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Courtney Oakes

OAKES: Aurora holes-in-one, June

Congratulations to some local golfers who have recorded recent holes-in-one on Aurora golf courses. To report holes-in-one, have courses send faxes to 303-750-7699 or email sports@aurorasentinel.com: JUNE June 27: Douglas Willson, Fitzsimons G.C., No. 5, 85 yards, Sand wedge. Witnesses: …

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PICTURE THIS: No Goal Too Tall

No goal too tall: Jackson Delles, 6, sizes up his shot June 14, at Aurora Central High School. The Colorado Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp celebrated its 30th anniversary as a place for children with special needs in grades 1-12 to experience adaptive sports.

Aaron Cole

COLE: Dear Dad

Thank you for your sacrifices. Thank you for your patience dad. Thank you for the most you ever spent on me — your time.

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PICTURE THIS: Lunch Bunch

Students eat lunch june 5 at freedom park in aurora. colfax community network, along with other metro service agencies, are working to help feed students during summer months when free or reduced-price lunches aren’t available. the agency plans on handing out 1,000 lunches a day during the summer months. (Nathan Leach-Proffer/For the Aurora Sentinel)

PERRY: Sniff here, NSA creeps Columnists

PERRY: Sniff here, NSA creeps

It’s sort of like waking up from your colonoscopy, expecting to see Dr. Welby there, patting your hand, but instead you wake to find Pee Wee Herman in scrubs with your underwear over his head.

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PICTURE THIS: Practice Landing

PICTURE THIS: Dancing around the fountain at Southlands Mall Picture This

PICTURE THIS: Dancing around the fountain at Southlands Mall

Summer officially started over memorial day weekend, and with it, pools and spraygrounds officially opened for business. most people in the city escaped the weekend heat by visiting the city’s various facilities, others made their way to parks and reservoirs …

Aaron Cole

COLE: Background check bill underscores failing of legislative process

How does a bill that the president would sign, 80 percent of Americans agreed with and more than 50 percent of the U.S. Senate voted in favor of, die? A parliamentary procedure called cloture. The universal background check for gun …

Aaron Cole

COLE: Fox News and I agree for the first, and probably only, time

Coming out in favor of reporter shield laws is about as controversial as reaffirming a “pro apple pie” stance. Saying news organizations deserve the right to protect sources isn’t risky at all. That’s the way it should be. News reporters …

OAKES: Terry Taylor Sr. enjoys Eaglecrest's run to state championship Courtney Oakes

OAKES: Terry Taylor Sr. enjoys Eaglecrest’s run to state championship

It’s been 28 years since he hoisted a state basketball championship trophy, so Terry Taylor Sr. knows how difficult they are to win. Fourteen years after he won his first state title as a coach in Utah in 1971, Taylor …