Thornton police ramping up auto theft task force

A Thornton effort to stem the number of automobile thefts that started this spring is just getting started, City Councilors learned Sept. 13. The Common Sense Institute found Colorado to be the …

Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas counties may avoid $50 million cost in Tri-County breakup

A court has dismissed Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties from a lawsuit that arose out of the impending breakup of Tri-County Health Department — a ruling that signals that the health agency, not the counties, may end up on the hook for an alleged $50 million penalty.
Texas Raiders come to RMMA
Vistors at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport had the chance to go inside World War II fighter planes from Sept. 8-11th.  The Gulf Coast Wing of the Commemorative Air Force brought the B-17 …
Northglenn passes city building firearm restrictions
Northglenn city council unanimously passed an ordinance on Sept.12 that bans firearms in City Hall and open carry of firearms in city-owned buildings. Prior to the approval, the city already had …
Sports
Prairie View High School’s football team danced its way into a 63-39 homecoming win over Westminster Sept. 16. The ThunderHawks got out to an early lead in the first quarter, going up by two …
For many high-school athletes, playing a sport at a varsity level is a big task within itself. Jonathan Gonzalez, a senior at Fort Lupton High School, is not only stepping up as one of the captains …
The boys tennis postseason will have an historic new look starting this fall. The change involves the state team championship, a dual-style tournament in mid-October, according to CHSAANow.com. …
THORNTON – It was bittersweet revenge Sept. 15 for Legacy High School football team. The Lightning had their season cut short last season after falling to the Mountain Vista Golden Eagles …
Mountain Range celebrated homecoming Sept. 16 by edging Grand Junction High School 13-7. No stats were available for either team.
News

Acosta, Brighton police commander, dies

Former Brighton Police Department Cmdr. Frank Acosta passed away of natural causes, the city announced Sept. 23. Acosta joined the police department in February 2000. Before that, he was a state …

Life

Open the door to Denver’s spaces

For many of us, we don’t exactly know what makes a piece of architecture or interior design appealing. There’s just something about it we respond to. Fortunately, there are organizations like the …

Sports
Leichleitner, Bluedevils celebrate softball win
It was an ordinary catch of an ordinary fly ball late in Fort Lupton’s 12-1, 4 ½-inning softball win over Arvada Sept. 15. But it was enough to make Fort Lupton right fielder Hanah …
VIDEO: Northglenn HS student makes it to U.S. Open tennis tournament
Northglenn High School student Sabina Czauz played singles at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. She is the first competitive high-school girls tennis player to play in a wheelchair. She …
Ex-Brighton golfer Kropp transitions to coaching
Former Brighton High School golfler Ryan Kropp is still involved in his sport. But now, it’s as a graduate assistant coach at the University of Texas-Dallas, where Kropp finished his …
Cheang takes on new role for Stargate School soccer team
      It’s his senior year in high school, and Stargate School soccer player Alvin Cheang decided to try something new on the pitch. “I decided to play …
Football: Holy Family nips Frederick in the last seconds
FREDERICK – The Aug. 26 gridiron matchup at Frederick High School turned into an instant classic between two class 3A powerhouses. With less than 12 seconds left in the contest, No. 6 Holy …
PHOTO GALLERY: Far NE Warriors beat Westminster in football opener
It was a tough night for the Westmindter Wolves as they opened the 2022 football season against Far Northeast Warriors Aug. 26. The Warriors rolled to a 56-7 win at Memorial Stadium. No stats were …
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Michael Norton

Column: Coming full circle

Having spent more than 25 years in the personal and professional development business, working with people in a variety of industries, I have been blessed to have worked alongside some of the most …
Michael Norton

Column: Lion tamers and dragon slayers

When we think about lions, we might think about a fierce beast, the king of the jungle, roaming the Sahara in their majestic form. Or maybe the only time we have seen a lion is at the zoo or in a …
Coming Attractions

ReelAbilities Film Festival returns with hybrid approach

When considering accessibility, the first things that might come to mind center on physical accessibility — but as the second annual ReelAbilities Film Festival Denver proves, it can also include …
Coming Attractions

CinemaQ aims to unite, enlighten

There’s never been an entirely safe time to live life as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, but some historical moments are more difficult than others. But no matter what the national mood is, its …
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