Metro Aurora News

  • Metro Aurora

    Rescuers save Golden teenager who fell into mine shaft

    Karlyn Tilley, a spokeswoman for the city of Golden Fire Department, said the 15-year-old injured his leg but wasn't otherwise seriously hurt. Video showed rescuers using a system of ropes and pulleys to lift a stretcher holding the teen out of the mine shaft

  • Metro Aurora

    Frontier pilots demonstrate in Denver amid pay fight

    About 350 uniformed pilots, including a handful from other airlines, and flight attendants silently walked up and down the sidewalk in frigid weather across the street from Denver's city hall near the state Capitol

  • Metro Aurora

    State Legislator Rep. Lori Saine says she accidentally brought gun to Denver airport

    State Rep. Lori Saine "knowingly brought the handgun to the checkpoint" at the airport on Tuesday, according to a report written by Denver police officer Gregory Zimmerman. The report did not explain how he made that determination

  • Metro Aurora

    Aurora police increase cop discipline reports, but ACLU says changes fall short of what’s needed

    “The decision to post the (Internal Affairs Bureau) reports quarterly in addition to annually was made after concerns were expressed by members of the community about the lack of transparency by the department when it came to complaints made against officers,” the department said in a statement announcing the move

  • Metro Aurora

    Gaylord Rockies becomes anything but plains

    Dave Bray, vice president of architecture and construction for RIDA Development, and the man leading the construction project, noted that because of some shrewd building decisions and mild weather, the biggest hotel project under construction in the country is right on track — despite a planned time-line that Bray admits was “aggressive.” 

State and Region

2017 Aurora Voter Guide

World and Nation

  • Nation and World

    FRIDAY NEWS IN A RUSH: 10 things in 60 seconds and A-TownTV NewsMinute

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today

  • Nation and World

    ‘Get down!’ Gunfire erupts at New Mexico high school

    "Get down!" her teacher yelled. The 15-year-old freshman fell the floor and hid under her desk. Heaven then sent a text message: There's a shooting here at school, mom

  • Nation and World

    Clashes erupt across West Bank over US Jerusalem pivot

    Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and Gaza, and Muslim worshippers from Jordan to Indonesia poured into the streets after Friday prayers to protest President Donald Trump's recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital

  • Nation and World

    CALIFORNIA BURNING: Flames engulf San Diego area in newest wildfires

    "We drove through a wall of flames," Wendy Frank said, describing her ordeal after evacuating her horses from Ojai on Wednesday night. "I didn't know if we'd make it. I just put the accelerator down. I know we were going over 100 mph (160 kph), we could have been going much more, and just hoped for the best."

  • Nation and World

    Arizona GOP Congressman Trent Franks resigns over surrogacy allegation

    The eight-term lawmaker, a staunch conservative and fierce opponent of abortion, said in a statement that he never physically intimidated, coerced or attempted to have any sexual contact with any member of his congressional staff

  • Nation and World

    Interior delays Obama-era regulation on methane emissions

    "This is one more way President Trump and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke are handing management of our public lands over to the special interests they consider their primary constituents," Huntley said. "It demonstrates the lengths to which they'll go to gut land, water and climate protections to help oil and gas companies make a quick buck."

  • Nation and World

    New German rail line connects Berlin to Munich in 4 hours

    Deutsche Bahn said Friday the new line will shave up to two hours off the current trip between northeastern Germany and Bavaria with high-speed trains able to travel up to 300 kph (185 mph) and complete the journey in just under four hours.

  • Nation and World

    First lady wishes to spend holiday on deserted island

    "I would spend my holidays on a deserted island, tropical island with my family," she said.

  • Nation and World

    Attorney: Manafort did not violate order by editing op-ed

    "I wrote it on my own initiative," said Voloshyn, who headed the press office at the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry under President Viktor Yanukovych, Manafort's main client in Ukraine. Before that, Voloshyn worked as a spokesman at the Ukrainian Embassy in Moscow.



Sentinel Blogs and Letters

  • Blogs and Letters

    QUIDNUNC: Bravo, brave brethren for profound Post pontification on the blemished Broncos

    It may come as a surprise to readers of your drunken affiant, but the powerful Post editorial courageously comes out against the venerable Broncos doing so poorly this year

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Friday

    A look at the world Friday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Thursday

    A look at the world Thursday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Wednesday

    A look at the world Wednesday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Tuesday

    A look at the world Tuesday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe




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  • Guide

    ‘Hattie’ hits the high notes

    The biographical one-woman show retells the life of Denver native Hattie McDaniel, whose role as Mammy in “Gone with the Wind” led to her becoming the first African-American to win an Academy Award. “Hi-Hat Hattie” lets McDaniel, played by Anna High, tell the audience her life’s story while mixing in some classic blues and jazz tunes from the turn of the 20th century. 

  • Guide

    REVIEW: ‘Chicago’ deservedly a crowd-pleaser

    “Chicago” is Broadway quality, from acting talent to production value. It would be worth a trip to New York City to catch it but luckily “Chicago” die hards won’t have to leave the Front Range to get their fix

  • Guide

    REVIEW: Goy meets girl — gets plenty of laughs

    “Beau Jest,” Cherry Creek Theatre’s current production, owes more to shows like “Three’s Company” than it does to Chekhov’s “Three Sisters.”

  • Guide chooses ‘complicit’ as its word of the year

    "This year a conversation that keeps on surfacing is what exactly it means to be complicit," she said. "Complicit has sprung up in conversations about those who speak out against powerful figures in institutions, and those who stay silent."

  • Guide

    First lady goes with classic, traditional Christmas decor

    "The decorations are up!" the first lady tweeted Monday morning. "@WhiteHouse is ready to celebrate! Wishing you a Merry Christmas & joyous holiday season!"

  • Guide

    REVIEW: ‘Vegas’ gets three bars

    The Vintage has packed its main stage to the brim with enough talent that by the second number, the focus isn’t on the slapped-together look of the production but instead on the vocal and comedic talent the theater has brought in for this show

  • Guide

    A whale’s tale: Longest painting in North America restored

    "It's a national treasure that's been out of the spotlight for too long," he said.

  • Guide

    Women dominate American Music Awards, but not as nominees

    Here's a look at the top moments at the American Music Awards:

  • Guide

    ‘France is a Feast’: Photo exhibit celebrates Julia Child

    "Julia and Paul loved France, especially Paris," said Pratt. She explained that the couple often took walks on weekends, and Paul would look for subjects that appealed to him, including architecture, rivers, fisherman, children and cats. Since Julia was 6 foot 2 (1.9 meters), she could help him take pictures by blocking the sun. Her role, as she told Pratt, often was that of a prop.

  • Guide

    Craftivism: Melding of crafting, activism is having a moment

    "I found my voice. It makes me feel hopeful," said Haraden-Gorski, of Richmond, California, who also expresses her concerns by calling and emailing legislators. But "getting an automatic reply to an email or hearing a message that the legislator's voicemail is too full — that's not hopeful," she said.

Colorado Table

  • Colorado Table

    Summit undergoes operation Salvage

    The goal is to make Salvage more laid back than the Summit was, without losing the things that made it great to begin with.

  • Colorado Table

    COOKING ON DEADLINE: Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Garlic

    In this recipe, I tested with an organic sweet potato with a very pale cream interior (kind of the color of Yukon golds). Next time I might look for orange sweet potatoes, since I am a sucker for the color and it makes a holiday table feel like a holiday table to me.

  • Colorado Table

    COLORADO TABLE: Aurora bites into the top of the Denver food chain

    “I want to be able to look up and hear about their meal. When I started here I didn’t know how important it would be for me to have that experience,” Caroline Glover said. “Most chefs don’t want to be out front, that’s why we’re in the back of the restaurant. So I was surprised by how much I enjoy those moments with customers.”

  • Colorado Table

    GARDENING: Good corn taste is in the genes

    Those good genes reside in the variety Golden Bantam

  • Colorado Table

    Taste of Ethiopia — another treat in the rich Aurora melting pot

    Entering its fifth year, the Taste of Ethiopia has become a major cultural event drawing in thousands of people to explore the food and culture that’s been imported by immigrants from the Horn of Africa. 

Aurora Magazine

  • Aurora Magazine

    Dolor Me Beige — HOA angst in Aurora

    In a world turned tan and kept that way by a growing number of homeowner associations, some are warning others off or making sure they read what they’re getting into before the notices start coming

  • Aurora Magazine

    Day Tripper: Sure Bets Close to Home

    Central City and Black Hawk offer plenty of games and gambling, but it’s the antithesis of the Las Vegas hype

  • Aurora Magazine

    Wein Not Get The Glow?

    Made famous by the germans, this european winter standard has a variation to please everyone

  • Aurora Magazine

    Give the Gift of COLORADO

    Nothing shows how much you care about someone during the holidays like rubbing it in their face that you live in one of the most incredible places in North America. So while it’s not exactly kosher to be tossing Colorado…

  • Aurora Magazine

    DATE KNIGHT: Alley Catz

    Nothing says love like a comfortable beer buzz and a friendly game of bowling for Answers

  • Aurora Magazine

    Exit Strategy: Weird Science and a Showing a Little Class

    At the root of it all? We don’t know what in the hell we’re talking about. In study after study, Americans and students fall further and further down the world list of kids who understand math and science. The crap I hear and read on social media and in person would depress even a third-grade science teacher, whose job it is to help us first learn to think and then learn to learn

  • Aurora Magazine

    All in the Family

    A growing number of pet owners, closer to their furry family members than ever before, are learning CPR for their pets from the American Red cross

  • Aurora Magazine

    Holidays and nights

    Recipes for the best Holiday season ever

  • Aurora Magazine

    OH! Christmas tree

    Branch out into a whole new holiday experience and go hack down your own tree in the mountains

  • Aurora Magazine

    Weight, Weight, Don’t Tell Me

    This holiday tradition doesn’t have to appear like cookies and milk on Christmas eve. A little planning and discipline goes a long ways.