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The courage of encouragement helps us brave life’s problems

Building upon last week’s column about yesterday’s achievements becoming our successes of tomorrow, I wanted to share more about the power of encouragement and the courage to become an … more

Life may not be predictable, but graduation speeches are

The invitations have gone out, and once again I didn’t receive one. I wasn’t asked by a single high school, college, or university in the United States to give their commencement speech, even … more

Butterfly Pavilion looks at survival tricks

When most people come across creatures like a spider or a centipede, they probably don’t pause to appreciate the tools that enabled these animals to survive for millions of years. But spend a … more

Gray skies don’t dampen annual Golden Games

This year’s Golden Games had one of the best turnouts of participants to date, said the event’s founder and director T-Roy Harcourt, despite the weekend’s chilly weather. In its eighth annual … more

Denver-area opportunities to remember the fallen this Memorial Day

Memorial Day is just one day a year, and as Louetta Smith, director of the annual Denver Memorial Day Tribute event, sees it, it’s not too much to ask to take a few minutes during the day to … more

A bevy of outdoor ways to start the summer

Memorial Day weekend provides a bounty of options for those looking to spend time outside. There’s something for all ages and interests, but one thing they all have in common is they get … more

Wheat Ridge would benefit from some de-weeding

I encourage the Wheat Ridge City Council to not allow the establishment of marijuana accessory consumption rooms as provided for in the recently passed House Bill 1258.  And, I would further … more

Some tips I’ve learned about how to be a geezer

According to Webster Dictionary a geezer is a old grumpy man. But in my opinion with the advent of transgender identities, and for the purpose of this column, a geezer doesn’t have to be a man. … more

Q&A with Colin Mulligan, Golden High School

I attended two years of high school at Golden High School. While there I played football, basketball, lacrosse and was on the track team. I also founded the first high school Ducks Unlimited chapter … more

Q&A with Casey Defield, Green Mountain High School

In my high school career, I have participated in volleyball, track and field, ignition, Future Farmers of America, and 4H. After high school plans? After high school, I plan to go to CSU to study … more

Q&A with Siena M. Vessa, Ralston Valley High School

During my four years of high school, I was involved with the student government, choir, track and field, swim and dive, cheerleading, gymnastics, lacrosse and the National Honors Society. I plan on … more

Q&A with Sydney Weathers, Green Mountain High School

I have participated in multiple extracurricular activities over my four years at Green Mountain. I have played the sports of football (yes, I am a girl), basketball and soccer. I am also a member of … more

Q&A with Kira Emsbo, Lakewood High School

I play on the varsity basketball team at Lakewood High School, where I am a captain and have been a starter all four years. Last year we were the state runner up, representing the best season in … more

Q&A with Samuel Allan, Faith Christian High School

I was student body president at Faith Christian High School. Over the past four years, I have participated in Mock Trial, soccer, track, jazz and concert band. I plan to attend Wheaton College … more

Letter to the editor: Enough is enough

Do we need yet another Santa Fe or another Columbine High School gun incident killing our leadership of tomorrow to address reasonable gun control in our nation! Killing is wrong! Killing our youth … more

Letter to the editor: Jeffco admin projected to grow by 8 percent while enrollment declines

As teachers march for higher pay, Jeffco’s school board was busy allocating more administrators to their already top heavy administration. In reviewing the proposed 2018/2019, administrative … more

Letter to the editor: Still no Gold Line!

We in Arvada and the rest of the Gold Line (despite a fully electrified line and a huge bi-level parking lot, in downtown Arvada) is two years overdue, and we are still waiting for train service … more

Letter to the editor: School funding going up, so why is administration getting so much?

Jeffco schools board gave initial approval for the proposed budget which has more growth in administrators. In fact administration has grown over 25 percent in the last few years. Included in the … more

Letter to the editor: Good news for parents

I’d like to thank the state legislature for passing the Expand Child Care Expenses Income Tax Credit bill, HB18-1208, which will make child care more affordable for more families across the … more

A message to my 17-year-old self at graduation

Because of the way school districts used to determine the age cut-offs for entering kindergarten, I started school at age 4 and graduated high school at 17. I had been at college almost two months … more
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