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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 … more

Masks optional for Adams 12 and 27J, but required for Westminster

Adams 12 Five Star Schools and 27J Schools will not require students to wear masks indoors this coming semester, but Westminster Public Schools will. All three districts will not require students … more

Miniature golf is what you make it

Whether it’s quality time with the family, date night or visiting with friends, miniature golf is flexible enough to fit any framework. Players described how miniature golf can be as casual or as … 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

Underground Music Showcase is back on Broadway

Claire Heywood expects she will be singing her heart out at this year’s Underground Music Showcase. “Speaking for myself, playing a festival represents a needed chance to release some pent-up … more

A ‘mini window into the wild’

The Denver Zoo’s president and CEO, Bert Vescolani, believes that animals have a way of making us humans feel special. “We want to inspire communities to save wildlife for future generations,” … more

Adams County adopts new drilling regulations

The Adams County Board of Commissioners voted 3-1 for new oil and gas regulations at a July 27 public hearing, making the county the first in Colorado to revise its policies since new statewide … more

Veteran Colorado journalist Linda Shapley named Colorado Community Media publisher

The new owners of Colorado Community Media have named Linda Shapley the news company's publisher. more

Taking a look at Mount Evans’ new reservation system

The night before Lakewood’s Joyce and Steve Koenig visited Mount Evans with their daughter and her boyfriend, they went to recreation.gov and purchased a vehicle ticket. On July 22, the Koenigs and … 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

Brighton youth debate city council about funding

Brighton youth put pressure on the City Council July 20 after council members criticized the funding that the Brighton Youth Commission is receiving from the city. Councilors who are acquainted with … more

Brighton hires new city attorney

Brighton City Council unanimously approved a contract to hire Alicia Calderón as Brighton’s next city attorney. The city will pay Calderón an annual salary of $185,000 and she is scheduled to … more

Adams County ‘finding its place’

Site development expert Jeannette Goldsmith told a crowd of local officials and business owners that she gets the sense that Adams County is trying to figure itself out, based on two days of tours … more

Highlands Ranch Parent Partners with Douglas County Sheriff’s Office to Present Active Threat Awareness Training

In the wake of the STEM School shooting trial, the importance of active threat awareness is more relevant than ever. COUNTRY Financial representative and Highland Ranch parent Aleza Bautista has … more

Unvaccinated Coloradans drive rise in COVID as school looms

With the new school year only weeks away, Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties are seeing the signs of an upswing in rates of new COVID-19 cases, according to a news release from Tri-County Health … more

Denver metro area Olympic athletes

The Summer Olympic Games taking place now in Tokyo features quite a few familiar faces for friends and family across the Denver metro area. Here are a few of the skilled and dedicated athletes that … more

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 … more

It may be time to give money away

A true sign of financial independence is to worry about your estate plan and what to do with your assets after you pass away. Some people, myself included, spend their entire adult life worrying … more

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. … more
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