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Edna Mosley, Aurora’s first black councilwoman, dead at 89

AURORA | Aurora’s first black city council representative and longtime community activist Edna Mosley died Aug. 26. She was 89. Friends and peers considered Mosley a pioneer in many ways, blazing trails in women’s rights, racial equality and fighting against …

Rock solid approach to ending teen homlessness

Rock solid approach to ending teen homlessness

“I think people are really unaware of exactly what the need is,” Arce said. “There are so many kids who are runaways and homeless in our community. In Aurora, it’s a really invisible population.”

The search for life after Fan Fare

The search for life after Fan Fare

The city is looking for developers after a razed building gives way to new hope

EDITORIAL: Hickenlooper should do the right thing in death penalty flap after making the right call on Dunlap execution 

EDITORIAL: Hickenlooper should do the right thing in death penalty flap after making the right call on Dunlap execution 

Hickenlooper should draw on the courage he needed to make this decision last year to fight the good fight against capital punishment during the current election battle, even if being on the right side of this issue just may not be the right thing to do to win a second term

Brewed Force: Coda brewery at Anschutz harmonizes craft beer and local bands

Brewed Force: Coda brewery at Anschutz harmonizes craft beer and local bands

“I told the band, ‘it’s my dream and my passion to collaborate with musicians, so what kind of beer do you guys want?’” Smith said. “Hearing is the last sense that’s not really tapped into in the beer scene, and I wanted to try to fill that void.”

Solving the teen mother of all problems

Solving the teen mother of all problems

“Now I know my son is in a good place, and I don’t have to worry about his babysitter,” she said.

Aurora driving instructor sentenced to year in prison

AURORA | An Aurora driving instructor was sentenced to more than a year in prison Wednesday for administering bogus driving tests and cheating on his taxes, federal prosecutors said. Stuart Bryan King, 54, of Centennial, was sentenced 15 months in federal …

PERRY: Aurora's Plains Conservation Center gives farm-to-table cuisine a kick in the grass

PERRY: Aurora’s Plains Conservation Center gives farm-to-table cuisine a kick in the grass

Much of Denver is unaware that asphalt and concrete are not native ground covers, and that when Europeans moved into the area almost 200 years ago, there were fewer native trees along the Front Range grasslands than there were native people

Coffman launches first TV campaign ad, touting his record on some women's issues

Coffman launches first TV campaign ad, touting his record on some women’s issues

The ad also reaches back to his time in the state legislature in 1994, when he introduced and passed a law that prohibited state health insurance companies from charging women more for their policies than they charge men