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In wake of multiple suicides, Cherry Creek Schools pushes for 'united voice'

First, a Cherry Creek High School freshman. Soon after, a senior at Creek. Then, an Eaglecrest High School sophomore. This summer, a recent Grandview High School graduate, followed by a senior from that ...
Centennial council newcomers cautious on development
Incumbent Councilmember Candace Moon pulled out a comfortable win in Centennial's highest-profile race for city council. In unofficial results three days after Election Day, Moon stood ahead by about …
Voters reject measure for new Arapahoe County jail
Arapahoe County won't get a new jail for the time being, after voters soundly rejected Ballot Issue 1A, which would have raised property taxes to replace the county's current jail.
Southwest Centennial neighborhoods approve fence funding
Residents of Centennial's Willow Creek 1 and 2 neighborhoods gave the green light to form a general improvement district to build and maintain fences, while voters in the city's Foxridge neighborhood …

Thanksgiving meal alternatives are varied for those seeking lighter fare or less work

For people who don’t care for the traditional Thanksgiving Day dishes, prefer a lighter meal or just hate cooking (and the cleaning), there are options. Dietitians are ready with advice for …

DFF encourages wide-eyed viewing

With all the streaming services out there, and all the devices capable of becoming a movie screen, film festivals provide a fading resource — an opportunity to see independent and streaming movies …

Paralympians part of wheelchair rugby team

Littleton resident Jason Regier was driving his way back to Corvallis, Oregon in 1996 where he played soccer for Oregon State University. When he was driving his Jeep about 75 mph, he reached down to …

East Centennial voters turn down tax increase for parks, trails

In the east Centennial area, a parks and recreation district's request for more funding met a sound defeat — 54.3% against to 45.7% in favor — in results as of about 5 p.m. on Nov. 6. Arapahoe …

News

Cholesterol levels dropping, but many still need care

Some good health news: Americans' cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at especially high risk are getting treatment. Researchers say the report, released Nov. 11, suggests a …

Life

Looking back is worth looking forward to

With the day ahead and 24 topics to choose from, it was hard for a still-sleepy history buff to get in gear on the morning of Nov. 2 as the 2019 History Camp Colorado kicked off at 9 a.m. at Arapahoe …

Sports

A quick look at fast-paced field hockey

I watched and covered my first field hockey game on Nov. 5 when Regis Jesuit and Colorado Academy played for the state championship at All-City Stadium. For years I helped with the coverage of both …

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Winning Words

Consistent healthy self-image leads to consistent success

“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” ­­— Dwayne Johnson Having spent so much time studying personal …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Lovers of classic machines are caught in a type warp

Watched a documentary about typewriters. Titled “California Typewriter.” Came out in 2016. Numerous segments. Featuring typewriter loyalists: Tom Hanks, John Mayer, Sam Shepard. Others less …
Norton
Winning Words

Focusing on the fantastic frees us from fear and failures

Wow, there are six “f” words in the title of this column. And I am sure you have noticed that they are slightly different from what some might think about when they consider the “f” word. If …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Okay, okay, there’s no two ways about it

I had writer’s block. I had no original ideas. I knew if the block lingered, I would revert, and harangue about the injustices being, like, done, like, to, like, the English language. So I went to …
Jeff Wasden

Colorado will suffer unless Congress halts HIT tax

Health care is hotly debated in Washington, and I’d be willing to bet most people think it’s too expensive. This is certainly true for Colorado employers — and especially entrepreneur-led …
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