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This is WHAT'S HAPPENING this weekend

This is WHAT’S HAPPENING this weekend

We understand why you might do a double take. An Aurora-based theater festival would have been a fantasy ten years ago. But times have changed in the city’s arts district

EDITORIAL: Aurora City Council’s spurious raise a cheap shot in their wallets and reputations

EDITORIAL: Aurora City Council’s spurious raise a cheap shot in their wallets and reputations

Our objection doesn’t stem from begrudging city leaders well-deserved money for what is often a thankless, tedious and difficult job. We and others object because the stunt is dishonest and only serves to undermine the credibility of individual lawmakers and the city government as a whole

Drill down for local-level disasters

“Who knows better about our hazards or how it affects the citizens than the citizens themselves,” Arapahoe County Sheriff David Walcher said.

City lawyers looking for ties in Gaylord lawsuits

City lawyers looking for ties in Gaylord lawsuits

“We would look at any efforts the hotels have been taking to impede the progress of the Gaylord project,” he said. “We haven’t formulated the entirety of the discovery plan yet, but we would probably start there.”

New Aurora police academy is no joke

New Aurora police academy is no joke

“It’s about trying to reach out to a part of the community that is going to be vital, that’s going to grow, that’s going to stay here,” said Officer Tim Jeffrey, who is coordinating the teen academy. “It gives them an opportunity to figure out how we do what we do.”

QUIDNUNC: Aurora borealis offers a weird light

QUIDNUNC: Aurora borealis offers a weird light

Expect city officials to dig out incriminating photos of legislators in the coming days to neuter the best idea to come from the state Capitol, ever

Baseball: Peterson returns from injury ahead of schedule for rolling Regis Jesuit

Baseball: Peterson returns from injury ahead of schedule for rolling Regis Jesuit

AURORA | Strikeouts are nothing new to David Peterson, but few have likely been as satisfying as the one he got Thursday.

Basketball: State tournament field reduced from 48 to 32 teams in 4A

AURORA | The city has only one school that plays boys and girls basketball in Class 4A — Vista PEAK — but making the postseason will be tougher for it in the future. A proposal to keep the 4A boys …

BREAKING RECORDS: Sales are hot at one of region's largest vinyl music stores

BREAKING RECORDS: Sales are hot at one of region’s largest vinyl music stores

“The last time I did the midnight sale here, I showed up around 11:45 p.m. and there was a line of 15 people outside just waiting to get in,” said Alex Gierczak, an Angelo’s employee. “It gets to the point where people are climbing over each other trying to get pieces of vinyl ... And they’re always after the exact same ones.”

Gateway student nets prestigious scholarships after efforts to make everyone feel like Aurora is home

Gateway student nets prestigious scholarships after efforts to make everyone feel like Aurora is home

“It’s been one of the best, most fulfilling experiences of my life,” Thomas said, adding that he started volunteering with the department his sophomore year. “It’s astounding how much it really touched me.”