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Voters will decide on casino at Arapahoe Park in Aurora

AURORA | Voters this fall will decide whether to add casino-style gaming to the Arapahoe Park Race Track in Aurora after state election officials Monday approved more than 80,000 signatures from backers. The measure, which would allow 2,500 slot machines …

Former Aurora chief says Officer Falco had 'toxic' relationship with other cops

Former Aurora chief says Officer Falco had ‘toxic’ relationship with other cops

Oates said Officer Chris Falco also made homophobic comments in front of other officers, including to one who was gay. Oates didn’t say exactly what the comments were, but said they were “disgusting” and could have damaged the department had they gone unpunished

The Aurora Fox Theater comes up big at Henry Awards

“We know, and our audience knows, about the great stuff we’re doing and the high quality of our productions,” said Charlie Packard, the Fox’s executive producer and individual award recipient for Outstanding Scenic Design in Metamorphoses. “It’s nice to know that the Henry judges recognize that as well.”

Boys lacrosse championship games moved from Saturday afternoon to Friday night in upcoming spring

The logjam of championship events at the end of the spring prep sports season should be a little less crowded this upcoming spring. Per a post on CHSAANow.com, the Colorado High School Activities Association is shifting the Class 4A and …

How I spent my summer vacation: Learning to work

How I spent my summer vacation: Learning to work

The camp is for students who may not be able to afford a typical summer program, said Aurora state Sen. Nancy Todd, who created it with her husband, Terry, and Peggy Rudden, executive director of Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children

Aurora theater shooting tragedy, friendship forge festival

Aurora theater shooting tragedy, friendship forge festival

“Family, friends and community,” said Teves’ mom Caren. “That’s what Alex was all about.”

Kitchen at Aurora retirement home shut down by state

“There’s no question that the facility must repair and put their on-site kitchen up to code as quickly as possible,” said Randy Kuykendall, health facilities and EMS division director for the department. He said the department was actively in the midst of an investigation

PERRYBLOG: The Colorado Symphony Orchestra deserves a better home — in Aurora

PERRYBLOG: The Colorado Symphony Orchestra deserves a better home — in Aurora

Let’s build the CSO a new home right here. Right at City Center, where the new light-rail line will stop. We can show Colorado that Aurora has the class and classics and classes that Denver’s so anxious to snub

Judge says Holmes exam can be videotaped

Judge says Holmes exam can be videotaped

Judge Carlos Samour, Jr. ruled Thursday that the forensic psychologist conducting the evaluation will be allowed to videotape his interview with the man accused of killing 12 at an Aurora movie theater

FAIR ENOUGH: Annual ArapCo Fair promises 4 days of Old West and New Colorado

FAIR ENOUGH: Annual ArapCo Fair promises 4 days of Old West and New Colorado

Events like Mutton Bustin’, where children under 50 pounds try to hold onto a sheep as it runs around a rodeo arena for eight seconds, and livestock competitions for kids in the 4-H program have become the staples of the fair, according to Slates