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GOP governor candidates avoid squabbles in forum

Powerful statewide positions and big family names — think Bush and Romney — hover over the Republican race for governor. But political posturing about being an outsider was also on display at a … more

Littleton council approves biogas project funding

Littleton City Council gave its blessing to a plan to capture and sell waste gases produced at the Littleton/Englewood Wastewater Treatment Plant, pledging $4 million from the city's sewer budget … more

Littleton City Council reworks wildlife harassment proposal

Drawing a line between hazing and harassing wildlife allayed the concerns of city council members about a proposed ordinance that allows for fines or worse for those who torment wild critters. A … more

Applications accepted for spring citizens academy

Interested residents can learn more about the criminal justice system during a free, seven-week citizens' academy offered by the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office. Academy classes take place … more

Parents, students, educators rally at state Capitol

School choice advocates from around the state gathered Feb. 16 at the Colorado Capitol to send a message to state legislators about cyberschools and online learning in Colorado. Parents, students and … more

Florida school shooting spurs calls for action across nation

The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States, aimed at pushing lawmakers … more

LPS students protest school violence

Students from Littleton Public Schools joined their peers nationwide on Feb. 21, protesting for what organizers call a comprehensive approach to school safety that incorporates mental health care, … more

Democrats in Colorado Legislature stop three gun bills

Three gun-related proposals — one propelled by a former Columbine High School student — in the state Legislature hit a wall the week after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17, but … more

In Their Business

Eyeglass store opens in Arapahoe County America's Best Contacts and Eyeglasses has expanded with a new location near Centennial and Lone Tree. The store carries designer eyeglass frames, contact … more

On Campus: Centennial/Littleton/Englewood

Arapahoe • Rod Sherman, who helped build Valor Christian into a state football powerhouse, is the new head football coach at Arapahoe. Sherman was the school’s athletic director from 2007-12 and … more

Standout Performers: Arapahoe County

Kali March, Arapahoe The sophomore was 10-for-10 at the foul line and scored 18 points with five steals in a 55-38 girls basketball win over Cherokee Trail on Feb. 14. Diamante Martinez, Englewood … more

An open letter from a new seminarian

As I write this, I am not in a cloister with people in robes or looking out the window from a high ivory tower, but comfortable at home on my couch. I am, however, looking out my window in a … more

There are powerful traits that make difference makers different

What is it about those people who make a difference in our lives? Sometimes it is just the littlest thing that they have done or shown us, and other times it is something so profound that it has an … more

Knock off the buffering against winter suffering

This is the winter of my discontented discontent. You call this winter? How am I going to appreciate spring if winter is spring? I need a few sunless days, and to be closed in by snowbanks. I want … more

St. Anthony celebrates 125 years of healing

For Darcy Copeland, a registered nurse science specialist at St. Anthony hospital, it almost felt like returning home when she started working at the hospital in 2010. It was, after all, where she … more

‘America’s Musical Journey’ on IMAX screen at museum

“America’s Musical Journey,” a new 40-minute, 3D IMAX film, opened on Feb. 16 at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, narrated by actor Morgan Freeman. The … more

Book events are perfect for waning days of winter

It’s an active season in the publishing world as well as a great time of year to curl up with a new book or old favorite — and/or, most especially, to read aloud to children — and each other. … more

Athlete succeeds after giving sport a ‘tri’

Hannah Croasdell was burned out on swimming, so her mother Christy suggested she should try to become a triathlete. That’s what the Douglas County senior did, but it wasn’t easy. I can only … more

Calling all women

The Athena Project has an inspiring effect on the people and artists who get involved with the annual festival. Just ask Dominique Flores, the events coordinator with Athena. “I started as an … more
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