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Raymond Bollig, 90, credits a candy bar for saving his life on Dec. 24, 1944. As an 18-year-old U.S. Army soldier in World War II, Bollig boarded the SS Léopoldville for the Battle of the Bulge. Superior officers gave out candy bar rations the … more
Jefferson County communities are going all out to celebrate Halloween this year with a variety of family-family events. One way to begin celebrating is to check out the library. All 10 of the Jefferson County Public Library branches are offering … more
The more than 30 men and women — from Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming and South Dakota — at South Suburban Ice Arena last week weren't wearing ice skates. Instead they were bundled up and stationed in front of a table with slabs of meat and … more
Summoning their inner Vincent van Gogh, local artists, from sun up to sun down, braved the Colorado fall elements — wind on Tuesday and rain on Thursday — to paint outside and highlight Jefferson County Open Space Parks. more
Despite a rather abrupt end in 1793, Marie Antoinette is one of the most well-known members of French royalty. The story of her ascension to the throne at age 14, popularity and downfall during the French Revolution have been told a variety of … more
After nearly two decades awaiting access onto the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has scheduled trail nature hikes on the new refuge. The Rocky Flats refuge, west of Westminster and Standley Lake in … more
“Pumpkins smell like earth. They taste like a thousand orange rainbows. They look like a giant golden nugget.” When young children get a little help from adults these words have a poetic ring. Without exception, young children have a poet … more
Denver’s jazz scene will never match the bustling birthplaces of the genre — New Orleans, Chicago and New Orleans — but the Mile High City still boasts an impressive jazz history. Art Bouton, executive director of the Colorado Jazz … more
Moving from the East Coast I grew up in Vermont, the youngest of six children. In college, I spent my summers working in Yellowstone National Park as an activity sales agent. I graduated from Johnson and Wales University in Rhode Island. My … more
By the first bell at Pleasant View Elementary, at 8 a.m., students in kindergarten through grade six are in their classrooms, eating a light breakfast of fruit or healthy muffins. Then they sit quietly, readying themselves. At 8:25 a.m., … more
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