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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

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

FBI: "No longer a threat to the community"

Shortly after noon today, multiple Jefferson County School District schools were placed on lockout — meaning business as usual within buildings but all access in and out of school buildings is … more

Marijuana jobs hinder some citizenship bids in Colorado

Colorado officials are warning legal immigrants that working in the state’s marijuana industry could jeopardize their legal status, after two people said they were denied U.S. citizenship because … more

Colorado lawmakers advance ambitious family leave bill

A Colorado Senate committee has advanced an ambitious paid family leave bill that was substantially amended by its sponsors in an attempt to alleviate the concerns of most of the state's major … more

Columbine High School students commit to serving others

More than a thousand students from Columbine High School will embark on service projects throughout the community on April 20 for the third annual Day of Service. “We wanted to take such a tragic … more

‘There’s really not a day that goes by that I don’t think about it’

David Walcher had just gotten back from a celebratory breakfast and was on his way to lunch with a fellow member of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. “Every year, the county leaders would … more

‘I feel like Daniel is walking with me’

Ask Tom Mauser about his shoes. Mauser’s son Daniel was killed at Columbine High School in 1999. In the years that followed, Mauser became an outspoken advocate for stronger gun laws. And through … more

‘It had a big impact on my life’

Patrick Neville was a 15-year-old sophomore at Columbine High School when two armed students walked into the building and killed 13 people, then themselves. He was on school grounds but outside when … more

‘Helping a brother make a last wish come true’

For Christian Redman, the Last Ride fulfilled a heartfelt wish: A celebration with his daughter in Kentucky on her 18th birthday, a reunion with fellow 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment troopers and … more

Columbine remembrance events planned

Jeffco Public Schools and Columbine High School — in partnership with the Columbine Memorial Foundation, Waterstone Community Church, Foothills Park and Recreation District-Clement Park, and The … more

Polis signs state hospital transparency bill into law

Colorado hospitals will have to report annual spending under a transparency law recently signed by Gov. Jared Polis. The bipartisan effort is part of Polis' goal to reduce health care costs and raise … more

Legislature gives final approval to `red flag' bill

The Democrat-controlled Colorado Legislature sent a “red flag” bill to the governor that calls for taking firearms from people who could pose a threat to themselves or others. Gov. Jared Polis, … more

Colorado lawmakers pass dramatic oil, gas rule changes

Colorado's Legislature gave final approval April 3 to a bill that would dramatically change how the state regulates its multibillion-dollar oil and gas industry and sent it to Democratic Gov. Jared … more

DU researchers look into economics of paid family leave

Colorado workers would receive an average of $671 in weekly benefits if the bill for paid family leave passes, according to research from the University of Denver and Colorado Women’s College. The … more

DU brings in new shuttle service

After losing one shuttle service for students at the University of Denver, a new one has come in to take its place. The new service, Jay’s Valet, started on March 1. Previously, the service was run … more

South Denver City Council elections

Washington Park Profile includes neighborhoods from City Council Districts 4, 5, 6, 7 and 10. Below are the candidates running for those districts, as well as for the two at-large positions. City … more

University Hills shopping center looks to engage residents with new events

A six-decade-old shopping center on Colorado Boulevard is expanding its summer programming in the hopes of becoming a new community gathering place in University Hills. The University Hills Plaza is … more

Bonnie Brae businesses embrace family legacies despite challenges

The sign in front of the Conoco gas station at South University Boulevard and East Exposition Avenue gives customers the daily gas prices. It also tells them the business has been owned by the Wilson … more

University Hills volunteer recognized for her work in prisons

At one of its first book group meetings, 12 people wait eagerly as votes for books are tallied. Before the meeting ends, they will learn which books the group will read and discuss over the next four … more
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