Teens’ creativity soars in nonprofit’s art studio class

After setting up tables for class, teenagers come to collect paints, markers, paper or brushes for their individual projects. Often, they stop to chat with Karl Poulson, an art teacher who has been …
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Bill would address youth mental health needs

Kari Eckert lost her 15-year-old son, Robbie, to suicide five months ago. The Lakewood High School student was an athlete, a leader, everyone's friend, Eckert said. She saw no signs of struggle. …

The road to Mars includes a detour through Lakewood

In Robert Zubrin’s Lakewood office hangs a photo he took in 2009 of a space shuttle taking off to repair the Hubble Space Telescope, a mission he strongly advocated for, despite pushback from …

State's first autonomous shuttle launches in Denver
The state's first autonomous vehicle shuttle can now connect RTD passengers from the 61st and Peña commuter rail station to the Panasonic and EasyMile offices and to the 61st and Peña Park-n-Ride …

Finding your center with Denver yoga

Yoga studios throughout Denver are seeing an increase in yoga nidra classes, in which participants flow through poses, breathing and flexibility — all laying down on the floor. Katrina Gustafson, …

DU students to build home powered by renewable energy

A team of 20 University of Denver students will be participating in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2020 Solar Decathlon Build Challenge, the university announced in a news release. In a series of …

Wash Park veteran documents quest for peace after facing war

In the living room of his house off Emerson Street, Ted Englemann has two plastic filing bins on top of a short bookshelf. Each is filled with meticulously labeled manila files and handwritten notes. …

DeGette speaks on homelessness, opioid crisis

At the start of a new Congress, Colorado Community Media caught up with U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colorado), who represents the 1st Congressional District, to talk about some of her plans for the …

Grandoozy pumps the brakes

Grandoozy, the new music festival that organizers had hoped would become a Denver institution, is taking a break in 2019 after one year. The festival ran over three days last September, drawing in an …

Handyman charged with arson in Denver explosion

Denver fire officials have arrested the former handyman of a building destroyed in August by a fire and charged him with first-degree arson and first-degree attempted murder in connection with the …

Denver students, teachers and administrators reflect on the strike

THE TEACHERS For teachers Justine Sawyer from South High School and Liv Saetta from Summit Academy in southwest Denver, it was about fighting the Pro-Comp system and where funds were going. “(I …

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