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A sign is lit up at Alvarado's Mexican Fast Food, one of several Mexican restaurants open 24/7 in the Denver metro area.

Mexican restaurants a cornerstone of Denver metro area’s late-night food scene

Type in “restaurant” on Google Maps and set the filter to “open 24 hours.” You’ll be hard pressed to find any local restaurants serving up food to the night owls, late workers and early risers.
Colorado high school students will no longer take the paper version of the PSAT and SAT.

Students to take computer-based SAT next year

Colorado high school students will continue to take the SAT and PSAT as the state’s way of measuring school and district academic performance, but they’ll switch to the computerized version in …
Mark Taylor, Delta County’s sheriff, said lighting and fences, removing overgrown vegetation and other measures can reduce crime.

Communities try design to improve public safety

Mike Burns bought a home right on the river near Delta, Colorado, with plans to spend the summers fishing outdoors with his grandkids. But those kinds of excursions haven’t always felt safe, since …
Two bills being considered at the Capitol would offer educational help to aspiring firefighters and other fields where workers are critical. In this file photo, West Metro Fire Rescue firefighters prepare to participate in a mock water rescue at Bear Creek Lake Park.

Colorado lawmakers want to offer scholarships to help fill workforce gaps

As Colorado hurts for more early childhood educators, nurses, firefighters and workers across other industries, state legislators are attempting to fill critical workforce gaps with a pair of bills …

The new EVgo electric vehicle chargers at the Lloyd King Center.

Some Coloradans could save big on electric vehicles

State officials are putting finishing touches on an electric vehicle rebate for income-qualified buyers willing to trade in an older gas-fueled vehicle, adding up to $6,000 in price cuts on a new …
A sign reads "home for sale" in the Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see biggest sustained dip in more than a decade

It’s a statistic that, not long ago, homebuyers could have only dreamed of: The median price of a single-family home in the Denver area dropped by more than $90,000.
Cheryl Watson grew a tomato plant and donated it to Brighton Shares the harvest last spring.

New take on boosting food security in Brighton

Andrew Sword stepped in to take on the executive director role for Brighton Shares the Harvest on February 1 after it had been closed this spring. "Our Board had decided last fall to shut down …
Brighton homeowner received help with exterior repairs.

Seniors and the disabled get help with exterior home repairs

Seniors over 60 and persons with permanent disabilities who are homeowners can apply for help with minor repairs with the 18th Annual Help for Homes HFH community project on Saturday, May …
Chris Pelle cutting the ribbon with his staff and the community members of Brighton.

Dog trainer opens 11,200 square foot facility

As a new pet owner, Chris Pelle wanted to train his young German Shepherd for personal protection. At first, he did it as a hobby, working with friends and acquaintances. "I've always been very …

Channal’s first metal sculpture "Steel Stork" was installed at the Philadelphia Zoo.

Learning he could succeed key for Brighton sculptor

Yanny Channal was tired of being told he couldn't do it. But now the self-taught artist and sculptor from Brighton is placing three of his sculptures around the metro area, claiming the  top …
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