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Englewood to hold special election for District 1 council seat

On the heels of a week that saw a 3-3 split emerge on the six-member Englewood City Council to decide whom to appoint as the seventh councilmember — filling former Mayor Joe Jefferson's shoes in … more

If you’re cloying or annoying, it’s our culture you’re destroying

The jails and prisons are overcrowded as it is, but there has to be room for a few more. There’s no excuse. Maybe there’s a story, but there’s no excuse. Anyone who leaves a shopping cart at a … more

Somehow time is a fastball that throws you a curve

Time flies. Time really flies. I just received an invitation to pre-order a 2019 SUV. The vehicle isn’t in the works: It already exists. I received the invitation in February 2018. When I was a … more

Amid gun glut, ‘This is Colorado’ says too much and too little

Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said, “This is Colorado. Everybody has a gun.” Seven words that create a mural. Should they be added to our license plates and the signs that welcome … more

Riders give RTD high marks

RTD customers perceive the overall quality of RTD services to be very high, according to the results of the district’s latest customer satisfaction survey. The average rating of the overall quality … more

Fire consumes closed Columbine Square storefront in Littleton

An early morning fire consumed a portion of the long-abandoned Columbine Square Shopping Center at Federal Boulevard and Belleview Avenue on Jan. 3. Littleton Fire Rescue received a call just after 3 … more

Opinions divided on 'scraping' in older neighborhoods

Scrape-offs — homes demolished and replaced with larger, newer ones by developers — have remade vast swaths of Denver in recent years, with hundreds popping up in trendy neighborhoods like … more

Craig Hospital president/CEO plans to retire at end of year

The president and CEO of Craig Hospital, a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital for people who have sustained spinal cord and/or brain injuries, will retire effective Jan. 1, 2019, according to a … more

Roxborough Arts Council gallery is bright space in Aspen Grove

Before Christmas, members of the Roxborough Arts Council opened a temporary gallery at Aspen Grove in Littleton — and it went so well that it remains open today and into the future, during the … more

Night of The Stars Talent Show auditions to be held at rec center

Englewood will be holding auditions for talented kindergartners through high school senior performers who want to take part in the 2018 edition of the city's Night of The Stars Talent Show. The … more

Prints of 2018 fair poster available now from artist

Castle Rock painter Cindy Welch created the 2018 commemorative poster for the 2018 Douglas County Fair and Rodeo (the 100th) and is offering signed, limited-edition prints that are available now, … more

Englewood recycling Christmas trees at four locations around city

The presents are put away and, as the decorations and tree come down, Englewood has again set up drop-off points so residents can recycle live Christmas trees. The city parks division grinds the … more

‘He would want us to forgive’: Arrest made years after teacher's death

Kiowa High School let out for the summer in May 2010, with popular science teacher Randy Wilson’s youngest son Dean among the 29 graduates. Wilson’s sons Cody and Weston had recently told their … more

Good, better and best options and outcomes

Whenever I go into an ice cream shop, notice I didn’t say “if” I go into an ice cream shop, it’s when I go into an ice cream shop because anyone who knows me knows it is only a matter of … more

Gillit looks back at time on city council

Rick Gillit, a licensed mortgage broker and real-estate agent, ended his second term on the Englewood City Council Nov. 20. Gillit, who also is an honorably discharged veteran from the Air Force, was … more

Death toll creates urgency in fight against opioid abuse

One Coloradan died approximately every 27 hours on average from a prescription opioid-related overdose in 2015, according to Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment data. While that … more

Jefferson aims to keep giving back to community

Englewood Municipal Judge and former Mayor Joe Jefferson still answers the phone at his mother's Chinese restaurant, the Twin Dragon on South Broadway. “I don't have any choice,” Jefferson, 38, … more

Letter to the editor: What’s the lesson?

What’s the lesson? Littleton Public Schools Superintendent Brian Ewert says that students participating in school walkouts is a teachable moment. What exactly is being taught? If kids want to … more

Zoo welcomes baby Sumatran orangutan

A baby Sumatran orangutan was born recently at the Denver Zoo. Named Cerah (Che-rah), which means “bright” in Indonesian and is often used to refer to sunshine, the female animal was born to mom … more

Puppy love is in bloom as plants are upstaged

May flowers are on the dining room table. They don’t come from my garden. They come from a grocery store. I was diagnosed with a brown thumb. I once had house plants. Not a lot of them, but enough … more
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