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Future still uncertain for Denver's Rosedale school

When she was in elementary school in the early 1960s, Jo Peters learned to fold a flag properly. She was one of eight in the color guard at Rosedale Elementary School, and remembers raising the flag …
Denver Public Library’s 2020 Summer of Adventure takes place until Aug. 8, with registration closing on July 31. The program includes a variety of learning-based activities that allows youths to read, make and explore.

Reading, making, exploring with Denver Public Library

Youths enjoy talking with library staff and their peers about the books they’re reading or what they’re making and creating for the Summer of Adventure program. This year, because of COVID-19 and …
Yasu Kizaki, right, owner of Sushi Den, talks with Clinton Manzzo, executive chef for West of Surrender, a new restaurant on the 16th Street Mall, as Manzzo picks up a box of 100 face shields donated by Iconic Medical Group.

'They are cheering for us to succeed'

Yasu Kizaki believes the survival of independent restaurants is critical. “Restaurants create a unique character of a city,” Kizaki said, who co-owns Sushi Den, Izakaya Den and Ototo Den with his …
During normal times, Pop Culture Classroom offers a variety of pop culture programming to inspire a love of learning. The facility is closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, but Pop Culture Classroom is offering a variety of free programming online.

Telling stories through comics

Though his character didn’t have a name, Atticus White-Lindstrom put quite a lot of detail into creating the rest of it. “I’m a sucker for fantasy,” White-Lindstrom said. But “there were a …
12 metro police agencies joined Denver during protests

In the days after protests against racial injustice and police brutality first broke out in Denver on May 28, the Denver Police Department called in backup from a dozen metro-area law enforcement …

PRIMARY 2020 | Colorado Community Media coverage

In the primary election that ended June 30, voters across metro Denver weighed in on party races for county commission, the state legislature, district attorney, the University of Colorado Board of …

Colorado closes bars, nightclubs after young crowds spread virus

Just 12 days after Colorado allowed bars and nightclubs to open statewide, a concerning uptick in COVID-19 cases fueled by young Coloradans forced state officials to pump the brakes and close …

PRIMARY 2020 | Hickenlooper to take on Republican Cory Gardner for U.S. Senate in Colorado

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner in November, voters decided in the state's Democratic U.S. Senate primary.


Littleton mayor: City should reject face mask mandate

Littleton City Council has not yet decided how to handle the Tri-County Health Department’s mandatory face mask order, but Mayor Jerry Valdes said he would like to see the city opt out. “This is …


Tunes on a smaller Lone Tree terrace

Just because large venues like Red Rocks aren’t hosting performances any time soon doesn’t mean that live music is out for the summer. It just means the shows will have to get more intimate. This …


Judge allowing Bandimere to continue operating for now, but COVID-19-related restraining order to remain in place

After a full day of testimony, a Jeffco judge did not rule Wednesday on whether she will grant a preliminary injunction that would limit events at Bandimere Speedway unless the county is provided a …

Craig Marshall Smith

Comedy reached heights when ‘Airplane!’ took off

Surely, you have seen “Airplane!” (Exclamation mark theirs.) If not, it’s a 1980 film filled with visual and verbal gags that features Leslie Nielsen, Peter Graves, Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges …
Michael Norton

Who are we talking to?

Have you found yourself talking more to your pets these days than ever before? And if you don’t have pets, have you found that you are talking to other things around the house more? Maybe the …

Economic impact on retirement

There has been a lot of press around the economic shutdown due to COVID-19 and the related stock market volatility. However, the S&P 500 just finished one of the best quarters in over a decade¹ …

Not sure about Polis' claim of outrage

When the monument honoring Colorado Civil War Union soldiers was recently torn down at the State Capitol, Governor Polis issued the following statement: “I am outraged at the damage to a statue …
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