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Columbine Memorial Foundation campaign to fund endowment

The maintenance, improvements and upkeep of the Columbine Memorial are funded solely through private donations. In observation of the 20th anniversary of the shootings at Columbine High School, the … more

Columbine survivor: 'Not a single one of us walked out the same'

Twenty years. Twenty years since the day hell opened beneath Columbine High School. Since students streamed out of the south Jefferson County school, their hands over their heads, fleeing two … more

Columbine: 20 years later

This year marks the 20th anniversary of one of the nation's most infamous school shootings. Colorado Community Media journalists from across the metro area set out to write a series of stories to … more

Residents urge Castle Rock to purchase portion of Plum Creek Golf Course

Some people in Castle Rock have a new vision for part of the Plum Creek Golf Course. Numerous Plum Creek area residents have attended council meetings in recent weeks urging the town to purchase a … more

Polis signs overhaul of oil and gas rules

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on April 16 signed into law a major overhaul of state oil and gas rules, turning the focus away from encouraging production and directing regulators to make public safety … more

Douglas County students react to threat

When Rock Canyon High School was placed on lockout April 16, Mara Powner and Ashley Zbylski, both seniors, felt a mix of emotions — scared, confused, freaked out. About midnight, when the Douglas … more

DAM now home of classic UK artists

The Denver Art Museum has been growing in scope and national recognition at rapid pace, especially in recent years. But there’s one area in which the museum hasn’t changed in more than half a … more

Woman who spurred metro Denver school shutdowns found dead

A Florida woman whose behavior spurred a massive shutdown of Denver-area schools died by suicide near Mount Evans in Clear Creek County, officials said on April 17. Sol Pais, 18, traveled from … more

Douglas County School District offers resources for families in light of threat

Douglas County School District is offering resources for students after canceling school April 17 due to what officials deemed a credible threat in the area. Local law enforcement and the FBI were … more

Spring sports must weather the storms

Springtime in the Rockies usually means unpredictable weather and rescheduled games, matches and meets for high school teams. And rescheduling postponed events isn’t as easy as it might seem. … more

Denver metro area holds architectural gems

As the tide of bland, boxy apartment complexes rolls through metro Denver amid its housing boom, sightseers looking for a respite need not roam far. Historic buildings offer a change of pace from … more

Outdoor sculptures come with audio tour

The Museum of Outdoor Arts’ “Sculpture on the Green II,” consisting of works by Colorado sculptor Robert Mangold, are placed around Fiddler’s Green Circle (in Greenwood Village east of … more

Enchantment grows at Chatfield Farms

More than a century ago, in 1866, pioneer Frank Hildebrand purchased 160 acres of farmland along Deer Creek for $500 — in what is now south Jefferson County. The property included a log house, … more

Rocky Vista students provide sports physicals

A partnership between Rocky Vista University, Special Olympics Colorado and the Denver Osteopathic Foundation helped provide free sports physicals for athletes with disabilities. An average athlete … more

The people factor in a people, process and technology solution

It seems like this statement, “People, Process and Technology,” is the go-to response for many companies and organizations when asked about how they are planning to improve or grow their … more

World lost in selfies is not a pretty picture

A waiter goes back to a table and asks a young couple, “Is your food OK? You haven’t taken a picture of it yet?” When the time comes for this decade to be characterized, it will be a snap. It … more

A reminder to focus on financial literacy

The United States Senate designated April as National Financial Literacy month in 2003. This was designed to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach Americans how to establish and … more

Colorado Community Media wins big at annual press convention

Colorado Community Media received 50 awards in the annual state press competition, including the prestigious public service award for a year-long series on the state of mental health in Douglas … more

‘We see a thousand minds transformed’

Rachel Scott’s life ended in 1999, but her spirit of compassion continues to save the lives of others around the world. Rachel’s parents, Darrell and Sandy Scott, run Rachel’s Challenge, a … more
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