Newest 27J school gets first principal
Brighton School District 27J's newest school, Elementary School 14, won't open until August 2022, and it doesn't have a name yet.  But it does have a principal. She is Candice Reese. The …

Search continues for missing woman

Commerce City police are trying to find a 44-year-old woman who’s been missing since Dec. 22. Laura Kay Lindquist, 44, stands 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighs 160 pounds and has blonde hair and blue …

More than 149,000 Adams County residents received at least one vaccine dose and more on the way with new site

About 14.3 percent of Adams County’s population is fully vaccinated. More than 94,000 people have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, 54,000-plus have received both doses, …

Colorado violates EPA ozone standards again

On the same day environmental groups called out Colorado officials for missing a key EPA deadline to clean up ozone pollution violations widely attributed to driving, business groups declared victory …

League classification moves forward

Prairie View High School’s boys and girls basketball teams are going to play in the state’s newest classification starting in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities …

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A researcher releases a bald eagle with GPS tracking as part of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s new study on eagle populations in Colorado’s Front Range.

Study focuses on bald eagle boom along the Front Range

It’s no secret that the human population on Colorado’s Front Range is expanding. State officials predict that in the 10-year range from 2019 to 2029, Colorado will grow by more than 800,000 …
The cigarette and vaping display at a convenience store in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood in 2019.

Colorado's tobacco-tax boost generates millions

A new nicotine tax and an increased tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products in Colorado generated more than $34 million in their first five months, according to a data analysis by The Colorado …
A photo taken by firefighters on the scene of the Cameron Peak Fire near Fort Collins in 2020.

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 …
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Water lilies at Denver Botanic Gardens, where a Water Blossom Celebration will be held Aug. 7.
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Water blossoms in spotlight at Denver Botanic Gardens

The Colorado Water Garden Society is partnering with Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St. in Denver, for a Water Blossom Celebration near Monet Pool, where water lilies thrive, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. …
Coming Attractions

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 …

Celebrate the state’s 145th birthday with History Colorado

History Colorado is inviting the community to celebrate Colorado’s 145th birthday with a carnivalesque event and free entry to the History Colorado Center at 1200 N. Broadway in downtown Denver. …
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