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Arapahoe, Denver among counties moving to stricter COVID-19 rules

As restrictions continue to escalate in parts of the Denver metro area, the state public-health department announced that Arapahoe and Denver are among several counties that now face greater …
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Englewood Schools to switch to online learning as COVID-19 cases climb

Englewood Public Schools will switch to fully-remote learning for at least two weeks beginning Nov. 2 in the face of climbing COVID-19 numbers, Superintendent Wendy Rubin announced on Oct. …

Q&A with Julien Bouquet, candidate for RTD director, District G

Residence: Lone Tree Campaign website: bouquet4rtd.com What makes you the best choice for this office?  I have grown up here in Douglas County and I was reliant on the Lincoln light rail station …

Q&A with Jan Kok, candidate for the 1st Congressional District

Party: Approval Voting Party Residence: Fort Collins Website: approvalvotingparty.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I'm the only candidate whose No. 1 issue is election reform. …

Stadium renamed for Randy Penn

The Englewood Public Schools stadium is now officially named Randy Penn Stadium, committing to history the name of a man who left an indelible mark on generations of young athletes and students. …

Englewood wine-tasting will aid ACC students
The Arapahoe Community College Foundation will host a “Grapes to Grads” wine-tasting fundraiser, an opportunity for local residents to support Arapahoe Community College students, according to a …

Stadium renamed for Randy Penn

The Englewood Public Schools stadium is now officially named Randy Penn Stadium, committing to history the name of a man who left an indelible mark on generations of young athletes and students. …

Tri-County Health Department extends mask order 'for duration of the pandemic'

Tri-County Health Department will extend its public health order requiring mask-wearing in public spaces "for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic," the agency announced in an Oct. 20 news …

Election 2020: Candidate Q&As
State Legislature races
Party: Democratic Residence: Englewood Campaign website: www.FroelichforColorado.com What makes you the best choice for this office? The best choice for state representative should bring a …
Party: Libertarian Residence: Unincorporated Arapahoe County Campaign email: david.jurist@libertariancandidate.co What makes you the best choice for this office? I act with integrity and ethical …
Party: Republican Residence: Unincorporated Arapahoe County Campaign website: www.deanforcolorado.com What makes you the best choice for this office? My focus is on maintaining Colorado values. I …
Party: Democratic Residence: Greenwood Village Campaign website: www.bridgesforcolorado.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I am running for re-election because I want to continue the …
Party: Republican Residence: Aurora Campaign website: www.rothforsd26.com What makes you the best choice for this office? During my nine years on Aurora City Council, I served on numerous regional …
District attorney, county commissioner races
Party: Republican Residence: Greenwood Village Campaign website: johnkellner.com What makes you the best choice for this office?  I have the experience and professional judgment to seek justice. …
Party: Democrat Residence: Aurora Campaign website: amypadden.com What makes you the best choice for this office?  I have a wealth of diversified experience (which has often been mispresented), …
Party: Republican Residence: Littleton Campaign website: www.kconti4arapco.com What makes you the best choice for this office? First, my four years in the position understanding the departments, what …
Party: Libertarian  Residence: Littleton Website: www.facebook.com/joshua.lallement What makes you the best choice for this office? I am a 33-year-old with a lot of energy and years. I am running …
Party: Democrat Residence: Centennial Campaign website: carrie4commissioner.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I met my husband at Englewood High School. We raised our three boys …
U.S. Senate, House races
Party: Republican Residence: Yuma Campaign website: ­www.corygardnerforsenate.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I’m the best candidate for the job because I get things done. …
Party: Democratic Residence: Denver Campaign website: hickenlooper.com What makes you the best choice for this office? As a former governor and mayor, I know what it takes to unite people and lead …
Party: Democrat Residence: Denver Campaign website: www.degette.com What Makes you the best choice for this office? I believe that I am the best choice for this office due to my seniority in the …
Party: Unity Party of America/Colorado Residence: Denver Campaign website: https://fiorinoforcolorado.com/ What makes you the best choice for this office? I have eight campaigns that have kept the …
Party: Approval Voting Party Residence: Fort Collins Website: approvalvotingparty.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I'm the only candidate whose No. 1 issue is election reform. …
RTD director races
Residence: Lone Tree Campaign website: bouquet4rtd.com What makes you the best choice for this office?  I have grown up here in Douglas County and I was reliant on the Lincoln light rail station …
Residence: Parker Contact: kenmihalikrtd@gmail.com What makes you the best choice for this office? As the incumbent, I have a demonstrated record of supporting decisions that support the financial …
Residence: Cherry Hills Village Campaign website: TisdaleRTD.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I've been deeply involved in transit and public transportation for 20 years: as an …
Residence: Highlands RanchCampaign website: RepresentTheDistrict.com  What makes you the best choice for this office? Experience differentiates me from the other two candidates. I am the only …
Residence: Centennial Campaign website: www.regan4rtd.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I have been a routine user of RTD for over 15 years and have relied on this system for …
Latest stories

Englewood voters could launch 'downtown authority' to revitalize CityCenter, Broadway, hospital districts

Two decades ago, crews demolished a mall of more than 1 million square feet that had been built on Englewood's former city park. Its name was Cinderella City, an economic engine that opened in 1968 …

Who will lead the 18th Judicial District?

Ask the candidates for 18th Judicial District Attorney what the race boils down to, and both will offer a single word: experience. But ask each candidate what experience — and just how much of it …

How to vote in Arapahoe County

Arapahoe County offers several ways to cast your vote. Here’s what you need to know: All currently registered Colorado voters will begin receiving ballots by mail on Oct. 9. To return your ballot …

Republican, Democratic officials agree: Arapahoe County elections are safe

Arapahoe County's Republican and Democratic party chairs both expressed confidence in the county's election security process, and said voters can trust their ballots will be counted. Both Dorothy …

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News

Snow pauses wildfire growth, officials cautious

Parts of northern Colorado around the Cameron Peak and East Troublesome fires received up to a foot of snow between Oct. 25 and 26, pausing the growth of the two largest wildfires in state history. …

Life

Thornton celebrates cultural art of Dia De Los Muertos

No matter what the holiday is, a common way for cultures and families to mark the occasion is through the arts — music, film and interactive options like pumpkin carving, tree decorating and even …

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Sports

Cherry Creek, Mountain Vista set pace at state cross country

It was a banner day for Cherry Creek on Oct. 17 at the state cross country championships but Mountain Vista also proved it is still a team to be watched. Bruins senior Parker Wolfe won the Class 5A …

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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Safeguarding others is the leashed you can do

Large dark dog, running unleashed through front yards, zoomed to the greenbelt trail and out of sight. Way behind, dog’s owner lopes along. Small child on her first bicycle encounters the dog, is …
Norton
Winning Words

Oriented toward action and focused on results

Proactive or reactive. I did or did not. I can or cannot. I will or will not. When we look at those statements quickly, which words resonate with us personally? What I typically see is that people …
Newell

COVID, politics, unrest: Dealing with conflict starts with you

There are many reasons for any of us to feel conflict lately. Political conflict is inescapable. Civil unrest is outside and in our hearts. And COVID conflicts are everywhere we are, whether it’s …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Why these times are the times to remember

There are certainly plenty of reasons for us to want 2020 to be a distant memory. The pandemic, the heartache of lives lost, the impact it had on our family and friends who suffered and recovered, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

For curly bulbs, there’s no light at the end of the tunnel

One of our curly light bulbs burned out. Realizing I didn’t have a replacement, I went to a hardware store. They were out of curly light bulbs too. “Yes, we’re out.” “For how long?” …
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