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Wanted: home for towering wooden soldiers

Steve Farland's colossal wooden soldiers need a new home. Farland is better known as the Chairman. From a cavernous warehouse on Navajo Street, in Englewood's old industrial district, he sells chairs …

Lawsuit claims Englewood police used excessive force

An El Paso County man has sued the City of Englewood over an allegation of excessive force by three officers of the Englewood Police Department. Patric Martinez is alleging that three Englewood …

Englewood High School athletes honor Tom Munds

Englewood High School held a moment of silence in honor of Tom Munds, a longtime Englewood Herald reporter, before the school’s boys varsity basketball game against Fort Lupton High School on Feb. …

History of first black Arapahoe County deputy highlighted

An activist in the Underground Railroad, anti-slavery writer and prominent Denver businessman became the first black deputy in the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office in 1880, according to the agency. …

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

City, chamber developing plan for downtown

Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce Executive Director David Carroll is excited about what is happening in Englewood. He watched new restaurants like Zomo Asian + American Eatery join Englewood on …

Life

Ideas offer arts unlimited

The Barros family has difficulty finding programs they all can attend. “We try to take them to events as much as I can, but the kids at this age don't pay attention for an hour,” Fernando Barros …

Sports

South metro athletes heading to college teams

Here is a list of athletes from south metro schools who have recently committed or signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the college level. This list was compiled from the …

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Norton
Winning Words

Momentum is game changer for success

A shift in momentum is usually extremely palpable. Sometimes the momentum swings in our favor, and sometimes it feels like we have lost it, and lost it quickly. In both cases, we know exactly when it …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

You want buzzwords? Buzzwords we got

My hope this year is to rebrand my brand with some brand new words, while holding on to such dependable ones as “go-to” and “vibe” and “sustainable.” Listen, my go-to restaurant in Lone …
Norton
Winning Words

When intent is more important than technique

Have you ever heard a really bad joke? Or maybe just a very funny joke told really poorly? We can probably all say yes to that one, couldn’t we? We have also probably been told a story that missed …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

A perfect place for those who love cats and toes

Ernest Hemingway kept six-toed cats at his home, now a museum, in Key West, Florida. They’re called “polydactyl cats.” The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum currently has 40-50 polydactyl cats …
Newell

Political conflict? It’s our fault, but there’s help

In the heat of the presidential impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate that is occurring as I write this, we are reminded of how deeply politically divided our nation is. Since the first of January, …
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