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Connecting kids with those who care at new autism therapy facility

Families with children who live with autism can choose from many service providers in the Denver metro area, but at the new Autism Home Support Services center, they can benefit from both therapy at …
Second suspect arrested following chase, fatal crash in Littleton
Denver police arrested a second suspect in connection with a police chase that ended with a deadly crash in Littleton on Feb. 6, according to a news release. Mario Juan Jose, 24, was arrested in …

South metro Denver area braces for potential flight-path changes

Disruptions to daily life and disturbances to the environment are among the consequences south metro-area mayors fear could land on their cities if a federal plan to reroute airplane traffic is …

Bill would place more judges in stressed judicial districts

In some Colorado district courtrooms, a continually growing caseload is overwhelming staff. Dockets are swelling. Felony case filings in particular have spiked across the state in recent years. …

Student-athlete spotlight: Wrestler powers way toward goals

Arapahoe's Trey Whitehead learned last season that there are no shortcuts to be a successful wrestler. Whitehead, a senior 126-pounder, is having a good season and credits hard work. “I've done all …

Death near Centennial called 'senseless murder'

The confounding death of Mark Daniel Davis is now being referred to as an ambush and murder, authorities said at a Feb. 4 news conference. “It's a senseless murder,” Investigator Kal Gatchis said …

News

'Red flag' bill to allow temporary removal of guns from high-risk owners is back

Introduced on the anniversary of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, a bill to allow law enforcement to remove firearms from those shown to be a risk to themselves or others has emerged again at …

Life

Busy play is delightfully illogical

Vintage Theatre looks like a large Edwardian Valentine this month, with three small stages, each draped with puffy red satin drapes. Action in nearly 20 different scenes pops between stages, with …

Sports

On Campus: Centennial/Littleton/Englewood

Arapahoe • Eliana McClarie pumped in 27 points in a 70-60 win for the girls basketball team over Cherokee Trail on Feb. 13, and the senior scored 19 points in a 61-40 loss to Cherry Creek on Feb. …

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Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

'Black swans' in your financial plan

A black swan is something rare and unusual. In economic terms, it is defined as an unpredictable or unforeseen event, typically one with extreme consequences. Investors spend a lot of time and worry …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

And now, in the great tradition of newspaper haiku contests

Maybe the time of the year, and a series of snows, contributed to the haiku contest’s success. Winter, someone said, “forms our character and brings out our best.” I hoped for a dozen entries. …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Getting motivated when we have become demotivated

Here we are, several weeks into the New Year. But where exactly are we? Are we on track with our goals and resolutions? Are we still headed to the gym? Is our personal time being preserved? Have we …
David Severance

Is your teen part of the vaping craze?

Think back to less than 15 years ago, when it was common to walk out of a store or restaurant and be met with the unmistakable smell of cigarette smoke. It was a time when nearly 21 of every 100 …
Newell
Guest column

Fear of falling (for someone) needs to be conquered

For some, Valentine’s Day is an anticipated opportunity to have a romantic, loving time with our partners. But for those of us who are single, divorced or widowed, this day can be just plain …
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