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Englewood City Council debates path amid claims about EEF corruption

Months of scrutiny over claims of various kinds of financial malfeasance in the City of Englewood — over a nonprofit body that's private but run by city officials — have come to a head, with city …
Election 2018 Results
Democrats take sheriff, clerk, assessor seats in Arapahoe County
Colorado's “blue wave” that saw Democrats elected to a wide range of posts statewide extended to Arapahoe County, with Democrats upsetting incumbent Republicans in both the sheriff and county …

Providers of low-income help say they need help

A staple of low-income assistance for families in the south metro area says if things don't change soon, it may have to make large cuts to its operation. Amid funding cuts and challenging attitudes …

Six years after his son died in a shooting that shook the country, Tom Sullivan is taking his hopes to the Colorado state House, eyeing gun violence and mental health as top issues to tackle. “I …

Voters reject statewide education funding measure

Many educators across Colorado believe voters missed an opportunity to support students when they voted down Amendment 73, a constitutional amendment that would have instituted a graduated income tax …

Trial pushed to next year for Englewood duck-pond murder suspect

A man recently convicted in Denver of second-degree murder — who also was wanted by Louisiana authorities — now faces trial in Arapahoe County after being accused of shooting an Englewood man who …

News

'I can't believe this is happening again'

For some of the dozen residents who spent the night in a Red Cross shelter after a fire forced the evacuation of the Windermere senior living apartments on Nov. 17, the situation feels all too …

Life

Becoming Santa: a special gift

Bryan Austin didn’t have to wait for his beard to turn white to become Santa. The 60-year-old Austin has been performing as Santa for 11 seasons and wore the red suit while his hair was still, …

Sports

Englewood girls ready to launch season

Even before the official practice for the Englewood High School girls basketball team, Coach Thomas Rode said he expects his team to be strong and competitive. “We only graduated one senior so we …

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Michael Norton
Winning Words

Getting in the true spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday

With the Thanksgiving holiday only a couple of weeks away, it is probably time to start thinking about all of the people in our lives who we are so grateful for and who we appreciate so very much. …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Holiday bludgeon can lead to high dudgeon

It is the first of November. I am braced for what is about to happen, against my wishes and against my will. My belief is that it comes earlier every year as an antidote to reality, as a form of …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Thanksgiving is good time to share crucial information

Thanksgiving is a special time to gather around family and friends and count your blessings. Enjoy the crisp air and delicious food, and make new (and remember old) memories. Just being grateful puts …

Cooking is the currency of love

“People who love to eat are always the best people.” Julia Child wrote that in a letter to her friend, Avis DeVoto, in early 1953. Julia is known around the world for her love of food — …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Art’s reward is the gift of other people

Matt and I won a prize. You still have a chance to see our prize winner at the Lone Tree Arts Center. We collaborated on an art project for a juried exhibition that will be up until Nov. 26. Because …
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