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Arapahoe Community College closing in Parker, DCSD taking over

Arapahoe Community College is closing its Parker campus after the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education agreed to sell the building to the Douglas County School District May … more

What’s In The Water? Fluoridated Water And Its Benefits

(NAPSI)­—Brushing, flossing and regular trips to the dentist keep our smiles healthy and happy—that, we know. But what about the water you brush with and drink? Using fluoridated water will help … more

Harford joins Colorado Community Media

There has been a new byline on stories running in Douglas County newspapers recently, as McKenna Harford has dived into her new position with Colorado Community Media. Harford, who came to the Denver … more

Colorado Community Media journalists honored in 2022 Top of the Rockies journalism contest

Colorado Community Media won seven awards at the 2022 Top of the Rockies Excellence in Journalism Awards, which were presented April 9 during the Society of Professional Journalists’ regional … more

‘1776’ on stage through April 3

Franklin, Jefferson, Adams, Washington ... The Performance Now Theater company, which started out in Highlands Ranch some years ago, is performing “1776” at Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 Allison … more

Highlands Ranch Community Association elects new directors

Highlands Ranch homeowners re-elected two of its community association board members and welcomed a new face to the organization on Tuesday. Resident delegates voted to seat Dan DeBacco, Melissa … more

Littleton-based nonprofit to host workshop featuring immigrant voices

Littleton-based nonprofit Immigrant Pathways Colorado will host a workshop at Arapahoe Community College (ACC) April 9 during which attendees can hear first-hand stories of the immigration journey from those who have experienced it.  more

3 metro cities are proposing a ‘navigation center’ to address homelessness. But what does that mean?

With homelessness on the rise throughout the Denver metro area, a task force made up of the cities of Littleton, Englewood and Sheridan, along with local and regional nonprofits, are forging ahead on … more

Best of Best voting open in Highlands Ranch

It’s time to recognize metro Denver’s best by voting in Colorado Community Media’s 2022 Best of the Best contest, which gives readers a chance to weigh in on what they love most about their … more

Time capsule honors history of Highlands Ranch

Leaving a legacy for the future, the Highlands Ranch Community Association, or HRCA, capped off a months-long project by burying a time capsule at the Eastridge Recreation Center on Jan. 31. The … more

The difference between homemade bread and Pop-Tarts

Colorado Community Media, which publishes 24 newspapers across the Denver metro area, started 2022 with ambitious goals and a continued focus on providing local news that matters in all of our … more

Arapahoe Community College to be mostly remote until Feb. 1 amid COVID surge

Arapahoe Community College President Stephanie Fujii announced that most ACC classes would begin virtually on Jan. 18 and continue on a remote status until Feb 1. The decision came amid a continued … more

Littleton nonprofit gives grants to documented immigrants

Immigrant Pathways Colorado, a nonprofit based in Littleton, said it has awarded more than $100,000 in grants to immigrants in the Denver-metro area, a milestone for the organization after it began … more

Week 3: County, school district partner on youth mental health

In 2019, when STEM School Highlands Ranch faced tragedy after two student gunmen ran into the school, killing one fellow student, it rocked the community. For Douglas County Commissioner Lora Thomas, … more

The pressure is off: Peterson commits to Western Nebraska CC 

The next thing that could make Brighton High School baseball player Bryce Peterson nervous will be signing his letter of intent in front of family and friends in the spring.  He took care of … more

Arapahoe Community College to require COVID vaccination or testing

Students, faculty and staff at Arapahoe Community College will have to show proof of vaccination or begin to undergo weekly testing for COVID-19 by Jan. 3 in order to remain on the college's campuses … more

Veteran news leader named Colorado Community Media editor

The next editor-in-chief of Colorado Community Media is Lisa Schlichtman, an experienced, award-winning news executive and an industry leader. more

Procession honors Kendrick Castillo at memorial service in Highlands Ranch

About 250 Jeep enthusiasts gathered in Highlands Ranch on May 15 to ride in a procession ahead of a celebration of life service for Kendrick Castillo. According to license plates, vehicles came from … more

Time to Talk: Forum focuses on families and mental health

Lissa Miller, a mother of two young girls, experienced crippling pregnancy-related depression and anxiety. Maureen Lake, the parent of a daughter who has bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety, … more

Series: Time to talk about mental illness

Don’t we all know someone who is struggling with some form of mental illness or mental health challenge?

Colorado Community Media has launched a series of articles and forums, entitled “Time to Talk,” on the state of mental health, specifically in Douglas County, but applying to all of us, to discuss the need to bring the issue of mental illness into everyday conversation.

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