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Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains: 'You couldn’t create a more terrifying scenario'

Vicki Cowart saw this coming. The chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains has been working to get her organization ready for what she calls “our terrible forecast” — the leaked Supreme Court decision indicating that Roe v Wade will be overturned. more

Fundraiser will highlight women’s We Can Do It! program

The International Rescue Committee is hosting its Welcome Home fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. June 1 at the pavilion at City Park, 2001 Steele St., in Denver. IRC is a not-for-profit that is … more

Nominations being accepted for endangered Colorado places

Colorado residents are encouraged to nominate a historic place in Colorado that is currently threatened to be considered for Colorado’s Most Endangered Places list. Any individual or organization … more

You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in … more

Outgoing CHSAA commissioner bids farewell

AURORA -- Rhonda Blanford Green took in her last Colorado High School Activities Association Legislative Council meeting April 21. She discussed the association's budget, and she thanked the council … more

Fentanyl bill passes first test as overdoses skyrocket in the North Metro area

A bill that raises penalties for possession and distribution of fentanyl passed Colorado’s Judiciary Committee on April 13.  After more than 11 hours of testimony on April 12, the bill … more

Colorado Community Media journalists honored in 2022 Top of the Rockies journalism contest

Colorado Community Media won seven awards at the 2022 Top of the Rockies Excellence in Journalism Awards, which were presented April 9 during the Society of Professional Journalists’ regional … more

Some clarity emerges on Arapahoe County creating new health department

About 2,500 people watched or called into a virtual town hall meeting where leaders took questions about how Arapahoe County is working to create its own health department amid the breakup of Tri-County Health. more

A week of top-notch musical options

I don’t know how it happened, whether it’s just the result of musicians making up for about two years of missed touring, good karma returning or just how it crumbles, cookie-wise, but Denver and … more

Thornton term-limits case heads to Colorado Supreme Court

The case regarding Thornton’s term limits is on its way to the Colorado Supreme court, according to an order issued by the state’s highest court.  more

Nonprofit paints homes for free for older adults, people with disabilities in Denver metro area

Painting the exterior of a home can cost up to $5,000, according to a local nonprofit — and that’s a cost many people, especially those living on low incomes, can’t afford. more

What's in a sign? Street signs carry little-known history in metro Denver counties

If you’ve ever sat at a red light in rush-hour traffic in the Denver metro area, you may have started wondering what all the different logos and colors on street-name signs mean. more

State recommends closing Adams City HS, district reorganization

The state of the Adams 14 School District was on the mind of Superintendent Karla Loria, so much so that she updated the community on Facebook last week. Dear Members of Team Adams 14, As you … more

Passing through, but remembered

Artist Raphael Sassi passed through quite a few places in his 42 years of life: Maryland, Manhattan and Colorado Springs among them. But this last stop was at a kitchen table in Henderson, where he … more

A historic figure for modern times

Sometimes, a person becomes a legend whether they planned to be or not. It is a safe bet that Kate Slaughterback, an infamous Greeley frontierswoman, didn’t plan on going down in history as … more

Girls basketball: Holy Family advances to Elite 8

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Snow Buddies provide A Little Help to older adults

Laurie Bagan is a do-it-myselfer. She always enjoyed doing the physical tasks to keep up her home, like shoveling snow and gardening. That is until the 76-year-old Alamo Placita resident, who has … more

A cinematic celebration of resilience

There are many reasons to attend a festival, but most regular attendees will explain that it’s the community of attendees that keeps them returning. This year, the Colorado Dragon Boat Film Festival will be able to offer that again, with the return to the Sie FilmCenter, 2510 E. Colfax Ave. in Denver, from Thursday, March 3 through Sunday, March 6. more

Explosion, fire damage 8 units at Stratus Townhomes in Westminster

This story was updated at 5:19 p.m.  Feb. 23 The Westminster Fire Department said a Feb. 23 explosion and fire at the Stratus Townhomes directly affected eight units. The complex is in the … more

Football: Legacy’s Dickerson heading for Colorado School of Mines

Legacy’s Mason Dickerson wanted at least two things when he set out to look for a college, and he found them at the Colorado School of Mines. “I wanted to go to Colorado School of … more
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