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Man found guilty of killing Elbert County rancher

Edward Butler had sold the ranch, but he was taking care of the rural Elbert County property while the new owners were away. On Jan. 23, 2016, Butler noticed an unfamiliar vehicle outside the trailer … more

Governor signs law on electoral pact

Colorado has joined a compact of states that have pledged to pool their presidential electoral votes for the winner of the national popular vote. On March 15, Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed into … more

The road to Mars includes a detour through Lakewood

In Robert Zubrin’s Lakewood office hangs a photo he took in 2009 of a space shuttle taking off to repair the Hubble Space Telescope, a mission he strongly advocated for, despite pushback from … more

Ready, set, grow

Humanity has always had a connection with the earth, said John Stolzle, a Colorado State University Extension agent in Jefferson County who specializes in horticulture, plant pathology and food … more

Denver Home Show coming for three days

The Spring Denver Home Show will be filled with fresh ideas when it opens March 22-24 at the National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt St., Denver. Included will be demonstrations of Ikebana, Japanese … more

Capitol Report: Bill aims to stop most scanner encryption

As more law enforcement and fire agencies across the state encrypt or consider encrypting their dispatch radio traffic, a bill was introduced March 12 that seeks to halt the trend. Blocking the … more

Oil-and-gas bill creates conflict at the Capitol

If you can’t beat them, slow them down. That’s the strategy Republicans at the state Capitol turned to recently to hold up a controversial oil and gas bill, requesting that a different, … more

Elizabeth man accused of killing his mother

An Elizabeth man was jailed March 12 on a preliminary charge of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of his mother, according to court and jail records. Wade Garrett McVicker-Thornton, 24, is … more

Collaboration Campus in Castle Rock gets new name, hefty donation

Arapahoe Community College's Collaboration Campus project has a new name, and one that came with a hefty and historical donation. ACC has received $10 million from the Sturm Family Foundation, which … more

Learn about Loretto Heights’ history at presentation

“Loretto Heights — A Synopsis of Historical and Architectural Significance” will be Martha Kirkpatrick’s topic when she speaks twice on March 25 for the Englewood Historic Preservation … more

Going back to the future with ‘1984’

Following the 2016 election and the first use of “alternate facts” by a representative of the federal government, George Orwell’s “1984” took the top spot on Amazon’s best-seller list, … more

‘I’ll be there for my little girl’

Maverick’s Last Ride didn’t start exactly as Christian Redman — called Maverick in his Army days — had hoped. He was scheduled to leave March 4 from his Parker home with fellow veteran Ray … more

Hickenlooper steps into presidential race

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said he's running for president, casting himself as a can-do uniter who's accustomed to overcoming adversity and accomplishing liberal goals in a politically … more

Making the green scene on St. Patrick's Day

While the best-known tradition of St. Patrick’s Day is to wear green, that wasn’t always the case. Before green became the color associated with the holiday, blue was worn to celebrate Saint … more

'Evoke’ is concept of photography exhibit

Colorado photographers had a specific challenge from the Littleton Fine Arts Board this year as they considered entries for the 53rd “Eye of the Camera” exhibit: It was seeking printed … more

Colorado New Play Summit aims to open doors

When a painter or sculptor begins a new work, she or he sets a pace and probably has a fairly clear vision of the desired end product. While it may undergo some critical input along the way, the … more

Student art show expands in its fifth year

For the fifth year, art students from Littleton High School carried examples of their work a few blocks west for an exhibit at the nearby Depot Art Gallery, 2069 W. Powers Ave. What began as a … more

Elizabeth wrestler wins state crown

Elizabeth High School senior Abe Leonard smiled Feb. 23 as he took his position on the top tier of the awards stand as the winner of the class 3A 195-pound championship tournament at the Colorado … more

‘Dames at Sea’ is upbeat production

In his director’s notes, Robert Wells speaks of those elaborate 1930s film musicals — “kaleidoscopic camera treatments of scores of beautiful women ... dozens of dancing sailors ... Busby … more

Animals are featured attraction in art show

Art Students League of Denver has an appealing exhibit, “Man’s Best Friend: Animal Portraiture” that runs through April 5 at the school, 200 N. Grant St., Denver. Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. … more
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