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Cholesterol levels dropping, but many still need care

Some good health news: Americans' cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at especially high risk are getting treatment. Researchers say the report, released Nov. 11, suggests a … more

In Colorado, 24 high-hazard dams are seen as problematic

Two dozen aging dams in Colorado were in unsatisfactory condition and are located in places where their failure would likely kill at least one person, according to an Associated Press investigation … more

Letter to the editor: Getting what we pay for

The defeats of state Proposition CC and Jefferson County 1-A are a continuation of Colorado taxpaying voters refusing to pay for revenue increases needed for important services. When we got … more

Letter to the editor: How to fill the 1A shortfall

Now that Jeffco’s stealth tax-revenue-increasing Issue 1A has been roundly rejected, what are the distraught 88,422 voters who favored it to do? Rather than sock themselves and their already … more

Reporter Stories: Monday morning quarterbacking the city votes

Community Editors David Gilbert and Nick Puckett discuss November's municipal election results in Littleton, Parker and the Metro-North area to determine if there are any common themes. more

Legacy’s comeback attempt falls short

After a 31-28 victory against Horizon the week prior, Legacy football placed as the No. 23 seed in the 5A state playoffs — winners of three of their last four. Taking on a familiar foe in No. 10 … more

Legacy soccer advances in 2-1 thriller

The number 10 seeded Fossil Ridge Sabercats gave the Legacy team all they could handle on a damp, feverish evening Nov. 6. However, as they have all year, the Lightning found a way in the 2-1 … more

Holy Family gets win over Skyview; advances to 3A state playoffs

Nov. 8 at Holy Family High School, a lot was on the line for a Tigers team (5-5), hoping to give themselves a shot to participate in the 3A football state playoffs. Against conference foe, Skyview … more

Letter: Environment concerns must include arctic

Environment concerns must include arctic As a Colorado native, I have watched this state grow for over thirty years. I spend a lot of time outdoors recreating in Colorado’s State Parks. Therefore, … more

Westminster congregation installs new Rabbi

For Rabbi Boaz Heilman, Judaism is a 3,000 year old religion, but it’s also relevant to modern concerns - and he’s eager to show how. Heilman took over leadership of the Westminster’s … more

Local minimum wage setting is a bad idea

On the surface, it may seem like a good idea to allow each local municipality to have the authority to raise the minimum wage in its community. We all know how living costs in the Denver metro area … more

Standley Lake dino event digs into region’s past

A special event at the Standley Lake Nature Center Nov. 16 seeks to dig deep into the area’s prehistoric past. The City of Westminster’s Parks, Recreation & Library Department invites … more

Red Flag foes discuss their fears as new law looms

For gun owner rights advocate Lesley Hollywood, Colorado’s new Red Flag law — set to go into effect with the New Year — gives residents a lot to look forward to in 2020: false accusations … more

Consistent healthy self-image leads to consistent success

“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” ­­— Dwayne Johnson Having spent so much time studying personal … more

Lovers of classic machines are caught in a type warp

Watched a documentary about typewriters. Titled “California Typewriter.” Came out in 2016. Numerous segments. Featuring typewriter loyalists: Tom Hanks, John Mayer, Sam Shepard. Others less … more

Ballot measure Jeffco 1A doesn’t pass

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader believes the most valuable asset to the sheriff’s office is the people who work there. “They do a great job keeping Jefferson County safe,” Shrader said. … more

DFF encourages wide-eyed viewing

With all the streaming services out there, and all the devices capable of becoming a movie screen, film festivals provide a fading resource — an opportunity to see independent and streaming movies … more

Denver turns on bright new night light

One of my favorite things about public art is that it encourages artists to think on a grander scale. But the new Denver Theatre District permanent installation goes a step beyond, as it provides … more

Thanksgiving meal alternatives are varied for those seeking lighter fare or less work

For people who don’t care for the traditional Thanksgiving Day dishes, prefer a lighter meal or just hate cooking (and the cleaning), there are options. Dietitians are ready with advice for … more
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