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New Englewood preschool building 'brings outside in'

It's easy to mistake the inside of the new Maddox Early Childhood Education Center for something other than a school. But Englewood Schools officials say the district's new preschool building is so …
Suspect shot near Swedish Medical Center in Englewood
One suspect was shot by police and taken to an area hospital, and a second suspect was taken into custody after Englewood police responded to a parking garage near Swedish Medical Center the morning …

Englewood allows new accessory dwelling units

Englewood will be the latest in a slew of Denver-area cities to allow for new accessory dwelling units, a housing option touted as both affordable and a way for homeowners to pull in additional …

‘Natura Obscura’ offers journey to dream forest

Immersive art experiences are happening across the nation these days and we are fortunate to have an absolutely delightful art-surround experience, “Natura Obscura,” awaiting us at the Museum of …

Windermere probably won't face sprinkler requirement

A Winderemere apartment tower will likely not be required to install a sprinkler system as part of repairs after a deadly fire, city officials said. The apartment tower at 5829 S. Datura St. in …

Details emerge on some questions about Englewood Environmental Foundation

Amid months of scrutiny over accusations of financial improprieties in a nonprofit body run by City of Englewood officials, some questions have seen more sunshine, and some remain unclear. The …

News

State’s economy needs moderation, taxes, say experts

Colorado’s economic star is rising, but promoting continued growth will require addressing the state’s government funding paradox, according to leading economists. “What’s wrong with public …

Life

Word is, state is seeking premier poet

Poetry is one of mankind’s most important and diverse mediums. Poetry can be found in many of the most influential religious and historic works of civilizations the world over, and it has a power …

Sports

Wrestler comes back from unlucky break

James Sharp’s comeback season is progressing and the Englewood junior wrestler is focused on moving forward. Sharp, a 182-pound wrestler who was a defensive end on the football roster, broke his …

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MIchael Norton
Winning Words

Early accelerated success leads to continued success

“A job begun is a job half done” — what a great quote, or proverb. I also like the one where it reads, “A job well begun is worth two half done.” What I am getting at here is that as I have …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

A handwritten letter can speak volumes

Once a week, I go fishing. I throw a few lines out, and I never know what I am going to catch. I received an extraordinary, handwritten, four-page letter (with enclosures) from a reader named Janet …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Your ‘red zone’ may impact your portfolio

Broncos fans are still mourning the season but the Super Bowl will happen, nonetheless. Whether you are focused on the plays, commercials or the inevitable party, I can’t help but tie in a few …
Newell

In 2019, I resolve not to change my Self

At this time of new year’s resolutions, many of us are pressing a refresh button questioning what we need to change or improve in our lives to be better human beings. Should I recommit to more …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Critical thinking — or just thinking critically

Just the other day someone has asked me if I had any materials, courses, or ideas that would support a classroom lesson on critical thinking. With more than a handful of books sitting on my shelf and …
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