … more

Fitness company taking off for Arvada native

When Jon Cerf talks about his company Core Progression, he emphasizes one takeaway: his personal training business is more than a personal training business. The gym offers a wide variety of fitness … more

Wheat Ridge names new police chief

Wheat Ridge City Manager Patrick Goff has selected Chris Murtha as the next chief of the Wheat Ridge Police Department. Murtha has accepted a conditional offer pending final background screenings, … more

People don’t always say ‘I love you…’

Sometimes it sounds like: “Be safe.” “Did you eat?” “Call me when you get home.” And, “I made this for you.” My sister shared this concept with me recently, and the last one always … more

An expansive and diverse musical year

It seems fitting that a decade as tumultuous as the 2010s should end with a year so full of contradictions, progress and stagnation. Music, however, was far from stagnant. From all the year’s great … more

Student leaders ‘making way for change’ in tobacco conversation

On a professional development day in September, Wheat Ridge High School teachers, administrators and staff sat down for a student presentation on how to better connect with students. The tactics … more

Shopping List: Milk, eggs, vehicle registration

Jefferson County residents can now avoid a dreaded trip to the DMV in favor of renewing their vehicle registration and tags at a location many of them already visit every week: King Soopers. Last … more

RTD mulls cutbacks amid driver shortage

The Regional Transportation District has responded to its much-publicized driver shortage with a proposal to cut six bus routes and reduce a variety of other services, including both light rail and … more

Start a new decade loud, quiet or with a roar

With the metro area's cultural scene booming, New Year's Eve offers a way to ring in 2020 for everyone. I've selected five options, ranging from small and intimate to big and brash, which will allow … more

Not waiting for the midnight hour: Area residents, businesses share alternative traditions for New Year’s Eve

Every three years or so, fire engineer Wendi Smith with the Denver Fire Department finds herself working on New Year’s Eve — a 24-hour shift starting at 7:30 a.m., usually entailing a constant … more

U.S. Rep. Perlmutter: Evidence against Trump 'overwhelming'

The U.S. House of Representatives acted as expected Dec. 18 when it voted to impeach President Donald Trump over his alleged actions in a July 25 call with the president of Ukraine. Among the … more

Local Set shows the personal side of Red Rocks

The third annual Local Set series, which runs almost weekly through April 3, aims to bring a little intimacy to Red Rocks Amphitheatre by bringing audiences up close and behind the scenes of the … more

Let there be lights

David Martin is beginning to be known around his neighborhood as “the Christmas lights guy.” His house, at 831 S. Kline Way in Lakewood, is known for its extravagant display of multi-colored … more

With suicidal ideation high in Jeffco, groups launch community trainings

Before attending a community QPR Training (Question, Persuade, Refer Training), former educator Cecelia Lange would never have considered directly asking if an individual was feeling suicidal, she … more

Localworks presents community awards

On November 19, 2019, Localworks hosted its annual meeting, during which the group presented two awards to local community leaders Mark De La Torre and Charles Sprague. Mark De La Torre was … more

STEM suspect makes brief court appearance

The younger STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting suspect was in court for a brief hearing on Dec. 16 in which he was scheduled to enter a plea, but the hearing was continued until February at the … more
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