Red Flag foes discuss their fears as new law looms

For gun owner rights advocate Lesley Hollywood, Colorado’s new Red Flag law — set to go into effect with the New Year — gives residents a lot to look forward to in 2020: false accusations …

Proposition DD passes by a narrow margin

The statewide ballot question that asks voters to legalize sports betting and allow the state to tax it to send millions of dollars to help manage Colorado’s water supply was narrowly succeeding by roughly a percentage point at about 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 6, the day after Election Day.

Standley Lake dino event digs into region’s past

A special event at the Standley Lake Nature Center Nov. 16 seeks to dig deep into the area’s prehistoric past. The City of Westminster’s Parks, Recreation & Library Department invites …

Colorado voters reject Proposition CC

Proposition CC, the statewide ballot question that would have eliminated TABOR — Taxpayer's Bill of Rights — refunds and used that money for K-12 education, higher education and transportation projects, was turned down by Colorado voters.

News

Cholesterol levels dropping, but many still need care

Some good health news: Americans' cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at especially high risk are getting treatment. Researchers say the report, released Nov. 11, suggests a …

Life

DFF encourages wide-eyed viewing

With all the streaming services out there, and all the devices capable of becoming a movie screen, film festivals provide a fading resource — an opportunity to see independent and streaming movies …

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
Against Eaglecrest Nov. 8 at Legacy Stadium, Legacy senior Dakota Key sprints into the end zone.
Legacy’s comeback attempt falls short
After a 31-28 victory against Horizon the week prior, Legacy football placed as the No. 23 seed in the 5A state playoffs — winners … Read More
Against Grand Junction in the opening round of the 5A state playoffs, Legacy senior, Ryan Bennett, spins up field.
Legacy soccer advances to second round
In the first 10 minutes Nov. 1 against Grand Junction in the opening round of the 5A state playoffs, Legacy dominated despite not … Read More
Horizon junior Liam Francis runs the route against Legacy sophomore Braelon Tate Nov. 1 at North Stadium.
Legacy overcomes 18-point deficit to defeat Horizon
Despite dropping their first six games of the 2019 season, Legacy football has ended strongly — taking three of their last four, … Read More
Legacy senior Blake Hansen heads the ball to a teammate Oct. 22 against Boulder. // Adam Hothersall
Legacy soccer clinches conference title
Capping off a 10-1 conference record to claim their first Front Range Conference Title since 2007 Oct. 25 against Monarch, the game to … Read More
Northglenn sophomore Makayla Clemons makes the serve Oct. 24 against Vista Peak.
Vista Peak volleyball stays unbeaten against Northglenn
Hoping to snap their two-game losing streak, Northglenn (6-15, 3-6 in conference) couldn’t surpass conference leader, Vista Peak … Read More
Holy Family’s Ava Kuszak, left, eludes a tag at the plate by Mesa Ridge catcher Katrina Robertson, during the Tigers’ first CHSAA 4A State Championship playoff game Oct. 25, at Aurora Sports Park. The Tigers shut out the Grizzlies, 19-0.
Legacy, Holy Family softball seasons come to a close
The 2019 softball runs for Legacy and Holy Family high schools came to a close Oct. 25th and 26th respectively — ending excellent … Read More
Voices
opinion

Letter to the editor: Getting what we pay for

The defeats of state Proposition CC and Jefferson County 1-A are a continuation of Colorado taxpaying voters refusing to pay for revenue increases needed for important services. When we got …
opinion

Letter to the editor: How to fill the 1A shortfall

Now that Jeffco’s stealth tax-revenue-increasing Issue 1A has been roundly rejected, what are the distraught 88,422 voters who favored it to do? Rather than sock themselves and their already …

Letter: Environment concerns must include arctic

Environment concerns must include arctic As a Colorado native, I have watched this state grow for over thirty years. I spend a lot of time outdoors recreating in Colorado’s State Parks. Therefore, …

Local minimum wage setting is a bad idea

On the surface, it may seem like a good idea to allow each local municipality to have the authority to raise the minimum wage in its community. We all know how living costs in the Denver metro area …
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