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Rocky Flats: The refuge with a radioactive past

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service believes that wildlife refuges ensure that future generations will always have an outdoor place to enjoy nature. But some people won’t set foot on Rocky Flats …

Colorado to adopt California's stricter car pollution rules

Colorado's governor has ordered his state to adopt California's vehicle pollution rules, joining other states in resisting the Trump administration's plans to ease up on emission …

Primary 2018: Q&As with candidates for governor of Colorado

Colorado voters will choose would-be successors to Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, who is limited after two terms, in the June 26 primary election. It's the first primary in which unaffiliated …

Broncos haven't given up on Paxton Lynch

Denver Broncos fans have pretty much given up on Paxton Lynch. No longer do they fill the airwaves and social media posts with debates about how Denver's 2016 first-round draft pick should be …

PrideFest 2018 leaves its mark on Denver

The 43rd annual PrideFest kicked on in Denver on June 16. Events were held in the city throughout the week. The event is hosted by the GLBT Community Center of Colorado. The Center is a nonprofit …
News
For video game addicts, it might soon be “game over.” In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the World Health Organization said June 18 that compulsively playing video games …
A teenager convicted of felony murder in the 2016 fatal shooting of an Englewood man near a convenience store received a sentence of life in prison with the possibility of parole after 40 years. …
Downtown Denver is almost always a busy place, but it’s only during the weekend of Denver Comic Con that one will see Superman, a storm trooper and Harry Potter crossing the busy 16th Street Mall. …
Mayors from six U.S. cities in states with legal marijuana said they have formed a coalition to push for federal marijuana policy reform just days after President Donald Trump expressed support for …
Life
The Castle Rock Band will play a free concert to celebrate Independence Day at 7 p.m. on June 30 at the town bandstand in front of the Philip S. Miller Library (100 S. Wilcox St.). The All-American …
Local artist Chuck Parsons knows well how the metro area’s street art scene has grown and changed over the last more than 30 years, and well he should. He has been a part of it many times. …
Some of the most atmospheric stories ever told fall into the Gothic genre. Tales overflowing with darkness and character explorations that thrive on the eerie and supernatural. These stories had …
Writers of mystery, history, poetry, fine arts accounts, fiction and creative nonfiction, as well as works intended for tots and teens, abound in our supportive-of-the-arts Colorado. And we read that …
Sports
The Denver Broncos mandated DeMarcus Walker bulk up this offseason. That was a big weight off his mind. As a rookie last season, Walker slimmed down to about 238 pounds in order to be more of an …
Rhonda Blanford-Green, the former Aurora Central and University of Nebraska track standout, took over as the Colorado High School Athletic Association’s ninth commissioner last July. In her first …
A day after teeing it up with Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning stopped by the Denver Broncos' on-field workout to check things out. By the end, the five-time NFL MVP quarterback probably had the new …
After five days of scrutinizing the state baseball tournaments at All-City Field, I have a few observations. The facility is one of the best for high school baseball and it sure has changed since I …
Primaries 2018: Candidates for governor
Primary election 2018

Q&A with Mike Johnston, Democratic candidate for governor

City or town of residence: Denver, for 15 years. Related elected-office or public-service experience: Eight years as a public-school teacher and principal, seven years as a state senator for District …
Primary election 2018

Q&A with Cary Kennedy, Democratic candidate for governor

City or town of residence: Denver, more than 40 years Profession: Former state treasurer, former chief financial officer and deputy mayor of Denver, mom Related elected-office or public-service …
Primary election 2018

Q&A with Donna Lynne, Democratic candidate for governor

City or town of residence: Denver, previously Evergreen (Colorado since 2005) Profession: Lieutenant governor and chief operating officer of Colorado. Related elected-office or public-service …
Primary election 2018

Q&A with Jared Polis, Democratic candidate for governor

City or town of residence: Boulder native; lived there most of my life. Profession: Entrepreneur, florist and public servant. Founder of ProFlowers.com, TechStars, Patriot Boot Camp, American …
Primary election 2018

Q&A with Greg Lopez, Republican candidate for governor

City or town of residence: Elizabeth, for 21 years. Profession: Small-business owner, restaurant and consulting. Related elected-office or public-service experience: Mayor of Parker, 1992-96; …
Primary election 2018

Q&A with Victor Mitchell, Republican candidate for governor

City or town of residence: Castle Rock, since 2005 Profession: Entrepreneur, CEO of Lead Funding, a specialty real-estate lender Related elected-office or public-service experience: Served one …
Primary election 2018

Q&A with Doug Robinson, Republican candidate for governor

City or town of residence and how long lived there: Englewood, 22 years Profession: Entrepreneur, co-founder of leading corporate-finance adviser sold to KPMG Related elected-office or public-service …
Primary election 2018

Q&A with Walker Stapleton, Republican candidate for governor

City or town of residence: Greenwood Village Profession: Chief executive officer of a publicly traded real-estate company on the NASDAQ Related elected-office or public-service experience: State …
Primaries 2018: Congressional races
City or town of residence: Longmont, for 23 years. Profession: Veterinarian and small-business owner. Related elected-office or public-service experience: I have not served in public office before, …
City or town of residence: Castle Rock, for almost six years. Profession: Veterinarian. Related elected-office or public-service experience: Have served in the Army for 10 years: two years active, …
City or town of residence: I've lived in Stapleton (Denver neighborhood) since 2008 and in Aurora since 2017. Profession: I'm an attorney whose work focuses on legal compliance and regulatory issues …
City or town of residence: I live in Aurora and grew up in northwest Denver. Profession: Clean-energy entrepreneur. Related elected-office or public-service experience: I served as President Obama's …
City or town of residence: Denver; I've lived here all my life. Profession: Member of Congress. Related elected-office or public-service experience: I have served in Congress since 1997, rising to …
City or town of residence: Denver, five years Profession: Co-founder of In This Together Media (book publisher). Related elected-office or public-service experience: On the board of GALS Inc., Girls …
Mental health

Jefferson Center opens new crisis center

There’s no way for a person to plan when and where they’re going to experience a crisis. Which means that those who are trained to help, like the staff of the Jefferson Center, have to go …

Primaries 2018: Colorado attorney general and treasurer
Q&A with Joe Salazar, Democratic candidate for Colorado attorney general
City or town of residence: I've lived in Thornton for 43 years (pretty much most of my life). Profession: Civil-rights attorney and … Read More
Q&A with Phil Weiser, Democratic candidate for Colorado attorney general
City or town of residence: Denver, 19 1/2 years Profession: Lawyer Related elected-office or public-service experience: Dean of the … Read More
Q&A with Bernard Douthit, Democratic candidate for state treasurer
City or town of residence: Denver; I have lived here for 22 years. Profession: I own a math-tutoring business and am a finance … Read More
Q&A with Justin Everett, Republican candidate for state treasurer
Area of residence: Columbine, for almost 40 years. Profession: Small business owner — my business has done everything from cash, … Read More
Q&A with Brian Watson, Republican candidate for state treasurer
City or town of residence: Denver Profession: Founder, chairman and CEO of Northstar Commercial Partners (real-estate investment … Read More
Q&A with Dave Young, Democratic candidate for state treasurer
City or town of residence: Greeley; born and grew up in Colorado Springs. Profession: Retired middle-school math teacher in Greeley … Read More
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