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Good as Colorado gold

Good as Colorado gold

DTC mining company helps refurbish Capitol dome By Peter Jones Colorado has been a center for mining since the 19th century Pike’s Peak Gold Rush, so the gold on the iconic state Capitol dome, of course, comes from … Italy? It’s true. There could have been poetic justice to the odd fact if the Leaning […]

Littleton woman arrested in Kansas on pot charges

Littleton woman arrested in Kansas on pot charges

By Peter Jones In another sign of potential fallout from last year’s passage of Amendment 64, a Littleton woman has been arrested in Salina, Kan., after police found nearly four pounds of marijuana in her car. Taylor Cedillo, 19, was pulled over on April 3 for speeding in a school zone. After police noted what […]

Hope running toward tragedy

Hope running toward tragedy

Cherry Creek High School grad witnesses both Boston Marathon explosions while running race By Jan Wondra When Centennial resident Jenna Randolph decided to run the Boston Marathon, she had a decidedly different ending in mind than the horrific tragedy that it became. On April 15, Patriot’s Day in Boston, she had just passed the 26th mile marker, […]

Denver cop hired as Littleton chief

Denver cop hired as Littleton chief

Stephens was unanimous choice of interview panels By Peter Jones A Denver Police captain has been tapped to lead the Littleton Police Department. After an extensive search, the city has announced that Douglas Stephens will replace Chief Heather Coogan, who retired earlier this month. Stephens is expected to begin work in early May at an […]

Survival of a FAMILY

Survival of a FAMILY

Lawmaker recounts gripping Holocaust story By Peter Jones Joseph Kagan was not one to take no for an answer. When the Jewish man talked, even Nazi guards would listen. “One of the reasons he survived was he was an operator,” his son Daniel said. “He was cruel, but very loving. He was a very powerful […]

Regis lefty to pitch in Wrigley Field All Star game

Regis lefty to pitch in Wrigley Field All Star game

By Tom Barry Over the last four years, we’ve been reading a lot about Missy Franklin, the Olympic swimmer from Regis Jesuit High School, who is also actively involved in the community. Chances are likely that over the next couple of years we will be hearing a lot about David Peterson a “lefty” pitcher from […]

Westin Hotel planned for Greenwood Village

Westin Hotel planned for Greenwood Village

First 5-Star hotel in south Denver area  Submitted by City of Greenwood Village The City of Greenwood Village has been selected by Greenwood Village Hotel, LLC, a developer group consisting of Waveland Ventures, Jackson Street holdings and Arrival Partners, as the exclusive location for a Westin Hotel franchise expected to begin construction in the fourth […]

Cherry Creek grad running Boston Marathon comes so close to tragedy

Cherry Creek grad running Boston Marathon comes so close to tragedy

The Boston Marathon from 26th mile marker By Jan Wondra When Centennial resident Jenna Randolph decided to run the Boston Marathon, she had a decidedly different ending in mind than the horrific tragedy that it became. On April 15, Patriot’s Day in Boston, she had just passed the 26th mile marker, in the final few […]

Mullen hosts 16th Annual Runners Roost Invite

Mullen hosts 16th Annual Runners Roost Invite

By Tom Barry On April 13, athletes showed up for Mullen High School’s 16th annual Runners Roost Invitational Meet for a full day of 117 events, split between the girls and boys races and field competitions. “This meet is probably the largest meet in the state,” said John Hancock, who has coached at Mullen for […]

HobNob Dog Hotel and Spa Facility receives special permit during public hearing

By Jan Wondra A public hearing was held during the April 15 Greenwood Village City Council meeting on the filing for a special use permit for a kennel facility, called HobNob Dog Hotel and Spa, at 9595 E. Arapahoe Road, just off the intersection of Arapahoe and Dayton. The permit request was accompanied by a […]