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Jeffco schools plans 1:1 device roll out

In August Jeffco Public Schools will begin getting a touchscreen device into the hands of every student, from fifth grade and up. The initiative will take four years to implement for all fifth-12th …
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Tension never leaves play on area stage
The flat Black Box Theatre thrust stage at the Arvada Center is crowded with furniture: beds, a table, chairs, a chest, as the audience is seated for a performance of the remarkable “The Diary of …

Colorado Mills Mall and 40 West Arts District team up

Greg Wasil has horses who require hoof care from a farrier. He asked one of the farriers what they do with all the old horseshoes, and Wasil was told that they are recycled. The wheels began to turn …

Staying green on the white stuff

As sustainability becomes an increasingly important aspect of the outdoor recreation industry, one Colorado ski-gear company is making it a goal to offer the most eco-friendly, high-performance skis …

Colorado Mountain Club offers path to explore the outdoors

Since its start in 1912, Colorado Mountain Club has connected thousands of Coloradans to skiing buddies, friends to hike with and climbing partners. Colorado Mountain Club has about 6,500 across …

Removing self-doubt through horses

Horses can help us as humans be balanced. “Horses provide confidence within,” said Hilary Wilcher, founder of Loco Caballo, “and it filters out from there.” Loco Caballo offers horse …

News

RTD looks at another service cut to end of W Line

At the end of the W Line, people have access to many vital resources — human services, the county commissioners’ offices, courts and licensures and permits, to name a few. “We have unique …

Life

Black box series continues with regional premier of ‘The Moors’

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities continues the third season of its Black Box Repertory on Feb. 22, with the regional premiere of “The Moors” — a dark comedy propelled by a strong …

Sports

Wheat Ridge boys hoops harvests first league title since 2007

WHEAT RIDGE — It only took one basket in the fourth quarter Feb. 14 for Wheat Ridge to end a 12-year drought on the boys basketball court. Senior Blair McVicker’s floater just outside the paint …

Voices

Editorial Cartoon for Feb. 14

David Severance

Is your teen part of the vaping craze?

Think back to less than 15 years ago, when it was common to walk out of a store or restaurant and be met with the unmistakable smell of cigarette smoke. It was a time when nearly 21 of every 100 …

A letter on cautious compassion

Dearest oldest daughter: It’s been a while since I’ve written you (at least in this forum), and a lot has happened in your life. Most of it wonderful — most of it grand, and exciting, and …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Noticing what we notice and looking for the good

Have you ever noticed what it is that you are actually paying attention to? For me, I recently realized that I was focusing on what was right in front of me and had lost a little of my peripheral …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Sadly, there’s no such thing as an influencer vaccine

Jennifer said, “I watched a great documentary about the Fyre Festival.” I am systematically out of touch, with the hope and intention of keeping it that way. I told her I didn’t know what she …
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