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Long road to recovery, but Colorado Mills reopens after six months

Six months after a devastating hailstorm closed its doors, Colorado Mills Mall is reopening — at least partially — just in time for the holiday season. The mall, 14500 W. Colfax Ave, opens to … more

If you’re cloying or annoying, it’s our culture you’re destroying

The jails and prisons are overcrowded as it is, but there has to be room for a few more. There’s no excuse. Maybe there’s a story, but there’s no excuse. Anyone who leaves a shopping cart at a … more

Somehow time is a fastball that throws you a curve

Time flies. Time really flies. I just received an invitation to pre-order a 2019 SUV. The vehicle isn’t in the works: It already exists. I received the invitation in February 2018. When I was a … more

Comfortable dogs and cats

Since September, inmates housed at the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office have been working on a project that the Foothills Animal Shelter considers to be kind and generous. “They’re doing … more

Arvada Police Chief Don Wick retires

After 32 years with the Arvada Police Department, Police Chief Don Wick is retiring. “Don's impact on the city of Arvada today and in the future is and will continue to be immense,” Deputy Chief … more

Amid gun glut, ‘This is Colorado’ says too much and too little

Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said, “This is Colorado. Everybody has a gun.” Seven words that create a mural. Should they be added to our license plates and the signs that welcome … more

We all want to leave our mark, but on what?

Pikes Peak (with or without the apostrophe). Speer Boulevard. MLK Jr. Boulevard. Carr Street. Stapleton International Airport (and now a Denver neighborhood). McNichol’s Arena. Ellie Caulkins Opera … more

Arvada remains strong and healthy

During my annual State of the City address to the Chamber of Commerce earlier this year, I talked about Arvada in terms of an annual health checkup. My diagnosis then and now is that Arvada is strong … more

Letter to the Editor: Tax cut truths

Knowing the truth about any issue is difficult there are typically two polar opposite portrayals. Even with an objective view of the tax cut plan, gauging its effects is hard. Thus, I don’t … more

Letter to the Editor: In need of more nice guys

Nice guys don’t finish last, though we may have been told otherwise in our youth. I am amazed that people think that sensitivity and workplace training will really help or are needed.If you … more

Sixth-grade shift moves ahead in Jeffco

When parent Darcie Weiser first heard of Jeffco’s intent to move sixth-grade students to middle school, she was not a fan. In 2014, her son was a fifth-grader at Meiklejohn Elementary in Arvada when the talk of moving sixth-grade students from … more

The importance of filling young souls

The news out of Florida last Wednesday was too familiar. This incident was slightly different, in that there was obviously a breakdown of law enforcement, both from a “watchlist” standpoint and … more

Riders give RTD high marks

RTD customers perceive the overall quality of RTD services to be very high, according to the results of the district’s latest customer satisfaction survey. The average rating of the overall quality … more

Colorado Mills reopens: ‘It feels like being home’

For Jim Hildenbrandt and Buck Harris, members of the former Mills Walkers, a group of senior citizens who walked the nearly mile-long paths of the mall since it opened in November 2002, the reopening … more

Letter to the Editor: Do people change?

The case of Roy Moore brings to our attention a much bigger problem and puzzle for humanity. Do people change? Repent? Are you the same person now you were 30 or 40 years ago? If we assume people do … more

Teaching grandchildren to help and thank others

A New Year’s resolution might be to continue teaching children to do good deeds and have good social skills. Children can show gratitude to those who rarely receive a thank you. People who deserve … more

Letter to the Editor: Arvada supports the DREAM

Recently Arvada Mayor Marc Williams, with the support of the Arvada City Council, signed his support for the DREAM Act on a letter to Senators Bennet and Gardner. The letter asked the Senators to … more

What is there to be thankful for? Well ...

Thanksgiving is a day for a tasty meal, watching some football and having fun with family and friends who are like family. Thanksgiving is a time to offer thanks for many things that are sometimes … more

Opinions divided on 'scraping' in older neighborhoods

Scrape-offs — homes demolished and replaced with larger, newer ones by developers — have remade vast swaths of Denver in recent years, with hundreds popping up in trendy neighborhoods like … more

Regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that can track whether patients have taken their medicine. The Abilify pill was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002 … more
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