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Chipotle moving headquarters from Denver to California

Chipotle is moving its headquarters from its hometown of Denver to southern California. The burrito chain announced May 23 that work done in its Denver and New York offices will be either moved to …

Apartments, retail possible for former site of Sports Authority offices

The fall of a nationwide big-box retailer may lead to one of the most visible new developments in Englewood: the sprawling, 15-acre lot of land once home to Sports Authority's corporate headquarters. …

‘Most secure facility in the world’ marks 60 years

A quarter-century has passed since the end of the nuclear standoff between the United States and the former Soviet Union, but the famous U.S. military command center inside Colorado’s Cheyenne …

Colorado business groups will urge tax hike for roads

A coalition of business groups recently announced plans to ask Colorado voters this fall to raise sales taxes to pay for $6 billion in transportation projects. Their announcement officially puts into …

Colorado lawmakers seek reforms as prison costs rise

A decade ago, faced with runaway costs and a growing prison population, Colorado lawmakers pushed the state Department of Corrections to transition more offenders out of prison and into halfway …
Education

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed …

Half-day or full-day kindergarten depends largely on money

Only 13 states in the country require schools districts to offer free full-day kindergarten as part of the school day. Colorado is not one of them. In Colorado, districts are only required to offer …

Teachers protest funding gap, some PERA changes at Capitol

Performances of teachers singing a 1980s rock hit in protest have swept the nation — from Oklahoma to West Virginia to Kentucky — and now, the show came to Colorado. “We're not gonna take it …

Women engineering into the future

Wendy Weiman’s high school counselors suggested social work as a good career for her. But even as a child, Weiman knew she wanted to become an engineer. And as she got older, her curiosity for how …
State Legislature

Advocates, lawmakers back efforts to bolster education funding

A state House bill and a ballot measure could increase education funding throughout Colorado. Colorado House Bill 1232, which is currently awaiting hearing by the House Education Committee, seeks to …
Business

Peace Cellar aims to bring bliss to Broadway

Carrie Moore once owned a business in Littleton called Lewis and Bark that sells food, supplies and accessories for pets. Now, she says, she wanted to do that same thing — for people. Enter the …
Brewing

Taking a ride on the brewery express

With warmer weather starting to heat things up in the Lakewood area, it won't be long before residents start taking to their bikes for transportation and for fun. And now, from April through …

4G's restaurant celebrates first anniversary

In the beginning, trucks would park lined up on both sides of South Santa Fe Drive in the morning to come to the family's coffee shop for breakfast burritos and coffee. Now, after a relocation, a …
Housing

Town homes find a future in Lakewood’s east side

The west side of Lakewood is home to some of the city’s most beloved open spaces and views — places like Bear Creek Lake Park, Rooney Valley and Green Mountain. Which explains why talk of …

Englewood 'skill games' arcade associates arrested by Denver police

Englewood residents woke up one October morning last year to find fliers on their doors announcing the impending opening of a new business, with images of video-arcade games that pay cash to players. …
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