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Wash Park veteran documents quest for peace after facing war

In the living room of his house off Emerson Street, Ted Englemann has two plastic filing bins on top of a short bookshelf. Each is filled with meticulously labeled manila files and handwritten notes. …
Capitol Report: Bill aims to stop most scanner encryption
As more law enforcement and fire agencies across the state encrypt or consider encrypting their dispatch radio traffic, a bill was introduced March 12 that seeks to halt the trend. Blocking the …

DeGette talks politics with Englewood High students

Englewood High School students didn't need a trip to Washington, D.C., to get a taste of Congress. Congress came to them. U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, who represents Denver, Englewood and nearby areas, …

Homeless job program on Colfax to offer housing

In a new partnership with Ready to Work, the Colfax Works program will expand into offering transitional housing and case management support for working crews, according to a news release from the …

Making time for March Madness

Doug Pruitt’s glass of a dark micobrew, sweating as it rested on a coaster at the Library Co., a bar in Castle Rock, was still half full. Arms crossed, eyes gazing upward at one of the four TVs …

State lawmakers consider ending death penalty

Democrats who control Colorado's Legislature are rushing to act on a bill to repeal the state's little-used death penalty, holding a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on March 6, just two days after …

News

Governor signs law on electoral pact

Colorado has joined a compact of states that have pledged to pool their presidential electoral votes for the winner of the national popular vote. On March 15, Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed into …

Life

San Luis Valley is seasonal paradise for birders

From late February to early April, and again in the fall, one can easily watch — and hear — a huge, distinctive bird, the greater sandhill crane, as flocks stop to rest, en route from winter …

Sports

Elway insists Flacco is still in his prime

John Elway insists Joe Flacco is at the top of his game at age 34 even though the former Baltimore Ravens quarterback hasn't thrown a pass in the playoffs since 2015. “Joe is a perfect fit for …

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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

‘Like’ is, like, not really something to, like, like

I am, like, tired of it. More than tired. It makes me puke. Vomit. Regurgitate. Retch. Heave. It is the extra-grammatical word “like” I am talking about. It adds nothing, it means nothing, but it …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Relationships around money are important to examine

When many people hear the term “financial adviser,” they may think of someone who mostly manages investments. While that may have been true in the past, today you may desire a holistic adviser …
Norton
Winning Words

Here’s a look at story behind the change

Thanks again for the emails and feedback, especially over these past two weeks as we discussed knowing when it’s time for a change, and the truth and secret to success. A very common question and …
Norton
Winning Words

Understanding the simple truth of success

Why do we struggle with achieving success when there really is no secret to success? Is it because we have overcomplicated the thought or definition of success? Or is it because we really just …
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