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The bright lights shine on Denver

In many cases listening to a podcast is a passive activity - something people listen to while exercising, sitting in the car or doing chores around the house. But “The Bright Lights of Denver,” a … more

Examining the outlook for economic recovery

The United States economic outlook has “clearly brightened,” according to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. The Washington Post also states that the U.S. emerges as the main engine for global … more

Gender influences various health issues

Osteoporosis is more common in women. Symptoms of coronary artery disease and heart attack may be different between men and women. Women have a harder time quitting smoking than men. Women are twice … more

Bipartisan plan to hopefully finish redistricting state

After the census in both 2000 and 2010, the redistricting process in Colorado was broken. After the legislature was unable to pass legislation to create new legislative districts either time, the … more

Wildfires across the West: Lessons for the Foothills

As wildfires raged across the western United States, destroying homes and lives, the fires left behind a curious checkerboard of destruction. One neighborhood was reduced to ashes and twisted metal. … more

From the Misfits to ‘The Lucky Ones’

With theater slowly coming back to life, many companies are finding themselves taking a different approach to staging shows. Misfits Theater Company started bringing stories back in the late summer … more

It’s time for some Main Street magic

As the weather continues to improve each week and spring is in full bloom, it is the perfect time to visit and support our local Main Street, experiencing the magic that a beautiful walk down the … more

Oscars telecast rated PG for pretty grim

Ratings for the 2021 Academy Awards telecast were down 58% from their lowest point in the 18-49 age demographic. The previous low was set last year. The Grammys fell 51% in total viewers in the 18-49 … more

The impact of living in the Wildland Urban Interface

Wildfire has always been a natural feature of the U.S. landscape, especially in the West. But it has become clear in recent years that the combination of a changing climate and more people moving … more

The wheel turns and the times change

The big wheel keeps on turning. As the big wheel of John Fogerty’s riverboat continues to turn, not much stays the same. As we roll down the river of our lives, change occurs each day. The changes … more

Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the … more

Finding consistency in a world of inconsistency

“I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and lows.” — Drew Barrymore There have been some very famous … more

This knock-knock stuff is no joke

Occasionally, this is an opinion column. Here comes one now. Advertisements taped or left hanging on front doors should be against the law. The mischief-makers of advertisements taped or left hanging … more

Ask a Therapist: Anxiety

Q: I have anxiety and recently it’s been worse. Between work, parenting, and the pandemic, I feel like I’m always stressed out. Everything is overwhelming, and I’m exhausted. What can I do to … more

Media literacy bill makes sense

There is a bill wending its way through our state legislature that would require media literacy to be incorporated into the curriculum for pre-K and K-12 students. If House Bill 1103 passes, the … more

A volatile budget process

In 1985, Dale Erickson, a freshman state representative from Fort Lupton got a lot of attention when he voted against the state budget. The budget historically passed unanimously on the rationale … more

Anxiety in teens and pre-teens

Hi, I wanted to do this document because I’m a pre-teen that struggles with anxiety. I didn’t even want to do this because I was stressed out! I know you don’t want to trust a 12-year-old but … more

House concerts provide live music alternative

One of the first responses many people give when they’re asked what they’ve missed most during the COVID-19 pandemic is live music, and while it appears that this summer will feature more … more

Let’s all join together to beat the banned

Once a year, I invite readers to nominate words or expressions they wish were banned, an idea appropriated from Lake Superior State University’s “Annual List of Words and Phrases Banished from … more

Celebrating the construction zones of life

We all know that feeling of entering a construction zone while we are driving, don’t we? Whether it is a major highway or just a single-lane road that gets shut down, we are either forced to find a … more
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