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'Sick-out' closes two high schools

An empty parking lot symbolizes more than a school closure. Late Thursday evening, Standley Lake and Conifer high schools canceled classes for Friday, Sept. 19, following a … more

Suburbanites show political divide based on background

America's suburbs are today's great political battleground, long seen as an independent pivot between the country's liberal cities and conservative small towns and rural expanse. But it's not that … more

Lobbyists’ influence is out of balance in Colorado

Here’s a trivia question for you that was covered by a front-page Denver Post article recently. True or false — the total 2018 campaign spending for state legislature candidates was more than all … more

Colorado joins Super Tuesday presidential primaries

Colorado is moving up its 2020 presidential primaries from June to Super Tuesday in March, hoping to lure major party contenders to the purple state. Gov. Jared Polis made the announcement on April … more

Editorial: Acts of heroism, kindness supply hope amid grief

For many years, we watched from our office windows as the students at STEM High School Highlands Ranch left school for the day or headed over to the Starbucks across the street. The school is in the … more

Letter to the Editor: Time to put safety first

Time to put safety first As a mother to a four-year-old, a pregnant woman and an oil and gas impacted citizen, I am deeply concerned about neighborhood fracking. In Adams County alone, there are … more

Pugh, Horan in good company with honor

Local products Mallory Pugh and Lindsey Horan, members of the U.S. women’s soccer team, joined an impressive assembly of people on April 3 when they each accepted Denver Challenge Coins and … more

PHOTOS: Denver Pop Culture Con

The name might have changed this year, but Denver Pop Culture Con was as brash and big as ever. Taking place at the Convention Center from May 31 through June 2, thousands of geeks, nerds, … more

‘A Little Night Music’ is Denver stage delight

Set in Sweden at the turn of the century, “A Little Night Music” is perhaps Stephen Sondheim’s best-known musical, especially for the song, “Send in the Clowns ...” Cherry Creek Theatre has … more

Lack of timely hitting costs Westminster

In their first home game of the season March 20, a make-up game from March 15, Westminster baseball couldn’t find the clutch hit in the 8-1 defeat to Smoky Hill. Despite ending the afternoon with … more

Boaters roar: Power boat ban fills Westminster meeting room

Westminster resident Sean Allen said the only reason his family bought a house near Standley Lake is to take his boat out on it. Having his motorboat, which has been kept on a city lot all winter and … more

The healing power of nature

After graduating college, Travis Wild soon found that spending time in the mountains and on trails in Colorado gave him a place to reconnect with himself and restore his mind. “For me, the outdoors … more

People, not statistics, are the story

It is easy to stay a step removed from the magnitude of the horror of the Holocaust by falling back on the anonymity of statistics. But it is by telling their stories that we reconnect to the … more

Dreams, hard work keys to success for Northglenn’s Lieutenant General

As a member of the Northglenn Dolphins swim team, Lt. General Laura Richardson said she learned so much that would make her successful in her later life. But it almost didn’t happen. “The first … more

Northglenn can’t contain Boulder’s power

In what was initially scheduled as a home game for Northglenn baseball, the Norsemen hit the road March 18 to Scott Carpenter Park in Boulder to take on the Panthers. Behind the home team’s five … more

Number two opponent of success: Lack of authenticity

Last week we identified the impact of complacency in our pursuit of success. Today we will visit the power of authenticity in our success journey. And next week we will wrap it all up when we jump … more

Affidavit: STEM security guard wounded student; suspects used cocaine before attack

Court documents in the case against one STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting suspect released June 20 show a private security guard at the school fired gunshots at other responding officers and … more

Yes, you can still call for the time and temperature

When was the last time you picked up the phone and called to hear the time and temperature? If you’re a Denver-area old-timer, you might remember dialing 303-844-4444 to hear the phone company’s … more

News in a Hurry

Paint Recycling Event in Thornton Coloradoans who have unwanted paint and especially residents and businesses of Thornton and surrounding communities are invited to come to Thornton’s … more

Contest launched, and headline is clue

William Shakespeare wrote, “Brevity is the soul of wit.” Dorothy Parker wrote, “Brevity is the soul of lingerie.” Now, on the same footpath as the 17-syllable haiku contest comes this: a … more
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