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EDITORIAL: Where there’s pot smoke, there’s a neighborhood fire that needs to be prevented

EDITORIAL: Where there’s pot smoke, there’s a neighborhood fire that needs to be prevented

Where this is going to get dicey in Aurora is in apartment, condo and townhouse complexes. Homeowner associations governing these communities can and should regulate drunken behavior in common areas, but they can’t and shouldn’t restrict residents from consuming legal alcoholic beverages

GOLDSTEIN: The last story behind the art of storytelling for The Aurora Sentinel

GOLDSTEIN: The last story behind the art of storytelling for The Aurora Sentinel

Whether you’re covering city hall, education or arts and culture, you’re working as a storyteller. The tales of others are your currency; telling your own stories isn’t how you earn your paycheck

PERRY: Picking on the NRA has taught me plenty this week

PERRY: Picking on the NRA has taught me plenty this week

I’ve learned that many people who disagree with proponents of gun control seem to think that we wet the bed, and they talk a lot about that

EDITORIAL: Colorado can get realistic results from gun control and mental health changes

EDITORIAL: Colorado can get realistic results from gun control and mental health changes

What would improve public safety would be a massive increase in programs that prevent and treat mental illness, as well as programs to educate the public on when to intervene in the lives of those who are dangerously mentally ill, and especially those who have access to weapons

EDITORIAL: Aurora does have unmet needs from shooting, but ‘resiliency center’ doesn’t address them

EDITORIAL: Aurora does have unmet needs from shooting, but ‘resiliency center’ doesn’t address them

Like so many Aurora residents, city officials clearly feel the need to do something in regards to the terror inflicted by James Holmes last year. But this center isn’t what Aurora is asking for, nor is it what the community needs.

Aurora victims hold remembrance Thursday night at movie theater

Aurora victims hold remembrance Thursday night at movie theater

“The community wants the theater back and by God, it’s back,” said Tom Sullivan, whose son, Alex Sullivan, 27, was killed. “Nobody is going to stop us from living our lives the way that we lived our lives before. This is where I live.”

Aurora Sentinel publishers bring Aurora magazine to Colorado’s third-largest city

Aurora Sentinel publishers bring Aurora magazine to Colorado’s third-largest city

Monthly city lifestyle magazine launches focusing on living, issues, events and more in the Aurora area

HOLMES HEARING — DAY TWO: Second cop breaks down on the stand

HOLMES HEARING — DAY TWO: Second cop breaks down on the stand

Monday’s seven-hour session ended with Aurora police Detective Todd Fredericksen testifying about some of the wounded he interviewed after the July 20 shooting

EDITORIAL: Obama in 2012 for the survival of the middle class

EDITORIAL: Obama in 2012 for the survival of the middle class

This much is crystal clear, the very foundation of what Romney and many Republicans are proposing is undoubtedly the exact same policy that pushed the U.S. economy to the brink of disaster four years ago

Nibbles: Wine with music tasting stimulates the same pleasure centers

Nibbles: Wine with music tasting stimulates the same pleasure centers

My simple wish when I started my career was to report on topics I truly loved. Yes, I wanted to get paid to go to concerts and eat at restaurants. Luckily, I’ve spent the the last 30 years in Colorado …