In their words: Westminster City Council (at large) candidate profiles
Bruce Baker 14761 Kalamath Ct., Westminster Background: Grew up in Lakewood Colorado and graduated from the University of Colorado. Spent three years active duty in the US Army Infantry. Practiced …

County crews show off their snow strategy

Adams County’s snow plowing crews were ready for Oct. 10’s heavy snowstorm, the opening salvo in what they expect will be wet winter. “We’ve heard multiple things, like any year,” County …


Jeffco cities take a stance on ballot measure 1A

Most of the Jefferson County municipalities have made a decision on whether to support the upcoming ballot measure Jeffco 1A. Here is where they stand: Arvada: An Oct. 7 vote passed 6-to-1 for Arvada …


Plenty of choices for Halloween spirit

Leaves are changing colors and falling from trees; the cool, crisp fall air can be felt in the morning; and costume shops are starting to pop up. October is here. There are plenty of ways to …

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
Northglenn sophomore Elias Hashem fights for possession against Vista Peak Oct. 8 at Five Star Stadium.
Northglenn soccer picks up first conference win
Adversity. That is precisely what the Northglenn soccer team overcame on and off the field Oct. 8. Defeating Vista Peak (2-9, 2-4 in … Read More
Legacy sophomore Cailea Caiozzi sets up a teammate against Broomfield Oct. 2 at Legacy High School.
Legacy volleyball gives Broomfield all they can handle
Usually, it’s hard to take positives away from a defeat. However, Oct. 2 against undefeated Broomfield (11-0), the young Legacy … Read More
Thornton senior Saul Bejarano and Westminster junior Isael Blas fight for possession Sept. 26 at Westminster High School.
Westy offense breaks out against Thornton
The Wolves soccer team broke out for five first-half goals en-route to their 7-0 victory over Thornton Sept. 26. Clinching their … Read More
Northglenn senior Malia Lo makes contact against Mountain Range Sept. 23.
Mountain Range sweeps Northglenn, ends three-game slide
Sept. 23 at Mountain Range High School, it was all Lady Mustangs. Taking down non-conference foe Northglenn in three sets, MR snapped … Read More
Horizon senior Samantha Steiner attempts the shot against Boulder Sept. 24.
Horizon volleyball sneaks by with three-set win
Frequently, when the box score in a volleyball game is 3-0, it’s fair to think the game was a blowout, a sign of one team’s … Read More
Green Mountain senior Trey Corkin (13) weaves his way through traffic in the Rams’ victory over Standley Lake on Sept. 27 at Trailblazer Stadium.
Green Mountain football gets bounce-back win over Standley Lake
LAKEWOOD — It took a less than 30 seconds to turn a one-score game into a 17-point lead for the Green Mountain football team Sept. … Read More

Letter to the editor: New Voices Needed for Jeffco Kids

As a mom of three, I want my kids to receive the best education possible. I’ve spent a lot of time wondering where I will try to enroll my three-year-old daughter because I can’t count on my …

We trust Jefferson County enough to say yes to 1A

Jefferson County has been doing us a favor. For 18 years, the county has been collecting less property tax money from residents than it could have. This was largely a preemptive move to ensure the …
Winning Words

Finding the value in our values

If you have never taken the time to identify or define what your values are, or what your belief system is, don’t sweat it because you are not alone. As a matter of fact, most people just assume …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Show me the gore, I’ll show you the door

For unknown reasons, I have never wanted to enter the rhythm of a Black Sabbath concert, or walk down the mall with fake blood on my face, or a fake severed head under my arm. Maybe you can tell me …
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