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20-year-old time capsule opened at Drake Middle School

At the end of 2019, Drake Middle School teacher Garden Marantino was looking through school storage when he stumbled upon five boxes, each signed by dozens of students with Sharpie markers. The …
To boost ‘3.5-star’ score, city will focus on transportation, growth
Since 2017, Arvada has worked to boost its 3.5-star city rating, calculated by Northwest Research Group (NRG) using responses from the city’s Community Survey. But with 2019 survey results …

Longhorn drive launches another National Western Stock Show

Thousands of people lined 17th Street in downtown Denver to watch the annual National Western Stock Show Kick-off Parade on Jan. 9. The parade highlighted Colorado’s Western heritage with …

Trees leave mulch to be desired

Scott Lamb and his son Patrick pulled into a Highlands Ranch lot and parked next to a pile of discarded Christmas trees. The mound spanned several parking spaces and filled the surrounding park with …

Jeffco Library district introduces new Spanish-language website

The Jefferson County Public Library is now offering a website and online catalogue that have been enhanced to offer an improved user experience for Spanish-speakers. Sarah Rudman, the library's …

My name is... Connor Ladd

About me I’m trying to be a normal 16-year-old. I’m a sophomore at Lakewood High School, and I play football there. I like to bike during the summer, write, play video games and just do things …

News

Tattoos for Australia

When Peter Pridhorsky was growing up, he had the opportunity to travel to Australia. He loved watching Steve Irwin, the Australian television personality “The Crocodile Hunter,” and grew an …

Life

Viking up for UllrGrass

Colorado is home to no shortage of bluegrass and beer festivals. But while most of those events embrace the warmth and festiveness of lazy summer afternoons and nights, there’s only one local event …

Sports

No. 4 Golden boys hoops out to quick start in 4A Jeffco

EVERGREEN — The road to the boys basketball Class 4A Jeffco League title is a long and winding journey. However, Golden’s 50-36 road victory over Evergreen on Jan. 10 definitely gave the Demons …

JEFFERSON PARKWAY

Parkway plans at standstill until end of 2019

An update on the City and County of Broomfield's website on Sept. 1 indicated that the construction of the Jefferson Parkway — which earlier this year seemed to be on the horizon — is farther …

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Voices

Editorial cartoon for January 16

opinion

Letter to the editor: Murder in our name

Is it a tragedy or downright evil, that Iranian General Soleimani was murdered by the US shortly after arriving in Baghdad on a commercial flight, bearing his Government’s response to a Saudi …

Letter to the edtor: Bury the death penalty

  My college boyfriend was murdered in 1979. That same year, my manager at the bookstore I worked at was murdered. More than a decade later, a client I represented in a divorce proceeding was …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

First is probably special, but the heck with that

I will never be recognized as the first to do anything. I wasn’t the first in my family to graduate from high school or college, or become a schoolteacher, or nothing. Unless you stretch it. I was …
Norton
Winning Words

The speed of the game is in our hands

A few years ago, we all talked about the easy button. It was a meme before there was anything even known as a meme. There was an icon with a big red button that we all recognized without hesitation, …
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