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Man dies of homicide in Arapahoe County

A 48-year-old man died of multiple gunshot wounds and was found in an outside area in unincorporated Arapahoe County on Jan. 18, according to the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office.Mark Daniel … more

Man dies of gunshots in Centennial area

A 48-year-old man died of multiple gunshot wounds and was found in an outside area in unincorporated Arapahoe County on Jan. 18, according to the Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office. Mark Daniel … more

Nonprofit offers food assistance to furloughed federal workers

Integrated Family Community Services is ready to help furloughed government employees with food and clothing assistance during the partial government shutdown, the nonprofit said in a news release. … more

Governor presents first budget to lawmakers

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pitched his plan for state-funded full-day kindergarten to lawmakers, calling it an opportunity to address educational and economic inequities facing young families. Polis … more

Gala sends adults with cancer to camp

Hazel Senz will be fighting lung cancer the rest of her life. But she said the bond she has made with other cancer patients gives her hope. Senz, 58, was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer in March … more

How the Tri-County Overdose Prevention Partnership battles opioid misuse

When the Tri-County Overdose Prevention Partnership formed in 2016, the group aimed to battle the opioid epidemic from every angle. Members drafted a plan in which workgroups would focus on six key … more

Battle against opioid crisis: Map is sorrowful guide to lost loved ones

The online map is a living, breathing eulogy of people who have died from opioid use. Matt Lazarus, of Castle Rock, “was known for having a ‘heart of gold’” and “will be missed by many,” … more

Upcoming seminars and workshops through CU South Denver

The University of Colorado South Denver campus offers various workshops and seminars throughout the year tackling subjects about business relations, marketing and management. The Lone Tree campus … more

Crow eyes ethics reform, campaign finance, guns

After besting five-term Republican Rep. Mike Coffman — who had previously proven to be ironclad in the 6th Congressional District — new Democratic Rep. Jason Crow in January entered Washington … more

Government shutdown: What Colorado politicians are saying

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Denver (via Twitter) “It’s Day 20. @POTUS & @senatemajldr are blocking our efforts to reopen the government. And they’re getting paid. Meanwhile, federal … more

'There's only so long that I can hold out'

Jake Slyder was planning on taking his wife on a hot springs vacation to celebrate their two-year anniversary — but the U.S. government partial shutdown forced him to cancel those plans. Slyder is … more

Arapahoe County officials take oath of office

There's a new sheriff in town — and a few other new elected officials to boot. Arapahoe County's elected officials took their oaths at the county commissioners' chambers in Littleton on Jan. 8, … more

Polis inauguration highlights theme of 'Colorado for All'

Democrat Jared Polis' inauguration as the first openly gay U.S. governor firmly moved Colorado to a darker shade of blue as he vowed to expand health care, pursue publicly funded preschool and … more

DA to examine claims of innocence for convicted

Taking a proactive approach, the 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office has launched a process to investigate “legitimate” claims that convicted individuals may be innocent, the office … more

Q&A with Jack Tate, state senator for District 27

Jack Tate, R-Centennial, serves state Senate District 27, which includes Centennial, nearby unincorporated Arapahoe County areas and the Town of Foxfield. The small-business owner was first elected … more

Q&A with Tom Sullivan, state representative for District 37

Tom Sullivan, D-Centennial, serves state House District 37, including central and east Centennial, nearby unincorporated Arapahoe County areas and the Town of Foxfield. The retired Air Force veteran … more

Q&A with Susan Beckman, state representative for District 38

Susan Beckman, R-Littleton, serves Colorado House District 38, which includes Littleton, Bow Mar, Columbine Valley and part of Centennial. Beckman was first elected to the office in 2016, and won … more

Arapahoe County budget up thanks to revenue growth

Arapahoe County adopted a $404.3 million budget for 2019 in December, up from $390 million last year and bolstered by increased revenue, according to county documents. “A lot of very hard work went … more

Walcher looks back on tenure as Arapahoe County sheriff

In a county where Republicans refer to their officeholders as the “Arapahoe County fab five,” Sheriff David Walcher's exit was unexpected. A long era of Republican control at the sheriff's office … more

Out of power, GOP aims to be 'conscience' at Capitol

The defiantly conservative voice of state Rep. Patrick Neville hit some resigned notes the day before the state Legislature convened, with the Republican House leader from Castle Rock and a Senate … more
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