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HIRE LEARNING: Career learning spawns degrees, new facilities in Aurora

“We know that not enough employment options are open to people based solely on a high school diploma and the cost of a four-year degree is prohibitive in a lot of cases,” he said. “I think it’s on all of us to grapple with that challenge.”

HOME STRETCH: Rent prices in Aurora and beyond stabilize, but uncertainty...

Red-hot rents and home prices cool slightly, but housing remains far from affordable for many in Aurora and the metroplex

NATIVE NARRATIVE: Amid land acknowledgement dissent, Colorado and Aurora history speaks...

Long before Colorado statehood and even Spanish invaders in the region, indigenous Americans made the Front Range home for thousands of years, whether we acknowledge the fact or don’t

Colorado abortion providers, protected by the state, strained by flood of...

Colorado, boasting some of the strongest reproductive rights in the nation, struggles to provide help to women from states whose abortion options are limited or gone

Biden’s bill comes to Aurora: Local leaders and political candidates weigh...

The bill was met with excitement in the governor’s mansion, with officials in the Polis administration saying that many of its components dovetail with work the administration is already doing, particularly in regards to healthcare and climate.

TITLE ROLES: Football star, wrestling standout, homecoming princess

Vista PEAK senior Leilani Caamal taking full advantage of chances female athletes that came before her earned

EV RIDER: Aurora schools, region offer a jolt to electric commuting

Batteries are included in a new herd of school buses as the Aurora region rolls toward driving an EV more practical

LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIALS: Vaccines, treatments still critically effective against more contagious...

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment spokesperson Paul Bishop acknowledged that “large, indoor gatherings, as may occur in school settings, do pose an increased risk of COVID-19 transmission this fall, especially when local community levels are elevated.”

Solstice to equinox: Dive into summer with events and fun around...

Shows, fairs, festivals and all things watery and wet under the sun await your summer pleasure.

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Education

Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office welcomes new SRO therapy dog to Cherry...

“There’s so many amazing pieces to the program,” Sgt. Matt Cleveland said. The therapy dogs in Littleton Public Schools, Rex and Zeke, have been so successful that it seemed like a no-brainer to add one in Cherry Creek as well, and Cleveland said they hope to bring on more after Riley.

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Houston’s ‘housing-first’ approach to homelessness garners mixed opinions from Aurora City...

Coffman called the Houston program’s ability to unite service providers for the common goal of helping the city’s homeless “extraordinary.” However, he and Councilmember Dustin Zvonek also expressed skepticism about Houston’s approach during Monday’s study session and on social media.

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Local Obituaries

Aurora icon and former Mayor Paul Tauer dies at 86

Tauer was an iconic and perennial force in the city for decades. A Denver Public Schools teacher for 30 years, he was elected to the Aurora City Council in 1979 and served until he was elected mayor in 1987. He served three terms as mayor, through 2003, leaving after being term limited.

Aurora Theater Shooting 10 Years After