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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 …
Hundreds of unaffiliated voters in Arapahoe County have voted incorrectly in primary
The Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder's Office, which oversees elections in the county, reminded unaffiliated voters that they may vote and return only one ballot for the June 26 primary election. …
Teen in Englewood chef death gets life, possible parole
A teenager convicted of felony murder in the 2016 fatal shooting of an Englewood man near a convenience store received a sentence of life in prison with the possibility of parole after 40 years. …

Kmart site may see 'modern' redesign

The downfall of Englewood’s Kmart — a hulking, 140,000-square-foot structure that puts the “big” in big box — may give rise to what a developer described as a “modern and aesthetically …

Primary 2018: Q&As with candidates for governor of Colorado

Colorado voters will choose would-be successors to Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, who is limited after two terms, in the June 26 primary election. It's the first primary in which unaffiliated …

Q&A with Saira Rao, Democratic candidate for Congressional District 1

City or town of residence: Denver, five years Profession: Co-founder of In This Together Media (book publisher). Related elected-office or public-service experience: On the board of GALS Inc., Girls …

Q&A with Diana DeGette, Democratic candidate for Congressional District 1

City or town of residence: Denver; I've lived here all my life. Profession: Member of Congress. Related elected-office or public-service experience: I have served in Congress since 1997, rising to …

Primary election open to unaffiliated voters in Arapahoe County

Unaffiliated voters can now participate in the June 26 primary election, which will choose which Republican and Democratic candidates move forward to the general election in November. That's thanks …

News

In-depth profiles: Learn more about the candidates for Colorado governor

Click on the links below for in-depth profiles of the candidates for governor published by The Colorado Independent. Mike …

Life

Castle Rock Band gets ready to rock Independence Day

The Castle Rock Band will play a free concert to celebrate Independence Day at 7 p.m. on June 30 at the town bandstand in front of the Philip S. Miller Library (100 S. Wilcox St.). The All-American …

Sports

Broncos haven't given up on Paxton Lynch

Denver Broncos fans have pretty much given up on Paxton Lynch. No longer do they fill the airwaves and social media posts with debates about how Denver's 2016 first-round draft pick should be …

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Editorial Cartoon for June 21, 2018

Guest column

How do we decide which candidate to vote for?

It’s primary season in Colorado. So glad I never had one of those! June marks the end of my second quarter in seminary, a place I never thought I’d be, and yet also marks a gubernatorial contest, …

Letter to the editor: Vote Polis for governor

Vote Polis for governor In the 19 years since the shooting at Columbine High school, there have been no meaningful pieces of federal gun legislation. I should know, I am a Columbine survivor. When I …
Quiet Desperation

If you try to be cool, you’re getting colder

Whenever I am facing something I am unable to resolve on my own, I ask, “What would Lincoln do?” Abraham Lincoln is my guidepost, my lighthouse, my lodestar. “The Springfield Redbird” is what …
Winning Words

The customer is not always right, but still is always the customer

There is a very common saying in business, “The customer is always right.” It may be very common, but it is not always true. What is true is this, “The customer is not always right, but the …
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