In Arapahoe County, multiple security levels safeguard ballots
Arapahoe County’s elections director says voters can expect a safe, secure fall election, overseen by bipartisan teams. Voters can choose to mail or drop off their ballots, or vote in person, said …
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In homeless camp where homicide victim stayed, sadness, uncertainty

Englewood Police continue to investigate a brazen daylight knife attack along a popular bike path that left Joe Hix, 32, dead on Aug. 25.   Police are seeking three men seen in a still …

Connecting people with people in need in metro Denver

In March, as the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic washed over the nation, Jennifer Lisiecki of Denver posted on Facebook that she was available to provide child care for friends. Soon, as grocery …

A day for those who 'answered the call'

Doug Robinson worked in the World Trade Center in the 1980s and 1990s, as a young hotshot at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. Before moving west to Denver, he got to know Rick Rescorla, the company's head …

My Name Is... Ashanti Black

‘No rank in death’ I’m a caretaker at Fort Logan National Cemetery. My primary job is setting headstones. We lay them in precise rows, and I dig each one by hand. We set corner stones, then …

1,700 Cherry Creek High students removed from in-person class after COVID cases linked to parties

Nearly half of the student population of one of Colorado's largest high schools was removed from in-person classes after several Cherry Creek High School seniors tested positive for COVID-19, …

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Arapahoe County's Republican and Democratic party chairs both expressed confidence in the county's election security process, and said voters can trust their ballots will be counted. Both Dorothy …
One person was injured by a chlorine gas leak at the Littleton High School swimming pool on Sept. 10, according to South Metro Fire Rescue. Firefighters responded to a call for an “odor of …
On the night Cory Latimer was arrested by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, the former Broncos player had become angry after he saw a man at a poker party sitting “uncomfortably …
The University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus has wrapped up its first phase of COVID-19 antibody testing on Arapahoe County first responders, and will commence testing of the …
A Parker town councilmember has been out of the state since March and says she plans to be away until the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
Life
Never underestimate the power of a good story. They can provide comfort, particularly during challenging times like the one the world is currently living through. So, it’s with a sigh of relief …
The Littleton Fine Arts Guild has opened its annual “This is Colorado” show of members’ works through Oct. 31 at Town Hall Arts Center’s Stanton Gallery, located in downtown Littleton at 2450 …
More than a century’s worth of records now packed into boxes and storage containers in the basement of the Colorado Center for the Blind will soon be transformed into a comprehensive, digital …
When Littleton United Methodist Church started its generous Break Bread program, it was aimed at young families with children, who lived in the surrounding neighborhood and needed a bit of food help, …
One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these …
Sports
Amid pressure to allow more fall sports, the Colorado High School Activities Association board of directors met Sept. 8 to discuss an adjustment of the previously approved 2020-21 sports calendar, …
Cherry Creek, helped by the clutch pitching of Alex Gruitch, bunched together only five hits in its Centennial League game at Arapahoe on Aug. 24 but still walked off with a 7-0 victory over the …
For Chase Walters, tennis was a way for him to get through a rough time in his life. Walters is a senior and the No. 1 singles player at Littleton’s Heritage High School. His mother, Laurie, was …
Valerie Warszawski was in Buffalo, New York, two weeks earlier but on Aug. 19 she was playing for Mountain Vista High School for its season-opening home softball game against Continental League rival …
Dave Muscianisi did not know if he would be able to put on the Colorado Junior Cup in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The three-year-old youth cycling competition is typically held in Bailey after …

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Ancient Greek philosophers taught valuable lessons that are still relevant today. “Change is the only constant in life” from Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher from 500 BCE¹ is one of my …
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The very best sign is the dotted line

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