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The latest results in Westminster's recall election on July 20.

Jeffco Public Schools to require in-school masking for ages 3-11

Jeffco Public Schools students will still be seeing their fair share of masks once they return to classrooms this fall. In fact, up through 12 years of age (around sixth grade), student masks will be …

Westminster’s Hatz heads to Japan for Paralympics

Beatriz Hatz has a full summer ahead of her.  The Westminster resident continues to train in the 100-meter dash, the 200-meters and the long jump because it’s part of her routine.  There’s also …


Anythink installations aim to bring nature closer

The new art structures at the back of three of Anythink Library’s branches may be made from vastly different kinds of wood but they share one thing - a sense of wonder with natural patterns. …


Underground Music Showcase is back on Broadway

Claire Heywood expects she will be singing her heart out at this year’s Underground Music Showcase. “Speaking for myself, playing a festival represents a needed chance to release some pent-up …

A player celebrates after reaching base.
Westminster Little League's Challenger Program rings in 2021 season
It's opening day. The grass is freshly cut, the concession stands open, the base paths laid out in chalk — Tepper Field is ready for … Read More
Yul Moldauer will compete at the Olympic games in Tokyo.
Denver metro area Olympic athletes
The Summer Olympic Games taking place now in Tokyo features quite a few familiar faces for friends and family across the Denver metro … Read More
Heidi Haze, 19, makes the most of one of her first lessons in pickleball.
On the upswing: Pickleball popularity grows for all ages
When pickleball started becoming popular, it was a sport that helped aging adults get some exercise by combining aspects of tennis, … Read More
Legacy's Spradling takes second in high jump
1:45 p.m. June 24 Here are some area results from the state 5A track-and-field meet at Jeffco Stadium .. the meet continues through … Read More
Horizon's Morgan Gilmore sends a shot toward the 18th hole during the second round of the girls state 5A golf tournament at City Park June 22.
Area state 5A golf wrap
AURORA -- Mountain Range's Rebekah Powers fired a 94-89 -- 183 at the state 5A golf tournament at City Park to finish in 54th … Read More
Standley Lake's boys track and field team pose with the Class 4A Jeffco League championship plaque on Saturday, June 12, at Jeffco Stadium.
Standley Lake boys win 4A league title
Standley Lake's boys track and field team took first place at the Class 4A Jeffco League championships on Saturday, June 12, at Jeffco … Read More
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Unexpected advice: Shrug it off

A friend of mine has spent most of his life in a gym. He has gone from body building to power lifting and then back to body building. He is now in maintenance mode like many his age. But even now, …

Bringing mindfulness into your everyday life

When we bring awareness into our daily activities we are able to actively seek the joy of being alive. Living mindfully also helps us take in the beauty that surrounds us each day. Meditation and …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Something to almost stop and think about

Have you noticed those new, red, octagonal signs they’ve been putting up around town? I’m not sure what their purpose is. Maybe you do. If so, please let me in on it. Each of the signs has four …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

It may be time to give money away

A true sign of financial independence is to worry about your estate plan and what to do with your assets after you pass away. Some people, myself included, spend their entire adult life worrying …
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