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As an elementary school teacher in New Mexico, Nick Mischel had to keep a certain appearance. “In teaching, you have to be relatively conservative,” Mischel said. “I was able to have a goatee, but not a full-on beard.” Three years ago, … more
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Mark Usery started officiating high school football games in 1979 to earn extra spending money when he was a student at Colorado State University. At that time, there were plenty of teachers, educators and young adults blowing whistles and … more
While the audience continues to find seats at Lakewood's The Edge Theater, four actors begin a slow game of pool in the Manhattan bar that takes up the entire stage space. They move slowly, carefully and gracefully around the table, which almost … more
Join me as I sit down each week for a cup of Joe with somebody who helps shape Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster. This week, I sat down with restaurant owner Nancy Goldsmith. Nancy’s Café conveniently finds itself in the center of a major revitalization effort in south Westminster, with the recent opening of RTD’s B Line commuter rail and the even more recent groundbreaking on the new Alto affordable apartments kitty-corner from the staple eatery. Goldsmith spoke about what it’s like to be part of the revival and how she’s managed to keep customers happy for the better part of 15 years. more
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What felt like the flu turned out to be something more final. And for Arvada dad and grandfather Gerry Gallick, the prognosis shook up his life. But faith kept him steady. “I’ve always been religious,” said Gallick, who has … more
An apparently unthinking and selfish action sabotaged Todd Wessels’ effort to break the Guinness world record for a 10-pin bowling marathon. Moe’s Original Bar B Que in Englewood donated the use of the lane and other support to Wessels’ … more
This week, I sat down with Vickie Ricord, the new(ish) public relations and development director for the Court Appointed Special Advocates — CASA — of Adams and Broomfield counties. Just more than a year after moving from Louisiana to Westminster, the mother of two talked about what it’s like to have the full support of community in terms of advocating, and the things she loves about her new home (hint: outdoors), as well as what she misses about her old one (hint: crawfish). more
Join me as I sit down each week for a cup of Joe with somebody who helps shape Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster. This week, I sat down with Northglenn City Councilman Kyle Mullica, part of the new generation of young leadership in the North Metro region. A husband and father of two, Mullica spoke of personal experiences that shaped who he is today, and how he approaches everything from city government to raising his own children and managing married life. more
Spiders are often over-feared and misunderstood. When a spider web and huge “Charlotte” appear in the yard you might turn them into family STEAM activities at home (science, technology, engineering, arts and math). Adults and children can … more
A Westminster wife with a background in theater and a career in beauty supplies, Kate Hart leads a double life. A couple of nights a month, Hart — a red-headed bombshell with a smile to match her amorous moniker — takes the stage as Ariella May … more
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