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South metro Denver area braces for potential flight-path changes

Disruptions to daily life and disturbances to the environment are among the consequences south metro-area mayors fear could land on their cities if a federal plan to reroute airplane traffic is …
Bill would place more judges in stressed judicial districts
In some Colorado district courtrooms, a continually growing caseload is overwhelming staff. Dockets are swelling. Felony case filings in particular have spiked across the state in recent years. …

Jayne Davicsin loved surfing, roller coasters

Jayne Davicsin was 25 when she died, but to her stepdad Frank Costello, she'll always be a little girl. Davicsin was killed in the early hours of Feb. 6 when a woman fleeing police crashed into a car …

Windermere evacuees moving forward, moving on

The room was filled with smiles. Three months after an early-morning fire at Littleton's Windermere apartments left a man dead, many injured and more than 160 residents homeless, dozens of former …

Ryan Carter was 'miracle' only child

Ryan Carter's parents called him their “miracle baby.” Ryan's mom Tracy was 35 when he was born, following years of fertility treatments. His due date was Christmas, but he arrived 10 days early. …

Details emerge on some questions about Englewood Environmental Foundation

Amid months of scrutiny over accusations of financial improprieties in a nonprofit body run by City of Englewood officials, some questions have seen more sunshine, and some remain unclear. The …

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

Suburbanites show political divide based on background

America's suburbs are today's great political battleground, long seen as an independent pivot between the country's liberal cities and conservative small towns and rural expanse. But it's not that …

Life

Busy play is delightfully illogical

Vintage Theatre looks like a large Edwardian Valentine this month, with three small stages, each draped with puffy red satin drapes. Action in nearly 20 different scenes pops between stages, with …

Sports

On Campus: Centennial/Littleton/Englewood

Arapahoe • Eliana McClarie pumped in 27 points in a 70-60 win for the girls basketball team over Cherokee Trail on Feb. 13, and the senior scored 19 points in a 61-40 loss to Cherry Creek on Feb. …

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Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

'Black swans' in your financial plan

A black swan is something rare and unusual. In economic terms, it is defined as an unpredictable or unforeseen event, typically one with extreme consequences. Investors spend a lot of time and worry …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

And now, in the great tradition of newspaper haiku contests

Maybe the time of the year, and a series of snows, contributed to the haiku contest’s success. Winter, someone said, “forms our character and brings out our best.” I hoped for a dozen entries. …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Getting motivated when we have become demotivated

Here we are, several weeks into the New Year. But where exactly are we? Are we on track with our goals and resolutions? Are we still headed to the gym? Is our personal time being preserved? Have we …
David Severance

Is your teen part of the vaping craze?

Think back to less than 15 years ago, when it was common to walk out of a store or restaurant and be met with the unmistakable smell of cigarette smoke. It was a time when nearly 21 of every 100 …
Newell
Guest column

Fear of falling (for someone) needs to be conquered

For some, Valentine’s Day is an anticipated opportunity to have a romantic, loving time with our partners. But for those of us who are single, divorced or widowed, this day can be just plain …
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