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CALL OF THE WILD: Aurora is learning to live alongside an...

The region has tallied its fair share of unusual wildlife sightings in recent years, including a bear that made its way to East Arapahoe Road and South Havana Street, mountain lions near Southlands and even a rogue wallaby spotted roaming the city’s eastern flanks. The latter animal had gotten out of a local sanctuary and was never officially recaptured.

BAD TIMING: Push for full-day kindergarten for all families tripped...

“We want the governor and state agencies to make sure that any pandemic response centers the needs of children and families, especially those who have the most barriers to opportunity already,” said Mares of the Colorado Children’s Campaign, among those signing the letter.

SOLITARY REFINEMENT: Navigating the pandemic in courts, jails may have produced...

“We’re not saying, ‘OK murderer, here’s your probation,’ but I think we are listening more to one another and looking for ways to find alternatives to jail and prison, and for the most part, I think that’s a good thing …"

TALE OF TWO SEASONS: How prep football went from no season...

Football seemed destined to not happen at all given the parameters issued by local health organizations and the myriad challenges the sport presents, but got some promise in early August when CHSAA moved it to the spring instead of canceling it. Some took it well and were encouraged that football would be played, while others started to push back.

CAMP PAIN 2020: More people living more often in urban camping...

“The effects of this may be greater this year with fewer beds available in shelters due to social distancing.” Byron Shaw, a street outreach staffer with Mile High Behavioral...

PAWS IN THE PANDEMIC: 2020 goes to the dogs, and the...

It’s not unusual to see baby booms after snowstorms, hurricanes and other natural disasters that keep humans confined to close quarters for extended periods of...

NO PASSING: The road less traveled these days is still filled...

Long-term construction headaches, far too many cars in places unable to handle them, and the angst of the virus on top of the angst of everything else are a bad mix, traffic and safety experts say.

BACK TO SCHOOL — NO BULL: Students hit the books again,...

Rangeview High School teacher Amanda Brecht was drawn to teaching math because she’s passionate about problem-solving, which she believes is “a way of thinking...

ONE YEAR AFTER: Death of Elijah McClain changes everything

“Or have we been hoodwinked and have we been bamboozled and has the past year been a waste of f***ing energy?”

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Colorado GOP House leader seeks to overturn Polis pandemic orders

Colorado's House Republican minority leader and a conservative activist want the state Supreme Court to overturn a mask-wearing order and other measures by Democratic Gov. Jared Polis intended to combat the coronavirus pandemic

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