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Englewood lifts E. Coli water warning; says residents should flush faucets, appliances

Englewood has lifted the boil-water advisory it had issued in response to a positive E. coli test earlier in the week, the city announced just before noon on Aug. 6.
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Former Brighton city manager Jane Bais DiSessa

Brighton needs new city manager

Brighton City Manager Jane Bais DiSessa resigned Oct. 11. She'd been on the job for almost 13 months and, according to a city statement, completed the terms of her contract. No reason was given. …

Election 2021: How to vote at a glance

Here are some fast facts about this year’s election.

Brighton police investigate weekend shooting

A 36-year-old woman is in Platte Valley Medical Center with what Brighton police say are "non-life-threatening injuries" after a shooting Oct. 3. The victim's boyfriend, 39-year-old Michael …
The final proposed map of congressional districts in metro-Denver counties, adopted Sept. 28 by Colorado’s Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission. The map is now before the Colorado Supreme Court for approval.

Where our counties land on the new congressional map

The 12 members of Colorado’s Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission agreed on an overhaul of the state’s U.S. House districts Sept. 28 in a vote taken minutes before a self-imposed …

Students listen in during an English class at Arapahoe Community College Monday, Sept. 27.

Free community college proposal excites Colorado students, educators

After graduating from high school, Jake Smith didn't think he'd make it in college. He struggled academically and he didn't have the money to afford more education until he joined the Army.  For …
Education
A group of East High School students who are part of the school’s robotics team stand with a basketball-playing robot that’s in its early stage of construction. This robot is expected to be able to play basketball against a human by December.

Robots meet the mainstream

The Angelbotics — Denver East High School’s robotics club — hosted about 40 middle-and-high school robotics teams for Colorado’s Energy Day Festival on Sept. 25. The robotics teams came from …

27J district in need of staff

The nationwide hiring shortage hit 27J Schools. "We are in a terrible staff shortage situation all over the district," said district spokewoman Janelle Asmius. "Our regular operations have already …
First-graders are seen on their second day of school on Aug. 12 at Second Creek Elementary School in Commerce City.

Mask rules drive parents’ demand for doctor notes

Colorado parents are seeking an end-run around mask requirements at their children’s schools: Doctor’s notes exempting them for dubious medical reasons. And in mask-averse Douglas County, where …

TikTok challenge damages Prairie View High School

The latest TikTok challenge that involves theft and property destruction made its way to Prairie View High School.             In a two-week …

Diana Baker, a Highlands Ranch High School student, attends a Parasol Patrol event outside Castle View High School to show support for LGBTQIA+ students at the school.

Douglas County principal decries conduct at high school mask protests; students report harassment, slurs

Demonstrations over mask-wearing mandates continued at Douglas County schools on Friday, following a week filled with protests, and reports from students about hateful behavior.
Business
An Adams County employee makes her selection at the newly opened Mountain View Cafe in the Human Services Building in Westminster. County officials were on hand to open the cafeteria Sept. 15 that will provide jobs services and experience for food service workers.

Job training on the menu at Westminster's Mountain View Cafe

There are two benefits to the Sept. 15 grand opening of the Work Options Mountain View Cafe in Westminster, according to Adams County officials. First, it will provide job training for Adams County …
Lydia Jumonville, SCL chief executive officer

SCL, Intermountain Health announce merger

SCL Health, which runs Platte Valley and Lutheran medical centers, and Utah-based Intermountain Health announced their intent to merge Sept. 16. When complete -- perhaps early next year -- the …
Blair Hamill reaches for a coaster in the Travel Posters warehouse in Englewood Sept. 8.

Love for public lands is at heart of Englewood business

Blair Hamill was looking for a way to make a living as an artist — for something that would unite his love of this country’s public lands with his talent as a landscape painter and his experience …
Lone Tree Brewing Co. took bronze in the American Fruit Beer category for its Lone Tree Peach Pale Ale at the 2021 Great American Beer Festival awards.

Local breweries honored in 2021 Great American Beer Festival awards

Local breweries are among the winners of 2021 Great American Beer Festival awards. The Boulder-based Brewers Association presented gold, silver and bronze medals in 97 categories Sept. 10 as part of …

Steven Delain, right, takes an order at Mango Tree Coffee in Englewood on Aug. 26.

Englewood coffee shops shine with remodeled spaces

After months of anticipation, Englewood now has more options than it did at the beginning of the year for anyone seeking quality caffeine, tasty treats and hip hangouts. Newcomer Mango Tree Coffee …
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