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Never forget: Veterans, loved ones remember the fallen

Never forget. On Veterans Day, those who fought in defense of liberty and their loved ones convened at Ketring Park's World War II Memorial to keep memories alive. Memories of those like the members …
Littleton tightens restrictions as virus count climbs
The City of Littleton is enacting stricter restrictions on city services as COVID-19 cases climb, including at least a dozen cases among city staff. The restrictions included suspending walk-in …

McKinners Pizza, battered by pandemic, hopes second location will help

McKinners Pizza Bar, one of Littleton's favorite downtown eateries, will open a second location this winter, which owner Keven Kinaschuk hopes will help the company stay afloat during a dour time for …

My Name Is... Charles Goodwin

'Guys became soldiers' I grew up in Illinois. Before Pearl Harbor, me and my friends, we were all just guys. Things changed overnight. Guys became soldiers. When I got out of school, there were three …

Where to get a free COVID-19 test

Eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic's detected spread through Colorado — and with Denver metro-area counties seeing cases rise to levels that may trigger local stay-at-home orders — the need …

Race for Arapahoe County commissioner heads for recount

One of the south Denver metro area's tightest political races will come down to the wire in an automatic recount, the office of Arapahoe County's top elections official announced on Nov. 13. “New …

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Littleton restaurants saw their final indoor diners for the near future on Nov. 20, in the final hours before heightened restrictions to slow surging COVID-19 cases took effect. At Palenque Cocina, …
Three years ago, Break Bread started bringing together neighbors for weekly meals, with the idea of feeding people hungry not just for a good meal but for companionship. The nonprofit served a …
Littleton City Council unanimously passed a short-term rental licensing ordinance on Nov. 17, though councilmembers acknowledge many issues must still be dealt with. The new ordinance represents a …
As Gov. Jared Polis announced a new round of coronavirus-related restrictions that harken back to the kinds of orders Coloradans saw near the start of the pandemic, the governor announced he would …
Lora Knowlton, a member of Columbine Memorial Foundation Board of Directors, discovered the crime. “Its truly mind-boggling and disheartening,” she said. “It’s hard to believe.” What she knows, is …
Life
There’s no doubt the holidays this year are going to be both familiar and totally different as the country struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arvada Center is embracing that dichotomy with …
As a staff member at Denver Botanic Gardens, I`ve always said one of my favorite gardens here is the Shop at the Gardens. Like most successful gardens, it is designed to appeal to just about everyone …
Holiday gatherings will likely be quite different this year. But looking into a few things, I found there are many events still happening, either virtually or in a space designed to allow for social …
Most people are familiar with Rocky Flats in northwest Jefferson County, and the role it played in creating nuclear weapons parts. But if one lives on the east side of Denver, it’s entirely …
Before the pandemic hit, Kim Mangle’s nonprofit consultancy business was booming. Then, COVID-19 arrived and her income dried up almost overnight. “I had this 48-hour period where I went from …
Sports
As people like to say, time flies — especially for some of us. The past eight months have obviously dragged along with the COVID-19 pandemic, but Thanksgiving is here and it’s time for all of us …
Cherry Creek will renew its rivalry with Pomona in one of the Class 5A semifinal football games, while Legend hopes to be ready for the challenge against Valor Christian in a series that has been …
After a Stay-at-Home order, wildfires and public land closures, skiers and snowboarders could hardly contain their excitement to return to the slopes when Loveland Ski Area opened for the 2020-21 …
Ponderosa quarterback Jack Hanenburg hooked up with Kolton Miller for a 20-yard touchdown pass with 38 seconds remaining in the game to give the Mustangs a 21-14 win over Montrose Nov. 6 at Echo Park …
Adam Holton rushed for 130 yards as Mountain Vista ended a four-season losing streak to rival ThunderRidge with an easy 40-7 victory Oct. 30 at Shea Stadium. Here is a look at other south metro-area …

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What do Safe Outdoor Spaces mean for District 10?

I strongly believe that everyone living in our district deserves to be treated humanely and feel safe. As your elected representative, I hope we share these values of shared humanity. The paradox of …
Michael Swanson

The importance of winter tree maintenance

As winter approaches, many Denverites are preparing for the cold months ahead by blowing out their sprinkler systems and composting their leaves. But many mistakenly think their trees are …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Behavior clears path and motivation follows

One question that I seem to be getting more of these days is around motivation. Not only are people asking how to get motivated, but they are also asking how they can stay motivated. “People often …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Going forward and looking back

It won’t be long before we’ll start to see trees strapped to cars and colored lights outlining houses; maybe a few front lawn inflatables; countless advertisements; and familiar holiday songs. …
Coming Attractions

Sharing ‘Daddy Bruce’s’ story this holiday season

If you’ve been in the Denver metro area for a while, there’s a good chance you’ve come across the name Bruce Randolph at least one or twice. You might recognize it as a street name, the name of …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

A look at planning in the post-election period

The election is finally over, and we have a few short weeks to finish any 2020 planning strategies before the New Year. As of this writing, some states are still counting votes, but with the majority …
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