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Meat alternatives grow in popularity

Gone are the days when vegans and vegetarians couldn’t order a hamburger on the menu. Alternative meat brands such as Impossible Foods and Beyond Burger are popping up in not only sit-down …
The strange case of the car in the lake
It's a case as murky as the waters of Ketring Lake. Scuba divers from South Metro Fire Rescue made a strange find in Ketring Lake, adjacent to the Littleton Museum, on July 23: a 1994 Honda Accord …

'Ghost bike' memorializes Parker cyclist

A white bike now stands at the site on Pine Drive where Edward “Chuck” Vogel, 62, was struck and killed by a driver the morning of July 4. It's garnished with flowers from loved ones and a plaque …

Centennial City Council candidate profile: Candace Moon

Candace Moon wants to keep listening to you. That's how the current city councilmember from District 1 characterizes her approach to growth in Centennial, which continues to see new business and …

Centennial ups residential cap for I-25 corridor developments

Two areas in the business-dense corridor along the west side of Interstate 25 will see their allowed space for residential units more than double after Centennial updated its land use rules. …

District attorney calls for measures to curb gun violence

In the days following a pair of high-profile mass shootings, one in Ohio and one in Texas, 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler announced a multi-pronged plan to prevent gun violence in …

News

Motorcyclist killed in Douglas County crash, suspect arrested

A Commerce City man was arrested Aug. 19 in connection with a fatal car and motorcycle crash in northeast Douglas County. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office arrested Manuel Frias-Cabrera, 29. He was …

Life

Catwalk features special needs fashionistas, first responders

Gracie Armstrong is a people person, her mother said, which explains the 3-1/2-year-old's prowess on the catwalk of the Developmental Pathways Fashion Show at the Park Meadows Mall Aug. 14. “This …

Sports

Q&A with Cobi Wood, Grandview High School swimmer

Cobi Wood is polite and soft-spoken, but before each race, the swimmer listens to “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” from the movie “Mulan.” “That’s what my family listened to,” said Wood, …

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Norton
Winning Words

Who’s the boss? You’re the boss

Whether you are a business owner, an executive, a manager, or a supervisor with a team of people reporting to you, or you are someone who reports into another person, guess what? You are all still …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

The last, final diatribe on an unneeded, unnecessary word

I, like, give up. Once a year for the past eight years, I have written a column about the extra-grammatical use of the word “like” and its part in the ruination of the English language. Each …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Investing 101: Don’t look for instant gratification

The media continues to satisfy our need for instant information, but how much is too much? Many folks tell me they are on information overload. Also, some news stories can make you feel inadequate if …
Norton
Winning Words

Turn high-speed thinking into highly motivated action

There is certainly no shortage of ideas these days. As a matter of fact, we typically come up with more ideas than we really need. And the more ideas we generate, the more excited we get about …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Guys, please stop wearing clown shoes with cleats

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey may have gone out of business, but there are still plenty of clowns to go around. They perform in the National Football League, and provide adoring fans with …
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