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Registration open for Apex spring sports leagues

As Arvada native Darren Doherty and his family were eating dinner one night, they realized that, between them, “we had eight of the 10 people we would need for a softball team, all here and …
Arvada officers involved in Wednesday night shooting, suspect deceased
Arvada police officers were involved in a shooting around 10 p.m. Jan. 22 near W. 56th Avenue and Marshall Street. No officers were injured in the shooting and the suspect is deceased, …

Denver Water ‘evaluating options’ after Gross project ruling

A court ruling from the end of 2019 determined Denver Water officials must obtain an additional permit for the Gross Reservoir Expansion Project — a project that Arvada is depending on so it can …

Chocolate-themed event returning to Olde Town in February

Those looking to satisfy a chocolate craving before Valentine’s Day are invited to Olde Town Feb. 1, where nearly 20 chocolatiers will participate in this year’s A Chocolate Affair event. The …

C-Lab aims to restructure higher ed using blockchain tech

For those working in higher education, there’s no shortage of possible solutions when it comes to inequity or student debt said Taylor Kendal, chief strategy adviser at education nonprofit Learning …

Modern libraries are much more than books

t all started with a state parks pass. Areli Alcazar, a teacher at Kenton Elementary School in Aurora, stopped by the Schlessman branch of Denver Public Library a couple years ago, where a librarian …

News

Launch Pad aims to improve students trajectory

For 11 Red Rocks Community College students, having a lot of roommates is the least of their worries. For one thing, they won’t have to worry about rent for an entire semester. For another thing, …

Life

Young artists finding their voice

The new “Power of Process” exhibition at the Foothills Art Center in Golden contains everything from a series of photos of a popping water balloon to monster faces made from recycled cans. But …

Sports

No. 1 Pomona wrestling powering toward another state title run

ARVADA — Believe it or not … Pomona wrestling team might very well be deeper than its 2019 squad that cruised last year to the program’s sixth Class 5A state team title since 2000. Despite …

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

Remembering a teacher of note — Leonard Diggs

“A thing is not beautiful because it is permanent.” It is the nature of things that they are not permanent. Even the mountains crumble in time, the great trees fall, and time reclaims everything. …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Fortunate students

I feel that the kids who have Michael Alcorn as their teacher are very fortunate.  He has a very logical head on his shoulders and is really thoughtful.  My husband, Dan, and I enjoy …

Letter to the editor: To our senators

We are calling on you to to honor your oath of office, defend the Constitution, and serve the United States. I say the evidence for impeachment is clear. To allow a President to flagrantly abuse …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Why be spiteful?

  I was quite surprised a couple of weeks ago to read the hateful letter about President Trump. While it is true that he may indeed be a narcissist, this should in no way impair his spelling …

Editorial cartoon for January 23

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