Adams 12 opts for remote start
Adams 12 school students will stay home for the first two weeks of the 2020-21 school year, using an enhanced remote learning program according to a plan from Superintendent Chris Gdowski.The …

Legacy Ridge Golf Course presenting “The Rough”

Besides being a nice place to play a round of golf, Amanda Berg Wilson figures Westminster’s Legacy Ridge Golf Course is a great place to enjoy an experimental, socially distanced play. “People …

Report outlines changes for Northglenn PD

Northglenn Police needs to shift the patrol districts and add seven patrol positions, according to a report presented to City Councilors July 22. The report, put together by national auditing …

SPORTS

North Metro football itching for a return

For are coaches and players, the only sure thing about high school football in 2020 is that it is going to look very different. “This offseason has been completely different,” Legacy third-year …

News

Action Center carries on with school supply distribution in Jeffco

At least 4,000 Jefferson County students won't have to worry about how they are getting their school supplies this year, thanks to the Action Center. From Aug. 10 to Aug. 15, the Action Center, a …

Life

No rides at Douglas County Fair, but plenty of critters

While there weren’t rides, concessions or crowds at the event, the Douglas County Fair & Rodeo still took place in Castle Rock with a focus on agriculture, livestock and rodeo.

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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
A player lines up for a line-of-scrimmage drill July 17, 2019, at the Parker Youth Football Camp at EchoPark Stadium.
Colorado high school football moves to spring
Colorado high school football will be played in the spring because of COVID-19 concerns, the state’s governing body for prep sports … Read More
Sports Illustrated honors local prep athletes
Sports Illustrated has unveiled its watch list for its 2020 high school All-American team and eight players are from Colorado schools. … Read More
Some Colorado high school sports cleared for fall play
Boys golf, softball and boys tennis have been given approval to begin play this fall, the Colorado High School Activities Association … Read More
An opponent of recent racing events at Bandimere Speedway protests outside the Jefferson County Building on March 8.
Judge allowing Bandimere to continue operating for now, but COVID-19-related restraining order to remain in place
After a full day of testimony, a Jeffco judge did not rule Wednesday on whether she will grant a preliminary injunction that would … Read More
Jim Saccomano served as the vice president of public relations for the Denver Broncos for 36 years before retiring in 2013.
Veteran Denver sports exec Jim Saccomano: Why sports matter
Denver is the smallest of the 13 U.S. cities with four professional sports teams in the National Football League, Major League … Read More
Douglas County High School pitcher Case Williams, who was drafted in the fourth round and 110th overall by the Colorado Rockies.
Douglas County high school pitcher thrilled to be chosen by Rockies
Case Williams claims the decision he faced wasn’t tough. Williams, a Douglas County High School right-handed pitcher, was the … Read More
Voices

Strategic speaking: Is Westminster still the ‘next urban center’?

Like most of us, I’m always looking for a silver lining in any situation that tends to be negative or lacks much hope or improvement. Well, a silver lining came out of the recent Westminster City …
Michael Norton
WINNING WORDS

Is it time to change the station?

Maybe you may have heard of this radio station before, WIIFM, which stands for “What’s in it for me?” This has been one of the most popular stations that many of us have tuned into for far too …
Craig Marshall Smith

Give life enough time and it breaks us all

“Janet,” one of my readers, can no longer read. That means she can no longer handwrite letters like the ones she has been sending to me for the past three or four years. Hers were the only …

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