Woman who spurred metro Denver school shutdowns found dead
A Florida woman whose behavior spurred a massive shutdown of Denver-area schools died by suicide near Mount Evans in Clear Creek County, officials said on April 17. Sol Pais, 18, traveled from …
`Hard to compare' security before Columbine
Chris Wilderman was a Northglenn Police officer back on April 20, 1999, when the first calls about a shooting at a metro Denver High School first started coming in. “I was heading to a school, …
Anythink Foundation seeks new members

A new annual membership program for Anythink Library supporters was launched in conjunction with Library Giving Day, a national fundraising initiative that encourages people nationwide to donate to …


Ralston Valley, Classical Academy lead at Mountain Range Invitational

Competitors from across the Front Range battled cold weather and soggy grounds April 13 for the Mountain Range Mustang Track and Field Invitational at Westminster’s North Stadium. Colorado Springs …

Longer days, shorter weeks at 27J
For parents and teachers in Adams County School District 27J, the longer hours have required more of an adjustment than the shorter weeks. “My daughter gets at 5:15 p.m., because she rides the …
Chamber donates meal to local food agencies

When April 10 storm Front Range storm turned into fears of slippery roads the next morning, the Metro North Chamber of Commerce decided to send the breakfast feast they’d planned for an annual …


Mustangs lacrosse gallops to victory

Scoring the first five goals of the contest April 12 against conference foe Prairie View (0-8, 0-2 in conference) Mountain Range (6-3, 1-1 in conference) never looked back in winning their fifth game …


Polis signs overhaul of oil and gas rules

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on April 16 signed into law a major overhaul of state oil and gas rules, turning the focus away from encouraging production and directing regulators to make public safety …


Consider ‘Trav’lin’ to see this play’s regional premier

Harlem in the 1930s was one of those cultural flashpoints that happen throughout history. Artists in all kinds of mediums found themselves in the same place, sharing inspiration and ideas and working …

Jim Benton
Spring sports must weather the storms
Springtime in the Rockies usually means unpredictable weather and rescheduled games, matches and meets for high school teams. And … Read More
Holy Family junior Trace Norwell and Mountain Range senior Eric Moore pursue the loose ball April 2 at HF.
Mountain Range lacrosse defeats Holy Family
Winners of three straight heading into the affair, Mountain Range and Holy Family boys lacrosse matched up in a cross-town contest … Read More
Lady Tigers’ sophomore Jaelen Giron sprints down the sideline against Green Mountain April 5.
Penalty kick lifts Holy Family girls soccer
Winners of six of their first seven contests of the 2019 season, Green Mountain had their hot start dragged to a halt April 5 at Holy … Read More
Mountain Range pitcher Tristan Wolf delivers a pitch in the sixth inning against Lakewood April 3.
Wolf tosses gem in Mustangs’ win
In a pitchers duel April 3 in Mountain Range’s first home game of the season, Mustangs’ starter Tristan Wolf got the better of … Read More
Lady Lightning senior Kailey Maness maneuvers through the Lady Mustang defense April 4 at North Stadium.
Lady Lightning soccer strikes twice in win over Mountain Range
Heading into the rivalry game unbeaten, Mountain Range girl’s soccer surrendered their first defeat to the hands of Legacy, breaking … Read More
Jim Benton
Pugh, Horan in good company with honor
Local products Mallory Pugh and Lindsey Horan, members of the U.S. women’s soccer team, joined an impressive assembly of people on … Read More
“Easter Drone”  Jeff Koterba April 20, 2014

Editorial cartoon for April 18

Converting Adams County office is a unique housing opportunity

Re-purposing existing buildings seems to be happening more often these days. Most reuse examples are either changing retail to office, office to multi-family residential or multi-family residential …
Winning Words

The people factor in a people, process and technology solution

It seems like this statement, “People, Process and Technology,” is the go-to response for many companies and organizations when asked about how they are planning to improve or grow their …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

World lost in selfies is not a pretty picture

A waiter goes back to a table and asks a young couple, “Is your food OK? You haven’t taken a picture of it yet?” When the time comes for this decade to be characterized, it will be a snap. It …
Editorial Cartoon

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