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Denver’s annual gathering of all things nerd convened June 17-19 at the Colorado Convention Center in downtown Denver. Over the weekend, around 114,000 fans of all shapes, sizes, and species attended the weekend event, and we at Colorado Community Media, were some of them. We explored the realms of creativity, paused to meet some interesting characters and delved into the worlds of magic, science fiction, fantasy and gaming. Here we’ve gathered some of our favorite photos of the three-day event. more
Douglas County may be one of the wealthiest counties in the United States, but it isn’t immune from homelessness. Despite being named the eighth-richest county in the country by Forbes magazine in 2014, last year 910 students in Douglas County … more
Lydia Greenhalge, of Littleton, remembers rummaging through garage sales as a child. Her family lived on a tight budget. She’s now a garage sale expert. “I like saving money,” she said. “And I see it as a great recycling … more
Editor’s note: This is the second of an occasional series about Judy Racine, who will retire at the end of this school year after 40 years of teaching. more
Southglenn Library’s Super Sidewalk Sale will be held July 15-17 at the branch of Arapahoe Libraries, 6972 S. Vine St., Centennial. Books, collectibles, CDs and audio books for all ages will be available. Through the sale of used books, the … more
On some days, Dr. Robert Pratt sits in his Denver-areahome in front of a tablet as he diagnoses patients for possible strokes at up to 15 different HealthOne affiliated hospitals. Today, Pratt, a neurologist, is calling into the emergency room of … more
Carmen Garcia is enjoying her second year as a caddie. “The opportunity was offered to me... and I thought it was interesting and different,” said Garcia, a sophomore-to-be at St. Mary’s Academy in Cherry Hills Village. “I never played … more
Jay Pathak takes the crease for batting practice at Cornerstone Park. He taps the ground with his bat to gain his rhythm and stares down the pitch. Pathak leans forward, drops to one knee and smacks the bouncing ball away with an elegant … more
About two years ago, Harold and Diane Smethills and about 20 congregants from Valley View Christian Church walked up a grassy hill in the rolling landscape near Roxborough in northwest Douglas County. They joined hands and began to pray. For the land. For the well-being of neighboring communities — Roxborough, Littleton, Highlands Ranch. For the residents of Sterling Ranch, the community that would rise from the land around … more
Spoke N Motion bills itself as “Colorado's only totally integrated dance company.” It includes dancers with and without disabilities. “UnVeil” will be a fundraiser performance at 7 p.m. May 14 and 1 p.m. May 15 at the wheelchair-accessible … more
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