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Irish pride on display: Colorado Irish Festival held at Clement Park July 13

Irish pride on display: Colorado Irish Festival held at Clement Park July 13

Fleurish – Cancer League goes Over the Edge for research, services

Fleurish – Cancer League goes Over the Edge for research, services

By Glory Weisberg Men, women and children, tourists and locals from all walks of life became window watchers when Cancer League of Colorado held its Over the Edge rappelling benefit last weekend. For a $1,000 donation, those endorsing the effort to support early stage, unduplicated cancer research and services got the thrill of a lifetime […]

South metro leaders join call for immigration reform

South metro leaders join call for immigration reform

Polling shows most Coloradans support ‘legal status’ By Peter Jones The South Metro Denver Chamber and District Attorney George Brauchler were among those who participated in last week’s Day of Action for Immigration Reform, a national call for long-awaited congressional movement on the contentious issue of fixing the nation’s immigration system. The press conference came […]

Young Republican promises fresh perspective

Young Republican promises fresh perspective

Benge challenging Dist. 3’s Kagan  By Peter Jones Candice Benge is among the youngest party nominees on the ballot in Arapahoe County this election year and that gives her a distinct and fresh perspective, the 30-year-old construction-industry professional says. “Being a young person, I’m concerned about the direction of our state,” Benge said. “It’s time for […]

Arapahoe clerk won’t issue same-sex licenses

Arapahoe clerk won’t issue same-sex licenses

Announcement comes in wake of court decisions By Peter Jones Gay couples may get married in Denver, Boulder or Pueblo, but they won’t be doing so in Arapahoe County any time soon. Last week, Clerk and Recorder Matt Crane issued a statement indicating that his office would not be following the lead of other counties […]

A heave-ho to Prince Charming

A heave-ho to Prince Charming

‘Gorilla and the Fairy’ is a tale of domestic violence By Peter Jones   For an epoch or two, fairytales – and their well-worn musical adaptions – have spread the odd myth that all a damsel in distress really needs a kiss and quick rescue from a readily available handsome prince. The formula even worked […]

Greenwood Village passes hotel/motel stay limits

Greenwood Village passes hotel/motel stay limits

Ordinance goes into effect Nov. 1   By Jan Wondra When emotion is removed, the decision to limit stays in Greenwood Village’s hotels and motels not zoned for long-term residential comes down to the practical matter of public safety. The second and final reading of Ordinance No. 8-14 passed at the July 7 City Council […]

Greenwood Village invests in computerized traffic system

Greenwood Village invests in computerized traffic system

By Jan Wondra The next time you leave a concert at Fiddler’s Green, pay attention to what happens to the traffic lights in front of you. If the lights continue to turn green as you head west on Caley or Peakview, toward Quebec, or as you swing out on Fiddler’s Green Boulevard toward Yosemite, you […]

Riot Fest causing unrest in eastern Arapahoe

Riot Fest causing unrest in eastern Arapahoe

County board goes to Byers to hear both sides By Tom Barry For as long as anyone can recall, Arapahoe County commissioners have not left the county seat in Littleton for any officially scheduled board meetings or hearings. That changed last week when the officials trekked to Byers for a public hearing on Riot Fest, […]

House veteran makes run in District 38

House veteran makes run in District 38

Democrat Robert Bowen represented north Denver in the ‘80s By Peter Jones Robert Bowen may be a latecomer to this year’s election cycle, but he is no late bloomer in the world of Colorado politics. The 65-year-old Democrat served three terms representing northwest Denver in the state House of Representatives in the 1980s and was […]

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