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Bill aims to repeal Colorado death penalty

After years of coming up short, advocates of repealing the death penalty may finally cross the finish line this year with newfound support from two Republican senators. “From a philosophical … more

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, … more

‘Seeing who we’re playing for’

For patients visiting the infusion center at Wheat Ridge’s Lutheran Medical Center, an appointment can mean sitting in the same room for four hours, six hours or even all day, said Janette … more

Green Mountain girls basketball runs winning streak to seven

GOLDEN — The formula Green Mountain’s girls basketball team is using this season has been pretty flawless so far. The Rams — No. 4 in the latest CHSAANow.com Class 4A girls basketball rankings … more

D’Evelyn boys hoops upsets Green Mountain in OT

DENVER — D’Evelyn’s boys basketball team might have had the win Jan. 15 to jumpstart its season. The Jaguars (6-8, 2-1 in Class 4A Jeffco League) upset then No. 10 ranked Green Mountain in an … more

Couple finds hope for love in upcoming Miners Alley play

Actor Bill Hahn says theater is always a high wire act. But it becomes an even more difficult one when the show only involves two performers. “It’s a challenge from the standpoint of there are no … more

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 … more

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 … more

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 … more

Welcome the Year of the Rat in the metro area

According to the calendar of the Lunar New Year, 2020 is the Year of the Rat - the first sign of the zodiac. And there are plenty of options hosted by Denver’s thriving Asian-American community to … more

Domination through disruption opens huge opportunities

When we look at some of the most recent and incredible success stories in business, sports, and artistic performance we are seeing a bit of a trend, aren’t we? What we are seeing are companies, … more

Count carefully to 17, and it’s fine to be sylly

English jurist John Selden (1584-1654) said, “Syllables govern the world.” Maybe syllables governed the world in the 17th century, but lately they have been treated with impudence and disrespect … more

Former Everitt student says she was groped dozens of times

A parent of a former Everitt Middle School student has filed a complaint against Jeffco Public Schools, alleging the district ignored evidence in 2017 that the student had been sexually assaulted by … more

My name is... Hilary Wimmer

The road to teaching I went to Arvada West and I’m grateful I got an excellent education in Jeffco. I was really fortunate to have what I had, and Arvada was a great place to live. We go back to … more

So, you think you know Casa Bonita?

It's easy to get lost in awe by the cliff diving, waterfall, live performances and Mexican food that is all packaged inside Casa Bonita — and Don Whitcomb wants the world to know about the Lakewood … more

Thornton bones have a lot to teach

The dinosaur bones dug up by a bulldozer in Thornton in August 2017 could change how science views late Cretaceous dinosaurs. Paleontologist Joe Sertich, curator of dinosaurs for the Denver Museum of … more

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 … more

My Name Is... Cheri Jahn

About me I was born in Sterling, but I moved to Wheat Ridge when I was 13 and decided to stay here. I love planting my garden where I grow flowers and vegetables. I have three grand kids and I love … more

‘You Lost Me’ finds audience in Denver

Examining historical documents is like reading a ghost story. When playwright and director Bonnie Metzgar came across a list of about 166 Irish people saved by 17-year-old Ann Harvey from a wreck off … more

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 … more
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