Metro Aurora News

  • Metro Aurora

    Aurora council approves Adams County deal to boost inmate limit

    Under the agreement, if the inmate cap is exceeded, Aurora would be notified and could either release an inmate or pay Adams County a $45 per-diem fee to house that inmate.

  • Metro Aurora

    Controversial history class review leads to JeffCo recall effort

    The group says it's seeking to recall three of the five board members because the conservative majority last year considered reviewing the new Advanced Placement U.S. history curriculum. That prompted waves of student protests in the suburban Denver district.

  • Metro Aurora

    Mental health experts respond carefully to mass killings

    "Most people who suffer from mental illness are not violent, and most violent acts are committed by people who are not mentally ill," said Dr. Renee Binder, president of the American Psychiatric Association.

  • Metro Aurora

    Woman falls to death on Paiute Peak near Boulder

    BOULDER | Rescue crews have recovered the body of a 44-year-old Denver woman who fell 100 feet to her death on Paiute Peak northwest of Boulder over the weekend. The Daily Camera reports ( ) the woman and her friend were descending…

  • Metro Aurora

    Aurora police seek new cap on home-grow marijuana operations

    According to city documents, the total number of summonses issued for marijuana jumped from 67 to 121 — an 80-percent increase — from 2013 to 2014. The total annual fines the city issued for residential marijuana grows also doubled from around $52,000 to more than $100,00 in the same years.

State and Legislature

  • State and Region

    Trail Ridge Road delays expected for re-paving

    ESTES PARK | The highest continuous road in the nation needs a new paving job. Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park will be re-paved before the summer season ends. Park officials say to expect 15-minute delays starting Wednesday as road…

  • State and Region

    Tests confirm carbon monoxide killed campers, not lightning

    "She did the most heroic thing," Ayers said. "She kept her brother safe at night during the lightning and got him out safely in the morning."

  • State and Region

    5 more cases of rabbit fever reported in Weld County

    Colorado currently has 16 human cases of rabbit fever, also called tularemia. Un an average year there are less than four cases. The record was 1983, when 20 cases were reported.

  • State and Region

    Pit bull terrier recovering from sword attack in Canon City

    He and owner Richard Dean Grandfield are staying in a hotel paid for by a bull breed advocacy group Tyson's Echo while the wounds heal.

  • State and Region

    Colorado Springs detective arrested for alleged misconduct

    Police say Paul Patton was arrested Monday night after an investigation was opened Sunday and Patton revealed information that established grounds to arrest him. A statement from police said he was arrested on a warrant for first-degree official misconduct and false reporting, both misdemeanors, as well as the attempt to influence charge, a felony.


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    Toss the flash cards: child expert urges intuitive parenting

    Camarata takes on the marketing frenzy aimed at ensuring educational success, the neuroscience of learning and the heightened anxiety that has made parenting today a competitive sport.

  • Guide

    Rethinking gardens in a time of drought

    "Maintain the smallest lawn possible, especially if you're going to irrigate," Miller said. "If there are some old roses or other plants in your garden that aren't serving their purpose or died because they weren't getting enough water, then replant them with plants known to be drought-resistant."

  • Guide

    Right at Home: decor with a West Coast vibe

    "For me, quintessential 'California Style' is laidback, hip and happy. Our gorgeous natural light is the star, and we support it with breezy fabrics, natural textures and a relaxed vibe," says Kim Myles, Los Angeles-based winner of HGTV's "Design Star."

  • Guide

    Malibu it’s not, but North Korea seen as possible surf spot

    "We want to open the DPRK as a surfing destination on a larger scale," she said. "The hope is to create a foundation and to pave the way for future surfers."

  • Guide

    On LA radio show, a peek into the love lives of immigrants

    "The moment has arrived," the 33-year-old Diaz announces in a deep, authoritative voice in Spanish. "To do away with doubt. To test your partner's fidelity."

Colorado Table

  • Colorado Table

    New machines aim to revive troubled New Mexico green chile

    New Mexico land dedicated to growing chile has long been declining, and experts say mechanization might stop or even reverse the trend. Federal numbers show overall chile acreage harvested across New Mexico fell last year to a 43-year low.

  • Colorado Table

    Quesadillas make quick meal of heap of veggies, or leftovers

    We'll even throw the occasional leftover cooked grain into a quesadilla. Cooked quinoa or rice go great with canned beans and some chopped drained tomatoes. But whatever you do, don't forget the cheese. It is the glue that holds this delicious dish together. We like cheddar, but Jack or Gouda are nice, too.

  • Colorado Table

    You won’t miss the meat or cheese in these hearty burritos

    Adding fiber and filling healthy fats is some cubed avocado, which means I don't even miss the cheese (especially with the cheesy goodness of nutty nutritional yeast!). No boring veggie burritos here!

  • Colorado Table

    Classic Korean pancakes go easily from street food to dinner

    The frying technique here is very important. The pancakes are cooked in 1/4 inch of vegetable oil. Which is to say, they are shallow-fried, not deep-fried. Even so, you'll want to choose an oil with a high smoke point, such as peanut, safflower or sunflower. The label will let you know if the oil is appropriate for frying.

  • Colorado Table

    Colorado Springs chef keeps gelato fans happy

    "I fell in love with the richness and flavor," the chef and cookbook author said. "If I'm going to have a treat, I choose gelato every time."

Aurora Magazine

  • Aurora Magazine

    Savor The Summer At These Aurora Area Dining Picks

    A short list of things you have to eat before you wonder where the summer went

  • Aurora Magazine

    GASTRONOMIC SHELL GAME: Backyard Eggstasy Awaits in Metro Aurora

    It’s not a yolk, Aurora, unless it comes from a chicken who gets a lot of TLC. Egg aficionados say Åconsumers are the losers when it comes to the culinary shell game that mass produces marginal eggs. See who the local winners are.

  • Aurora Magazine

    Hoop To It — Colorado’s Growing Centrifugal Force

    “It’s like if you screw up in life, pick it up like you meant to do that,” Rippinger says as she seamlessly whips the hoop from near her feet to her waist as if it’s completely weightless and just another appendage on her body.

  • Aurora Magazine

    Close Calls For The Best Summer Ever

    No need to dread those postcards from friends and family this summer bragging about pizza in Brooklyn or exhausting fun at SeaWorld. The best summer ever could be right at home. Here are five things you’ll be happy to boast about when the days get shorter and the vacation season is nothing but good memories.

  • Aurora Magazine

    EXIT STRATEGY: Road Hard and Getaway Sweat

    It turns out that we are genetically predisposed to hate car vacations with our families

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