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Maxine Ehrmann Thornton High School Invitational

Female team scores 1. Windsor High School, 188.5 points 2. Mountain Range High School, 92 3. Ralston Valley High School, 91 4. Greeley West High School, 80 5. Thornton High School, 69 6. Denver South High School, 41.5 7. Skyview …
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Student-produced film exposes suffering of veterans’ combat service

Final edits are underway on a veteran-focused film project involving Westminster High School students and sponsored by Congressman Ed Perlmutter. The film “Medic!” will debut May 20 at the Joanna Ramsey Theatre at Westminster High School and features the stories of five combat medics who served their country.
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Showcasing Thornton’s best

Hundreds of business owners, city officials and others involved in city commerce gathered in the ballroom of the DoubleTree by Hilton for the 29 annual Thornton Business Appreciation Awards, which recognizes those area businesses that distinguished themselves in 2015.
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Living by the fireside

A few years ago, Jeff Fujiki, 34, was introduced to a 26-foot recreational vehicle — it was almost love at first sight. “I wouldn’t be into camping without my wife’s grandparents,” he said of the couple who sold him his RV. “But I have to say, buying a camper was the best thing I ever did.”
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Leading mental health advocates recognized

Gene Ciancio, son of well-known area community advocate Mary Ciancio, believes good volunteers are more than just compassionate — they’re doers, not just talkers. “Volunteers aren’t just tender-hearted do-gooders,” he told those in …
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People have known about the importance of light for ages. Children all over the world draw suns in their pictures to indicate happiness. We talk about getting …
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Members of the Faith Christian girls track team defied the stiff competition as they finished 20th in the field of 40 teams at the Liberty Bell Invitational Track meet. Many members of the boys team had personal best performances but none …

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