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Gardner among GOP senators seen as vulnerable in 2020

Republican Sen. Cory Gardner helped mastermind the GOP's midterm strategy of pushing Senate candidates closer to President Donald Trump. But heading into his own 2020 re-election bid in Colorado, …

Denver teachers vote to strike

Teachers in Denver Public Schools — Colorado's largest school district — are seeking higher pay, among other things.
Nick Andurlakis poses behind the counter of Nick’s Cafe. The restaurant is known for its Fool’s Gold sandwich.

As shutdown continues, businesses feel the consequences

Editor’s Note: This story was filed for print on Jan. 21 as the federal shutdown continued. Nick’s Cafe has built a loyal following in Golden that included Elvis Presley who once flew his private …
J.J. Ament, CEO of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, speaks at the Economic Forecast Breakfast Jan. 18.

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 …
The Englewood Civic Center at 1000 Englewood Parkway, where the Englewood City Council and the city's government offices operate.

Citation follows dispute over security at city meetings

The chair of Englewood's Code Enforcement Advisory Committee — a citizen group that advises the arm of the police department that enforces city laws — received a court summons for allegedly …
Teacher Shannon Farr plays on the teeter-totter Jan. 8 with her children, Aiden and Keyano Farr, who both are students at the preschool. The new Maddox building held a grand opening that day.

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 …
From left, Englewood Schools Board of Education members Caty Husbands and Jen Hubbard, and Englewood Mayor Linda Olson, help students throw the symbolic first shovels of dirt at the Dec. 20 construction groundbreaking ceremony at Bishop Elementary School. Bishop is the last to begin of five construction projects on Englewood’s elementaries and preschool.

New Bishop Elementary School building to 'deepen roots'

The last of Englewood Schools' five construction projects — all undertaken on the strength of a $97.5 million bond voters approved in 2016 — symbolically kicked off Dec. 20 with a groundbreaking …

Englewood schools earn state awards

Two Englewood schools have received awards from the Colorado State Department of Education based on their students' performance on state assessments. Englewood Leadership Academy received the John …
The top finalists in the City of Englewood’s Student Art Contest pose with their pieces at the Dec. 3 Englewood City Council meeting. The pieces are featured in the 2019 City of Englewood calendar. In back, from left, Councilmembers Cheryl Wink, Amy Martinez, Rita Russell, Laurett Barrentine and Dave Cuesta stand with the group.

Englewood student artists honored in city calendar, council ceremony

The Englewood City Council meeting saw a packed house, but this time, it wasn’t a contentious political issue that drew the crowd. The audience, largely made up of parents and students, watched a …
Arapahoe High School principal Natalie Pramenko, left, speaks at a Littleton Public Schools roundtable on Dec. 10. Next to her are Desiree and Michael Davis, whose daughter Claire was killed by a classmate in 2013.

Arapahoe High tragedy spurred change, officials and parents say

In the five years since shots rang out in the halls of Arapahoe High School, Littleton Public Schools has made strides toward cultivating an environment of health and help, but the road ahead remains …

Penn retiring as Englewood Chamber of Commerce director

A former Englewood mayor, teacher and high school sports coach will soon step down as the executive director of the Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce, topping off what the chamber said is a life …

Minimum wage rises in Colorado, 19 other states

As of Jan. 1, Colorado's minimum wage is $11.10 an hour, a 90-cent hourly increase from 2018. The Centennial State is not alone, as 19 other states also raised the minimum wage with the dawn of 2019. …

Lockheed Martin move to generate jobs

Portions of production for the Navy's Fleet Ballistic Missile program will be relocated to Lockheed Martin Space headquarters in unincorporated Jefferson County, at the Wateron Canyon site southwest …

Businesses get reprieve from new sales tax rules

The Colorado Department of Revenue has extended the deadline for Colorado businesses to comply with new sales tax rules to May 31, 2019. The emergency rules, which were enacted Sept. 26, originally …
Patrons sit at the bar on opening day Dec. 4 at One Barrel, a wine bar and restaurant on the historic 3400 block of South Broadway in Englewood. The business adds a new twist to an area known for its bar scene.

Wine bar, restaurant adds new flavor to Broadway in Englewood

The food industry brought Jamie Elward and Jordan Blaydes, now wife and husband, together — but Elward didn't think opening a restaurant was in the plans. “Jordan, it was his dream,” said …
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