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Summer dwindles, autumn arises

Summer doesn't officially end until Sept. 22, but the passing of Labor Day marks the effective end of the season of swimming pools and barbecues. It was still plenty hot at South Platte Park on the …
State’s suicide rate is high, but addressable, experts say
Suicide in Colorado is often talked about in terms of statistics — the state is consistently in the top 10 in the country for suicide deaths. But to Sarah Brummett, the director of the state Office …

Council proceeding with short-term rental rules

Littleton City Council is moving closer to enacting regulations on short-term home rentals like those offered by Airbnb, but still at issue is whether the owner of such properties must prove it's …

My Name Is... Anne Clarke

Getting educated I worked at my son’s Montessori school for several years, but now I’m gardening full time. Before I had my son I was a nurse, but once he went to school I wanted to be part of …

How to get your garden ready for winter

Though the scorching summer of 2018 stuck around for a long time, the first freeze is likely just around the corner — usually in mid-October in the Denver area. Here are some tips from Lucinda …

News

Colorado's Task Force lends a helping hand in North Carolina

Tropical storm Florence has had a devastating impact on North Carolina. A North Carolina Emergency Management spokesperson confirmed to the Lakewood Sentinel that the death toll from the storm is 16. …

Life

‘Sleeping Beauty’ ballet comes to stage in downtown Denver

Sleeping Beauty” begins the season for Colorado Ballet, Oct. 5 to 14 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at Denver Performing Arts Complex in downtown Denver, with traditional choreography by Mario …

Sports

Adjusting to new place, sport’s pace

Rebecca Guggenbach is a 16-year-old with a passion for music. She never had time to participate in athletic activities in the past, but she is on the Mountain Vista girls cross country team this …

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Quiet Desperation

Day-by-day for 20 years adds up to just one day

Unless they have taken it all down, there are still some reminders at my alma mater that I passed through there 20 years ago. I donated three or four paintings, maybe more. I can’t remember. I was …
Winning Words

It’s a small world with great big opportunities

As the internet and easily accessible travel options continue to make us feel like the world is getting smaller all the time, we have to remember that famous quote by Steven Wright, “It may be a …
Financial Strategies

Tax planning around new law can help save money

The new tax law could save you money if you plan properly. With only a few months left to impact your tax planning for 2018, it is important to act now. The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) is now in …

No more excuses — we can all help prevent suicide

Why do we keep talking about suicide in Colorado? “I can’t really do anything about it anyway.” “It’s not my problem.” “If people want to die, let them.” I’ve heard all of these …
Winning Words

Make up your mind to make up your mind

I don’t know about you, but I certainly prefer making easy decisions as opposed to wrestling with really difficult decisions. My guess is that you agree with me. I mean, give us the easy button, …
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