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Tending to seniors in a new way

Mike Kart of Evergreen needed a lifeline. The 89-year-old wanted to stay in his home but couldn't manage alone. Among those who help him is ECARES or Evergreen Community Assistance Resources and … more

Kudos to Rockies alum Larry Walker

“What a coincidence, you’re my favorite fan.” When the Colorado Rockies conducted a series of fan events around Colorado before they went to Spring Training in 1996, my then six-year old … more

Colorado students encouraged to enter radon awareness contests

Colorado students are invited to participate in the 2022 National Radon Video and Poster contests. The contests take place annually through a partnership between the Colorado Department of Public … more

Digging for history at Golden’s Astor House

Archaeology isn’t all holy grails and temples of doom — there’s also community archaeology, which focuses on members of the community exploring the stories of people who lived their lives in … more

Denver-area arts programs offer path to 'shared experience'

Seemingly ever-rising levels of political polarization — particularly amid issues of the coronavirus pandemic — may be wearing on Coloradans, but one place where all of that can melt away is at … more

Teen gets 40 years to life in shooting of high school student in Centennial

The father of Lloyd Chavez IV stood at the lectern in court, a stuffed animal lying beside him. more

Opinion: Vote no, no, no

The prospect of having to decide how to vote on ballot issues seems to turn some otherwise strong, confident people into jelly. Let me make the decisions easy for you. All of this year’s proposals … more

Keeping Empire Clean

What started as a small group of neighbors banding together to stop a gravel pit operation three years ago has grown and expanded its efforts to keep Empire and Clear Creek County beautiful. Along … more

Re-8 teacher urges reconsideration of mask use

A Fort Lupton High School teacher urged the Weld Re-8 School District and its board of education to do more to protect students and staff from coronavirus. more

¡Es una fiesta, Colorado!

For Morrison's Jeanette Trujillo-Lucero, Georgetown's Library Park transformed into a Mexican zocalo, or plaza, Saturday afternoon. It was a place of joining together, sharing and celebrating. The … more

Biden touts need for bolder response to climate change

“Folks, we've got to pick up the pace.” That was US President Joe Biden's message as he spoke Tuesday about his plans to address climate change while creating new jobs during a visit to the … more

National Wrestling Hall of Fame salutes FLHS wrestling alum

Tonight Mr. Dean Abeyta a Fort Lupton Wrestling Alumni was honored at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame awards dinner with a Special Merit Award for all he does for the wrestling … more

Community and firefighters celebrate return of Big Chili, reflect on 9/11 anniversary

There was no better way for local firefighters to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 than by spending time with their colleagues and communities at the Big Chili Cook-Off. At least, that was how … more

Say ‘I Do’ to the return of musical theater

Throughout the bulk of the pandemic, many of us have really buried ourselves in nostalgia to find some escape. And for a lot of us, there are few things more comforting than a good love story. Add in … more

Historic Denver highlights 50 places worth celebrating

Most people in the metro area are at least a little familiar with historic sites like the Molly Brown House in Capitol Hill and the Brown Palace in downtown Denver. But there’s undoubtedly some who … more

A Golden gateway opens up

When the Gateway section of the Peak to Plains trail officially opened on Aug. 25, the Jeffco commissioners put a unique twist on the typical celebratory gesture: they cut a cable rather than a … more

A family story ‘Before You Go’

Families are not always easy, even under the best of circumstances. So, when a family of three adult siblings gathers at the home of their dying mother, it’s a safe bet it will be a fraught … more

Tri-County Health mandates masks for all students, removes ability for counties to opt out

Undoing decisions by Douglas and Adams counties to opt out of a requirement for masks in schools, the Tri-County Health Department repealed the ability of counties to opt out of its public health … more

Someone dumped concrete illegally in Empire

An illegal concrete dump in Empire has damaged several trees and will require an extensive clean-up effort. While it is damaging, it is not considered a toxic waste dump, town officials have … more

2nd Valor Christian coach says she was forced out for being gay

A second former coach at Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch has come forward to say she was forced out after acknowledging she was gay. more
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