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Englewood ‘Restorative justice’ program seeks to undo damage of crime

Englewood is ramping up a program court officials hope will provide a more holistic and community-focused answer to criminal offenses. Englewood’s Municipal Court is expanding its fledgling …

SouthGlenn redevelopment plan submitted

A crowd of more than 100 came to the empty former Sears at Centennial’s flagship shopping center in a March 2019 meeting that placed redevelopment plans in the public eye — and in August 2020, …

Shake Shack coming to Park Meadows

Shake Shack is joining the list of food joints at Park Meadows mall, bringing not only an outdoor patio dining section but also the only alcoholic beverage options to the shopping center's food hall. …

Casa Bonita opens for guided tours

The fountain in front is dry, but the doors are open. Familiar sounds of mariachi music are piped through speakers in the ceiling, and strings of flicker lights illuminate the faux Mexican village …

Political map tour comes to Englewood
Some south-metro residents argued against splitting Englewood into two state Senate districts — and asked not to separate part of Englewood from Sheridan — during an open meeting where members of …

My Name Is... Stacy Whitton

A passion for horses I’m an equine veterinarian. I take care of horses, donkeys, mules and miniature horses. I grew up in Franktown, and spent much of my youth riding horses. My dad and brother are …

‘Communal experience’ of movie theaters returns in Colorado

After long stretches of staying closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s major movie theater chains reopened locations in recent months. And with capacity restrictions on businesses now …

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Historic Greenland post office being restored

Douglas County hopes it can revive the memory of a once-bustling Greenland town site when it finishes restoring the Greenland Post Office this fall. In late June, the county started its bottom-to-top …

Life

Meet the new State Historian

For a lot of children, books about magical worlds and bigger than life adventures are the best way to spend their time. But when she was young, Dr. Nicki Gonzales immersed herself in the chronicles …

Sports

Denver metro area Olympic athletes

The Summer Olympic Games taking place now in Tokyo features quite a few familiar faces for friends and family across the Denver metro area. Here are a few of the skilled and dedicated athletes that …

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Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

It may be time to give money away

A true sign of financial independence is to worry about your estate plan and what to do with your assets after you pass away. Some people, myself included, spend their entire adult life worrying …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Anyone else but me

You will make a lousy anybody else, but you will be the best ‘you’ in existence.” — Zig Ziglar Many of us daydream or fantasize about being someone else. Did you ever look at someone else’s …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Trapped in the platitude escalation cycle

Some of you might remember radio broadcaster Paul Harvey. He always ended his daily program with two words. “Good day.” Hippies turned that into “Have a nice day.” Then “Have a good day” …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

What I wouldn’t give for just 5 more minutes

How many times have we thought, “If I could only do that over again?” Whatever that is, there is always at least one thing, maybe several things we wish we could take another shot at.
Linda Newell

Anyone else slow about moving on to freedom?

Have you been feeling a bit anxious lately? You'd think as the pandemic starts to wane (in our area) and restrictions begin to be lifted, that I'd be feeling great about the potential of reentering …
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