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Tap into the power of cinematic storytelling at Anythink

Getting started on creative endeavors is a fantastic way to ensure young people discover their passions early. And while that most often covers things like music or painting, Anythink Huron has programs to get teens interested in filmmaking. more

Column: Nothing lasts forever

The journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path, one that we all must take.—Gandalf more

Column: Help fill Jeffco committee, board vacancies

Abraham Lincoln finished his most famous speech, the Gettysburg Address, with perhaps its most famous line, “Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” more

Column: The U.S. national mammal: Introducing the red dog

Arguably cuter than an Irish setter, unmistakably larger than a Vizsla, and with shorter ears than a bloodhound, this species of red dog is found in a 2,000-acre fenced habitat surrounded by intimidatingly large, fiercely protective mothers. more

A brewery party under the big top

Starting a new business is never an easy prospect and that’s never been truer than in recent years. So, it’s no wonder that Arvada’s LUKI Brewery is making its birthday party one of the biggest … more

Column: True or false: What to know when it comes to sun protection

With summer officially here, you may be rushing outside to enjoy the sunshine and warm weather. You may also be thinking about how to best protect your skin. more

Column: Scan your body regularly: early detection is key

Having kidney stones this year saved my life. more

Column: We need every tool to fight today’s wildfires

We know now that the largest recorded fire in New Mexico history was started by an escaped “prescribed burn,” or rather by two. more

Community Voices: The potential threat to the wildlife environment

My name is Sharon McCarthy. I am a resident of Forest Springs in West Arvada as well as one founding organizer of the nonprofit Friends of Ralston Creek Neighborhoods (https://frcneighborhoods.org.) more

Column: Reminding people of the dangers of swimming pools for toddlers

My grandtwins, Rose and Lars, are now 27 months old. They are about the same age that my nephew Christopher was when he was found in my sister and brother-in-law’s swimming pool. more

Column: Greatness isn’t a matter of the stars

If you are at all like me, you’ve been at least tangentially interested in the Stanley Cup playoff run of our Colorado Avalanche. If you’re a little bit like me, you’ve been riveted by the run. more

Guest Column: SBA helps with disaster recovery

Colorado is no stranger to disasters, both natural and man-made. The state has a long history of natural disasters including flooding, wildfires, tornadoes and drought. The recent Marshall Fire in … more

Asking the hard questions at the Benchmark Theatre

It is an unfortunate truth that some topics will always be relevant, no matter how many decades (or centuries) pass. Questions of race and identity are near the top of this list, and as we’ve seen … more

The primary ballots have arrived

A few weeks ago, I made the radical suggestion that it would be wise to, maybe, select as our representatives people who were not insane. more

Strong summer starts for Denver

The Denver metro area really shines during the summer months. There are all kinds of outdoor options for dining, live music and activities, while classic concert spots and cultural hubs are still … more

Childhood escapades of summers past

Rambling along behind the dog through the neighborhood early on a school day I note something about the faces of parents as we exchange greetings. more

An LGBTQ+ history lesson

There’s no way for a single exhibit to fully detail the history of LGBTQ+ Coloradoans, but it’s still important to take steps to share the stories of people whose experiences have largely been … more

Address to City Council: May 16, 2022

Let me begin with a poem I wrote in response to the May 10 Study Session with the City Manager and Arvada City Councill on the DEI initiative. The words that follow are an abridged version of what was given as public comment during the May 16 City Council meeting. more

In honor of graduation season: A fable (with apologies to C.S.Lewis)

This text has been smuggled, at great cost (many Bothams died…) from a graduation ceremony in Hell. It is the Valedictory Address to a recent class of new demons. more

Ultimately, I’m Team America

Ordinarily in this space I would be making the case for various GOP candidates in Jefferson County and Colorado. While I will do that later on, I think a more important task needs to be accomplished. more
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