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Therapy business brings balance park to Arvada

Pam Bohling, orthopedic clinical specialist at Mountain States Hand and Physical Therapy, believes that from bad things sometimes good things come. With the threat of rent at the Arvada clinic … more

Critical thinking — or just thinking critically

Just the other day someone has asked me if I had any materials, courses, or ideas that would support a classroom lesson on critical thinking. With more than a handful of books sitting on my shelf and … more

Haiku contest seeks / your work to be sent in by / February date

Get out your haiku. Traditional haiku are three-line poems. The first and third lines have five syllables each. The middle line has seven syllables. Haiku rarely rhyme. There are modern haiku with … more

Arvada couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

Carl and Johnsie Nielson say the key to a long marriage is sharing. They should know: The Arvada couple celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Nov. 25. Carl, 92, and Johnsie, 90, married on … more

Food and market halls blossom in Denver metro area

Mark Shaker sees a combination of factors as to why food halls — modern, cafeteria-style markets — have a firm grasp on the Denver metro area’s food scene. “One, I think (food halls) create … more

Q&A with Kimberly Field

How did you get into historical writing? My background is in history and archaeology and I’m involved in historic preservation in Colorado. I’ve always been drawn to dig into what lies beneath, … more

My name is... Benjamin Wolff

Getting into beer First I was in coffee and I worked at Starbucks for a decade. Then, I met my wife and decided that I was going to follow my dreams. Beer has been my passion. I was a huge … more

Wheat Ridge rallies to defeat Green Mountain in 4A Jeffco opener

WHEAT RIDGE — Wheat Ridge’s boys basketball team has proved several times already this season it doesn’t mind facing a double-digit deficit. The Farmers trailed by 10 points early in the second … more

Letter to the editor: A retort to the freedoms of the press

It’s about time ... for supporting the free press, written by Andrea Doray greatly confuses this issue. Exactly who is a part and where does a “Free Press” exist? Why … more

A look back at the dimmer bulbs on this year’s tree

Is it possible that Christmas 2018 was the season in which American life reached peak stupid? Of course that’s a rhetorical question — I have no doubt that there are many further depths of stupid … more

Cloven quintet vanishment quandry

Wendell, Daryl, his other brother Daryl, Yoda and Creampuff are missing — five goats on the lam. The farm animals, all from Five Fridges Farm, had been in a fenced off portion of the Clear Creek … more

Golden Grizzlies youth baseball team prepares for Cooperstown

MLB players Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and recent World Series champion David Price have all played at the Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament in New York. “It’s the Disneyland of baseball. Kids get … more

Cowboys, cowgirls to bring the Old West alive

With its roots in the Wild West, Golden still today holds on to some of that traditional cowboy culture. “Golden has always kept that frontier ethic,” said Jon Chandler, a cowboy … more

SHIELD616 makes another visit to Jeffco law enforcement

Conifer resident Carla Seelinger worried that Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies were not fully protected when responding to an incident in the mountains. The homes are far apart and deputies … more

An ice experience

Colorado high school hockey has taken its game to the next level, coaches and players say. Athletes playing in the Colorado High School Activities Association’s hockey leagues are more skilled and … more

Veterans’ voices gain opportunities for artistic airing

There is no manual for veterans when it comes to re-entering civilian society after spending time in the service. There are all manner of challenges to face and lessons to learn, and it is easy to … more

Free radon test kits available in Jeffco while they last

Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) will be offering free radon test kits to Jefferson County residents, one per address and on a first come-first served basis, at its location in Lakewood, 645 … more

Out of power, GOP aims to be 'conscience' at Capitol

The defiantly conservative voice of state Rep. Patrick Neville hit some resigned notes the day before the state Legislature convened, with the Republican House leader from Castle Rock and a Senate … more

Mother, daughter bond during fitness challenge

For mother and daughter, Lorie and Leslie Kimble, fitness hasn’t been a big part of their lives. But after completing the eight-week Aspire, Advance, Achieve Fitness Challenge with the Apex Parks … more

My name is... Sam Taylor

I have always been an athlete, both as part of the U18 National Team in Australia, and as a cyclist and triathlete. Initially, I was pursuing my master’s degree in Integrative … more
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