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Be in the know to go in snow

While watching the snowfall can be relaxing and playing in it can be a lot of fun, driving in Colorado's snowstorms can be less than desirable. “We know it's going to happen,” said Andrew Hogle, …
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Cholesterol levels dropping, but many still need care

Some good health news: Americans' cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at especially high risk are getting treatment. Researchers say the report, released Nov. 11, suggests a …

In Colorado, 24 high-hazard dams are seen as problematic

Two dozen aging dams in Colorado were in unsatisfactory condition and are located in places where their failure would likely kill at least one person, according to an Associated Press investigation …
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Reporter Stories: Monday morning quarterbacking the city votes

Community Editors David Gilbert and Nick Puckett discuss November's municipal election results in Littleton, Parker and the Metro-North area to determine if there are any common themes.

Secret Service study: School shooters showed warning signs

Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported, according …

Alex Seidel, center, stands inside Chook with his fellow co-founders of the restaurant. Chook is a charcoal roasted chicken restaurant on South Pearl Street.

South Pearl chef stays on expansion track

So let’s say you are a James Beard award-winning chef with two successful restaurants in Denver (Fruition and Mercantile), a cheesemaking operation (Fruition Farms Creamery), and a joint pastry …
Education

Application period open for 2020 Daniels Scholarship

The Daniels Fund has opened its annual application process for the Daniels Scholarship Program. Students must turn in an application by Nov. 15 at 4 p.m., according to a news release for the …
Recipients of a scholarship from the Denver Scholarship Foundation and their mentees at the Ball Corp. in Golden gather for a photo on Sept. 12. That day marked the first day of a yearlong mentorship program, during which the scholarship recipients (all graduates of Denver Public Schools) will explore STEM fields alongside their mentees at the Ball Corporation.

Photo: DPS graduates get scholarships at Ball Corp.

Childhood care coalition announces new president/CEO

Executives Partnering to Invest in Children announced last month that Nicole Riehl would be the new president and CEO of the organization, according to a news release. The organization is a coalition …

Teachers union members vote in new president

Members of the Denver Classroom Teachers Association voted in Tiffany Choi as the new president in September, according to a news release from the union. Voting happened from Aug. 28-Sept. 18. Choi …

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Denver school board elections

There are three open positions on the Denver School Board for the upcoming November ballot: an at-large position, as well as one each for Districts 1 and 5. To see a map of the Denver school …
Business
The 13-acre property which used to have a Kmart store at East Evans Avenue and South Monaco Parkway was recently purchased by Forum Real Estate Group. The property has been vacant for nearly seven years.

Evans Avenue to see new day

For nearly seven years, a large property off of East Evans Avenue and South Monaco Parkway has sat empty. The former Kmart building has been an eyesore for residents and city officials alike. But now …
Steve Wright holds his son Nolan on his shoulders, along with his other children, Annabelle, left, and Collin. The family dressed as different Spiderman characters for the third annual Broadway Halloween Parade in the Baker neighborhood.

Broadway Halloween Spirit

Turning the corner from West Fifth Avenue onto Broadway, nearly 50 floats made up of local organizations and businesses participated in this year’s Broadway Halloween Parade. The floats traveled a …
Rosy Rings Studio recently opened in the Cherry Creek North neighborhood. The store will also offer seasonal classes such as candlemaking.

Washington Park Profile: November Business Matters

Business Matters is a monthly column on the changing landscape of business and development in south Denver. If there are any inquiries on new developments in your area, or if you are a local business …
Dan Yagow, left, and Vikki Stevens cut the ribbon on the new shower truck. Stevens, who volunteers at various nonprofit organizations which provide resources for homeless people in Denver, donated $10,000 to Bayaud Enterprises to help build the truck.

Denver nonprofit aims to fill the need for services

Last month Bayaud Enterprises launched a new shower truck, a first-of-its-kind trailer that will provide private showers to Denver’s homeless population. There are two showers on the trailer. …

Molson Coors closing Denver office, cutting 500 jobs

Molson Coors Brewing Co. is laying off 500 workers worldwide and restructuring its operations as it faces declining beer sales. The company expects to save $150 million by closing offices in Denver …
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