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Arapahoe County jail, stressed by growth, may need replacing, officials say

Arapahoe County's jail is aging and may need to be replaced in coming years, say county officials. The facility built in 1986 is increasingly stretched thin as the county's population booms, said …
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Planes are shown at Centennial Airport in 2018. The facility in unincorporated Arapahoe County is one of the busiest general aviation airports in the country.

South Denver metro 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 …

IN THEIR BUSINESS: News and notes from the business community

Hotels change hands Stonebridge Companies, a privately owned hotel owner, operator and developer headquartered in Denver, has assumed management of three metro Denver Hyatt properties, according to a …

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. …

Municipal court seeks relief associate judge

Englewood Municipal Court is looking to hire a relief associate judge. The qualifications for associate judges are set by city charter and are the same as for the presiding judge. “The Municipal …

Take a virtual 3D tour of Cinderella City

Tale a virtual walk down Cinder Alley, or stroll the Rose, Emerald and Blue sections of Cinderella City and learn the history of Cinderella City during a presentation by Josh Goldstein. Part of …
Education
Teah Selkin and Zoe Siegel acted as conference co-chairs for the student-run diversity conference.

Colorado teens celebrate diversity

When Teah Selkin, 18, started at Cherry Creek High as a freshman, she only knew one thing about the school — the common stereotype that Cherry Creek High School is a school for rich, white kids. As …
Polis

Polis details proposal for full-day kindergarten

Gov. Jared Polis urged lawmakers to act quickly on his plan to offer state-funded full-day kindergarten. Polis told the Joint Education Committee his $227 million plan is a foundation of his new …
Democratic Gov. Jared Polis shakes a young girl’s hand Jan. 31 at the Maddox Early Childhood Education Center, Englewood’s preschool. Polis came to emphasize the successes of the state’s preschool education funding. Wendy Rubin, Englewood public school district superintendent, watches in the background.

Polis highlights state preschool program success at Englewood event

Colorado’s blue running shoe-clad governor came to Englewood’s preschool to tour the new building and take a victory lap for the state’s preschool program. “Ask any first-grade teacher: …
A group of third graders at Fairmount Elementary School in Golden work together on an activity called Coding Dash in the school’s STEM teacher Angie Blomquist’s classroom on Jan. 15.

Computer science training offered for all elementary teachers

A current job search on employment site Indeed.com shows that currently in Colorado there are nearly 1,000 available jobs in the computer science field. Of those jobs, 205 of them offer an estimated …

The front of the Roscoe L. Davidson Administration Building, the district office building for Englewood Schools.

New Englewood graduation rates show strong growth

Englewood High School leaped forward so much it covered its losses from last year and then some, posting an 11 percentage-point gain in its graduation rate in just one school year, according to …
Business

Third business resource, lenders expo set for March 22

Learn about the resources available to small businesses at the third Englewood Business Resource and Lenders Expo. About 20 community resource partners will share their services and have materials …

Classes address issues with starting a small business

Through a strategic partnership between the City of Englewood and the Aurora-South Metro Small Business Development Center, a series of workshops are planned to help entrepreneurs start and operate a …

Weed retailers getting prison time for violating law on sales limits

The owners of a Denver marijuana business pleaded guilty in late January to drug and racketeering charges and will spend a year in prison in what city officials called the first local prosecution of …
The building at the south end of the former Sports Authority corporate headquarters, an area bounded by West Hampden and Kenyon avenues on the west side of South Jason Street in Englewood, May 2018. Earth Treks indoor climbing gym now occupies the building, and an apartment complex may be on the way for another part of the lot.

Sports Authority site won't see apartments soon

The view of Englewood from South Santa Fe Drive and U.S. Highway 285 could include a four-story apartment building in the future, but only if it clears the hurdle of the Englewood City Council, which …

Nick Andurlakis poses behind the counter of Nick’s Cafe. The restaurant is known for its Fool’s Gold sandwich.

As shutdown continues, businesses feel the consequences

Editor’s Note: This story was filed for print on Jan. 21 as the federal shutdown continued. Nick’s Cafe has built a loyal following in Golden that included Elvis Presley who once flew his private …
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