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'South Park' creators agree to buy Casa Bonita

Art imitates life, imitates art? In a virtual press conference with Governor Jared Polis, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, creators of the animated series, South Park, confirmed they’ve reached an … more

Tri-County Health to consider school mask requirement

Two weeks after the local public health agency for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties stopped short of requiring masks in schools, the agency announced that it plans to consider issuing some type … more

Census Bureau: Denver grew by 19.2% over decade

The population of the city and county of Denver grew by 19.2% between 2010 and 2020, making it the sixth-fastest-growing county in Colorado. That's according to redistricting data released Aug. 12 by … more

First was marijuana business. Now? Marijuana grow ops?

FORT LUPTON -- The ink hasn't dried on potential ordinances that set up rules to allow medical and marijuana dispensaries to do business in Fort Lupton,. Now, city council may place an item on the … more

Bomb threat closes Adams City HS early

COMMERCE CITY -- Students and the staff of Adams City High School are safe after a phoned-in bomb threat closed the campus early Aug. 10. "We had a bomb threat phoned in," said ACHS assistant … more

Anxiety over the new school year grows during pandemic

When starting a new school year in a new grade with a new teacher, it is common to face first-day jitters. However, experts say back-to-school anxiety in 2021 is elevated due to continuously changing … more

Veteran finds healing and meaning through farming

For Zephrine Hanson, farming is healing. She believes a garden reflects your mental and physical health. “Maybe I'm not giving myself enough water. Maybe I'm not being patient with the seeds I've … more

Senior challenge at Highlands Ranch community leads to 4,156 miles walked

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to wreak havoc on everyday lives, being a fitness coordinator at an active living facility for senior citizens can be challenging. For Donna Way, the fitness … more

Homelessness a big issue for mayors of Denver, Englewood, Wheat Ridge

Englewood Mayor Linda Olson and Wheat Ridge Mayor Bud Starker joined Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce for a State of the City event to discuss issues facing the … more

Calling all pets

The second annual Beautiful Paws contest has begun. The contest, which is put on by the Denver Animal Shelter, is a pet calendar contest fundraiser that benefits the Denver Animal Shelter. How it … more

How metro Denver school districts differ on COVID-19 mask rules

Colorado's public-health department released new K-12 school COVID-19 guidelines in late July, but the new guidance “does not constitute statewide requirements,” a state news release … more

Cherry Creek School District 'strongly encourages' but doesn't require masks

After concerns about the Delta coronavirus variant drove new federal guidelines for mask-wearing indoors for all people in certain areas — regardless of vaccination status — the Cherry Creek … more

Englewood Schools to require masks indoors, vaccinated or not, as classes begin

Englewood Schools will require the wearing of masks by all students, visitors and staff inside its schools this fall, regardless of whether a person is vaccinated for COVID-19 or not. more

Shortage of cans hobbles Colorado's craft brewers

Talbott's Cider Company used to package its hard cider mimosas in colorful cans purchased for 12 cents each from a Westminster supplier. But a monthslong supply crunch has forced the Palisade cidery … more

125 years of the Denver Zoo

From its humble beginnings to today being able to boast the most state-of-the-art facilities, the Denver Zoo has quite the story. Here is a timeline with just some of the … more

A day at the Denver Zoo

The Denver Zoo has been hosting visitors for the past 125 years, making it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. Colorado Community Media visited the Denver Zoo on July 21 to find out … more

Golf tournament benefits the Denver Santa Claus Shop

Organizers with the Denver Santa Claus Shop recently announced that its annual Charity Golf Tournament is returning this year. The Denver Santa Claus Shop Charity Golf Tournament takes place on Aug. … more

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
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