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

Food for the holiday

The Adams County Sheriff’s department’s annual Freebird giveaway moved indoors this year, to the Denver Mart at 58th Ave. and Interstate 25. This year’s event brought as many as 3,000 families …

Life

Starting the season in the north metro area

Tuesday, Dec. 3 Gingerbread Houses: Come decorate your own gingerbread house from 4-5 p.m. at Westminster’s Irving Street Library, 7392 Irving St.. This is for all ages and all the necessary …

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
Upcoming Wolves’ senior Manuel Madera drives through the paint last year against Brighton.
Expectations high for veteran-led Westminster group
In his first season as the Westminster head basketball coach last season, Kevin Trujillo’s team could only muster up three wins in … Read More
Last season against Northglenn, Horizon upcoming senior Daric Conkright goes up for the layup.
Horizon basketball hoping to start this season where they left off
Heading into his 10th year as coach of Horizon, Chad Wilson believes his team — despite losing seven seniors — is capable of … Read More
Thornton upcoming senior Lyndon Pacheco drives baseline against Hinkley last season.
Thornton retooling; growth an expectation in 2019-2020
Thornton basketball heads into the season under unique circumstances. As this youthful Trojans group takes on their last season in … Read More
Norsemen upcoming senior Zach Morton makes the pass against Loveland last season.
Grittiness key to success of Northglenn basketball
Heading into year No. 15 as the Northglenn basketball coach, Kevin Knudson looks to rebound from losing seven seniors — four of … Read More
From the corner, Holy Family soon-to-be senior Dominic Nellis shoots the three-pointer against Lincoln.
Standards remain high for Holy Family basketball
Following a 22-5 record and a trip to the Final Four a season ago, Holy Family has high hopes in the 2019-2020 season under 10th-year … Read More
Last season against Far Northeast, soon-to-be Mountain Range senior Logan Dexter skies for the rebound.
Strides expected for Mountain Range basketball this season
Typically, when a new coach takes over a program, there are growing pains. Last year for Mountain Range, new coach Jordan Carter gave … Read More
Voices

Is the death knell of newspapers around the corner?

We have all seen, read and heard about the fate of newspapers in America. Right here in the Denver metro area we have seen the demise of the Rocky Mountain News, the cancerous shrinkage of the Denver …

Editorial cartoon for Dec. 5

Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Problem with heights is just medium high

Don’t look down. I would rather not look down from high places. How about you? I don’t have it bad, and it’s not vertigo. The misconception about Alfred Hitchcock’s film “Vertigo” is that …
Norton
Winning Words

One thing tops gratitude — the gratitude leftovers

Who in your circle of family and friends really prefers the Thanksgiving leftovers over the actual Thanksgiving Day dinner or meal? Well you can count me as one of those who loves leftovers in that …
Editorial Cartoon

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