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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

Word is, state is seeking premier poet

Poetry is one of mankind’s most important and diverse mediums. Poetry can be found in many of the most influential religious and historic works of civilizations the world over, and it has a power … more

Event marks 50 years for Denver Audubon

Denver Audubon celebrates — and reflects on — its first 50 years at an event on Jan. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Barn at Raccooon Creek, 7301 W. Bowles Ave., just west of Littleton. In … more

‘Natura Obscura’ offers journey to dream forest

Immersive art experiences are happening across the nation these days and we are fortunate to have an absolutely delightful art-surround experience, “Natura Obscura,” awaiting us at the Museum of … more

Hit the slopes without going broke

Vail and Beaver Creek resorts recently announced their day passes jumped to $209 per day at the door, a new all-time high, serving as a reminder that a day on the slopes is anything but cheap. … more

Plant lecture starts 2019 right for area gardeners

Littleton Garden Club’s members and guests filled the new meeting room at First Presbyterian Church of Littleton as they started out their year with an illustrated lecture from internationally … more

Jumping off the page at Koelbel Library adult writers' group

At Koelbel Library, patrons don't just check out the literature — they supply it. A group of eight gathered at the Writers Circle event Jan. 9 in Centennial, reading pages of their works aloud and … 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

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

On Campus: Littleton, Englewood, Centennial

Arapahoe • Freshman Sam Crispe scored nine points and grabbed three rebounds to pace the girls basketball team in a 67-32 Centennial League loss to Grandview on Jan. 3. Junior Kali March led the … more

Photo exhibit has transformation theme

Photographer Lisa Garness Mallory’s etched photographic prints pick up on the transformation theme of the new play at Town Hall Arts Center: “Casa Valentina,” which opens on Jan. 11, as does … more

Equine art fills gallery for show called ‘Horse Power’

Horse sculptures from across the country will both fill and surround Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, in an exhibit called “Horse Power,” which runs through … more

Cowboys, cowgirls to bring the Old West alive

With its roots in the Wild West, Golden still today holds on to some of that traditional cowboy culture. “Golden has always kept that frontier ethic,” said Jon Chandler, a cowboy … more

Veterans’ voices gain opportunities for artistic airing

There is no manual for veterans when it comes to re-entering civilian society after spending time in the service. There are all manner of challenges to face and lessons to learn, and it is easy to … 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

My Name Is ... Conrad Steller, of Centennial

Family roots My family moved from New York to the Cherry Knolls neighborhood the day before my first birthday, in 1976, before Centennial existed. My parents still live in the same home they bought … more
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