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Residents brainstorm to improve parks

About 40 residents of Englewood gathered on Sept. 15 with city employees and councilmembers to talk about Englewood's parks. Emily Gonzales, co-founder of Friends of Englewood Parks, sent out the …

Colorado's Task Force lends a helping hand in North Carolina

Tropical storm Florence has had a devastating impact on North Carolina. A North Carolina Emergency Management spokesperson confirmed to the Lakewood Sentinel that the death toll from the storm is 16. …

State’s suicide rate is high, but addressable, experts say

Suicide in Colorado is often talked about in terms of statistics — the state is consistently in the top 10 in the country for suicide deaths. But to Sarah Brummett, the director of the state Office …

Englewood test scores show gains, still below average

In the 2018 test season, Englewood's school district saw strong improvement in scores for elementary math, English and science compared to last year, along with a step forward on the SAT — …

School foundation fundraiser set for Sept. 29

Good times, good food and good feelings from a good cause are on tap at Englewood's premier craft brewery in the upcoming Englewood Education Foundation Fall Fling. The nonprofit Englewood Education …
Education

Family STEM festival returns to Denver

Exhibits and interactions with energy experts designed to spark students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math will highlight Energy Day, an annual free family STEM festival in …

Two new schools open doors in Englewood

About 900 Englewood elementary school students took in new sights on Aug. 13 as they reported to new classrooms at Clayton Elementary School and Charles Hay World School, the first two schools built …

First day of school in Englewood brings a look forward

Trianna Perry had her eye on changes on the first day of school at Englewood High. “I'm excited to see how the school will work with all the different staff changes,” said Perry, a 14-year-old …

Signatures being checked for statewide school funding measure

Coloradans looking to bolster education funding throughout the state may be one step closer to their goal, as the Great Schools, Thriving Communities campaign turned in more than 170,000 signatures …

South High grad gets scholarship with outdoors focus

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, Colorado’s largest outdoor stewardship organization, have awarded the inaugural Grossman Scholarship to Ella Douglas, a graduate from Denver South High School’s …
Business

Earth Treks gym is open for those ready to climb walls

Emily Camp smiled as she emerged from Earth Treks facility at 1050 W. Hampden Ave. in Englewood after spending a couple hours on the facility's indoor climbing walls. “I am an avid climber and I …

City drafting plan to address short-term rentals

At any time of year, a number of properties in Englewood are listed on short-term rental sites offering visitors the opportunity to rent a home or even just a bed. However, the Englewood Unified …

Couple share Englewood pride with distinctive shirts

What began as a whimsical idea evolved into a statement that residents might see worn around town: “Englewood is my hood.” Sarah Frederick and Jason Drautz have lived in Englewood for years — …

Kaufman's Tall & Big shop hits 60-year mark

Fred Kaufman had a thriving men's traditional clothing store in Englewood when he learned from customers of the apparel needs of big and tall men and opted to have his store meet those needs — …

Colorado Air and Spaceport begins launch countdown

Adams County is a go for launch to hold a site operator license for a spaceport. That means the Front Range Airport, located in Watkins in Adams County, will be able to host horizontal takeoffs …
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