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Highlands Ranch hospital steps into future of medicine

The moment a stroke patient arrives in the emergency room, doctors spring into action — the countdown is on and as every second passes, neurons are being suffocated. That's why having a stroke …
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New 24 Hour Fitness Area residents can start the new year off on the right foot with a little help from the new 24 Hour Fitness South Parker club, opening this holiday season. The 24 Hour Fitness …

Brain differences may be tied to obesity, study of children finds

New results from the largest long-term study of brain development and children's health raise provocative questions about obesity and brain function. Does excess body weight somehow reduce brain …
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Members of Congress serving metro area weigh in on possible Trump impeachment

A look at what some U.S. representatives are saying on social media

Colorado auto group takes high polluters off road: 5 things to know

In 2007, Colorado's then-Gov. Bill Ritter made a push to tackle climate change. Among the efforts: suggesting that Colorado adopt a policy similar to California's stringent auto-emission regulations. …

The Sky Ridge Station was one of the three new light rail stations that opened in May as part of the Southeast Rail Extension project in Lone Tree.

RTD board to discuss possible service cutbacks

Mandatory overtime for light rail operators and bus drivers is taking a toll on the employees, as well as the Regional Transportation District (RTD) system as a whole — and service cutbacks could …
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Students listen to Irma Margione in a Spanish class at Northridge Elementary School.

Nearly two dozen languages spoken at Northridge Elementary

Originally from Russia, Anna Shustikova never planned on moving to the United States. She and her husband entered a green card lottery out of curiosity, and to her surprise, won. They didn’t know …

Douglas County awards millions for school safety

Roughly six months after a school shooting rocked the Douglas County community, county officials and educators gathered to announce new safety measures they plan to fund in local schools. County …
Marley Porter, 14, becomes emotional as her father, Mark, consoles her at the Nov. 12 Douglas County School Board meeting.

Douglas County School District's medical marijuana policy spurs impassioned pleas

For more than a year, Ben Wann and his family have urged the Douglas County School District to change its medical marijuana policy in two ways: allow him to keep his medical marijuana at school and …
Rocky Heights Middle School student Kendall Meibos speaks to thousands of Douglas County School District employees at the Pepsi Center.

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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Newly elected school board directors ready to work

Candidates who prevailed in the Douglas County School Board election say they are ready to start working on the issues they campaigned on. Among their top priorities — school safety and the …
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The waiting room at the new UCHealth-Highlands Ranch Primary Care office on South University Boulevard.

New primary care office opens in Highlands Ranch

Highlands Ranch residents now have another option for their primary and urgent health care after UCHealth opened a clinic on South University Boulevard in November. The office currently has two …
Eleven-year-old Anders Larock, left, his brother Ethan and their grandma Vicki Larock-Lieb shop for Christmas trees at St. Nicks in Littleton.

Getting in the spirit of the season at St. Nicks

It's hard to be a “Bah, humbug” type at St. Nicks Christmas and Collectibles. The sprawling store at 5221 S. Santa Fe Drive, topped by a statue of Santa Claus, is perhaps the sole remaining …
Hobby shops are coming back after years of decline, said Corey Bosworth, owner of HobbyTown Littleton.

Hobby shop is home for hands-on activities

All the cool kids are building models these days, and Littleton’s newest hobby shop is here to help. Old-school hobbies — and some new ones — are on the rise, said Corey Bosworth, the owner of …
An artist's rendition of the In-N-Out Burger proposed to go near the Park Meadows mall.

Lone Tree council approves In-N-Out Burger

Executives for In-N-Out Burger aim to open both of its first Colorado locations on the same day — they just won't say when exactly. On Nov. 19, Aaron Anderson, project manager for In-N-Out Burger, …

Park Meadows Mall.

Park Meadows 'hacks' make shopping efficient

The Park Meadows mall is gearing up for its busiest time of year. Holiday spending is expected to increase 4.9% from last year — a total of $832.3 billion spent nationwide during the holiday …
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