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Proud to be a new American

Dennis Reijnders' American-born wife Anna was about six months away from gaining Dutch citizenship when his job with a cell phone company was transferred to a different city in the Netherlands. But the couple, who met when Anna was going to …
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Distilling the best parts of life

A lot of ingredients are required to distill good, quality spirits. But one requirement is at the root of them all — passion. “I went to Kentucky and Tennessee to learn from the distillers there,” said Mitch Abate, distiller at Downslope …
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    • Chaotic trends ahead for national, local economies

      With all the uncertainty looming in the national, state and local economies, Colorado State University Economist Dr. Phyllis Resnick said it helps to look at the quitters. The high number of people who feel safe enough in their prospects to quit …

    • Jeffco sets salary for new superintendent search

        The Jefferson County Board of Education set the advertised base salary for its new superintendent at $300,000. “Three hundred does seem like a lot, but I absolutely want …

    • Battles of knowledge test Westminster students

      Students from throughout Westminster Public Schools gathered at Ranum Middle School Feb. 11 to test their knowledge and skillls against each other in geography, math, spelling, computer and science at the annual Celebrating Academic Excellence …

    • Westminster schools appeal state education rating

      Westminster Public Schools have made enough improvement to escape state sanctions, officials argue in a Feb. 7 filing. School officials filed a statement Feb. 7 to the Colorado State Board of Education arguing that the state should give the …

    • Detox program close to having new home

      Community Reach Center, a mental health provider in Adams County, will create a new detox program to replace the one that nonprofit Arapahoe House could no longer afford to run. Rick Doucet, chief executive officer of Community Reach, said the …