Tri-County board approves one-month extension to COVID dial
The Tri-County Health Department's board of health voted to extend a modified version of the state's dial framework for one month during an April 8 meeting, impacting Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas …

Unity outlasts division at Masjid Ikhlas amidst years of protests

Masjid Ikhlas opened the doors of its two-story building in 1999. Through the mosque doors and up a short flight of stairs is a lobby with a rack to place shoes on. Turn left and through the hallway …

Hate crime advice from DA’s office: Get involved

There was a simple thread among the speakers during a 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office online forum on hate crimes against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders on April 7. “You should …

Westminster PD tries to build transparency and trust

During a Westminster City Council study session discussion on March 15 about a Westminster Police Department community survey that received a 14 percent response rate, Police Chief Tim Carlson …

News

Tri-County Health talks how summer events will look amid virus

As the whirlwind of changes to public health restrictions in the Denver metro area continues, residents may be wondering what it all means for summer events and gatherings as public health officials …

Life

Miners Alley returns with a little zen

It may be more than a year later than hoped for, but Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse is finally getting a new season off the ground - and it’s doing so with the world premiere of a show written …

Jefferson Parkway news

Soil sample shows potential plutonium hotspot in Jefferson Parkway path

When the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA) and other groups launched a soil study this May, with the goal of testing the Rocky Flats area for excess nuclear waste that could be …

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Sports
More chances for Season D sports teams?
There could be more, not less games for students participating in the so-called Season D sports … Read More
CHSAA changes afternoon times for 4A/5A state wrestling
PUEBLO -- The Colorado High School Activities Association moved up the start times for the afternoon sessions of the state 4A and 5A … Read More
Snow impacts state tournament schedules
AURORA -- The potential for heavy snow this weekend is causing some issues with state playoffs in girls swimming and, perhaps, boys … Read More
State 3A swim meet postponed
AURORA -- The anticipated snowstorm this weekend prompted the Colorado High School Activities Association to postpone the class 3A … Read More
CDPHE requires COVID testing for state wrestlers
AURORA -- The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced Monday night it was requiring COVID testing for those … Read More
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Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

The sun comes up, and here we go again

The sun comes up right behind Sue and Andy’s house. At least that’s what it looks like from where I am. They live directly across the street and have an even better view than I do because …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

‘The 60 to 60 Success Plan for Life’

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to be a passenger in my friend’s Porsche 911 as he demonstrated how fast going from zero to 60 MPH in less than 3 seconds feels. And I will share with you …

Opinions on changing rules for special council elections

In my opinion, there are a lot more issues that warrant Westminster City Council candidate responses than just water rates and water supply. Voters deserve more information and insight on where …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Famous last words are not only for the famous

If someone were asked to recall the last thing that you had ever said to them, what would you hope those words would be? Famous last words are not just for the famous, and they are also not only …
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