Storm dampens homeless census

You might see Douglas John holding a cardboard sign along the side of the road — or behind the counter at the McDonalds at 80th and Wadsworth. What he makes, whether by panhandling or working, …

Rocky Flats workers invited to benefits luncheon
Former Rocky Flats workers that may qualify for federal health benefits are invited to an informational luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Feb.13 at the Golden Corral Buffet, 9751 Grant St. in Thornton. The …

Hawks dominate at Mountain Range

Horizon High School’s women’s basketball improved 7-1 in league play Feb. 2 with an impressive win over rivals Mountain Range. The Hawks dominated the Mustangs 70-21. They now have an overall …

Snow no reason to not Bike to Work in winter

Whether Feb. 8 is a typical Colorado day full of sunshine or a typical Colorado day full of snow, more than 1,000 Coloradans have committed to riding their bike to work as part of the Seventh Annual …

Reach Center puts out call for nominees
The Community Reach Center is once again accepting nominations for the Mary Ciancio Memorial Distinguished Service Award, an award and dinner that focuses on outstanding community volunteers. To …
Historic ski areas subject of documentary
A Colorado documentary that looks at the history of three small but historic Colorado ski areas will get a featured presentation in Northglenn Feb. 8. The film “Abandoned” will be shown on the …

Colorado Democrats push changes to presidential electors

Following Donald Trump's 2016 presidential victory over an opponent who won 3 million more votes, Colorado's Democrat-controlled Legislature is fast-tracking a bill to join other states in casting …


Tension never leaves play on area stage

The flat Black Box Theatre thrust stage at the Arvada Center is crowded with furniture: beds, a table, chairs, a chest, as the audience is seated for a performance of the remarkable “The Diary of …

Arvada High School’s 1964 state championship baseball team was coached by Irv Brown, top row far left. Steve Bell, bottom row second from the right, was a junior on the squad that won the school’s first ever team state title. The memorial service for Irv Brown will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, at United Methodist Church in Broomfield.
Remembering the Coach Irv Brown and his impact in Jeffco
ARVADA — Irv Brown guided Arvada High School’s baseball team to a state championship in the spring of 1964. “I was really lucky … Read More
Jim Benton
Wrestling moves ahead as basics stay the same
Tom Beeson played football and wrestled at Denver’s Abraham Lincoln High School. I ventured to the state wrestling tournament held … Read More
Lightning junior Eli Barrow shoots the corner three Jan. 29 against Boulder.
Legacy can’t hold off Boulder’s surge
After a dominating first quarter led by 13 points from Legacy sophomore Gavin Poxson, Lightning basketball (6-13, 3-5 in conference) … Read More
Holy Family guard Dylan Sanders attempts a layup in between Roosevelt defenders Jennessa Archuleta, right, and Kaleya Corke, during the third quarter of a Jan. 31 game at Holy Family High School in Broomfield. The Tigers beat the Lady Riders, 65-50.
Holy Family cruises to win over Roosevelt
The Holy Family womens’ basketball team easily overwhelmed Johnston’s Roosevelt High School, defeating them 65-50 and improving to … Read More
Jim Benton
Unfortunately, she knows knee woes
Anybody who needs to know how to handle frustration should talk with Valor Christian sophomore Kindyll Wetta. The 5-foot-9 point guard … Read More
Roy Halladay is shown pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies in 2011. Halladay, who died in a plane crash in 2017, was recently elected to the Hall of Fame.
Hall-of-Famer Halladay ‘never ceased to amaze’
Roy Halladay gained fame wearing a Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies baseball uniform, but in these parts he looked very … Read More

Editorial Cartoon for Feb. 14

David Severance

Is your teen part of the vaping craze?

Think back to less than 15 years ago, when it was common to walk out of a store or restaurant and be met with the unmistakable smell of cigarette smoke. It was a time when nearly 21 of every 100 …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Noticing what we notice and looking for the good

Have you ever noticed what it is that you are actually paying attention to? For me, I recently realized that I was focusing on what was right in front of me and had lost a little of my peripheral …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Sadly, there’s no such thing as an influencer vaccine

Jennifer said, “I watched a great documentary about the Fyre Festival.” I am systematically out of touch, with the hope and intention of keeping it that way. I told her I didn’t know what she …
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