Class of 2020, Metro North: Together, apart
We asked local high school graduating seniors to complete a questionnaire online and printed excerpts in the May 28 editions. Here are their full edited answers.
Westminster issues mask order

Residents and visitors to Westminster are now required to wear masks in public, City Councilors voted May 11. The city becomes one of a growing list of municipalities requiring people to cover their …

Many Jeffco departments moving to four-day work week in June

When Jefferson County offices reopen to the public, they will also transition to a four-day work week as part of an effort to cut county costs. Under the new schedule, which is set to take effect …

Adams County slates June 2 reopening

Adams County will reopen most government offices June 2 while it transitions to a four day week. All county offices shut down beginning March 12, part of the government’s response to COVID-19. In …

News

4th night of confrontations in Denver after calm protests during the day

A fourth day of peaceful protests again devolved into confrontations with police after Sunday's 8 p.m. curfew, with tear gas and pepper pellets again filling the air in downtown Denver.

Life

Virtual Juneteenth Music Festival will be celebration of freedom

A full day of online programming that includes panels, performances, a marketplace and the Dream Big awards will make up Denver’s newly imagined virtual Juneteenth Music Festival. The 2020 online …

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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
It's official: Spring sports seasons are canceled
It was an announcement that was expected. Colorado High School Activities Association Commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green revealed on … Read More
In an April 2019 match, Ralston Valley freshman Nick Gates, right, avoids Golden senior Ben Brock as he looks to get off a shot at the North Area Athletic Complex.
Jeffco sports spring trips, games canceled
In the second week of March, the Wheat Ridge High boys’ baseball team learned that the team’s spring break trip, a tournament in … Read More
Legacy then-sophomore Danielle Gonzalez scores the team’s third goal April 18, 2019 against Greeley West.
A mixture of youth and veterans have Legacy soccer excited for new season
Last year’s campaign for Legacy women’s soccer under six-year head coach Luke Meadows went exceptionally well, with 10-5-1 record … Read More
Northglenn then-sophomore Emily Hoy, right, and Thornton sophomore Isabella White fight for possession at Five Star Stadium April 22, 2019.
Lady Norse looking for more than just back-to-back conference titles
To say last season for Northglenn girls soccer was special to the program and to head coach Kristina Churchill would be an … Read More
Cherry Creek's Jana VanGytenbeek (4) drives to the hoop as Highlands Ranch's (20) Sara Mitchell pursues.  The Bruins ended up on top 55-42 in Final Four action March 12 at the Denver Coliseum.
Basketball season ends without champions
There will be no 2020 Colorado state basketball champions. After the girls semifinal games in the 3A, 4A and 5A classifications were … Read More
Spring high school sports, activities suspended through April 6 in Colorado
The impact of COVID-19 on the sports world has extended to the Colorado high school level. The Colorado High School Activities … Read More
Voices
Gregory L. Moore
OPINION

Police and black folks — the swagger and disrespect must end

The argument that we ask police to risk their lives and make split decisions is no excuse for them being wrong when making life-and-death decisions.

Letter to the editor: Mail voting should be right

A recent story from 9News hails Colorado as a leader in mail-in ballot voting (April 9). The law went into effect in 2013 and allows all voters to get a ballot in the …
WINNING WORDS

Hope and encouragement by only sharing the good stuff

Very early on as we became reliant on computers and technology, software engineers and people in the information technology world quickly recognized that the value of the data being fed into the …
QUIET DESPERATION

Channel-surfing once was an exercise in mobility

Eugene Polley, the inventor of the first wireless remote control for television, died on May 12, 2012, at the age of 96. His wife found him in the family room between the couch cushions. High on just …
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