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Riding for Englewood flood victims

Sometimes, community is dressed in black and barreling down a highway. About two dozen motorcycle riders — along with a few in cars — participated in a charity poker run in the south Denver metro …
Englewood council chooses short-term city manager
After the departure of Englewood's city manager amid final city council discussions on the 2019 budget — and in a climate of division in the city — two candidates emerged to take the wheel as …

Colorado governor candidates juggle local issues

To hear the candidates, their campaigns and political ads tell it, voters might get the impression the race for Colorado’s governor seat is all about President Donald Trump. But up close, the …

Breaking down Englewood's 2019 budget issues

For several years, talk of the “fiscal cliff” — where Englewood's spending will consistently outweigh the money it takes in — has colored budget discussions in the city, according to the team …

Ready to vote? Here's what you need to do in Arapahoe County

Ballots are scheduled to arrive in mailboxes by Oct. 19 to all active registered voters, and here’s how you can get squared away to have a smooth voting experience in the Nov. 6 election. Check …

Murder suspect no stranger to false confessions

Six days before Christmas 2017 came shocking news: Authorities had arrested a man in the 2010 murder of Kiowa High School teacher Randy Wilson. Elbert County investigators charged Daniel Pesch, a …

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Governor candidates keep slugging as election nears

Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton and Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis clashed again over health care, guns and Colorado's energy future in the fifth one-on-one debate of their …

Life

Sanctuary housing exotic animals is something wild

It was a sunny, pleasant fall day for a drive through the plains in southern Weld County and many of the inhabitants of the Wild Animal Sanctuary were basking — on the grass, on platforms, in the …

Sports

Athlete Spotlight: Jack of all trades gets around

Jack Kail is a three-sport senior at Littleton, and multisport high school athletes are rare these days. Longer high school seasons and the pressure to specialize in one sport during the off season …

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Winning Words

Smartest person in the room may be the one who’s listening

One of the common situations I hear about or questions I get asked by the community or from someone in a training session is this, “Sometimes I feel embarrassed in a team meeting because I don’t …
Our View: A Colorado Community Media editorial

Editorial: Cast a vote for the future of our schools

The price tag to install an elevator at Newton Middle School — which would shorten the 20 minutes it now takes a wheelchair-bound student to get to the second floor using lifts — comes in at $1 …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Looking ahead at the next decade

It has been 10 years since Lehman Brothers failed. That was the ultimate culmination of one of the worst decades in economic history when three recessions occurred in one 10-year period. Remember the …
Quiet Desperation

Unwelcome words aren’t getting the hint to leave

I am feeling empowered today to feel empowered today. My transparency is transparent, and I might even off-board my carbon footprint. Let me ask you this. Am I being too impactful? This column …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

As Bruegel would say, DIA is boorish and depressing

This lively essay needs an image to go along with it. Please look up Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s painting “The Fall of the Rebel Angels,” and have it handy when you read the following paragraph …
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