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Government shutdown: What Colorado politicians are saying

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Denver (via Twitter) “It’s Day 20. @POTUS & @senatemajldr are blocking our efforts to reopen the government. And they’re getting paid. Meanwhile, federal … more

'There's only so long that I can hold out'

Jake Slyder was planning on taking his wife on a hot springs vacation to celebrate their two-year anniversary — but the U.S. government partial shutdown forced him to cancel those plans. Slyder is … more

Polis inauguration highlights theme of 'Colorado for All'

Democrat Jared Polis' inauguration as the first openly gay U.S. governor firmly moved Colorado to a darker shade of blue as he vowed to expand health care, pursue publicly funded preschool and … more

Photo exhibit has transformation theme

Photographer Lisa Garness Mallory’s etched photographic prints pick up on the transformation theme of the new play at Town Hall Arts Center: “Casa Valentina,” which opens on Jan. 11, as does … more

Equine art fills gallery for show called ‘Horse Power’

Horse sculptures from across the country will both fill and surround Curtis Center for the Arts, 2349 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village, in an exhibit called “Horse Power,” which runs through … more

Cowboys, cowgirls to bring the Old West alive

With its roots in the Wild West, Golden still today holds on to some of that traditional cowboy culture. “Golden has always kept that frontier ethic,” said Jon Chandler, a cowboy … more

Veterans’ voices gain opportunities for artistic airing

There is no manual for veterans when it comes to re-entering civilian society after spending time in the service. There are all manner of challenges to face and lessons to learn, and it is easy to … more

Out of power, GOP aims to be 'conscience' at Capitol

The defiantly conservative voice of state Rep. Patrick Neville hit some resigned notes the day before the state Legislature convened, with the Republican House leader from Castle Rock and a Senate … more

Playhouse gets personal in 2019 season

A new year means exciting new opportunities, and Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse is embracing new possibilities with its 2019 season. “I am always looking for great plays that are helmed by great … more

Clydesdales help usher in new beer laws

The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales visited the Colorado Capitol Dec. 31 to celebrate the repeal, effective New Year's Day, of laws that prevented sales of beer greater than 3.2 percent alcohol by … more

'When you talk to more people, you spread more ideas'

Abigayle Post, 18, and Codey Carr, 15, helped push for a law to lower the voting age in Golden to 16 years of age, as well as help write city legislation to ban conversion therapy, the practice of … more

Influenza cases on the rise in Colorado

Colorado has seen a recent spike in flu cases, and laboratory testing and outpatient visits indicate that the state has entered a period of more intense influenza activity, according to a news … more

World War I posters look at persuasion techniques

Through Jan. 27, the Littleton Museum’s halls will display World War I posters from its collection, “Answering the Call,” in collaboration with the gallery exhibit: “Over the Top: Selling the … more

My name is... Karen Yokley

About me My husband, Mark, and I have four rescued dogs, and two of them were blind when we rescued them. We have soft hearts for the underdog. My husband retired from the United States Coast … more

Minimum wage rises in Colorado, 19 other states

As of Jan. 1, Colorado's minimum wage is $11.10 an hour, a 90-cent hourly increase from 2018. The Centennial State is not alone, as 19 other states also raised the minimum wage with the dawn of 2019. … more

Stories of the year in the south metro area

The year began with mourning. On the last day of 2017, Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputy Zackari Parrish, 29, was fatally shot by a man authorities believe was mentally ill at an apartment complex in … more

‘This is Colorado’ awards announced at college

The spacious Colorado Gallery of the Arts at Arapahoe Community College was crowded on Dec. 13 as artists, families, friends gathered to celebrate. Juror Trish Sangelo, gallery director, announced … more

A conversation with Commissioner-elect Abe Laydon

Abe Laydon is commissioner-elect for District 1 on the Douglas County Board of Commissioners. Diane Holbert, who holds the seat now, was elected by the Douglas County Republican Central Vacancy … more

Ring in New Year’s, with a twist

Denver metro-area residents know the scene well: Hordes of friends and families huddled in downtown Denver to watch the fireworks wave the closing year goodbye. But if the cold and crowds — and in … more

Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin retires, citing chronic pain

Five-time Olympic champion Missy Franklin is retiring from swimming at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain that has affected her for the last 2 1/2 years. She announced her plans Dec. 19 in a letter … more
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