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Englewood council ready to name Longmont official as city manager

The wait appears to be over. A straw vote at an Englewood City Council special session on June 17 picked James Lewis, Longmont's assistant city manager, to be the new city manager of Englewood, which …
State high court clears path for TABOR ballot issue
Proponents of a Colorado ballot initiative to eliminate a constitutional amendment that strictly limits government's ability to tax and spend can proceed with their campaign to put the question on …

Students gain from mentor program

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado’s mentor2.0 program is making a call for volunteers. The program, which anticipates working with 250 students at Englewood High School this upcoming school …

Englewood completes homeless encampment cleanup

On June 4, Englewood police officially cleared out approximately 45 homeless camps that were home to around 70 people along the South Platte River. The cleanup process, which includes fixing the …

Fourth of July, the Colorado way

The day before the Continental Congress’ adoption of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote a letter to his wife on July 3, 1776 about how he hoped succeeding generations would celebrate …

Family Tree asks the community to count its comforts

Rich Karlis had just wrapped up his second season as a kicker for the Denver Broncos, and he was trying to figure out what to do with his free time. When he learned about Family Tree — a nonprofit …

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

Reporter Stories: Growth Caps and other July fireworks

Join Community Editor Joseph Rios to discuss Lakewood's growth cap vote and Independence Day events across the Denver Metro area.

Life

‘Colorado’s Historic Churches’ ready for summer reading

They’re built from wood, brick, adobe, stone and combinations thereof and vary in size from small chapel to ones that seat many hundred parishioners. Many still function every Sunday and at other …

Sports

Vista, Creek athletes dominate diamond

Mountain Vista's Sam Ireland did his usual thing this season, while Nathan Mitchell of Cherry Creek did something that had not happened in 47 years. Ireland has been named the 2019 Colorado Community …

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Norton
Winning Words

Courage and conviction when faced with conflict

There is no avoiding it, there will come a time when we will all face some type of conflict in our lives. We can could find ourselves in a conflict over opinions, we may have disagreements at work or …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Concentrated innuendo brings about maximum effectiveness

Six words may not seem like a lot, but think of the evocations of “I love you. Or do I?” You have a story, complete with conflict. Entries in the six-word story contest came from California, …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

After the funeral — a look at being ready

The cause of death was influenza. For those of you following the story of my father-in-law, he spent nine weeks in the hospital due to the flu. While it is not unusual for a 90-year old to pass away, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Hey kids, life is nice without that device

I was standing at the crossroads a few years ago. Along came a fellow with a guitar. Said his name was Robert Johnson and that he had something to sell, but not to me. I told him, “Me too.” He …
Norton
Winning Words

Keep yourself humble to avoid a stumble

One of my favorite things to see is a humble winner. Not only a humble winner, but also a humble leader who willingly shares the victory and gives credit to the team around them, their friend, or a …
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