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Dashing for donors

The Donor Dash is an annual event put on by the Donor Alliance, which is a nonprofit that “facilitates organ and tissue donation in Colorado and most of Wyoming; honors the lives of organ, eye … more

DiPrince to become History Colorado’s executive director

History Colorado has announced that Dawn DiPrince will be the nonprofit’s next executive director. DiPrince will assume the role of executive director on Sept. 1. She is taking over for Steve … more

History Colorado unveils tribute to Five Points

In late June, the History Colorado museum opened a small but potent new show celebrating the Five Points neighborhood — Denver’s famous pre-war jazz mecca and center of Black middleclass life. … more

New Thinkers are changing the world

Denverite Keo Frazier has a goal. It is to bring people with diverse backgrounds together to affect change. “All of us contribute to our society,” Frazier said. “Diverse thought is how we get … more

Meet the new State Historian

For a lot of children, books about magical worlds and bigger than life adventures are the best way to spend their time. But when she was young, Dr. Nicki Gonzales immersed herself in the chronicles … more

Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted … more

Colorado wildfires are year-round danger

State climate experts and local fire officials along the Front Range say wildfire season no longer has an end as heat, low moisture and other factors have created a year-round problem. Russ … more

Celebrating a Denver story at Miners Alley

There was never any doubt that Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden was going to make returning to live theater a big deal. Over the last 18 months plus, the theater has invested in giving audiences the … more

Critical race theory debated at Cherry Creek school board meeting

An outcry heard in states around the nation reached the Cherry Creek School District when officials discussed changes to the district's social studies curriculum at a meeting where some community … more

Exploring health-care careers

Girl Scouts are a great fit for the health-care industry. “Girl Scouts are strong, passionate leaders who make the world a better place,” said Emily Speck, program director for Girl Scouts of … more

Denver's History Colorado Center hosts free concerts in July

The History Colorado Center, 1200 N. Broadway in the Golden Triangle, is hosting a free concert series being called Music Where the Sidewalk Ends. The concerts take place from 7-8 p.m. each Thursday … more

Resources for small businesses on the road to recovery

Small business owners in Colorado and across the country are slowly but surely regaining their footing after a uniquely challenging year. In metro Denver, growing consumer confidence has contributed … more

Snowball and Plowzilla to be on the job this winter

I love Colorado. I love having an escape to remoteness anytime I want — it’s only an hour’s drive to visit my parents at their home on five-and-a-half acres nestled in Colorado’s lovely … more

Ready to fly, nationally

Something that Alfredo Reyes learned through the Latino Leadership Institute (LLI) is that he wants to be a leader who unites. Leadership is “not about what can I take, but what can I add,” Reyes … more

Cox wielded words as watchdog of government

Robert E. Cox — known as Bob Cox — publisher of the Jefferson Sentinel Newspapers, died June 25 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Retired Aurora Sentinel Publisher Harrison Cochran described him as ahead … more

CMF returns for a season of celebrations

Returning to some kind of normal for performers and audiences alike is like coming home for many members of both groups. Peter Oundjian, music director of the Colorado Music Festival, is just one of … more

2021 Craft Show to be held at Douglas County Fairgrounds

After canceling the 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the popular Colorado Community Media Craft Show and Mini-Market is back in 2021 with a new, bigger location. The 2021 show, slated for Dec. … more

Casa Bonita opens for guided tours

The fountain in front is dry, but the doors are open. Familiar sounds of mariachi music are piped through speakers in the ceiling, and strings of flicker lights illuminate the faux Mexican village … more

Building a history of architecture in Denver

One of my favorite things about a city is the symphony of architectural and design styles that go into making it a vibrant and dynamic place to spend time. And History Colorado’s latest exhibit, … more

STEM shooter found guilty of first-degree murder

After five hours of deliberation, the jury in the trial against Devon Erickson found that he is guilty of first- degree murder for his role in the attack on STEM School Highlands Ranch on May 7, … more
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