Englewood says July 4 fireworks show is a go
As Colorado's coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue on a plateau that shows signs of rising again, the City of Englewood plans to hold a July 4 fireworks show where an estimated 20,000-plus …
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Englewood thrift shop in need of help after burglary

An Englewood thrift store that has become a safe haven for people in need found itself on hard luck after a burglary caused hundreds of dollars in damage to the shop. In the early morning April 26, …

Colorado vaccine effort hopes to close gap for minority, low-income areas

Even with Colorado’s six mass vaccination sites around the state up and running — and with local health providers also putting shots in arms — state officials knew they needed to go further to …
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 …

Teen convicted in murder of Cherokee Trail High School student

An Arapahoe County jury on April 9 found Kenneth Gallegos, 19, guilty of first-degree felony murder, aggravated robbery and conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery. Gallegos was found guilty of …

Englewood Public Schools to host info session for board hopefuls

Local residents interested in running for the Englewood Public Schools Board of Education are invited to attend an upcoming information session. Four out of five seats on the board are up for grabs …

Weekends on Main sparks new vision for downtown Littleton

Weekends on Main, the al fresco dining program that saw downtown Littleton largely closed to cars on weekends last summer, is coming back in 2021 — and could be a starting point for a new vision …

My Name Is... Vanda Curry

Finding their footing My parents met in what was called Rhodesia, and is now called Zimbabwe, in southern Africa. My father was in the Portuguese Air Force. They were displaced following decades of …

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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Alleged shooter in 2009 Andrew Graham homicide set for trial

After more delays in recent months as attorneys said the coronavirus pandemic prevented them from gathering evidence to defend Terrell Jones, who is accused of fatally shooting a Centennial man in a …

Life

Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the …

Sports

Coach proud of Grandview soccer team’s season

Grandview boys soccer coach Brian Wood was obviously frustrated to watch the season end. However, he wasn’t disappointed with his team. Cherry Creek, the 16thand final seed in the Colorado boys …

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Craig Marshall Smith

This knock-knock stuff is no joke

Occasionally, this is an opinion column. Here comes one now. Advertisements taped or left hanging on front doors should be against the law. The mischief-makers of advertisements taped or left hanging …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Finding consistency in a world of inconsistency

“I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and lows.” — Drew Barrymore There have been some very famous …

This April 20th, being a part of the tide turning

As we in Colorado (especially in Littleton) know, April 20th is an anniversary none of us can ever forget. The sounds of sirens and helicopters racing to Columbine High School on that day in 1999 …
Financial Strategies

Keep details of American Rescue Plan in mind

Many Americans have received or will receive their $1,400 stimulus check, but there is a lot more to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) signed into law on March 11 by President Biden. It is …
Michael Norton
Winning Ways

Celebrating the construction zones of life

We all know that feeling of entering a construction zone while we are driving, don’t we? Whether it is a major highway or just a single-lane road that gets shut down, we are either forced to find a …
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