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New academic year to feature new surroundings

Plastic dividers, stray construction and cleaning equipment, and caution tape now line halls and playgrounds where children once ran — and soon, the first of Englewood's new school buildings will …
Expert witnesses attempt to prove irreparable harm in Rocky Flats case
Commuters honked their horns during the busy noon rush hour as they drove by the Alfred Arraj U.S. District Courthouse in downtown Denver on July 17. They were responding to a group of about 25 …

Englewood High graduate dies at 21

A funeral is set for the morning of July 17 for Samuel Isaac Vogel, who died at 21 in Tracy, California, according to an online obituary. Vogel died on July 9, the obituary said. According to the …

'Sounds of Summer' brings funk to Englewood

Plentiful sunlight crowned the Englewood Civic Center Amphitheater as the season's fourth Sounds of Summer concert brought tightly played funk throwbacks to a crowd of all ages. The city's free …

Time to Talk: 'There is help and hope'

Lora Thomas vividly remembers the day: a snowy February afternoon in 2012. She was Douglas County’s coroner then and she was standing in the kitchen of a home in Parker, talking with a father who …

News

Man sentenced to 16 years for stabbing death in Englewood

The formerly homeless Englewood man accused of stabbing a Highlands Ranch real-estate agent pleaded guilty to second-degree murder July 13, according to the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office. …

Life

North Korea, polka music on deck in library programs

Upcoming programs at Littleton’s Bemis Library include: “Explore North Korea” with Active Minds — learn about the Kim family leadership, as well as nuclear weapon development, trade and human …

Sports

Mile High Nationals a showcase for speed

Powerful engines will emit deep-throated growls and shake the ground July 20-22 when the Mile High National Drag Races take center stage at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison. Although time trials and …

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Winning Words

Take a focused approach to information overload

Thanks again for the tremendous support from the community. I really do love receiving your emails, thoughts and questions, so please keep them coming. One of the more common emails I receive lately …
Quiet Desperation

Being tailgated — there’s something stupid behind it

The first recorded incident of following at an unsafe distance occurred about an hour after the invention of the automobile. Understandably, that wouldn’t have been possible, but it probably …
Financial Strategies

Business cycle may die a slow death

The next 12 to 18 months may mark what is left of the current business cycle. This should not come as a surprise to anyone, as this is one of the longest-running growth cycles in history.¹ The …
Winning Words

Do your part to create the best news of the day

One of my very favorite ways to stay in touch with people during the peak busy season is a quick text. Just a little nudge or reminder that I am thinking of them right at that moment. Depending on …
Quiet Desperation

Human-dog relationship status: ‘It’s uncomplicated’

Why does your dog lick your face? You say, “My dog doesn’t lick my face.” Do me a favor, and just play along. Your dog licks your face because it tastes like a ham on rye. How can your face …
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