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  • New K-9 joins Arvada police force

    ARVADA, Colo. — The Arvada Police Department has added its newest K-9, Jax. The 3-year-old German shepherd/Belgian malinois mix comes from the Netherlands and the group Trikos International. Trikos trains security and protection animals. Jax joins another new K-9, Rudy. Officer Derek Berns of the Arvada Police Departement will work with Jax. The two will train together for six weeks before they hit the road.

  • Denver high schools recognized as among best in U.S.

    DENVER — Denver Public Schools announced Tuesday that 12 high schools have received national recognition in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report list of “Best High Schools in America.” More than 80 Colorado schools were recognized as some of the best, with 15 being honored with gold medals, 32 getting silver medals and 37 being recognized as bronze medal schools. The Denver schools were DSST: Stapleton High School (No. 2, gold medal); KIPP Denver Collegiate High School (No. 3, gold medal); Denver […]

  • Panera Bread hiring delivery drivers in Colorado

    ST. LOUIS — Panera Bread is expanding delivery services at more of its cafes around the country. The sandwich shop is hiring around 10,000 new employees, including in Colorado. Around 75 percent of the new hires will be delivery drivers. On Panera Bread’s careers website, 66 delivery driver positions are open in Colorado. Many are in the Denver metro area. Panera offers delivery at 20 percent of its locations, but it’s hoping to expand that to 35 percent to 40 percent. […]

  • Large power outage in Fountain resolved

    FOUNTAIN, Colo. — The city of Fountain reported a large power outage Friday morning, impacting residents in the area of Athletic to Fontaine Boulevard and Metropolitan to Cello Vista. As of 2:45 a.m., the power was restored. The cause of the outage was an underground fault in the area, a city spokesman said. Anyone without power should call 719-322-2010.

  • Suspects charged in string of Denver burglaries

    DENVER — Four people are facing charges in a string of home and vehicle burglaries, the Denver District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday. Luis Ortega, 22, Anessa Suazo, 18, and Anthony Wilcox, 21, are accused of burglary and trespass at homes in the 3100 block of East Kentucky Avenue, the 800 block of South Garfield Street, the 1400 block of South Eudora Street and the 3000 block of East First Avenue between 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on March 25. Each are […]

  • Starbucks selling specialty ‘unicorn’ drink

    SEATTLE — A new drink is coming to Starbucks, with an emphasis on all things brightly colored and sparkly. The Unicorn Frappuccino is made with pink powder, mango creme and a sour powder topping that sparkles. When the drink is stirred, the color changes from purple to pink, and the flavor will change from sweet to tart. Business Insider reports the tall size has 280 calories and 39 grams of sugar. Some who have tried it say it’s incredibly sour, while […]

  • City of Aurora names new fire chief

    AURORA, Colo. — Fernando Gray has been named the city of Aurora’s new fire chief, the city announced Tuesday. Gray was chosen after an extensive national search and interview process. Citizens, fire department employees and city council members were involved in the interview process, choosing Gray from a pool of 70 candidates. “I believe that Fernando Gray is the right person with the right skills to lead the Aurora Fire Department. His extensive experience leading a large organization and serving […]

  • Watch: Eaglets on Westminster cam

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Two baby eagles have hatched at Standley Lake Regional Park. The first eaglet hatched on Wednesday and its sibling hatched a day later. Three eggs were laid between the end of February and the beginning of March. The city of Westminster is live-streaming the eagles and their parents. A mated pair of bald eagles have been nesting on the northwest side of Standley Lake since January 1993. The pair’s first successful offspring were in 1996. They have […]

  • Columbine Library in Littleton to close for 5-month renovation

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Columbine Library is closing its doors Saturday to start a five-month remodeling project. The library on Bowles Avenue in Littleton will close at 5 p.m. Starting Monday, staff will be at the storefront library in Bowles Crossing. It’s in unit 2T at 8055 W. Bowles Ave., between LePeep and Arrow Liquormart. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays; and […]

  • Company buying more than half of Gordmans locations

    HOUSTON — Stage Stores said its subsidiary has won a bid to buy assets of Gordmans Stores through a bankruptcy auction. The subsidiary will get a minimum of 50 Gordmans store leases, with rights to assume leases for another seven stores and a distribution center. The company will also get all of Gordmans’ inventory, furniture, fixtures, equipment and other assets of those 57 stores. The deal is expected to close during the first quarter of the 2017 fiscal year. The […]

  • Education secretary criticizes Denver Public Schools over choice despite top ranking

    DENVER — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is calling out Denver Public Schools, saying the district doesn’t provide “real” options for parents when it comes to school choice. Denver Public Schools was ranked No. 1 for the second year in a row by the Brookings Institute, which acknowledges the district has high-quality public schools, both district-run and charter. However, DeVos said DPS is an example of a district that appears to be choice-friendly, but actually lacks options for parents. She said […]

  • How your mascara can help save wildlife

    SKYLAND, N.C. — People have been using mascara for generations. Now, instead of throwing your used mascara wands away, you can donate them to a wildlife organization that really needs them. Appalachian Wildlife Refuge is a nonprofit organization that coordinates the needs of wildlife rehabilitation in western North Carolina. The group says it can use the wands to remove insect eggs and larva from the fur of animals. Appalachian Wildlife is asking people to clean the old mascara wands with […]