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Q&A with Mike Johnston, Democratic candidate for governor

City or town of residence: Denver, for 15 years. Related elected-office or public-service experience: Eight years as a public-school teacher and principal, seven years as a state senator for District … more

Q&A with Walker Stapleton, Republican candidate for governor

City or town of residence: Greenwood Village Profession: Chief executive officer of a publicly traded real-estate company on the NASDAQ Related elected-office or public-service experience: State … more

Q&A with Doug Robinson, Republican candidate for governor

City or town of residence and how long lived there: Englewood, 22 years Profession: Entrepreneur, co-founder of leading corporate-finance adviser sold to KPMG Related elected-office or public-service … more

Q&A with Victor Mitchell, Republican candidate for governor

City or town of residence: Castle Rock, since 2005 Profession: Entrepreneur, CEO of Lead Funding, a specialty real-estate lender Related elected-office or public-service experience: Served one … more

Man dies after being hit, dragged by bus near downtown Littleton

A man died after being struck and dragged by an RTD bus near downtown Littleton the afternoon of June 7, Littleton Police said. The victim, a man in his 30s, was hit just after 3 p.m. and dragged … more

Falcon Fest returns for fourth year

When asked about their introduction to the world of birds, Audubon Society of Greater Denver members often share stories about grandfathers showing a delicate bird nest out the back window, or a pair … more

Carjacker convicted after multi-county crime spree

An Aurora man who went on a carjacking and robbery spree that spanned the Denver metro area in 2016 was convicted of numerous crimes on June 6. Tremaine Speer, 33, was found guilty of 17 counts, … more

Voters picking candidates for Colorado governor in primaries

Colorado voters will choose would-be successors to Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, who is limited after two terms, in the June 26 primary election. It's the first primary in which unaffiliated … more

More funding secured for I-25 Gap widening project

El Paso County will receive the highly-competitive Infrastructure for Rebuilding America grant for the Gap widening project, in which the Colorado Department of Transportation plans to widen … more

Bird of prey slated to swoop into photography gathering

Devin Jaffe of Nature’s Educators will be guest speaker for an upcoming meeting of the Englewood Camera Club at 7 p.m. June 12 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 6400 S. University Blvd., … more

Grabbing that low-hanging fruit can help you reach mountaintop

One of my favorite quotes is this, “The fruit we eat on the mountaintop was grown in the valley.” I have heard this quote many times and it is usually attributed to either Fred Smith or Billy … more

There’s a lot to be said for a moment of silence

Man goes to see his doctor and says, “Doc, every time I hit my hand with a hammer it hurts.” Doctor says, “Stop hitting your hand with a hammer.” That’s one of the oldest jokes I’ve ever … more

Here’s to you, teachers, for everything you do

As the graduation tassels are turned and the celebratory cakes cut, a special thank-you to the teachers who make it all possible. Both of my daughters attended Littleton public schools since … more

Letter to the editor: Probe must continue

Probe must continue I am worried about the survival of our democracy. It is important for our democracy and the rule of law that Special Counsel Mueller can continue his investigation. Allowing the … more

Five-day state baseball tourneys left big impressions

After five days of scrutinizing the state baseball tournaments at All-City Field, I have a few observations. The facility is one of the best for high school baseball and it sure has changed since I … more

Hickenlooper vetoes bill shielding child autopsies

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on June 1 vetoed a bill that would have withheld child autopsies from public inspection, delivering a victory to government transparency advocates and news … more

Presenting Denver offers first dance steps

Attend many festivals and large parties around the metro area, and there’s usually a dance component to them — everything from cultural and traditional to more modern styles. But that is just a … more

LGBTQ rights supporters rally after Supreme Court decision

Members of the LGBTQ community and their allies — including Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper — took to the steps of the state Capitol in Denver on June 4 in a show of unity hours after the U.S. … more

Meghna Chowdhury named Tennis Player of Year

Sophomore Meghna Chowdhury became the first Rock Canyon player to advance to the state tennis tournament finals, which was an amazing improvement from a year ago. Chowdhury lost only three matches … more
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