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Teen suicide PSAs released by coalition of Colorado state offices, parents, teens

When the impact of a suicide started to take a toll on Jim Janicek's kids, he knew he had to do something. “My kids go to Arapahoe High School,” Janicek told a crowd at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado …
South Metro Chamber president to leave for new job
The South Metro Denver Chamber will be hunting for a new leader soon, after President and CEO Bob Golden announced he will step down from the post at the end of October. Golden, who has led the …
Q&As with candidates for Centennial City Council
Moon

Candace Moon: Candidate for Centennial City Council, District 1

Occupation: Current city councilmember; retired from federal government service Contact information/website: candacemoonforcentennial@gmail.com, www.CandaceMoonforCentennial.com Why are you seeking …
Phelps

Ron Phelps: Candidate for Centennial City Council, District 1

Occupation: Learning and organizational development for Denver Water Contact information/website: ronphelps@gmail.com, www.ronphelps.com Why are you seeking this office? Of the various issues at …
Beatty

Brian Beatty: Candidate for Centennial City Council, District 2

Occupation: Vice president and mountain region manager for an architecture, engineering and construction consulting company Contact information/website: brianbeattycitycouncil@gmail.com, …
Sweetland

Christine Sweetland: Candidate for Centennial City Council, District 2

Occupation: Certified residential appraiser Contact information/website: sweetlandforcentennial@gmail.com, www.sweetlandforcentennial.com Why are you seeking this office? I have loved living in …
Holt

Richard Holt: Candidate for Centennial City Council, District 3

Occupation: Business analyst for a digital media company Contact information/website: holtforcentennial.com, holtforcentennial@gmail.com Why are you seeking this office? I might sound old-fashioned, …
Livingston

Rhonda Livingston: Candidate for Centennial City Council, District 3

Occupation: Clerical assistant Contact information/website: RhondaLivingston@aol.com, www.LivingstonForCentennial.com Why are you seeking this office? I am ready to take the next step to represent …
Burr

Anna Burr: Candidate for Centennial City Council, District 4

Occupation: Attorney Contact information/website: anna4citycouncil@gmail.com, burr4centennial.com Why are you seeking this office? I'm running for city council to keep the city the safe, vibrant city …
Sheehan

Don Sheehan: Candidate for Centennial City Council, District 4

Occupation: Retired Contact information/website: Don@DonForCentennial.com, www.DonForCentennial.com Why are you seeking this office? I am running for city council to keep Centennial a great place to …

Littleton Public Schools to be subject of youth suicide study

Littleton Public Schools will form one-half of a long-term study into the relationship between social environments and youth suicide. Dr. Anna Mueller, a professor of sociology from Indiana …

Arapahoe County Ballot Issue 1A: Jail safety outweighs some legitimate concerns

Deputies assaulted by inmates more frequently than ever before. Electrical systems, walls, floors and plumbing stressed and strained to the limits. Inmates living three to a cell. Little room to …

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Smoky Hill soccer captain wants to make impact

Naturally, Omar Ahram got into the family sport. “My dad played a lot of soccer when he was younger,” said Ahram, whose brother also has played the sport. Ahram has been kicking since around the …

Littleton school board candidates tackle issues

Achievement gaps, budget woes and a disturbingly high suicide rate. The four candidates vying for two seats on the Littleton Public Schools Board of Education — Crysti Copp, Lindley McCrary, …

Q&As with candidates for LPS School Board
Copp

Crysti Copp: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Centennial Occupation: Part-time office manager with Run4Fund$, full-time mom Contact information: copp4lps@gmail.com, www.copp4lps.com Why are you seeking this office? I …
McCrary

Lindley McCrary: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Littleton Occupation: Education researcher Contact information: lindley@lindleyforlps.com, lindleyforlps.com Why are you seeking this office? I am seeking this office …
Reichardt

Robert Reichardt: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Littleton Occupation: Education researcher Contact information: robert@robertrforeducation.com, www.robertrforeducation.com Why are you seeking this office? Serving on the …
Roe

Jessica Roe: Candidate for Littleton Public Schools Board of Education

City or town of residence: Centennial Occupation: Journalist, private investigator, full-time law student Contact information: Jroe4LPS@gmail.com, www.JRoe4LPS.com Why are you seeking this office? …
Q&As with Cherry Creek School Board candidates
Egan

Anne Egan: Candidate for Cherry Creek Schools Board of Education, District A (unopposed)

City of residence: Greenwood Village Occupation: Stay-at-home mom, homeowners' association executive director Contact information: quinnegan@icloud.com, 303-472-0500 Why are you seeking this office? …
McDonald

Janice McDonald: Candidate for Cherry Creek Schools Board of Education, District B (unopposed)

City of residence: Aurora Occupation: Retired; current Cherry Creek school board member Contact information: J2040m@aol.com Why are you seeking this office? I am seeking reelection because I believe …
Garland

Angela Garland: Candidate for Cherry Creek Schools Board of Education, District C

City of residence: Centennial Occupation: At-home mom, program director at youth-serving agencies Contact information/website: https://garlandforcherrycreek.wpcomstaging.com Why are you seeking this …
Sogue

Alioune `Ali' Sogue: Candidate for Cherry Creek Schools Board of Education, District C

City of residence: Centennial Occupation: Environmental engineer Contact information: aliounesogue05@gmail.com Why are you seeking this office? We have, without doubt, an elite school district that …
News

SECORCares to open new facility

A local nonprofit that helps residents of Douglas, Elbert and Arapahoe counties struggling with suburban poverty will show guests its new facility at a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 4. SECORCares and …

Life

Rotarians notch another successful year in polio fight

For more than 30 years, members of Rotary International across the world have devoted resources to the eradication of poliomyelitis, a serious viral disease spread via contaminated water, which can …

Sports

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Heritage student steps up

Forrest Mondlane fits the description of an American student athlete. However, he is a native of South Africa and moved to the United States four years ago to improve his education. He lived with …

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Winning Words

Finding the value in our values

If you have never taken the time to identify or define what your values are, or what your belief system is, don’t sweat it because you are not alone. As a matter of fact, most people just assume …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Show me the gore, I’ll show you the door

For unknown reasons, I have never wanted to enter the rhythm of a Black Sabbath concert, or walk down the mall with fake blood on my face, or a fake severed head under my arm. Maybe you can tell me …
Our View

Proposition DD is a good bet for Colorado

Proposition DD, the legalization and taxation of sports betting in Colorado, is the result of a May 2018 Supreme Court ruling that repealed the federal government ban on sports gambling. Since then, …
Our View

Proposition CC is tempting but comes up short

It’s a very intriguing proposition. Vote to forgo a relatively small tax refund and allow the state to spend that money on much-needed programs for K-12 education, higher education and …
John Temple, former editor of the Rocky Mountain News.
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Colorado journalism needs public support

There was a time, not so long ago, when the two of us were foes in a "newspaper war." We thought that the winner would …
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