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Pirates girls prepare for hoops season

The sound of basketballs being dribbled echoed off the Englewood High School gymnasium walls during a practice session as the young Pirate girls basketball team prepared for the upcoming season. “We are a very young team this season, as almost … more

Veterans saluted at Fort Logan ceremony

Mother Nature provided a backdrop of clear skies and warm sunshine Nov. 11 as about 500 people attended the 40 ceremony marking Veterans Day at Fort Logan National Cemetery. It is the first time in three years the ceremony was held inside Verle … more

Littleton junior third at state cross country meet

Littleton’s Addi Iken finished seventh at the 2016 state Class 4A cross country meet and on Oct. 28 she fulfilled her desire to return to state this year and improve her finish as she came in third in the field of 153 4A girls entered in the meet … more

Works of local artists on display

The paintings, photos, sculptures, embroidery and woodcarvings on display at the Malley Senior Recreation Center are mediums local amateur artists use to create the works they entered in the Englewood Art Exhibit. This is the 12th year the city has … more

Englewood woman bikes to beat cancer

Englewood resident Ryan Andersen said participation in a three-day portion of the Coast 2 Coast 4 Cancer Bike Ride that began Sept. 15 was overall the neatest experience of her life. “It was amazing, it was grueling and it was inspiring all at … more

Author's second cop novel now in realm of readers

Englewood Police Officer Steve Siegal wrote his original novel “Cop Cohen” while he was still on the job. Now that he is retired he had the time to complete the sequel, “Contra Legem — Against the Law” which was released in August. “I … more

Cove goes to the dogs

The Pirates Cove pool enjoyed by people throughout the summer became a playground for dogs during the Sept. 9 Doggie Plunge. Englewood turns the water park on West Belleview Avenue over to the dogs at the end of each season for the plunge. The … more

Warriors retain Brookridge trophy

The cheering of the Arapahoe and Heritage students, parents and alumni was loud Sept. 8 when the Warriors and Eagles continued the Brookridge Trophy rivalry football game that dates to 1972. Arapahoe was able to post a 28-13 win at Littleton … more

'Spaceship bank' marks 50 years of iconic architecture

Hundreds of people attended the 50th anniversary celebration of the uniquely shaped bank building at 3501 S. Broadway in Englewood that was designed by famous architect Charles Deaton. Community Banks of Colorado now occupies the “spaceship … more

Bronco and Gravity car was preserved through local efforts

The Cherrelyn horsecar, an important part of Englewood history, stands fully restored in the lobby of the civic center because a number of residents wanted to see it saved and displayed where everyone could see it. The 1980s restoration project … more

Pirates prepare for football season

Most of the starters on this year's Englewood High School football team will be freshmen and sophomores who will be asked to step up while learning under fire. “We have a very young team this season and that is where we are at,” coach Jay … more

Helping others becomes full-time job

Englewood resident Jessica Luem said while she has always done what she could to help those in need, she never dreamed it would become a full-time job. But it has, as she is now director of CitySquare Denver, an organization seeking to provide … more

Western Welcome Week is hopping

Again this year, Western Welcome Week offers activities with appeal to people of all ages. The Aug. 13 schedule included the opportunity for adults and children to take part in a 5-kilometer run/walk then partake in an all-you-can-eat pancake … more

Annual cycling race draws hundreds to downtown Littleton

Stretches of several streets belonged exclusively to cyclists speeding around the course during the six races that comprised the Aug. 5 Littleton Twilight Criterium. A criterium is a timed bicycle race around a closed course. Racers competing in … more

Men’s roller derby team represents Mile High City

Roller derby began as an all-women’s sport but with its rebirth in 2001 in Texas, programs also included men’s teams, and Englewood resident Josh Souz signed up when he learned about Ground Control, the Denver Roller Derby men’s team. Souz … more

Local men play baseball for love of game

Playing baseball sits atop the list of weekend things to do for Alec Bibby, Dave Westmeier and hundreds of other men who head to diamonds around the metro area to play for the 80 teams that make up the Denver National Adult Baseball Association … more

Independence Day brings sprawling crowd to parks

All day on July 4, long lines of vehicles and people moved into Cornerstone and Belleview parks to claim a spot for the activities as well as a good view of the fireworks. “This is our third year here at this park,” Josh Kennedy said as he … more

Young driver gets a thrill from drag racing

Ryder Olsen Jarman tightened his safety straps as he prepared to guide his car down the track during the National Hot Rod Association Division 5 Junior Dragster races at Bandimere Speedway. “My brother started racing, it looked like fun, so I … more
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