Narrow win for Uplands

A controversial Shaw Heights development proposal won a narrow victory this week as Westminster City Councilors approved three land use definition changes. Now developers Oread Capital will continue …
Red Flag Law
‘The procedure is the difficult part’
Westminster police will rely on leadership experience if they’re required to take away a resident’s firearms, convening senior staff to help navigate the new policy. “But the most difficult …

Closing time at Davies Locker

For Randy and Patti Henry, it’s not easy being the neighborhood bar when the neighborhood itself is in the middle of a seismic shift. The Henrys are the owners of Davies Locker, a Shaw Heights …

Pages and Pints: A club for laidback reader

Laura Godsman is trying to catch up. She sits engrossed in her book while the brewery’s evening action swirls around her. It’s still early in the evening at Westminster’s Bruz Beers Brewery, so …

Misunderstanding at center of un-bee-lievable mystery

What began as a suspected theft of 30 hives from a Northglenn lot and the bee-napping of more than 30,000 of the honey-making insects turned out to be a misunderstanding. Beekeeper Boris Cherny, 90, …

Local school to compete in Science Bowl

Middle school students from Woodrow Wilson Charter School in Westminster will compete Feb. 1 in the 2020 National Science Bowl, sponsored by the Department of Energy and managed by the department’s …


Metro North Fire district seeks board members, citizens for academy

North Metro Fire Rescue District is looking for residents to join its Citizens Academy April 1 through May 13. The academy teaches community members about the fire district through fun and …


Sensory- and memory-friendly events give opportunities for expression in the Denver area

The Barros family has difficulty finding programs they all can attend. “We try to take them to events as much as I can, but the kids at this age don't pay attention for an hour,” Fernando Barros …

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 …

  • Reporter Stories: A road on the table
Horizon junior Olivia Tagart swims a backstroke leg in a 200-yard intermediate medley preliminary heat, at CHSAA’s Girls 5A State Championships Feb. 13, at Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Thornton.
State’s best swimmers compete
Swimmers from around the Front Range met at Thornton’s Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center Feb. 13 and 14 for the 5A Girl’s … Read More
Feb. 11, Mountain Range junior Connor Hindson glides in the for the putback against Fort Collins.
Mustangs struggle against Fort Collins
It has been a rough stretch as of late for Mountain Range basketball. After starting the season 11-4, the Mustangs now have dropped … Read More
Holy Family senior Dominic Nellis shoots the difficult runner Feb. 13 against Windsor.
Windsor handcuffs Holy Family to claim conference victory
Feb. 13 at home against Windsor, the Tigers never captured a lead against a deep, talented Wizards group that moved on to claim a … Read More
Holy Family point guard Dylan Sanders, left, attempts a shot in the lane against Erie defenders Ava Welty, center, and Anna Hefner (53), during second half action Feb. 4 at Holy Family High School in Broomfield. Erie edged Holy Family 52-50, avenging an earlier home loss to their Tri Valley League rival in January. See more photos on Page 39.
Erie with the edge over Holy Family in girls basketball league action
Holy Family point guard Dylan Sanders, left, attempts a shot in the lane against Erie defenders Ava Welty, center, and Anna Hefner … Read More
Jan. 31 against Monarch, Horizon sophomore Tabor Robison goes up for the shot in the paint.
Hot start in second half lifts Horizon to conference win
Trailing at halftime 32-21 against Monarch (9-8, 3-4 in conference) Jan. 31, Horizon basketball couldn’t find any offensive flow … Read More
Jan. 27, Thornton junior Monique Delatorre goes up for the layup against Prairie View.
Lady Trojans execute late to steal road win
Jan. 27 against conference opponent Prairie View, it wasn’t all smooth sailing for Thornton ladies basketball — who had won five … Read More

Editorial Cartoon for Feb. 20

Letters to the Editor

Time to meet your precinct neighbors Do you know Colorado is only one of 10 states that still has a local precinct committee meeting every two years (caucus)? It is a social venue where you can meet …

Same song, second verse in the ballad of the Federal budget

Some people miss the obvious while others don’t care. And some are simply bull-headed, pushing the same boulder up the hill regardless of what happened last year and the year before President …
Winning Words

Top performers share their secrets to success

One myth about top performers in any field is that they tend to keep their secrets of success to themselves. Engaging in conversations with very successful senior executives, top-performing sales and …
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