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Plenty of choices for Halloween spirit

Leaves are changing colors and falling from trees; the cool, crisp fall air can be felt in the morning; and costume shops are starting to pop up. October is here. There are plenty of ways to …
Teen suicide PSAs released by coalition of Colorado state offices, parents, teens
When the impact of a suicide started to take a toll on Jim Janicek's kids, he knew he had to do something. “My kids go to Arapahoe High School,” Janicek told a crowd at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado …

Bobby Jennings: Candidate for Englewood City Council, District 1

Profession: Retired Campaign website/contact information: david.redcentre@gmail.com; 720-417-1576 Why are you seeking this office? The prime reason is that the present councilman, Othoniel Sierra, is …

Monica Johnson: Candidate for Englewood City Council, District 1

Profession: Education Campaign website/contact information: monica@johnsonforenglewood.org; johnsonforenglewood.org Why are you seeking this office? Englewood is my home and I am committed to the …

Othoniel Sierra: Candidate for Englewood City Council, District 1

Profession: Senior sales executive, IHS Markit Campaign website/contact information: sierraforenglewood@gmail.com; sierraforenglewood.com Why are you seeking this office? I want to continue to build …

Joe Anderson: Candidate for Englewood City Council, District 3

Profession: Business owner (Oikos Coffee Roasting) and pastor Contact information: joe@joe­forenglewood.com; www.joeforenglewood.com Why are you seeking this office? In Englewood, we have a lot …

Laurett Barrentine: Candidate for Englewood City Council, District 3

Profession: Current Englewood city councilmember Campaign website/contact information: www.barrentineforenglewood.com Why are you seeking this office? To continue providing the citizens of District 3 …

Rita Russell: Candidate for Englewood City Council, at-large

Profession: Retired small business owner Campaign website/contact information: rita4englewood.com; rita4council@comcast.net Why are you seeking this office? We are at a significant moment in …

John Stone: Candidate for Englewood City Council, at-large

Profession: Small business owner More information: stoneforenglewood.com; stoneforenglewood.com/contact-us Why are you seeking this office? I am running for Englewood City Council at-large because …

Steven Ward: Candidate Englewood City Council, at-large

Profession: Administrative, State of Colorado More information: wardforenglewood.com; wardforenglewood@gmail.com Why are you seeking this office? I am seeking office because I believe that I can …

Yes or no on Prop CC: Arguments for and against

The most controversial choice on voters' ballots this November may not be over a politician — it could be over Proposition CC. That's a measure that asks Colorado voters to allow the state …

Yes or no on Prop DD: Arguments for and against

As people continue to move to Colorado in droves, one consequence of population growth is often overlooked: the water Coloradans consume. That’s why Proposition DD this November asks voters to …

Ongoing series

No place to call home - homelessness in Englewood

This ongoing series by reporter Ellis Arnold explores the reasons behind the rise in homelessness in Englewood and the response from various parts of the community, from businesses and city government to nonprofits, the faith community and schools.

The series also reports on the challenges homeless people face while trying to regain stability in their lives.

News

South Metro Chamber president to leave for new job

The South Metro Denver Chamber will be hunting for a new leader soon, after President and CEO Bob Golden announced he will step down from the post at the end of October. Golden, who has led the …

Life

An artistic ‘Fever Dream’ at the Benchmark

One of the best things about being a smaller theater is it provides more opportunities for inspiration and experimentation. That commitment to elevating new talents and taking creative risks has been …

Sports

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Heritage student steps up

Forrest Mondlane fits the description of an American student athlete. However, he is a native of South Africa and moved to the United States four years ago to improve his education. He lived with …

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Arapahoe County Ballot Issue 1A: Jail safety outweighs some legitimate concerns

Deputies assaulted by inmates more frequently than ever before. Electrical systems, walls, floors and plumbing stressed and strained to the limits. Inmates living three to a cell. Little room to …
Norton
Winning Words

Finding the value in our values

If you have never taken the time to identify or define what your values are, or what your belief system is, don’t sweat it because you are not alone. As a matter of fact, most people just assume …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Show me the gore, I’ll show you the door

For unknown reasons, I have never wanted to enter the rhythm of a Black Sabbath concert, or walk down the mall with fake blood on my face, or a fake severed head under my arm. Maybe you can tell me …
Our View

Proposition DD is a good bet for Colorado

Proposition DD, the legalization and taxation of sports betting in Colorado, is the result of a May 2018 Supreme Court ruling that repealed the federal government ban on sports gambling. Since then, …
Our View

Proposition CC is tempting but comes up short

It’s a very intriguing proposition. Vote to forgo a relatively small tax refund and allow the state to spend that money on much-needed programs for K-12 education, higher education and …
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