Brighton councilman Kris Jordinelli resigns, faces DUI charge

Brighton Councilman Kris Jordinelli faces a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence after an incident with Brighton police before Thanksgiving.   His first court appearance -- a …

Mayoral candidates knocking on doors in run-up to runoff vote

Brighton’s mayoral candidates said they were campaigning the old-fashioned way in the last few weeks before the city’s Tuesday, Dec. 7, runoff vote. “We are out every day, knocking on doors,” …

Veteran news leader named Colorado Community Media editor

The next editor-in-chief of Colorado Community Media is Lisa Schlichtman, an experienced, award-winning news executive and an industry leader.
A safe place to go for the holiday
The Thanksgiving holiday, for all of its familial tradition, can be a stressful day for anyone. But it can be a make-or-break day for someone recovering from addiction. “When I got divorced, I was …
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Apparent road rage leads to barricade situation in Adams County

It took about three hours for Adams County sheriff's deputies and Commerce City police to bring a situation involving a barricaded gunman to a resolution. Authorities were able to remove two …
Thornton Mayor Jan Kulmann and Santa Claus hit the switch lighting Thornton’s Christmas tree during the city’s WinterFest 2019. This year, the celebration will be on Dec. 10.

Starting the season for the north metro area

Friday, Dec. 3 Thornton Santa Calling registration deadline: Dec. 3 is the last day to sign up their youngsters to have the Santa Claus call between 6 and 8 p.m. Dec. 14 through 16, specifying a date …
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Brighton woman to be sentenced for crash that killed her son

The woman accused of vehicular homicide and reckless driving in a crash that killed her son entered a request to plead guilty, according to the 17th Judicial District Attorney's Office. Sentencing …
A family selects an item to purchase from the Light the World Giving Machine when it was in Denver in 2019. The Giving Machine is back in Denver this year, located in Writer Square on the 16th Street Mall between Lawrence and Larimer streets downtown.

Providing everyone with an opportunity to give

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wanted a way to help people perform an instant act of service. The legend is that during discussions on how to accomplish that, someone brought in a …
Coming Attractions

Look to the sky and catch the ‘Meteor Shower’

Every holiday season there are productions you’re guaranteed to see popping at theaters all over — classics like “A Christmas Carol” and “The Nutcracker.” And there’s absolutely nothing …
A 5k run among family members starts at Brighton’s Turkey Trot Nov. 20. At left, Tony DiLorenzo finished in a time of 40:40. Rocco DiLorenzo, center, finished in a time of 41:59. At right, Maddi DiLorenzo finished in a time of 33:40. For full race results, go to

Turkey Trot time!

Ryan Anderson of The House of Stewart stands with the small business’ display of candies and confections at its booth at this year’s Cherry Creek Holiday Market. Anderson’s favorite is the Baileys Irish Cream because it is the company’s seasonal product — it’s only made in the fall.

‘The glow of the holidays’: Denver’s Cherry Creek North features lights, local shopping

Vendors at this year’s Cherry Creek North Holiday Market are excited to have conversations with people and help shoppers find the perfect gift. “People like to support local businesses,” said …
Trail of Lights, at Denver Botanic Gardens / Chatfield Farms though Jan. 2.

Holiday lights down on the farm

Once again, Denver Botanic Gardens' Chatfield Farms site is aglow with holiday color in a rustic setting with the return of Trail of Lights. Wandering paths take you under illuminated trees and …
Mary Cassatt’s “Mother and Child” from 1889 is displayed in the “Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France” exhibit at the Denver Art Museum.

Museum shares works of Americans in France

“Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France,” now open at the Denver Art Museum through March 13, includes more than 100 paintings created between 1855 and 1913 by American painters, some …
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