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Veteran Colorado journalist Linda Shapley named Colorado Community Media publisher

The new owners of Colorado Community Media have named Linda Shapley the news company's publisher.
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From left, Waylan Jackson, Tyler Ritter and William Nelson color masks at the community appreciation party hosted by the Evergreen Park & Recreation District and the Evergreen Area Chamber of Commerce. Games outside the Evergreen Lake House provided fun for kids.

Of community appreciation … and ice cream

How do you let community members know you appreciate them? With games for kids, refreshments for adults — and ice cream. Volunteers handed out ice cream treats to all attendees at the Community …

Clear Creek Police Blotter: Crime Calls from July 12-18

Monday, July 12 — An Idaho Springs officer responded to a disturbance between two men in the 2600 block of Colorado Boulevard. The officer found that a maintenance man and a tenant were arguing …
Volunteers paint the lobby inside the main doors at Carlson Elementary on July 17. About 25 students, parents, staff, and community members spent most of the day working on various projects around the school to refresh its look.

Bright Students, Bright Halls

The 2021-22 school year will be one of one newness and freshness at Carlson Elementary. Not only does the school have a new principal, but some of its interior will have a new energy. Principal …

Explaining a $33 million bond proposal

Clear Creek residents asked a host of questions at community meetings in the last two weeks to get a better understanding of the condition of Clear Creek School District buildings and of the $33 …

125 years of the Denver Zoo

From its humble beginnings to today being able to boast the most state-of-the-art facilities, the Denver Zoo has quite the story. Here is a timeline with just some of the …
Education

Another avenue for RRCC students to further higher education

Graphic Design and Print Production students at Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) now have another way to apply their Associates Degree credits toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree. RRCC and …
Harrison School District in Colorado Springs last summer made videos explaining what to expect when their students returned to in-person learning.

Students share ideas on use of stimulus funds

Rowan Raetz has grand ideas for his high school, an aged building that could use a little sprucing up. He envisions an outdoor classroom or, at the very least, a relaxation space — one filled with …
Branden Duran with Convergint Technologies installs a new fire alarm system at King-Murphy Elementary School thanks to a grant from the firm.

King-Murphy gets security upgrades

King-Murphy Elementary School received about $24,000 in security upgrades thanks to a grant from Convergint Technologies. King-Murphy was one of two schools in Colorado to be picked for the …
Sixth grade teacher Brittaney Pauley with some of her students on the hill at the Carlson Elementary School playground.

Ready, set, play at Carlson playground!

Carlson Elementary School’s new playground opens to the public on July 10. The playground is available this summer from dawn until dusk on weekends and after the Kidz Korner program finishes at …

Colorado lifts rules for masks, quarantines, outbreaks in schools

In yet another major lifting of state-imposed coronavirus restrictions, Colorado released an updated public health order that removes mask requirements for schools and repeals the mandate for school …
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Sabel owners Justin and Tyler Fukae stand among the merchandise June 17 at 507 Taos St. in Georgetown. The store features a variety of functional and sustainable products, including some that are no-waste.

Georgetown boutique offers variety of sustainable, local products

Justin and Tyler Fukae have appreciated meeting people who also have a passion for sustainability. In mid-March, the Lakewood couple opened Sabel at 507 Taos St., which offers a variety of home, bath …
Representatives from area businesses wait for potential employees to discuss job openings at the jobs fair at El Rancho Brewing.

The search is on for Evergreen-area business owners

Evergreen businesses are on a fishing expedition — trying to find the right bait to lure in a great catch of new employees. Some are offering wages in the range of $15 to $20 an hour, hoping that …
John and Maria visit the grave of their son, Kendrick, every single day. Kendrick, 18, died while protecting his classmates from a school shooter.   This photo accompanied one of the Highlands Ranch Herald's award-winning stories for 2020.

Colorado Community Media garners 27 awards in Better Newspaper Contest

The Highlands Ranch Herald took two top honors in its weekly newspaper division with General Excellence in Editorial and Advertising in the 2021 Colorado Press Association’s Better Newspaper …

Old Dominion is hiring truck drivers

Old Dominion Freight is holding an in-person job fair at 5601 Holly St. in Commerce City Saturday, May 15. Dominion is hiring 10 truck drivers and numerous dock workers. Individuals with Class A CDL …

Colorado Community Media staffers win 19 SPJ awards

Colorado Community Media staff members won 19 awards in the 2021 Top of the Rockies contest, a regional contest that includes journalists in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The contest is …
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