ELECTION 2018 RESULTS

Adams County and local legislative election results

The following are unofficial, preliminary results from the Nov. 6 election for state Legislature and county offices (as of 12:02 p.m. Nov. 7). State Senate District 24 Faith Winter, (Democrat): Percentage (Total …
2018 Jefferson County election results
Here are the results for Jefferson County, including the municipal ballot measures for the communities of Arvada, Golden, Lakewood and Wheat Ridge. AssessorR Brian Cassidy 48.53%D Scot Kersgaard …
Standley Lake gas drilling permits withdrawn
A proposal to drill for natural gas under Westminster's Standley Lake and nearby dog park is off the table for now.
WPS school bill leads narrowly

A plan to make moderate fixes to Westminster schools was leading by a thin 2.1 percent margin Tuesday night. As of midnight Nov. 7 Westminster's Public Schools' $9.9 million mill levy override was …

Grassroots effort leads Adams 12 to victory

Adams 12 officials have had their hopes resting on two issues — their local $27 million mill levy override and the statewide education funding measure, Amendment 73 — and one pulled through at …

News

Democrats take state Senate, grow House lead

The much-mentioned “blue wave” broke on the state Capitol on Nov. 6, sending the Democrats a three-seat advantage in the 35-member state Senate and more power in the state House. Nineteen …

Life

‘The Humans’ mines rich ore of family life

“This is the second holiday show in 21 years,” said Chip Walton, Curious Theatre’s artistic director, as he welcomed the Nov. 3 opening-night audience to a performance of “The Humans” by …

Sports
Jim Benton
Time to kick soccer shootouts to the curb
Driving to EchoPark Automotive Stadium for the Class 5A soccer semifinals on Nov. 7, I had visions of seeing well-played, competitive … Read More
Jim Benton
Volleyball tourney: time to seize the day
Colorado Mesa University volleyball standout Kasie Gilfert has a message that sounds simple for players who will be participating in … Read More
Broomfield’s Cade Austin, right, controls the ball ahead of Legacy’s Blake Hansen, during early 2nd half action of the CHSAA 5A quarterfinal playoff game at Nov. 3 at District 12 North Stadium. The Eagles dashed the Lightning’s 2018 playoff hopes, 2-1, in double overtime.
Legacy soccer falls in 2nd OT of state quarterfinals
The 2018 season has been one for the books at Legacy High School (13-4-1) after first and second round victories in the 5A CHSAA Boys … Read More
Legacy Lightning freshman Blake Roberts, in white, attempts to track down Mullen senior quarterback Dominic DePizzol in the first round of the 5A state playoffs Nov. 2.
Big plays and timely turnovers propel Legacy football to playoff win
In an up-and-down season for Legacy (No. 21 seed) in 2018, the Lightning (5-6) struck potentially with their best game of the season … Read More
Jim Benton
Sometimes today is better than the old days
I have admitted this before, but often I have a tendency to like the old way that things were done. However, I welcome the change the … Read More
Westminster senior Fernanda DeAlba spikes the ball against Thornton on Senior Night Oct. 23.
Lady Wolves’ volleyball takes down Thornton
The Westminster Wolves extended their five-game winning street, defending their home court against Thornton Oct. 23. “We train to be … Read More
Voices
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Getting in the true spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday

With the Thanksgiving holiday only a couple of weeks away, it is probably time to start thinking about all of the people in our lives who we are so grateful for and who we appreciate so very much. …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Holiday bludgeon can lead to high dudgeon

It is the first of November. I am braced for what is about to happen, against my wishes and against my will. My belief is that it comes earlier every year as an antidote to reality, as a form of …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Art’s reward is the gift of other people

Matt and I won a prize. You still have a chance to see our prize winner at the Lone Tree Arts Center. We collaborated on an art project for a juried exhibition that will be up until Nov. 26. Because …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Keeping an eye on trust to make sure it isn’t lost

There is old saying that many storytellers rely on, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” Today, many of us struggle with where the truth starts and stops, and what is just a good …
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