Englewood city councilmember says communist views should be no surprise
An Englewood city councilmember is in the spotlight after printouts of his Twitter posts — containing what another councilmember decried as “violent rhetoric” — turned up in some local …
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'When I looked in my front room, there was a garbage truck in it'

A retiree was left wondering what will become of his home after a Waste Management garbage truck crashed through his living room in unincorporated Englewood on Feb. 24. Dave Silva said he was napping …
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As Colorado's 'blue' level expands, virus spread is at critical juncture

Even as Colorado's COVID-19 restrictions loosened in the past couple of months, the state continued to enjoy falling rates of new coronavirus cases — but Coloradans risk reversing that trajectory …

Evergreen attorney accused of conspiracy to commit murder

An Evergreen attorney accused of conspiring to kill her estranged husband’s girlfriend and more will appear in court on Feb. 26 for a preliminary hearing. Jennifer Emmi, 43, also known as Jennifer …

Colorado's newest In-N-Out opens in Lone Tree

People lined up to eat “burgers for breakfast” as the famed fast food chain In-N-Out Burger opened its newest Colorado location in Lone Tree, near Park Meadows mall. The restaurant, located at …

Man found dead in creek faced accusations in Aspen

Cherry Hills Village Police are investigating after a man was found dead on Feb. 9 in Little Dry Creek beneath the Clarkson Avenue bridge, on the border with Englewood just a block south of U.S. 285. …

Walking tours take creative detours

Like many organizations reliant on in-person interaction, the team at Denver Walking Tours had to rethink nearly everything about their operation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The business has …

‘We bring the joy of music’

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the music industry, and music education, hard. But for Swallow Hill Music, 2021 is a year for rebuilding and for growth. Swallow Hill Music, 71 E. Yale Ave., got its …

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Angela Christensen picked to fill Littleton school board vacancy

Angela Christensen will become Littleton Public Schools' newest board member, selected by a unanimous vote of the rest of the board on Feb. 25 to fill the vacancy left after Carrie Warren-Gully was …


SUE stomps back to Denver Museum of Nature & Science

For many people, the Tyrannosaurus rex is the dinosaur, and it’s easy to understand why. There’s no animal today that comes close to the sheer intimidation and raw power that this Cretaceous-era …


High school sports roundup: Valor holds off Chaparral in meeting of top-five hockey teams

Unbeaten Valor Christian, ranked third among 5A hockey teams in the official CHSAA poll, clashed with fifth-ranked Chaparral on Feb.19 in a South Conference showdown Valor jumped ahead 4-1 after …

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Winning Words

The right question requires the right response

A nagging and recurring elbow injury had finally forced my hand to seek medical attention. After meeting with an orthopedic surgeon, the diagnosis was more than tennis elbow or bursitis, it was a …

Reflections on my Black history — the water we swim in

I invite you to read this even if you think you don’t want to. I promise it will be relevant to you. Before Black History Month ends, I thought I better ‘fess up to my own Black history. Yes, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Pandemic diversion is one for the books

A man past sixty living alone with a small dog walks to his guest room where a little library of fiction is kept and scans the spines for an option to read as the second year of a pandemic has him …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Merging onto the highway of grace

A friend of mine had recently posted his frustrations about someone not thanking him for allowing them to merge into the traffic ahead of him. No wave, no thank you, they just moved on and into the …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Enjoy the journey on a search for the worst

Recently, Turner Classic Movies showed what many consider the worst movie ever made. “Plan 9 from Outer Space,” directed by Edward D. Wood Jr., and starring Bela Lugosi who died during …
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