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Southwest Plaza evolves with 'experiential' attractions

The indoor malls of yesteryear that once played host to department stores and shoe stores, with food courts and dark corridors, are largely gone. In their place have arisen mixed-use outdoor …
Teen in Englewood chef death gets life, possible parole
A teenager convicted of felony murder in the 2016 fatal shooting of an Englewood man near a convenience store received a sentence of life in prison with the possibility of parole after 40 years. …

Q&A with Saira Rao, Democratic candidate for Congressional District 1

City or town of residence: Denver, five years Profession: Co-founder of In This Together Media (book publisher). Related elected-office or public-service experience: On the board of GALS Inc., Girls …

Q&A with Diana DeGette, Democratic candidate for Congressional District 1

City or town of residence: Denver; I've lived here all my life. Profession: Member of Congress. Related elected-office or public-service experience: I have served in Congress since 1997, rising to …

Man dragged by bus in Littleton crawled underneath, police say

A man who died after being dragged by an RTD bus near downtown Littleton on June 7 crawled under the bus deliberately, Littleton police said. No charges will be filed against the bus driver. Patrick …

Primary 2018: Q&As with candidates for treasurer of Colorado

Both Republicans and Democrats have a choice to make on this year's primary ballot regarding which candidate they would like to see on the general ballot this November. Below are links to …

Primary election open to unaffiliated voters in Arapahoe County

Unaffiliated voters can now participate in the June 26 primary election, which will choose which Republican and Democratic candidates move forward to the general election in November. That's thanks …

News

Denver Comic Con brings community to collectors and fans

Downtown Denver is almost always a busy place, but it’s only during the weekend of Denver Comic Con that one will see Superman, a storm trooper and Harry Potter crossing the busy 16th Street Mall. …

Life

Artists share colorful paintings of outdoors in library exhibit

Watercolorist Patricia Nash and oil painter Judy S. Purcell exhibit colorful paintings of flowers, Colorado landscapes, birds and other outdoor subjects through July 31 at the James H. Larue Library …

Sports

CHSAA leader brings her role into public view

Rhonda Blanford-Green, the former Aurora Central and University of Nebraska track standout, took over as the Colorado High School Athletic Association’s ninth commissioner last July. In her first …

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Winning Words

Being a father is opportunity to show unconditional love

One of the greatest tributes to a father can be found in the Dan Fogelberg song “Leader of the Band.” The last part of the song has always meant something special to me … “I thank you for the …
Quiet Desperation

We have so many choices now — it’s too bad most are terrible

Jennifer said, “Sip?” “What is it?” “Iced tea.” She handed me a plastic cup. I like iced tea. I was about to take a sip when I noticed a label on the cup with some suspicious looking …
Winning Words

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 …
Quiet Desperation

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 …
Guest column

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 …
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