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Conifer robotics team members Rhys Hanson, left, and Hannah Stauffer find parts to use to create a new robot.

Conifer robotics team comes to the aid of the Denver East team

Conifer’s Team Blitz 2085 decided to come to the aid of the Denver East High School team on March 22 in the wake of the two administrators who were shot there and the chaos afterward.
Guido is always up for an adventure.

Adoptable pet of the week: Guido

Hi everyone, my name is Guido! I’m a three-year-old male chihuahua/corgi mix. I have the pointy ears of a chihuahua and the stubby tail of a corgi. As you might’ve seen on social media, I also look great in a bandana! 
Cole Sargent, a fifth grader at West Jefferson Elementary School, celebrated 1,000 miles since he started kindergarten. Sargent and his friends, along with 100 Mile Club coordinator Christine Olsen, holding the blue 0, celebrated his achievement on March 17.

West Jeff fifth grader hits a 1,000-mile goal through school's running club

It feels good to reach a goal. Cole Sargent, a fifth grader at West Jefferson Elementary School, has reached a big goal: going 1,000 miles in six years as part of the school’s 100 Mile Club. He’s the first at the school to reach such a milestone since the club started six years ago.
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Everybody hates Hamlet at Miners Alley

To be or not to be… bored by the ramblings of a certain prince of Denmark is a question one need not face when going to see the hilarious new entry in Miners Alley Playhouse’s season, “I Hate …

A sign is lit up at Alvarado's Mexican Fast Food, one of several Mexican restaurants open 24/7 in the Denver metro area.

Mexican restaurants a cornerstone of Denver metro area’s late-night food scene

Type in “restaurant” on Google Maps and set the filter to “open 24 hours.” You’ll be hard pressed to find any local restaurants serving up food to the night owls, late workers and early risers.
Arts & Entertainment
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Arvada Center takes audiences back to ‘Our Town’

There are some 20th century plays that are simply synonymous with the theater. And right at the top of that list is Thornton Wilder’s immortal story of small-town life and love, “Our Town.” …
Fourth grader Max Best drew a cartoon interpretation of a fox as part of West Jefferson Elementary School’s Night of the Arts.

West Jeff Elementary's Night of the Arts combines student, professional art

The work of student and professional artists combined on March 10 as West Jefferson Elementary School hosted a Night of the Arts.

Denver Jewish Film Festival returns for 27th year

The annual film festival put on by Denver’s Jewish Community Center is for everyone. This is something that Richard Cowden wants to stress. The Denver Jewish Film Festival is open to everybody, not …
A scene from "Farewell Mr. Haffman," which is screening as part of the 27th annual Denver Jewish Film Festival.
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Denver Jewish Film Festival adds new voices

There’s nothing wrong with taking a new approach to a beloved event — that’s how new perspectives and stories get added to familiar ones. In his second year as general manager of the JCC Mizel …

The matching, identical Putti with Pan statue at Hotel de Paris.

Heist or hijinx? 1800s statue goes missing from Georgetown museum

The tracks along the snow-covered roof told officers the crime couldn’t have happened much more than 48 hours prior to inspection, but who could have carried the 40-pound statue off without being noticed? 

Column: The U.S. national mammal: Introducing the red dog

Arguably cuter than an Irish setter, unmistakably larger than a Vizsla, and with shorter ears than a bloodhound, this species of red dog is found in a 2,000-acre fenced habitat surrounded by intimidatingly large, fiercely protective mothers.
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A brewery party under the big top

Starting a new business is never an easy prospect and that’s never been truer than in recent years. So, it’s no wonder that Arvada’s LUKI Brewery is making its birthday party one of the biggest …

Discover More at Your Clear Creek County Library

Library programs are ALWAYS free!
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Asking the hard questions at the Benchmark Theatre

It is an unfortunate truth that some topics will always be relevant, no matter how many decades (or centuries) pass. Questions of race and identity are near the top of this list, and as we’ve seen …

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Strong summer starts for Denver

The Denver metro area really shines during the summer months. There are all kinds of outdoor options for dining, live music and activities, while classic concert spots and cultural hubs are still …
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