Dr. Colleen Simpson will become Front Range Community College's first Black president

Dr. Colleen Simpson will take the reins of Front Range Community College as their next president after current president Andy Dorsey retires on Aug. 1.  According to a news release from …
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Airplanes at the Rocky Mountain Airport.

Power lies in the community for lead from airport

Jim Rada, Director of Environmental Health Services at Jefferson County Public Health, said aircraft and airports using leaded gasoline has beed used for decades. As to what the Public Health …
Colorado's House Judiciary Committee hears testimony regarding House Bill 22-1326.

Fentanyl bill passes first test as overdoses skyrocket in the North Metro area

A bill that raises penalties for possession and distribution of fentanyl passed Colorado’s Judiciary Committee on April 13.  After more than 11 hours of testimony on April 12, the bill …
Local crafters and artists sell their wares along 73rd in front of A Creative Corner shop in Westminster.

Sun out as Art Festival returns to Westminster

It was sunny day May 14 as the Historic Art District of Westminster returned to the historic hear to of the city. More than 50 local vendors, local musicians and entertainers gathered along at …
Ex-Adams County sheriff''s sergeant convicted in sex-assault case
  Sentencing for a former Adams County Sheriff's Department sergeant is set for 9 a.m. April 7. in connection with a sex-assault conviction.   An Adams County jury also returned a …
Westminster city council tables board reappointments
Westminster city councilors wanted to delay a decision about who will sit on a bevy of Westminster advisory boards and committees after strategic planning, they said Jan. 10. But, the move changed …

Westminster stalwart Bob Briggs dies

Former state legislator, Adams County Commissioner and Westminster Mayor Pro Tem Bob Briggs died unexpectedly of a heart attack Dec. 2 at his daughter's home in Erie. He was 83, just weeks short of …

Sports
AURORA -- The prospect of poor weather caused a cancellation of the second day of the state track and field meet May 20. In a press statement, CHSAA officials said they are hoping to restart the …
LAKEWOOD -- It's been quite the journey for Legacy High School freshman pole vaulter Victoria Spitzley.The latest trophy for her case is the one for third place that she took at the state 5A girls …
LAKEWOOD–Although the Legacy Lightning girls’ 4-by-800 meter relay team started near the back of the pack, the squad of Gabrielle Shepston, Mia Meraz, Addison Dolan and Kendall Aragon …
News

Rock Creek HOA secures a win in lawsuit against RMMA

Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport could face lawsuits from homeowners after a judge ruled that the airport violated avigation easements against Rock Creek Master HOA regarding noise, …

Life

Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined …

Sports
Luke Vargas of Frederick High School has big goals in mind for his senior basketball season.
Basketball: Frederick's Justice getting his work in .. and loving it
FREDERICK -- It's been just about two months since Frederick High School's boys basketball team finished its first appearance in the … Read More
State 3A tennis thread
Noon May 14 COLORADO SPRINGS -- Holy Family's No. 1 doubles team advanced to the state 3A tennis finals. Clara Meisner and Sarah … Read More
Fort Lupton quarterback William Alvarado looks for some extra yards during a game last season.
Fort Lupton football program may be on the chopping block
The Weld Re-8 board of education pointed its budget eyes toward the Fort Lupton High School athletic program during a May 12 … Read More
Fort Lupton's Jesse Ceretto backs away from an inside pitch during an at-bat against Aurora Central High School May 11. ACHS rallied for a 12-6 win.
Fort Lupton's Chavez aims for college ball
AURORA -- Fort Lupton's senior catcher Zavian Chavez stood in the wind alongside his team's dugout after a 12-6 loss at Aurora Central … Read More
Brianna Gelok and Oceanna Solis celebrate after the final whistle and passing to the second round of the state playoffs. Eagle Ridge Academy defeated Roaring Fork at Riverdale Ridge High School in their 3A first round playoff matchup 2-0.
Girls soccer playoffs: Eagle Ridge advances with shutout win
THORNTON -- Eagle Ridge Academy scored its goals in the last 15 minutes of the second half and beat Roaring fork Academy 2-0 Riverdale … Read More
Legacy's Juliana Hayward attempts to gain control at midfield against Lakewood's Esperanza Zarate during an opening round, CHSAA 5A playoff game at Five Star North Stadium in Westminster May 10. The Lightning easily advanced by a 10-0 shutout.
Girls soccer: Legacy moves on in state tournament
Legacy had little trouble dispatching Lakewood High School in the opening round of the state 5A girls soccer playoffs May 10. The … Read More
Voices

Guest Column: The outer you reflects the inner you

Have you ever been around someone in a group setting and suddenly they say something completely out of character or unexpected? And when they realize it, they say or ask something like, “Did my …
Michael Norton

Column: Listening for the voice of grace

So many of you enjoyed the quote I used last week, I thought I would begin this one with another of his quotes, “Graciousness is more than good manners. It is more than courtesy. It is the …
Coming Attractions

Take a healing trip to ‘Blue Ridge’

Relationships forged under high stress situations are some of the strongest people can create. There’s a reason soldiers who serve in combat bond so deeply. Abby Rosebrock’s “Blue Ridge,” is …
Julie Federico

How to talk to your child to protect them from abuse

April is child abuse prevention month. It is the month set aside to try and end child abuse. Parents have many responsibilities when educating their children about life. One of the most important …
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