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Colorado governor candidates juggle local issues

To hear the candidates, their campaigns and political ads tell it, voters might get the impression the race for Colorado’s governor seat is all about President Donald Trump. But up close, the …
Jonathan Cecil, 33, from Farmington, New Mexico, concentrates on cutting meat at a qualifier for the 2018 Meat Cutting Challenge Oct. 8 at South Suburban Ice Arena in Centennial.

Slicing — not skating — on the ice in Texas Roadhouse competition

Usually, onlookers might see hockey players or leisurely ice skaters at South Suburban Ice Arena, but Oct. 8 was a day for chopping raw meat. Nearly 30 butchers from Texas Roadhouse restaurants in …
Webster

Webster set for trial in road rage shooting

The Colorado Springs man accused of shooting a mother and killing her teenage son last summer in the parking lot of an 80th and Sheridan dentist office will stand trial, Adams County Judge Don Quick …
Watson
Election 2018

Brian Watson, candidate for state treasurer

Party: Republican City of residence: Denver Profession: Commercial real estate Campaign website: brianwatson.vote What makes you the best choice for this office? My core principles are built around …
Young
Election 2018

Dave Young, candidate for state treasurer

Party: Democratic City of residence: Greeley Profession: Educator, representative for state House District 50 Campaign website: daveyoungforcolorado.com What makes you the best choice for this …
Candidates for governor of Colorado, Jared Polis, left, and Walker Stapleton.
Election 2018

Officials with business edge vie for Colorado governor's seat

In the governor’s race, Coloradans have a choice between two candidates with business acumen who have each served in their current public offices for about a decade. Republican Walker Stapleton, …
News
Pumpkins, apples and fall fun abounded in the south metro area this month with nearby communities hosting festivals to celebrate the season. Ali Loomis, of Centennial, brought her two sons to pick …
A former Ponderosa High School security guard was sentenced to eight years in prison Oct. 12 for sexually assaulting a student at the school.
A Denver man who injured a Douglas County Sheriff deputy after ramming his car in an attempt to evade arrest was sentenced to 16 years in prison Oct. 12, according to a press release from the 18th Judicial District.
The Denver metro area has it all — diverse entertainment in spectacular venues; vast shopping options from big box retail to small, family-owned businesses; and a variety of dining establishments. …
Life
It was a sunny, pleasant fall day for a drive through the plains in southern Weld County and many of the inhabitants of the Wild Animal Sanctuary were basking — on the grass, on platforms, in the …
Stickwork, a site-specific art installation by nationally recognized artist Patrick Dougherty, is a large-scale sculpture constructed from natural materials Denver Botanic Gardens’ Chatfield Farms, …
Celebrate local artists! From 6 to 10 p.m. on Oct. 26, the large gallery space at CORE New Art Space at Ninth Avenue and Santa Fe Drive will host the opening for “Night Circus,” with works by …
Few holidays afford the creativity of Halloween — Christmas has its trees and presents, Independence Day has its explosives, but Halloween is celebrated many ways. Far transmuted from its murky …
Sports
There are still two weeks remaining in the regular season, but it’s never too early to review the format for the state football playoffs. The Colorado High School Activities Association revealed …
For once, the Colorado Rockies head into the offseason searching for more pop at the plate to go with excellent pitching, not the other way around. The Rockies lacked patience at the plate in getting …
Jordan Jackson is like most kids his age. He watches Rick and Morty in his downtime and listens to Kendrick Lamar. He's the starting fullback on Castle View's football team, a natural outlet for the …
Team and South Metro individual scores from the State High School Golf Tournament held Oct. 1-2. Class 5A Team scores: Fossil Ridge 450, Lakewood 455, Arapahoe 456, Regis Jesuit 458, Valor Christian …
Mental health
Walk for suicide prevention at Coors Field

Highlands Ranch residents Sheri Cole and Lori Harper both lost a child to suicide. For the past year, they have been organizing the upcoming Metro Denver Out of the Darkness Community Walk, an annual …

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