• News

    Tribes in 13 states share conservation grants

    DENVER | The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded $4.2 million in grants to Native American tribes in 13 states for conservation projects. The grants will support 22 projects benefiting wildlife and habitat. Projects are in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado,…

  • News

    Yemeni Shiite rebels shell Aden, as airstrikes continue

    SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s Shiite rebels along with security forces loyal to the former president began a fresh offensive Monday against the southern city of Aden, shelling the city with artillery and battling local militias as Saudi airstrikes continue to target…

  • News

    Investigators focus on German co-pilot’s mental state

    MARSEILLE, France | European investigators are focusing on the psychological state of a 27-year-old German co-pilot who prosecutors say deliberately flew a plane carrying 150 people into a mountain, a French police official said Monday. Returning from a meeting with his…

  • News

    Small investors blame losses on brokers they once trusted

    NEW YORK | Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune. Her broker, David Harris, advised her to sell $400,000 worth of relatively safe municipal bonds, she says, and sink the proceeds into real estate and energy partnerships in…


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State and Legislature

  • Legislature & Politics

    Colorado lawmakers start debating annual state budget

    DENVER | Colorado budget writers have spent months assembling the state’s spending plan for next year, and this week their fellow lawmakers will begin debating, tinkering, and voting on it. The process will begin in the Senate. By Thursday, the chamber…

  • Legislature & Politics

    Edible pot must get new look, lawmakers agree

    DENVER | Edible marijuana sold in Colorado must have a new look. That’s according to state senators from both parties who rejected a bill Wednesday to loosen a requirement that pot cookies and candies not look like regular foods. The 0-5…

  • Legislature & Politics

    Colorado Senate approves repeal of new gun background checks

    DENVER | Senate Republicans voted to undo new Colorado background checks for firearm sales conducted online and between private sellers, but their repeal is expected to hit a wall in the House. The Senate on Wednesday voted 18-17 with only Republican…

  • Legislature & Politics

    Yoga school regulation exemption passes Colorado Legislature

    DENVER | Colorado lawmakers have agreed to exempt yoga teaching programs from regulation. A bill sent to the governor for his signature Wednesday would change a regulation that consider yoga-teacher classes a type of occupational training subject to state oversight. The…

  • Legislature & Politics

    Colorado Senate considers expanded snow tire requirement

    DENVER | A debate over expanding requirements for snow tires on Colorado highways faces a test Thursday in the state Senate. The bill would require snow tires or chains on noncommercial vehicles at all times during winter and spring months, an…


Sentinel Blogs


  • Opinion

    DUPUY: A New Era of Televangelists

    This week, the junior senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, kicked off the 2016 Republican primary season at a university founded by televangelist Jerry Falwell. Liberty University’s students were mandated to attend Cruz’s announcement speech, so Senator Cruz enjoyed a packed…

  • Opinion

    PERRY: James Holmes Aurora shooting trial staged to become theater of the absurd

    Even the sets are nearly ready for what’s certain to be one of the biggest, most sorrowful productions ever to open in Colorado: The Aurora Theater Shooting Trial of James Holmes. The pile of potential jurors grows, and the opening…

  • Opinion

    QUIDNUNC: Trigger happy for rules at Aurora city hall, lawmakers misfire on city streets

    QUID HAS HEARD that when it comes to talking the talk about Second Amendment Gun Nut Rights that should allow marksmen to pack a wallop and a hog-leg any damned place they want, any damned time, even hard-bitten conservatives at city…

  • Opinion

    Littwin: Ted Cruz for president, because he seems just like a Republican primary voter

    As Ted Cruz took the stage at Liberty University to announce that he’s running for president as the One True Conservative, it suddenly occurred to me that he actually has a chance to pull it off. The smart money dismisses…

  • Opinion

    REAGAN: Think of the Children

    “What about the children?” Politicians of both parties often stoop to using our children as props whenever they’re fighting for a new law or pet government program. They argue we need to cut the $18 trillion debt, regulate the Internet…


  • Sports

    Rockies beat Diamondbacks 11-10 in Mexico

    HERMOSILLO, Mexico | Matt McBride homered twice and drove in four runs, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-10 in a split-squad game on Sunday. McBride hit a two-run shot in the first against Aaron Blair and another two-run…

  • Sports

    Tulowitzki homers, Butler strong in Rockies’ win over Giants 

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. | Troy Tulowitzki hit his third home run of the spring, Eddie Butler threw five effective innings in an audition for a rotation spot, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Wednesday. Giants starter Tim…

  • Sports

    Derek Roy gets tiebreaking goal as Oilers beat Avalanche 4-3

    EDMONTON, Alberta | Derek Roy helped the Edmonton Oilers recover after giving up an early three-goal lead. Roy scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period as the Oilers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Wednesday night. Martin Marincin, Jordan…

  • Sports

    Covington scores 25 points, 76ers beat Nuggets 99-85

    DENVER | The Philadelphia 76ers are poised for another high pick in the NBA draft. Meanwhile, the young players already on the roster are showing the future is bright for the struggling franchise. Rookie Robert Covington tied a career high with…

  • Sports

    Baseball careers often start with winter grunt work

    FORT MYERS, Fla. | Long before any of that major league money starts landing in their bank accounts, most players are in a similar predicament as everyone else in the regular workforce. Between baseball seasons there are no paychecks and bills…


  • Aurora Prep Sports

    Boys Swimming: Kyle Goodwin’s record-breaking performance helps Regis Jesuit top Cherokee Trail

    AURORA | Kyle Goodwin’s final season of prep diving continues to get better. The three-time Class 5A state diving champion continues to find the form that makes him a favorite to become Colorado’s first four-time boys board champ. Coming off…

  • Aurora Prep Sports

    Aurora prep sports schedule, March 28

    BASEBALL Falcon at Gateway (doubleheader), 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. Overland at Westminster, 11 a.m. Vista PEAK at Aurora Central, 11 a.m. Greenway Festival (Arizona) Cherokee Trail vs. Copper Canyon, 1 p.m. TRACK & FIELD Hinkley at Altitude Running Invitational…

  • Aurora Prep Sports

    Girls Lacrosse: Overland vs. Smoky Hill photo gallery

    AURORA | Images from the Centennial League girls lacrosse game between Smoky Hill and Overland played on March 27, 2015, at Overland High School. Katie Anthony, Julia Kamlet and Kodi Paules each scored four goals and the Buffaloes topped the…

  • Aurora Prep Sports

    Football: Mark Nolan departs as Regis Jesuit head football coach for job in Arizona

    AURORA | Mark Nolan is departing as head coach of the Regis Jesuit football team. Regis Jesuit officials could not comment, but confirmed that Nolan is leaving after guiding the Raiders for the past six seasons — with a 49-21…

  • Aurora Prep Sports

    Week ahead in Aurora prep sports, 3.26-4.2.15

    AURORA | A look at the games, tournaments and happenings in Aurora prep sports between March 26-April 2, 2015: • The Centennial League Spring Break Qualifying track meet is set for 3:30 p.m. March 26 at Stutler Bowl, with a…

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Colorado Table

  • Colorado Table

    Stanley Marketplace on track to bring trendy foodie-shopping life to northwest Aurora

    AURORA | Northwest Aurora is still on track to join the scene of places to see and be seen. The developers behind Stanley Marketplace, a more than 100,000-square-foot mixed-use commercial center set to open in the Northwest Aurora this fall, told Aurora…

  • Colorado Table

    Television chef Jacques Pepin recovering from minor stroke

    Jacques Pepin, the French chef who helped introduce generations of Americans to refined cuisine, is recovering after suffering a minor stroke. Pepin, 79, was at his Connecticut home with friends Sunday evening when he began displaying symptoms of a stroke.…

  • Colorado Table

    AP Investigation: Slavery taints global supply of seafood

    BENJINA, Indonesia | The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical island thousands of miles from home. Just a few yards away, other workers loaded cargo ships…

  • Colorado Table

    Bill would create organic-type labels for nonmodified foods

    WASHINGTON | Inspired by the popular “USDA organic” label, House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients. The idea is part of an attempt to block mandatory labeling of foods that include genetically modified…

  • Colorado Table

    Pickle butts and dog food: Chef Dan Barber shows off waste

    NEW YORK  | What’s for dinner? How about leftover cartilage of skate with herring-head tartar sauce, cured tuna blood line aioli or a meat loaf of offal and slightly past-its-prime cow usually reserved for dogs? Those and two dozen other dishes…

Aurora Magazine

  • Aurora Magazine

    RISE TO THE CHALLENGE: Keeping your promise to a healthier life beyond the resolutions

    Kenny Frazee is an eternal optimist. Frazee, who is 55 and works as an insurance fraud investigator in New Jersey, says he’s done the dieting thing so long, he was one of the first people to go on the Richard…

  • Aurora Magazine

    ROOM BY ROOM: Home Sweat Home

    For those of us who weren’t up on IKEA, the arrival of the uber-efficient Swedish furniture superstore in Colorado became a revelation. Living in a shoebox was never so stylish or affordable. A few years later, though, many people show…

  • Aurora Magazine

    PETS: Taking The Lead In Going For A Jog

    Your dog doesn’t need help getting motivated for a run. While you groan at the sight of your running shoes, the pooch wags its tail and spins in circles at just the jingle of the leash. But just grabbing any…

  • Aurora Magazine

    DRIVEN: Murano Is Fit For The Future

    If you were to ask me what the fourth “D” is in “Brand new 4D movie experience” my best guess is space-time. My next guess is advertising. Having never watched a movie in 3D, I decided immediately that I should…

  • Aurora Magazine

    EXIT STRATEGY: Weightloss Springs Eternal

    You realize, of course, that fat people are the most optimistic folks on Earth. Not all of us, I guess. But you can put money on the fact that the bulk of us with excess bulk are confident that one…