Littleton Public Schools mental health study complicated by pandemic

Last year, sociology professor Dr. Anna Mueller and her colleagues embarked on a study of how young people's social connections relate to suicide prevention, planning to focus on a couple normal …
Tri-County issues public health orders for Arapahoe, Adams counties as COVID-19 cases spike
In what could be a preview of restrictions to come, Tri-County Health Department announced a public health order for Arapahoe and Adams counties that moves up the last call for alcohol and tightens …

A place for art and creativity in Englewood

It's tough to say exactly what Carousel Emporium is. Is it an antique shop? A makerspace? A consignment shop? An art gallery? A community gathering place? How about all of the above? Daneen and Bob …

Pumpkins a hot commodity at museum

Gourds were rolling out of the Littleton Museum's pasture by the wagonload on Oct. 15, as families loaded up on soon-to-be jack-o'-lanterns. “It's 2 p.m. and I'm already up to 164 pumpkins sold …

My Name Is ... Sara Malnati

As the French say I teach middle and high school French at the Denver Center for International Studies. It's a wonderful experience to bring language and culture to my students, and help my students …

Man tormented Black hotel guests repeatedly, police say

By the time Douglas Murphy was arrested for allegedly tormenting a Black family staying at a south Littleton hotel by threatening them with a gun and using racist language, he had been on the radar …

Election 2020: Q&As with candidates
U.S. Senate candidates
Party: Republican Residence: Yuma Campaign website: ­www.corygardnerforsenate.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I’m the best candidate for the job because I get things done. …
Party: Democratic Residence: Denver Campaign website: hickenlooper.com What makes you the best choice for this office? As a former governor and mayor, I know what it takes to unite people and lead …
County commissioner candidates
Party: Republican Residence: Littleton Campaign website: www.kconti4arapco.com What makes you the best choice for this office? First, my four years in the position understanding the departments, what …
Party: Libertarian  Residence: Littleton Website: www.facebook.com/joshua.lallement What makes you the best choice for this office? I am a 33-year-old with a lot of energy and years. I am running …
Party: Democrat Residence: Centennial Campaign website: carrie4commissioner.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I met my husband at Englewood High School. We raised our three boys …
RTD candidates
Residence: Centennial Campaign website: www.regan4rtd.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I have been a routine user of RTD for over 15 years and have relied on this system for …
Residence: Highlands RanchCampaign website: RepresentTheDistrict.com  What makes you the best choice for this office? Experience differentiates me from the other two candidates. I am the only …
Residence: Cherry Hills Village Campaign website: TisdaleRTD.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I've been deeply involved in transit and public transportation for 20 years: as an …
U.S. House candidates
Party: Democrat Residence: Aurora Campaign website: jasoncrowforcongress.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I'm fighting to bring a new generation of leadership to Congress. As your …
Party: Republican  Residence: Brighton Campaign website: www.HouseForColorado.com What makes you the best choice for this office? My life has been devoted to public service and my community. I …
Party: Unity Party Residence: Unincorporated Arapahoe County near Aurora Campaign website: jaimielynn.com What makes you the best choice for this office? Of the four candidates running for the U.S. …
Party: Libertarian Residence: Centennial Campaign website: www.Norm4Liberty.org What makes you the best choice for this office? I am not a politician. I have absolutely no intention of pursuing a …
State House candidates
Party: Democratic Residence: Littleton Campaign website: www.davidortizcolorado.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I know how to work hard to get things done. It was hard becoming an …
Party: Republican Residence: Columbine Valley Campaign website: www.championforcolorado.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I have lived in Arapahoe County for 53 years, graduating …
Party: Democratic Residence: Englewood Campaign website: www.FroelichforColorado.com What makes you the best choice for this office? The best choice for state representative should bring a …
Party: Libertarian Residence: Unincorporated Arapahoe County Campaign email: david.jurist@libertariancandidate.co What makes you the best choice for this office? I act with integrity and ethical …
Party: Republican Residence: Unincorporated Arapahoe County Campaign website: www.deanforcolorado.com What makes you the best choice for this office? My focus is on maintaining Colorado values. I …
State Senate candidates
Party: Democratic Residence: Greenwood Village Campaign website: www.bridgesforcolorado.com What makes you the best choice for this office? I am running for re-election because I want to continue the …
Party: Republican Residence: Aurora Campaign website: www.rothforsd26.com What makes you the best choice for this office? During my nine years on Aurora City Council, I served on numerous regional …
District attorney candidates
Party: Republican Residence: Greenwood Village Campaign website: johnkellner.com What makes you the best choice for this office?  I have the experience and professional judgment to seek justice. …
Party: Democrat Residence: Aurora Campaign website: amypadden.com What makes you the best choice for this office?  I have a wealth of diversified experience (which has often been mispresented), …
CU regents candidates
Party: Democrat Area of residence: Unincorporated Arapahoe County Campaign website: www.ilana4regent.com What makes you the best choice for this office? Students, faculty and the community are asking …
Party: Unity PartyResidence: AuroraCampaign website: www.facebook.com/otwellc4CURegent What makes you the best choice for this office? As both an educator and as an engineer in the technologies …
Party: Republican Residence: Highlands Ranch Campaign website: www.murrayforcuregent.com What makes you the best choice for this office? Experience at CU and devotion to my alma mater — I am a …
News

Englewood wine-tasting will aid ACC students

The Arapahoe Community College Foundation will host a “Grapes to Grads” wine-tasting fundraiser, an opportunity for local residents to support Arapahoe Community College students, according to a …

Life

How to keep Halloween happy — and safe

In a year that has already offered far too many tricks and too few treats, Halloween looms like a rotting jack-o’-lantern left out a week too long. What has traditionally been a time of …

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Sports

Cherry Creek, Mountain Vista set pace at state cross country

It was a banner day for Cherry Creek on Oct. 17 at the state cross country championships but Mountain Vista also proved it is still a team to be watched. Bruins senior Parker Wolfe won the Class 5A …

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Newell

COVID, politics, unrest: Dealing with conflict starts with you

There are many reasons for any of us to feel conflict lately. Political conflict is inescapable. Civil unrest is outside and in our hearts. And COVID conflicts are everywhere we are, whether it’s …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Why these times are the times to remember

There are certainly plenty of reasons for us to want 2020 to be a distant memory. The pandemic, the heartache of lives lost, the impact it had on our family and friends who suffered and recovered, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

For curly bulbs, there’s no light at the end of the tunnel

One of our curly light bulbs burned out. Realizing I didn’t have a replacement, I went to a hardware store. They were out of curly light bulbs too. “Yes, we’re out.” “For how long?” …

Time to plan in fourth quarter

Third quarter is in the books, and we are heading into the last few months of the year. And what a year it has been. Investors have been on the edge of their seats with the election in a few short …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Do-it-yourself plumbing is a pipe dream

Indoor plumbing. The world’s population was able to do without indoor plumbing for centuries and still evolve. There are those around the world who do not have indoor plumbing to this day. Others, …
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