fbpx
14.2 F
Denver

METRO

Metro roundup

Aurora council approves some staff-vetted nonprofit grants, raising budget concerns over...

Council members voted to fund the $2.5 million program through the federal American Rescue Plan Act last January. Proposals included a variety of assistance for small businesses, older adults, health care programs, Aurora students and others.

Sentinel Cover Stories

PAY TO PLAY: Families still willing to foot the bill for...

The motivations and paths for each family when it comes to youth sports are all different and the formula has many variables, which make the monetary threshold for each family — as long as they have the resources — adjustable as inflation has pushed costs higher than ever before, but it seems to be an expense many families continue to be willing to pay.

LAW AND REORDER: 1 year later, Aurorans press on progress of...

“The objective of all parties involved is to have the best end product, which means that while we strive to meet the deadlines, we are not going to substitute expediency for getting it right,” she wrote.

Raising the red flag: After Club Q shooting, lawmakers vow review...

“Health providers see this as a tool that can help their patients, but they don’t have the time to do it,” said Lisa Geller, director of state affairs at Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Gun Violence Solutions.

Partisan abide: Democrat-controlled Legislature to focus on gun law reform, health...

While history would predict that Democrats will continue to have to bring Republican legislators on board for controversial bills, Dems are navigating both the destination and the path for a host of measures this session.

WHAT A YEAR: A look at the headlines and stories that...

The city is on its third police chief in less than a year. Emotions and stunning history was drawn back as Aurora marked 10 years since the Aurora theater shooting. Hoping to ride a “red wave” into regaining political ground lost the past several years, Republicans statewide instead lost every race for statewide offices and lost even more ground in the Legislature.

‘We don’t want your kind of business’: Food pantry organizer says...

“They just didn't want to hear it. They've already got in their mind this image of the derelict druggie,” she said. “It's not those people at all…They're not sitting around at home and coming in and getting their free food.”

PRESCRIPTION FOR CHANGE: 2023 bringing public health transformation in east metroplex

“We really do have the staffing and expertise in house to be able to handle most things, but there’s always something that would need a physician consultation and that would be his role,” Ludwig said. The search for a permanent candidate is currently underway.

APS Superintendent Rico Munn is stepping aside without making clear why...

Aurora Public Schools Superintendent Rico Munn will transition to a supporting role next semester as the district searches for a new superintendent for the upcoming school year, the district announced Friday.

In an apparent referendum, APS board votes 4-3 on Superintendent Munn...

“It’s time for a change for our district,” said board director Nichelle Ortiz. “It’s time for healing. It’s time for trust. And my vote will speak to those things.”

Backlit

Deadline nears for Alec Baldwin in deadly movie set shooting

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died shortly after being wounded at a film set ranch on the outskirts of Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Oct. 21, 2021. Baldwin was pointing a pistol at Hutchins when the gun went off, killing her and wounding the film's director.

Picture This Close to Home

Metro Biz

Education

PAY TO PLAY: Families still willing to foot the bill for...

The motivations and paths for each family when it comes to youth sports are all different and the formula has many variables, which make the monetary threshold for each family — as long as they have the resources — adjustable as inflation has pushed costs higher than ever before, but it seems to be an expense many families continue to be willing to pay.

Police and Courts

Around Aurora

Buckley touts $1.38B local economic impact in 2022, angles for national...

Representatives from the northeast Aurora military base said during a Jan. 25 annual address that the base had created 5,496 jobs and had a total annual economic impact of $1.38 billion, up from a reported $1.37 billion in 2021.

Colorado Legislature

Local Obituaries

Aurora Theater Shooting 10 Years After