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Arapahoe Community College to be mostly remote until Feb. 1 amid COVID surge

Arapahoe Community College President Stephanie Fujii announced that most ACC classes would begin virtually on Jan. 18 and continue on a remote status until Feb 1. The decision came amid a continued …
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Nominate a teenager for the 2022 Douglas County Youth Initiative Award

Do you know a Douglas County teenager, between the ages of 13 and 19, who has overcome adversity and created positive change in their lives, as well as the lives of others? Nominations for …

Fort Lupton leans toward drawing for marijuana businesses

Fort Lupton City Council may revise its imposed cap on the number of marijuana businesses it will allow in town. Five businesses applied for four available business permits. City Clerk Mari Pena …

Douglas County selects public health executive director

On Jan. 22, the Douglas County Board of Health announced its sole finalist for the public health executive director of the Douglas County Health Department. Michael Hill will come to the county from …
Students sit for finals in a classroom at Options Secondary Program.

Colorado public schools enrollment declines

Student enrollment has continued declining across Colorado public schools, with the state counting about 1,200 fewer students in kindergarten through 12th grade this fall than last year, when …

All Adams 14 students return to in-person learning

With an eye on the omicron variant of COVID-19 and staffing issues within the district, all Adams 14 School District students and staff returned to in-person learning Jan,. 24. At various times …
Education

Costume at Douglas County School Board generates buzz

Outside Douglas County Schools headquarters, a woman waited for the Jan. 11 school board study session to begin wearing the unmistakable red costume of The Handmaid’s Tale. Carolyn Williamson came …

COVID and Adams 14 schools .. some open, some remote

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Sociologist and researcher Anna Mueller, who led a study on teen suicide prevention that focused on Littleton schools, speaks during an LPS forum in 2018.

Littleton schools study could help in fight against youth suicide

A two-year study focusing on the relationship between social environments and youth suicide could provide a “partial roadmap” for schools and communities looking to improve the promotion of …

Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the …

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes …
Business

United Power announces intent to leave Tri State

United Power Files Notice of Intent to Leave Tri-State Generation and Transmission   Brighton, Colo. – United Power, a rural electric cooperative based in Brighton, …
The fountain at The Streets at SouthGlenn outdoor mall at East Arapahoe Road and South University Boulevard in a 2019 file photo.

Centennial City Council signals it will OK SouthGlenn redevelopment

After nearly three years, one of the most prominent and contentious civic issues in Centennial appears set to come to a close next week.
Masks are now required at indoor businesses in Arapahoe County, such as Curate in Centennial. But some shoppers coming from nearby Douglas County, which has no mask mandate, may not even realize they’ve crossed county lines.

At border of Arapahoe and Douglas counties, mask rules are a game of inches

The one constant throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is that things are always changing. Few people know this better than Karli Millspaugh, owner of Curate: A Local Mercantile, at 8242 S. University …
Lauren Coleman is converting the White Swan Motel on West Colfax Avenue in Lakewood to house homeless families as they transition to more long-term homes.

White Swan Motel embarks on new path

Lauren Coleman is on a mission.  For years, that mission was to build a high-end, luxury boutique motel catering to young-ish, cool travelers who value unique, authentic experiences over …

Jaime and Jared Beard have opened a second business in Highlands Ranch. He Parker couple now owns Christian Brothers Automotive and the recently-opened Capriotti's Sandwich Shop.

From auto repair to sandwiches

After building a successful auto repair business in Highlands Ranch, Parker couple Jaime and Jared Baird are now venturing into the food industry. Over the summer, the Bairds opened Capriotti's …
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