Dr. Colleen Simpson will become Front Range Community College's first Black president

Dr. Colleen Simpson will take the reins of Front Range Community College as their next president after current president Andy Dorsey retires on Aug. 1.  According to a news release from …

Man faces charges after allegedly fleeing Westminster police

BRIGHTON -- A 25-year-old man is due back in court for two appearances next month in connection with an incident in Westminster. Domenic Aguilar's disposition hearing is set for 1:30 p.m. …
Ex-Adams County sheriff''s sergeant convicted in sex-assault case
  Sentencing for a former Adams County Sheriff's Department sergeant is set for 9 a.m. April 7. in connection with a sex-assault conviction.   An Adams County jury also returned a …
Westminster city council tables board reappointments
Westminster city councilors wanted to delay a decision about who will sit on a bevy of Westminster advisory boards and committees after strategic planning, they said Jan. 10. But, the move changed …

Westminster stalwart Bob Briggs dies

Former state legislator, Adams County Commissioner and Westminster Mayor Pro Tem Bob Briggs died unexpectedly of a heart attack Dec. 2 at his daughter's home in Erie. He was 83, just weeks short of …

Sports
                It’s a hot summer day, almost too hot to even think of playing basketball at Colorado Park in …
                Brighton’s Danthony Muniz seems to have found his niche in …
The latest interscholastic team to join the Eagle Ridge Academy Warriors program is cross country. Damien Halverson, a native of Hesperia, Michigan, has been selected as the inaugural coach for …
There’s a certain amount of effort involved in pulling an airplane and in helping your community. Tim Miner, the Special Olympics Colorado Male Athlete of the Year, likes to do both.
News

Colorado supply of homes rises, prices still climb — just more slowly

From June 2021 to June this year, the number of active listings for single-family homes in the Denver metro area jumped up by about 52%. Statewide, the number saw about a 43% uptick. But despite the larger pool of options, home prices continue to climb.

Life

Let your ‘Hair’ down at Miners Alley

As Mark Twain once (supposedly) wrote, “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Miners Alley Playhouse is proving that’s true with its summer production of the rock and roll …

Sports
Adaptive athletes compete in Thornton games
Adaptive athletes from around the country competed in Thornton for a mid-July week in a range of sports from blind soccer and wheelchair tennis to swimming, track and field and target …
Meeting the team: Bluedevils players greet Fort Lupton's new football coach
Fort Lupton's new football coach, George Ramirez, met his team for the first time July 11 in the school commons.Ramirez, who grew up in Fort Lupton and is a Bluedevil alum (class of 1993), takes over …
Brookens tabbed as CHSAA associate commissioner
The Colorado High School Activities Association named Bethany Brookens as its next associate commissioner. Incoming Commissioner Mike Krueger made the appointment, which is effective immediately. …
A natural ending to the soccer season
   DENVER – It wasn’t a surprise to anyone that Legacy’s Kendall Rippley scored a goal in a soccer …
Fort Lupton’s Garcia has her swan song among state’s best soccer players
DENVER – Fort Lupton’s Reygan Garcia finished her high-school soccer career as part of the Colorado High School Coaches Association’s all-state girls soccer game at Colorado Academy …
Mountain Range’s Lewis gets first sample of college life
  Mountain Range High School wrestler Kyle Lewis had one last chance to compete as a high-school athlete earlier this month.             …
Voices

Column: The tidal wave of complacency

There is plenty of discussion happening around what is being called “The Great Resignation.” The impact of people not willing to work has a vast-reaching impact and implications on every aspect …
Michael Norton

Column: Getting back what we put out

Working with Zig Ziglar was truly a blessing in so many ways. Whenever he would meet someone in the afternoon or evening, he would greet them with a big smile and an enthusiastic and cheerful, …

Column: True or false: What to know when it comes to sun protection

With summer officially here, you may be rushing outside to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather. You may also be thinking about how to best protect your skin.
Michael Norton

Friends who are like family, and family who become friends

Each morning I participate in a daily devotional with a friend of mine who has become more like family as he and I have been friends for the past 27 years. He is very much my brother. And I have been …
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