Life

50th birthday party for the Action Center

The Action Center reflected on 50 years of service to Jeffco residents and looked ahead to its next 50 years at its block party on Sept. 14. The party was held at the resource center’s …
Recent stories
Cyclists ride recently on the Cherry Creek Trail near Centennial.

Don't be a trail troll: Open space officials, volunteers discuss outdoor etiquette amid increasing use

When a bicyclist encounters a horseback rider on the trail, do they know what to do? When hikers walk their dogs through local open spaces, do they know the dos and don’ts of taking pets along for …
Arvada High School students twirl their flags as they lead in the high school's marching band.

Arvada Harvest Festival parade participants showcase entire city

This year’s Arvada Harvest Parade took a new route, with the parade beginning at the intersection of Allison Street and Ralston Road on Saturday, Sept. 6. The Western-themed parade continued down …
Coming Attractions

‘Once’ is more than might be expected

The common perception of musicals is that they’re lavish song-and-dance productions that prize boldness and glitz over substance. That has never been completely true, but those ideas completely …
After sustaining an injury that led to nerve damage and a loss of movement in his right arm, Dan Boozan trains to climb the Grand Teton, which he later summited with a group from Paradox Sports in 2014.

Adaptive recreation offers options for wide range of participants

Just about five years ago, Dan Boozan, killing time after his shift, struck up a conversation with a bartender who encouraged him to take up rock climbing. Boozan’s response was automatic: “I …

More than 500,000 people are expected to turn out for the annual A Taste of Colorado festival Aug. 31-Sept. 2.

A Taste of Colorado brings the flavor this weekend

A Taste of Colorado returns to Civic Center Park in downtown Denver for another Labor Day weekend, bringing with it 48 different food trucks and vendors and thousands of hungry mouths. The annual …
Arts & Entertainment
The esports global revenue is expected to exceed $1 billion this year. Former pro athletes like Alex Rodriguez and Shaquille O’Neal have invested in the industry.

Joystick jockeys not just fooling around in the Denver area

n esports or competitive video game player is like a Formula 1 driver, says James Love. He says every reaction in the two sports demands intense, unbroken focus, and adds that esports athletes …

Anythink hosts workforce development series

Adams County community members can hone their personal and professional skillsets this September at the library. Own It is an opportunity for individuals to gain confidence in their financial lives …
“Our Lady,” created by the Ladies Fancywork Society, stands tall at the Center for Visual Art, MSU’s gallery on Santa Fe Dr. The “Collectivism” exhibit includes works by Colorado collectives and others around the country — and farther.

Detainees’ art on display in gallery on Santa Fe Drive

The first arts collective with work exhibited in the new exhibit, “Collectivism” at Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University’s gallery at Santa Fe Drive and 10th Avenue is the …

Alamo breaks out the rainbow wigs for “It” showing

Only those wearing grease paint and colorful outfits will be invited when Westminster’s Alamo Drafthouse Cinema hosts a special showing for Stephen King’s “It Chapter 2” on Sept. 7. The …

Masqueraded Andrew and Mary-Frances Bigoney, of Erie, pose in the bar at Northglenn’s Magic Festival Aug. 17.

Getting personal with magic at Northglenn event

While Northglenn’s Magic Festival continues to bring in national acts, the event — now in it’s third year — is giving a little more emphasis on personal prestidigitation. “You really want …
Columnists
Coming Attractions

Meet Bobby LeFebre, state’s new poet laureate

For 100 years, Colorado has honored the power and connective potential of poetry, beginning when Gov. Oliver Shoup appointed Alice Polk Hill to the role of poet laureate in 1919. In that century …

Packing a lot into a school lunches

A friend of mine asked if I could offer healthy school lunch ideas for her child. Even though my children are well beyond college, I still care about what kids are eating at school. The American …
Coming Attractions

National Thrift Store Day — save the date (and money)

Thrift stores are one of those great resources that many people don’t take advantage of. Not only do they provide an option to donate the many items cluttering up our homes to people who could …
Von Colln

Parents versus popular habit: How to talk to teens about vaping

Dear Ask A Therapist, How do I talk to my teens about vaping? I have told them it is not allowed in our family. It seems to be quite popular, and I want them to know the risks of habits like this in …

Coming Attractions

‘Superstition’ coming back to try its luck

Detective stories are one of the great renewable resources of pop culture. The genre is endlessly flexible and well-suited to mediums both familiar and new. And that’s just what the audio drama …
Our Papers

Ad blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an ad blocking plugin in your browser.

The revenue we receive from our advertisers helps make this site possible. We request you whitelist our site.