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My mother helped save South Table Mountain

There are many good things I could say about my mother such as her stability, her cooking, and her designing our family home in Applewood Mesa. A rock in the community, mom stayed put in the same … more

Troublesome timing on those teacher walk-outs

Did you ever see something, and immediately ask yourself, “who thought that was a good idea?” I had a really strong moment of that about three months ago. Think back to early February: at that … more

Green Mountain unable to upset Columbine at a snowy Trailblazer Stadium

LAKEWOOD — Columbine’s girls lacrosse team went dashing through the snow April 21 for its sixth straight victory and fifth consecutive win in Jeffco League play. The Rebels, now ranked No. 3 in … more

RRCC looks to start educational pathway to nonprofits

There are more options than ever to work with nonprofits that care about important topics — everything from homelessness and the environment to protecting animals and supporting the arts. But for … more

Jeffco students hold ‘Vote For Our Lives’ rally, remember Columbine

Hundreds gathered at Clement Park April 19, the evening before the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, for the Vote for Our Lives Rally organized by Jefferson County students. The … more

Jeffco educators join groundswell of teachers protesting for funding

Teachers from Jefferson County will join the hundreds who have already lobbied at the Colorado State Capitol this month pressuring lawmakers to address education funding and protect the Public … more

Caliber food drive helps stock shelves for summer

Caliber Collision is collecting donations for its seventh annual Rhythm Restoration Food Drive, continuing through May 11. Customers, business partners and the public are asked to “fill ‘er up” … more

Applications for youth leadership class due May 7

High school students in Jefferson County who want to develop their leadership potential can apply for the next Youth Leadership Jefferson County class. Youth Leadership Jefferson County students get … more

Arvada Center launches first Book Fest

A New York Times best-selling author will be the keynote speaker at the first Arvada Center Book Fest, a one-day celebration of books, reading and writing. Laura Moriarty will discuss her latest book … more

Wheat Ridge girls soccer defeats rival Golden

LAKEWOOD — Wheat Ridge girls soccer kept any hope of winning the Class 4A Jeffco League title alive April 18 at Lakewood Memorial Field. The Farmers, ranked No. 9 in the CHSAANow.com 4A girls … more

Sisters a winning combination for Ponderosa

Jensen Ellis is a playmaker for the Ponderosa girls soccer team. She controls the Mustangs’ offense and her precise passes often to lead to goals. Jensen’s younger sister Jazlynn has benefited … more

Jazz Age classic continues to be assigned of the times

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” was first published 93 years ago today (as this is being written). Fitzgerald was only 29. He would live another 15 years after a short career in both … more

The most important step to success is step one

Have you ever had this incredible urge and surge to take on a big project or massive idea? You probably know what I mean, the kind of project that when we first think about it we get so excited that … more

Mammogram follow-ups can be fraught with fear

It could have been a luxury spa day. Five women sat gathered in a small waiting room, clad in purple smocks with pink trim, listening to soft music and indulging in individual-sized snacks of cookies … more

Celebrating Arbor Day

What does it mean to be a Tree City USA? The Arbor Day Foundation's Tree City USA program began in 1976. Since then, more than 3,400 communities across the U.S. have become a Tree City. In Colorado, … more

Diverse lineup set for Summer at the Center concerts

Critically acclaimed and award-winning artists will perform as part of the Summer at the Center concert series at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities. “This summer’s concert lineup is … more

Silent films speak

The vast majority of the films that will be shown in the seventh annual Denver Silent Film Festival are 90 years old, at the youngest. But Howie Movshovitz, director of the festival, adamantly argues … more

Spring brings musical masterpiece

Who can say what goes into the creative process? There’s no way to map the path from muse to inspiration to trial and error and finally the finished work. Yet that’s just what Steven Sondheim … more

When a mammogram isn’t enough

Many women are called back for follow-up tests after a routine mammogram, which often means their breast tissue is dense or certain areas were unclear on the initial mammogram. An estimated 40 … more

Arvada author honored for magazine article

An article written by Arvada author Carrie Seidel was named “best of issue” by the editorial, art and production staff at Highlights magazine. Published in December 2017, “Danger! Rescue on … more
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