Low-income residents could be on the move

Jackie Chavez was finally starting to feel settled. Chavez, 28, spent her younger years moving from place to place in east Denver, with her young children in tow. Three years ago, she landed a …
Centennial Airport taking FAA to court over flight paths
After years of complaints and forewarning about a federal plan to reroute airplane traffic in the Denver metro area, Centennial Airport has filed legal action over how much care the government is …

TLC Meals on Wheels finds a new home: Las Delicias

First, the good news: TLC Meals on Wheels has a new home. TLC, a nonprofit that provides healthy meals, companionship and other services to seniors and homebound adults, finally landed a new …

Federal and Bowles intersection faces slow road to upgrades

No new safety improvements have been implemented at the intersection of Federal Boulevard and Bowles Avenue, nearly two years after voters approved more than a half-million dollars in funding to …

Protests converge outside immigrant detention facility

A Mexican flag flew over Aurora's immigrant detention facility the evening of July 12, as two very different protests converged to condemn American immigration policy. Hundreds of protesters, …

My Name Is... MK Holody

Making things easier I help nonprofits increase their impact by doing more with their data. The company I work for, CiviCore, does data management for nonprofits. Say a group provides services to …

News

Federal land agency poised to move to western Colorado

Some Westerners have long complained the U.S. government is an absentee landlord, managing vast tracts of public lands in their states from the nation's capital instead of closer to the properties …

Life

Cultural fun under the summer sun

Latino culture is a vibrant and dynamic one that defies stereotypes and easy categorization, and with the Latino population in the state and country steadily growing, exploring it can be both …

Sports

Coloradans add kick to history of women’s soccer

Colorado soccer players have played a role in FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer tournaments from the very beginning. In the recently completed 2019 World Cup in France, former Mountain Vista player …

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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Well, as it turns out, there is an ‘I’ in team

There’s only one of me (you’ll be happy to know), but from now on I want to be thought of as Team Craig. Calling yourself or yourselves a team is the latest and the greatest, and I don’t want …
Norton
Winning Words

Making the most of those lazy days of summer

The other day I posted something on social media that included a brief reference to those lazy days of summer. The post was really about something else, and a reminder that we should enjoy our lazy …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Mid-year outlook as expansion sets length record

Here we are, just six months away from the beginning of the next decade. Just the year 2020 sounds like something from outer space. Oh well, it’s just a number. The bigger question is how to plan …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Shades of gray look a lot less shady

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. The day I found my first gray hairs, I thought I’d dye. Today’s essay is about gray hair. I like gray hair. Americans are not allowed to grow older gracefully. …
Norton
Winning Words

The power rooted in trusted friendship

There was a recent video that made its way around social media and the news. It was the story of two Minnesota high school baseball teams playing in a playoff game, and the winner would be moving on …
Editorial Cartoon

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