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Q&A with Savannah Martin, Standley Lake High School grad

I participate in National Honor Society and played varsity girls basketball and track. I plan to attend Western State Colorado University at Gunnison to pursue being a collegiate track and field …

‘Most secure facility in the world’ marks 60 years

A quarter-century has passed since the end of the nuclear standoff between the United States and the former Soviet Union, but the famous U.S. military command center inside Colorado’s Cheyenne …

Colorado business groups will urge tax hike for roads

A coalition of business groups recently announced plans to ask Colorado voters this fall to raise sales taxes to pay for $6 billion in transportation projects. Their announcement officially puts into …

Colorado lawmakers seek reforms as prison costs rise

A decade ago, faced with runaway costs and a growing prison population, Colorado lawmakers pushed the state Department of Corrections to transition more offenders out of prison and into halfway …

Horizon High School Class of 2018

Seniors, teachers and family members gathered at the Coors Event Center on the University of Colorado Campus May 14 for graduation and commencment ceremonies for the Class of 2018. In all, 403 …
Education

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed …

Foundation encourages girls to seek transportation, construction jobs

Two upcoming Career Days for Girls events are part of a nationwide effort to encourage young women to pursue careers in transportation and construction. Presented by the HOYA Foundation, the career …

Half-day or full-day kindergarten depends largely on money

Only 13 states in the country require schools districts to offer free full-day kindergarten as part of the school day. Colorado is not one of them. In Colorado, districts are only required to offer …

Colorado Early Colleges opens satellite office in Westminster

Colorado Early Colleges is opening Colorado’s first early college satellite office in Westminster and will be adding a second satellite office in Highlands Ranch this spring. The new Westminster …

Poll finds most Americans think teachers are underpaid

Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise. The findings of the new poll from The Associated …
Business

Meals on wheels: Some of the food truck fare at Northglenn’s carnival

Chuey Fu’s: Latin/Asian inspired offerings Joseph Knonlich really just wanted to stop working for someone else and start doing his own thing. So, he combined two of his favorite cuisines to bring a …

Pet waste service, supply company under new ownership

Poo Free Parks, a Denver-based, privately held company providing pet waste services and supplies to local communities, has changed ownership. Founded by Denver entrepreneur Bill Airy in 2009, Poo …

Teen mom at Hope House receives vehicle for Mother’s Day

Lake Arbor Automotive & Truck celebrated Mother’s Day again this year by contributing to the donation of a dependable automobile to a teen mother at Hope House of Colorado. In collaboration …

Embracing the process at Empire Fitness

For brother-and-sister fitness trainers Jeremy and Amanda Weber, transformation is the goal. But it’s also the story of their lives. The pair opened Empire Fitness at 6080 W. 92nd Ave. in …

New Senior Hub director named

The Senior Hub has named Stephanie Knight, a former director of an Alzheimer’s care facility and head of the Better Buisness Bureau in Alabama, as its new Executive Director. Knight brings 18 years …
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