Last-minute confusion clears: Rocky Flats will open Saturday

In early August, a federal judge decided not to block trail construction at Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, despite local citizens' and organizations' claims that it is environmentally unsafe. …
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Westminster testing the water on tap, sewer fees
Westminster water and sewer rates could rise significantly through 2020 if a plan going to City Councilors Sept. 24 succeeds. Water rates for average Westminster water customers would increase about …

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Jeffco marching bands take the field

Arvada, D'Evelyn, Bear Creek and Lakewood high marching bands all took home first place finishes from the Jefferson County Marching Invitational held Sept. 17 at Jeffco Stadium. The event, which …

Life

History provides inspiration for two plays in metro area

Playwrights have drawn plots from history since this grand tradition of storytelling began. We visited two over the weekend that are very different, yet both very much worth a visit during the month …

Sports
Fast start lifts Heritage over Thornton
The Heritage Eagle’s fast start so far this season didn’t slow down Sept. 14 at Five Star Stadium as it took two offensive plays … Read More
Adjusting to new place, sport’s pace
Rebecca Guggenbach is a 16-year-old with a passion for music. She never had time to participate in athletic activities in the past, … Read More
AD follows winning path to Hall of Fame
Arvada West athletic director Casey Coons is a Hall of Famer. It is an honor that I envisaged since he was well-schooled. Coons is a … Read More
Overtime thriller pushes Legacy soccer to 3-0
All afternoon Aug. 4 at North Stadium, a win appeared unlikely for Legacy soccer (3-0) after hitting the goal post five times. … Read More
Legacy drops another on the gridiron
Legacy has had a tough time finding wins so far this season, dropping to 0-3 Sept. 6 against the Lakewood Tigers. The Tigers, now 2-1 … Read More
Rookie gets nod to start at running back for Broncos
Royce Freeman is set to become the first rookie running back to start a season opener for the Denver Broncos since Hall of Famer … Read More
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Former school board members urge support for Amendment 73

As former Jeffco School Board members, we’ve all experienced the stress of deciding what cuts to make to our district’s already very limited resources. None of us can recall a time when it …

Letter to the Editor: Teachers need more help

I was happy to read the letter from the gentleman regarding education and “critical thinking” (“The Bandwagon effect,” Aug. 30.). As a substitute teacher, I see teachers everyday …

Letter to the Editor: Colorado could use Amendment 73

Amendment 73 leverages Colorado’s strong economy to benefit our communities by asking the highest earners and “C” corporations, to contribute more to Colorado’s public schools, the …
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