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Educating beyond academics: Schools seek right approach in social and emotional learning

Eighth-grader Kendall Meibos stepped shyly onto the stage at the Pepsi Center in Denver and peered over a lectern at the crowd around him. Filling stands typically reserved for Denver Nuggets or …
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The deer that attacked a man in Franktown was wearing an orange collar.

Officers suspect aggressive deer was raised by people

A deer that attacked a Franktown man Nov. 13 is suspected to have been raised by people, according to a news release from Colorado Parks and Wildlife. The 56-year-old man was treated at a local …

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.
Men and women stand for the national anthem Nov. 9 during the Veterans Day Tribute in Castle Rock, some saluting while others with hands over their hearts.

'They go out and fight for us'

Caleb Sathianathan, a 14-year-old Trail Life scout, ended the Veterans Day celebration in Castle Rock reciting a poem, called “They Did Their Share,” written by Joanna Fuchs. “No matter what …

Jim Pierce served in the Army’s 101st Airborne division and was a crew chief for a Huey helicopter in the Vietnam War.

Douglas County High School honors veterans

Douglas County High School gathered students, staff and the community on Nov. 8 to honor veterans in an event that packed the school gymnasium. Students waved American flags, military uniforms dotted …
Education

School board president urges look at medical cannabis policy

Douglas County School Board President David Ray has promised that the board will review the district's medical marijuana policy during the next board meeting at the urging of a student who uses …

School board candidates meet at student-organized forum

The six Douglas County School Board candidates talked fiscal plans, school security and what they believe are the most pressing issues facing the school district at a recent forum. The event was …
Roybal

School consultant offers guidance for Spanish speakers

Consultant Patsy Roybal recently worked with the Douglas County School District to provide families who are not proficient in English with resources and knowledge about their children’s education …
Shortly before the official kick-off to Showdown, Jack Tuttle hypes up his fellow seniors.

Getting pumped up for Showdown

Many of the students at Castle View High School might not get excited about pep rallies, but they do get excited for Showdown. Showdown is the ultimate piece of Castle View culture — the event that …

Schools expand outreach to families who speak Spanish

The Douglas County School District has used some funding from its English Language Proficiency Act Excellence Award to provide training for Spanish-speaking families in the district. The $130,000 …
Business

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 …
Members of the South Metro Denver Realtor Association, along with officials and leaders from Centennial, participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 11 to celebrate the association’s new headquarters at 6436 South Racine Circle.

South Metro Denver Realtor Association celebrates new home

Members of the South Metro Denver Realtor Association, along with officials and leaders from Centennial, participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 11 to celebrate the association’s new …
Heather Hankins presents her Incoming Chair address to attendees at the South Metro Denver Realtor Association’s 75th Inaugural and Awards Celebration.

Incoming board members welcomed at South Metro Denver Realtor Association celebration

The South Metro Denver Realtor Association installed incoming members of its board of directors and presented awards to accomplished members at its 75th annual Inaugural and Awards Celebration. More …
Golden

South Metro Chamber president to leave for new job

The South Metro Denver Chamber will be hunting for a new leader soon, after President and CEO Bob Golden announced he will step down from the post at the end of October. Golden, who has led the …

Kaitlyn Bond of the newly established business Mobile Massage by Kaitlyn gives one of many complimentary massages.

Women learn about ways to improve their health at expo

Women of all ages enjoyed a day of health, education and beauty during Colorado Community Media's second annual Women's Health and Beauty Expo on Oct. 5. Along with Gold Sponsor Swedish Medical …
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