Westminster considers ending sewer moratorium
City Councilors could vote to end a moratorium on new projects north of 92nd Avenue at their March 25 meeting. Councilors approved a first reading motion March 11 to end the moratorium s of April 29, …

Hyland Hills getting FIT

For a district that’s used to making a splash with big operations like Water World or the Clear Valley Park, the Hyland Hills Recreation District’s latest effort is a little more down to earth. …

Learning Without Tears

In today’s digital world, where children often commute electronically using acronyms such as IDK - for “I don’t know” - and emojis, educator Dianna Henn is sure there is still a need for …


Bill would address youth mental health needs

Kari Eckert lost her 15-year-old son, Robbie, to suicide five months ago. The Lakewood High School student was an athlete, a leader, everyone's friend, Eckert said. She saw no signs of struggle. …


‘The chaos of all the different stuff you can find’

Thousands upon thousands of trinkets and knickknacks, gizmos and gadgets filled the 10,500 square-feet space of the Exhibit Hall at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Golden. “You never know what …

Jim Benton
Vista, Legend take game to Arizona diamonds
Now that the winter sports season is over and driveway is finally clear of snow, it is time to catch up on a few other things. First … Read More
Lady Norse junior Samantha Dominguez-Reyes heads in Northglenn’s first goal of the season March 7 at Lakewood.
Lady Norse soccer wins season opener
On the road, taking on an 8-5-3 Lakewood team from a year ago, Northglenn ladies soccer left victorious with a dominating 4-1 victory … Read More
Holy Family’s Tyler Whitlock, left, drives the lane against Mullen’s Abby Webster, during the 2nd quarter of a CHSAA Girls 4A semi final game at the Denver Coliseum March 7. The Mullen Mustangs easily handled the Tigers, 55-33.
Holy Family falls: Basketball teams end post season run
Concluding fantastic seasons for Holy Family men’s (22-5) and ladies’ basketball (21-6), the Tigers couldn’t claw their way past … Read More
Jim Benton
At 92, he’s not about to slow his row
Dean Smith has won another national and world championship. No, I’m obviously not referring to the late legendary former North … Read More
Making time for March Madness
Doug Pruitt’s glass of a dark micobrew, sweating as it rested on a coaster at the Library Co., a bar in Castle Rock, was still half … Read More
Holy Family’s Cecelia Aanerud, center, celebrates her team’s entrance into the CHSAA Girls 4A Final Four, during the closing seconds of the March 1 Great 8  playoff game against Greeley Central in Broomfield. The Tigers defeated the Wildcats 52-42, and will meet Mullen March 7, at the Denver Coliseum.
Holy Family ladies bound for Final Four
Holy Family Girls basketballers punched their Colorado 4A Final Four ticket March 1 beating Greeley Central 52-42, in a CHSAA Great 8 … Read More
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

‘Like’ is, like, not really something to, like, like

I am, like, tired of it. More than tired. It makes me puke. Vomit. Regurgitate. Retch. Heave. It is the extra-grammatical word “like” I am talking about. It adds nothing, it means nothing, but it …
Winning Words

Here’s a look at story behind the change

Thanks again for the emails and feedback, especially over these past two weeks as we discussed knowing when it’s time for a change, and the truth and secret to success. A very common question and …

Letter to the editor: Greetings Colorado!

How are you doing today? I am writing to you as part of a class project for the novel “The Watsons Go To Birmingham.” My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the country in a …

Letter to the Editor: Oil and Gas bullies

Oil and gas bullies I feel strongly about the oil and gas bill currently making its way through the legislature. I feel strongly about the health, safety and future of Coloradans and that the …
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