Englewood fireworks show moved to July 3
As the pandemic’s effects in Colorado promise to continue into the summer, the City of Englewood is moving forward with plans to hold a Fourth of July fireworks show where an estimated 20,000-plus …
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Historic CityCenter Englewood to see large redevelopment again

A chapter in Englewood history may soon close if Englewood’s city hall — a remnant of the former Cinderella City mall that once stretched for blocks — sees a plan to replace the building with …

Englewood police shoot, kill driver of stolen car who hit cops

Englewood police shot and killed a 22-year-old man accused of dragging three officers with a stolen car at the Kimberly Woods apartment complex in northeast Englewood, according to a news release. …
A small group sits outside the Englewood Grand bar Oct. 1 as a pedestrian walks with a dog on Englewood's downtown South Broadway corridor.

Englewood ‘downtown authority’ awaits funding, now has leaders

Months after Englewood voters approved the creation of a body that would work to economically boost Englewood’s CityCenter, traditional Broadway downtown and medical areas, the public still awaits …
An employee at Sierra restaurant in Lone Tree.

Restaurants, event venues, movie theaters can get pandemic assistance

More than a year after the pandemic began upending the economy, federal assistance is still available for many types of businesses, with a fund aimed at restaurants expected to open up soon. Another …
Lisa Paris lost Carl Howard, the man she called the love of her life, last June to a hit-and-run driver. Howard's loved ones are seeking donations to buy him a permanent memorial plaque at Olinger Hampden Cemetery.

Victim’s family seeks memorial in unsolved hit-run death

As the months tick by since the still-unsolved hit-and-run death of Carl Howard, his loved ones are hoping to memorialize the man whose death gouged a devastating wound in their …

Fire truck parade, activities roll into Littleton for Father’s Day weekend

Littleton’s Fire Muster is back this Father’s Day weekend, starting with a fire truck parade down Main Street followed by a free fun-filled gathering at Arapahoe Community College on the …

John Denver tribute shows set for Lone Tree

Singer Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon will perform at 8 p.m. on June 18 and 19 at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St., Lone Tree. Recognized nationally and internationally as a top John …

Anti-bullying law signed, two years after boy’s suicide

After Jack Padilla, a freshman at Cherry Creek High School, took his own life in February 2019, his father, Rick Padilla, made it his mission to make a difference in the lives of youths who face …

My Name Is ... Karin Schultze

Meeting imaginative 'artists-to-be' I've been a professional artist for over 25 years. I grew up in Upper New Jersey and moved to Centennial after my mother died, to be closer to the rest of my …

Successful Cajun is all about the love

The secret to making truly good Cajun food boils down to one word — love. Restaurants and food trucks serving Cajun across the Denver metro area may give a quick, one-word answer when asked about …

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Irreza draws 20-year sentence for attempted murder of AdCo deputy

Irreza draws 20-year sentence for attempted murder of AdCo deputy Staff reports Cesar Irreza, who pled guilty in April to attempted first-degree murder with extreme indifference charges in …

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Equity markets wave yellow flag

Recent stock market headlines seem contrary to the real economy … or maybe they are predictions. Investors can choose opposing rationale and find justification in print virtually anywhere. Are …

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Cherry Creek girls take state in tennis

Cherry Creek won yet another girls state tennis championship on June 12 at the Gates Tennis Center but this one was a little different. Creek, two points ahead of Fairview heading in the final day of …

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Craig Marshall Smith
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The past keeps populating the present

For the past year and a half, old acquaintances I haven’t heard from in five, ten, fifteen and even twenty years have written to me. Has the same thing been happening to you? Most have been former …

Pride Month brings a time to increase mindfulness

This column has nothing directly to do with race, politics, religion or beliefs. Phew! It does, however, have everything to do with being good neighbors. The only agenda I have is for all of us to be …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Failing to be facile was tassel-related hassle

You might think being chosen to speak at a high school graduation ceremony would be a welcome opportunity, especially for someone who is filled with opinions and loves the English language. No, I was …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

A numeral, a letter, and unsure what's better

What's 5G? What happened to 4G? Is 5G better than 4G? Is 6G next? Will the commercials for 6G be better than the commercials for 5G? The commercials for 5G give me a headache. Especially the ones …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Welcome to Denver — weather permitting

Phoenix, 96, and plenty of sun. Miami, 85, and partly cloudy. Denver, 42, with periods of rain mixed with snow and snow mixed with rain. Newcomers to Colorado want to know, “What’s going on?” …
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