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Jumping off the page at Koelbel Library adult writers' group

At Koelbel Library, patrons don't just check out the literature — they supply it. A group of eight gathered at the Writers Circle event Jan. 9 in Centennial, reading pages of their works aloud and … more

Crow eyes ethics reform, campaign finance, guns

After besting five-term Republican Rep. Mike Coffman — who had previously proven to be ironclad in the 6th Congressional District — new Democratic Rep. Jason Crow in January entered Washington … more

DA to examine claims of innocence for convicted

Taking a proactive approach, the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office has launched a process to investigate “legitimate” claims that convicted individuals may be innocent, the office … more

Froelich takes state House vacancy after Bridges shifts to Senate

Meg Froelich, a former Greenwood Village city councilmember who was bested by state Rep. Jeff Bridges in the 2016 Democratic primary for state House District 3, will now succeed him in that seat … more

Walcher looks back on tenure as Arapahoe County sheriff

In a county where Republicans refer to their officeholders as the “Arapahoe County fab five,” Sheriff David Walcher's exit was unexpected. A long era of Republican control at the sheriff's office … more

Bridges fills vacancy in south metro state Senate district

A familiar face in the south metro area now moves up a notch on Colorado's political ladder, as Democratic state Rep. Jeff Bridges, of Greenwood Village, takes state Sen. Daniel Kagan's seat after … more

Out of power, GOP aims to be 'conscience' at Capitol

The defiantly conservative voice of state Rep. Patrick Neville hit some resigned notes the day before the state Legislature convened, with the Republican House leader from Castle Rock and a Senate … more

PHOTOS: Togetherness on ice in Centennial

Fun-seekers didn’t need to be pros — or even know how to skate — to enjoy themselves at The Cube ice skating rink to kick off the weekend before Christmas. The rink at The Streets at SouthGlenn … more

Therapy campus in Centennial area targets dementia

A one-stop shop for those facing the early stages of dementia is about to open in the Centennial area. “There’s nothing like this in the state of Colorado from beginning to end: Our testing, … more

Ring in New Year’s, with a twist

Denver metro-area residents know the scene well: Hordes of friends and families huddled in downtown Denver to watch the fireworks wave the closing year goodbye. But if the cold and crowds — and in … more

Wine bar, restaurant adds new flavor to Broadway in Englewood

The food industry brought Jamie Elward and Jordan Blaydes, now wife and husband, together — but Elward didn't think opening a restaurant was in the plans. “Jordan, it was his dream,” said … more

PHOTOS: Arts and crafts made with love at Goodson rec center fair

Crowds in the Goodson Recreation Center gym exercised their creative eye as a slew of local artisans put their work on display for the annual Arts and Crafts Fair on Dec. 1. Carol and Charlie Stepp, … more

‘Music Matters’ brings seniors together in Centennial

Where can you hear “All My Ex’s Live in Texas” and “What a Wonderful World” all in one go? Jim Anderson, a 75-year-old entertainer from Aurora, brought those songs and more to a small … more

Father of Aurora theater shooting victim flips Centennial state House seat

Six years after his son died in a shooting that shook the country, Tom Sullivan is taking his hopes to the Colorado state House, eyeing gun violence and mental health as top issues to tackle. “I … more

Coffman's reign ends amid Trump backlash

In a swath of suburban Denver, Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman survived a redrawing of his district's map seven years ago that brought more ethnic diversity into electoral play. A few years later, … more

Democrats take state Senate, grow House lead

The much-mentioned “blue wave” broke on the state Capitol on Nov. 6, sending the Democrats a three-seat advantage in the 35-member state Senate and more power in the state House. Nineteen … more

Providers of low-income help say they need help

A staple of low-income assistance for families in the south metro area says if things don't change soon, it may have to make large cuts to its operation. Amid funding cuts and challenging attitudes … more

'It's about doing community service'

Dozens of area residents stood in front of a machine that spit out mail ballots in rapid fire in just one step of the process Arapahoe County uses to count votes. Matt Crane, Arapahoe County clerk … more

Navigating dating in dense Denver metro area

Along with traffic and housing costs, the population boom in the Denver metro area can affect a less obvious part of residents’ lives: navigating the dating world. “While that doesn’t make us … more

Centennial Sears to close after decades

About six decades ago, a young Sue Rosser and her sisters would eagerly await the arrival of the Sears catalog. The Christmas toy catalog was the most anticipated, a dog-eared window into the … more
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