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Police scanner access fading as agencies cite safety

Deputy Corie Chance sped in his vehicle to the scene of a shooting that would leave fellow Deputy Zackari Parrish dead and six other people injured. Chance's radio told him a gunman shot multiple …
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Call not to name mass killers gaining traction

A few months after teen shooters killed 12 classmates and her father at Columbine High School, Coni Sanders was standing in line at a grocery store with her young daughter when they came face to face …

Governor signs law on electoral pact

Colorado has joined a compact of states that have pledged to pool their presidential electoral votes for the winner of the national popular vote. On March 15, Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed into …

Capitol Report: Bill aims to stop most scanner encryption

As more law enforcement and fire agencies across the state encrypt or consider encrypting their dispatch radio traffic, a bill was introduced March 12 that seeks to halt the trend. Blocking the …
U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette speaks to juniors and seniors at Englewood High School March 15, discussing climate change, immigration, LGBTQ issues and her other priorities in Congress. Students asked several questions of the congresswoman, whose district includes Denver and the Englewood area.

DeGette talks politics with Englewood High students

Englewood High School students didn't need a trip to Washington, D.C., to get a taste of Congress. Congress came to them. U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, who represents Denver, Englewood and nearby areas, …

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Woman gets 6 years in Englewood hit-and-run death

An Aurora woman who drove into and killed a bicyclist in Englewood and fled the scene has been sentenced to six years in prison, according to a news release by the 18th Judicial District Attorney's …
Education
Many protesters believe that the proposed sex education bill is immoral and should not be taught in schools.

Sex education bill spurs concerns

The comprehensive sex education bill making its way through the state Legislature has spurred opposition from many in the religious and conservative communities, drawing concerns that the language of …

$1.4 million gift to Regis athletic program

A $1.4 million donation to the Regis University athletics program will go toward the construction of a multi-functional practice facility, providing additional training space and accommodations for …

Denver Public Schools, teachers’ union reach tentative deal to end strike

The strike that began Monday is apparently over.

Denver teachers set to strike over pay dispute after Gov. Polis declines to step in

Denver teachers will begin strike on Feb. 11. To read the full story from Chalkbeat.org, click here.

Teah Selkin and Zoe Siegel acted as conference co-chairs for the student-run diversity conference.

Colorado teens celebrate diversity

When Teah Selkin, 18, started at Cherry Creek High as a freshman, she only knew one thing about the school — the common stereotype that Cherry Creek High School is a school for rich, white kids. As …
Business

Plan to focus oil rules on safety creates divide in Colorado

Supporters of a plan to overhaul Colorado's oil and gas regulations told lawmakers that the measure is a flexible, commonsense approach to dealing with frequent conflicts over health and safety. …
A digital rendering of Cinderella City mall. Local architect Josh Goldstein posts progress of The Cinderella City Project, his effort to virtually recreate the mall, online.

Virtual tour brings Cinderella City mall back to life

The ruins of the Cinderella City mall two decades ago are partly what inspired Josh Goldstein — then a young child — to become an architect. Now, Goldstein is taking nostalgists down a memory …
Foothills Animal Shelter’s veterinarians prepare for a surgery on Feb. 28 in the shelter’s surgical suite. Foothills Animal Shelter in Golden is one of eight Denver-area animal shelters participating in the Connect for Care program facilitated by the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association.

Getting the lifelong health care pets deserve

There's one common goal shared among veterinarians, animal shelters and pet adopters. It is to “see the pets healthy and thriving,” said Katherine Kethcart, the communications and content manager …

Voodoo Comedy Playhouse under new ownership

Voodoo Comedy Playhouse in Denver is under new ownership. Nick Armstrong and Jack Nicols bring more than 20 years of experience to the Denver comedy community, according to a news release. The new …

No refund? Some shocked by impact of new tax law

Wait, I owe the IRS? The first tax filing season under the new federal tax law is proving to be surprising, confusing — and occasionally frightening — for some Americans, especially those …
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