New COVID-19 restrictions will prohibit indoor dining, personal gatherings
As Denver metro counties continue to inch closer to local stay-at-home orders under Colorado's system of coronavirus-related restrictions, the state announced a new level of rules that prohibits …
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Englewood restaurants hope for support as indoor dining shutdown returns

Restaurant workers are taking another hit under Colorado’s second indoor dining shutdown of the coronavirus pandemic — part of the state’s latest round of public-health restrictions …

Statewide grant for restaurant tents, heating still available

Gov. Jared Polis, in partnership with the Colorado Restaurant Association and Xcel Energy, announced that applications are open for the Winter Outdoor Grant Program, an effort to help restaurants …
Palenque Cocina general manager Marisa Vera said the saddest part of the new restrictions is taking much of the restaurant's wait staff off the schedule.

'This is scarier than spring': Littleton restaurants face renewed restrictions

Littleton restaurants saw their final indoor diners for the near future on Nov. 20, in the final hours before heightened restrictions to slow surging COVID-19 cases took effect. At Palenque Cocina, …
Kellner

Final results show slim Kellner victory, need for recount in 18th Judicial District Attorney race

The race to lead the 18th Judicial District is headed to an automatic recount, according to the final results posted by the Colorado Secretary of State the evening of Nov. 13. The final tally places …

Giving Heart seeks donations, volunteers

As a difficult winter approaches, one of Englewood’s biggest homeless outreach groups is seeking help. Giving Heart, at 4358 South Broadway, is looking for donations of cash and winter gear like …

Arapahoe County moves to stricter safer-at-home level orange

As the steep spike in new coronavirus cases in Arapahoe County continues to climb, the state public-health department announced it would again move the county to tighter restrictions under …

‘Not for the lighthearted’: Intrepid entrepreneurs open up shop during the pandemic

Before the pandemic hit, Kim Mangle’s nonprofit consultancy business was booming. Then, COVID-19 arrived and her income dried up almost overnight. “I had this 48-hour period where I went from …

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 …

Ongoing series

News

Broadcasting from homes, young poets bare their souls

There was no auditorium for Littleton Public Schools’ 10th annual Poetry Slam. No crowd. The applause was pre-recorded. But the students, now on their ninth month since COVID-19 upended their young …

Life

Arvada Center brings nostalgia, humor to holiday offerings

There’s no doubt the holidays this year are going to be both familiar and totally different as the country struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arvada Center is embracing that dichotomy with …

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Sports

Looking hard for good things as a hard year ends

As people like to say, time flies — especially for some of us. The past eight months have obviously dragged along with the COVID-19 pandemic, but Thanksgiving is here and it’s time for all of us …

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Winning Words

Behavior clears path and motivation follows

One question that I seem to be getting more of these days is around motivation. Not only are people asking how to get motivated, but they are also asking how they can stay motivated. “People often …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Going forward and looking back

It won’t be long before we’ll start to see trees strapped to cars and colored lights outlining houses; maybe a few front lawn inflatables; countless advertisements; and familiar holiday songs. …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

A look at planning in the post-election period

The election is finally over, and we have a few short weeks to finish any 2020 planning strategies before the New Year. As of this writing, some states are still counting votes, but with the majority …
Newell
Guest column

I know I should be feeling grateful — but why not today?

As usual, this morning I grabbed my “Start each day with a grateful heart” mug to have my tea. Our dog is at my feet, the cat is in the window, and I’m looking at blue skies with wisps of …
Norton
Winning Words

The pebble, the ripple, the current or the wave

Sometimes it is the current or the wave that gets all the attention, but maybe we can first begin by talking about the pebble and the ripple, and even our own role as either one in the creation of …
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