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Colorado Democrats push changes to presidential electors

Following Donald Trump's 2016 presidential victory over an opponent who won 3 million more votes, Colorado's Democrat-controlled Legislature is fast-tracking a bill to join other states in casting … more

State of school funding for Jeffco

Spring is right around the corner and the Colorado legislature is back in session. While the work of teaching and learning happens in our schools, these coming months are also a time when we get … more

Jeffco schools consider changing start times

Following a presentation by the Jeffco Schools Start Time Task Force Feb. 7, the Board of Education will be considering changing school start times so that no school begins before 8 a.m. “I think … more

Removing self-doubt through horses

Horses can help us as humans be balanced. “Horses provide confidence within,” said Hilary Wilcher, founder of Loco Caballo, “and it filters out from there.” Loco Caballo offers horse … more

Poll finds support for public lands protections in the west

Colorado residents continue to support efforts to keep public lands protected and accessible, according to the ninth annual Colorado College State of the Rockies Project Conservation in the West … more

Mural artist hopes to give Northglenn history tunnel vision

When mural artist Chad Bolsinger gets done, the tunnel connecting the city’s Community Center complex and the Wagon Road Park-n-Ride should be a trip through history. “Obviously, we’re … more

Legislature advances bill to import cheaper drugs in Colorado

Colorado has joined a growing number of states that want to cut certain prescription drug prices by importing licensed drugs from Canada. The idea is central to Democratic Gov. Jared Polis' campaign … more

Snow day for Jefferson County schools for Feb. 7

Bands of heavy snowfall led to several early closures across the Denver metro area on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Some of today's Jefferson County closures are as follows: more

New healing and recovery center coming to Lakewood

When Candice Fondal was serving in the United States Air Force, she was deployed to Kuwait and Iraq. Somewhere down the line she developed a drinking problem, and it forced her to go to a 14-week … more

Snow no reason to not Bike to Work in winter

Whether Feb. 8 is a typical Colorado day full of sunshine or a typical Colorado day full of snow, more than 1,000 Coloradans have committed to riding their bike to work as part of the Seventh Annual … more

Rocky Flats workers invited to benefits luncheon

Former Rocky Flats workers that may qualify for federal health benefits are invited to an informational luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Feb.13 at the Golden Corral Buffet, 9751 Grant St. in Thornton. The … more

Westminster council fills last vacancies

The Westminster City Council is back up to its full seven-member complement after appointing two replacements at their Jan. 28 meeting. Councilors selected Michele Haney, president at Red Rocks … more

Teen guilty in 2017 murder of Kiaya Campbell

The now 17-year-old accused of killing a 10-year-old Thornton girl in 2017 pleaded guilty on Feb. 1. Aidan Zellmer, 17, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree murder after deliberation in the … more

Reach Center puts out call for nominees

The Community Reach Center is once again accepting nominations for the Mary Ciancio Memorial Distinguished Service Award, an award and dinner that focuses on outstanding community volunteers. To … more

Storm dampens homeless census

You might see Douglas John holding a cardboard sign along the side of the road — or behind the counter at the McDonalds at 80th and Wadsworth. What he makes, whether by panhandling or working, … more

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 … more

Skip the willpower — it’s Girl Scout Cookie time

From saving for an island vacation to purchasing new uniforms, Girl Scouts have big plans for their cookie sales money. “Girl Scouts is all about being girl-led,” said Darby Petitt of Highlands … more

Capitol Report: Democratic majority pushes Legislature to left

The blue wave crashed months ago in Colorado's midterm elections, but the tide is still high at the Capitol, where Democrats wasted no time in taking up liberal causes in the first month of this … more

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 … more

State's first autonomous shuttle launches in Denver

The state's first autonomous vehicle shuttle can now connect RTD passengers from the 61st and Peña commuter rail station to the Panasonic and EasyMile offices and to the 61st and Peña Park-n-Ride … more
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