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Documenting Denver in the '80s and '90s

He’s been legally blind since the 1990s. Weinberg uses the latest technology to make the most of the little vision he has remaining to take photos, to get around on his own and to help other people …

It’s the year of the rabbit

Colorado State University doctoral student Xinyi “Katya” Zhou grew up celebrating Lunar New Year in her hometown of Beijing, China. Each year to celebrate, Zhou’s family would prepare an …
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‘If the calendar was open, I always said yes’

Back in May, longtime CBS Colorado — KCNC-TV, Channel 4 — news anchor Jim Benemann announced his retirement, bringing a close to his 44 years in TV news, including 36 years in the Denver market. …

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Close to 12,000 applicants signed up for the state’s expanded preschool program Tuesday, the first day parents could enroll their child ahead of the program’s start this fall. The number of …
Colorado’s four-year high school graduation rate for the class of 2022 ticked up to 82.3%, jumping 0.6 percentage points from the previous year, according to data released by the Colorado …
Gov. Jared Polis provided a road map for how he plans to spend his next four years leading Colorado as he was sworn into office for his second term.  “When you listen to enough folks, you realize …
Gov. Jared Polis wants state lawmakers to deliver an additional $200 million in property tax relief over the next two years, bringing the total respite offered by the legislature over that period to …
A 33-year-old man drew a 10-year sentence in the Department of Corrections after his guilty plea for trafficking a minor for sexual servitude. A statement from the 17th Judicial District …

Taking the climb in Denver

Hundreds of the nation’s most elite athletes in indoor rock climbing just had their version of the Super Bowl in Denver. As the Olympic sport expands across the U.S. and Colorado, USA Climbing’s …

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‘In the Trenches’ looks at parenting
Kristina and Graham Fuller first presented their new musical, “In the Trenches: A Parenting Musical” as part of the fall JAAMM Festival at the Mizel Arts and Cultural Center in Denver — …
Napoleon with a twist at Buntport
The Death of Napoleon” plays through Feb. 18 at Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver and is the 51st original play written by this clever crew. “Loosely based” on historical facts, they …
Pianist to perform with Arapahoe Philharmonic
The Arapahoe Philharmonic will perform at Lone Tree Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 18. Pianist Lorraine Min will appear with the orchestra in a concert called “Rhythm and Blue” featuring …
Quilt exhibit is sew spectacular
“Wild!” is the title of a beautiful new exhibit at Curtis Center for the Arts in Greenwood Village. Studio Art Quilt Associates of Colorado, Wyoming, Utah put out a call to its members for …
New members of guild share art
Eighteen artists have joined the longtime Littleton Fine Arts Guild in the past year and the organization features their works in a new exhibit, through March 5. The LFAG operates the historic Depot …
Award-winning author to speak with readers
Arapahoe Libraries announces that award-winning author Kristin Hannah will speak via Zoom with readers at 6 p.m. on Jan 19. Her popular title, “The Nightingale,” is scheduled for early 2023 film …
Sports
Rock Canyon beats Regis at buzzer
Mac Terry stepped back and won a boys basketball game for Rock Canyon. Terry made a fall-away shot from inside the 3-point line to beat the buzzer and Regis Jesuit 59-57 in a Continental League game …
CHSAA signs partnership with Children’s Colorado
AURORA – The Colorado High School Activities Association and Children’s Hospital combined to bring educational services from the hospital to CHSAA member schools. New Commissioner Mike …
Valor girls defeat Grandview
There was nothing at stake except for maybe pride, but the Valor Christian girls basketball team played really well. Valor and Grandview, last season’s two teams in the state championship game, met …
Rock Canyon hangs tough in loss to Highlands Ranch
Two girls basketball programs, separated on the court over the years by a lot more than the two miles that separate them on the map, collided Jan. 13 in the Denver suburbs. One was Highlands Ranch, a …
ThunderRidge rally barely falls short
Highlands Ranch — Wow. After what was an all-out slugfest between back-to-back state champion ThunderRidge and upset-minded Cherry Creek on the hardwood the night of Jan. 6, that’s all that could …
Borgmann, former CHSAA assistant commissioner, dies
When former Colorado High School Activities Association assistant Commissioner Bert Borgmann died Jan. 9, Skyview girls basketball coach Chris Kemm summed up the feelings of many who are involved in …
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From the Editor: Housing in-depth

In recent weeks, Colorado Community Media unveiled the long-time-coming series — The Long Way Home. Throughout most of 2022, all our reporters from all regions worked on developing an in-depth look …

From the Editor: Enough already

Earlier this month the news dropped that President Joe Biden was not so perfect in handling classified documents. Same as his predecessor Donald Trump. As the story unfolded throughout the week, it …

Column: A new year, a clean slate

As we usher in 2023, we say “good riddance” to the market mayhem of 2022. “A year to forget” is how one of our research partners dubbed 2022. Despite a modest rebound for many asset classes …

Column: Our focus controls our balance

As a part of his workout, he included time standing on inflatable balance discs in between sets of weightlifting. His goal was to maintain his balance on the disc for 45 seconds while standing on …
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