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Basketball: Frederick's Justice getting his work in .. and loving it

FREDERICK -- It's been just about two months since Frederick High School's boys basketball team finished its first appearance in the Final Four since 1956. But Luke Justice isn't wasting time. The … more

Ralston Valley lacrosse makes history at NAAC

ARVADA — Ralston Valley’s boys lacrosse program went into uncharted territory this spring. more

Something you can stick on the fridge

Funny that the end of the scholastic road for so many students is called commencement, which denotes a beginning. more

Letter: Global warming: be aware and be active

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reported in 2008 that our world was warming rapidly and that at 2 degrees Fahrenheit the melting of the arctic ice sheets is irreversible. We are there now. more

Columbine soccer shines at Lakewood Memorial Field

LAKEWOOD — Columbine’s girls soccer team have discovered its scoring touch at the most opportune time. The No. 6-seeded Rebels dominated No. 27 Eaglecrest 6-0, including scoring four goals in … more

Less overthinking, more instinctive reasoning

Do you ever think about your decision-making process? I do. I mean, what else have I got to do, now that I’m retired? more

The burning question

In the Introduction to “The Republic of Imagination,” Professor Azar Nafisi relates an anecdote about a young Iranian ex-pat she calls “Ramin” who, at a book promotion event, basically told her she was wasting her time. Americans, he said, are very different than Iranians. more

The dramatic impact of loneliness on mental health

As we near the end of Mental Health Awareness Month, Kiara Kuenzler, PhD., president and CEO of the Jefferson Center for Mental Health (JCMH) wants people to know that although mental health needs have been on the rise since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, help is available.  more

Fort Lupton rec center eyes expansion

Fort Lupton City Council approved two parts to a proposal to expand the city's recreation center during a regular meeting May 17. The first was an eight-member, ad hoc committee to design the … more

Arvada Press May 19, 2022

Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined … more

The number of LGBTQ foster kids is on the rise

Diamond Kobylinski spent almost his entire childhood in foster homes, from age 2 to 17. The worst, though, was when one set of foster parents changed their mind about adopting him after Kobylinski … more

When will COVID vaccines be approved for young kids?

In his practice as a pediatrician, Dr. Sean O’Leary gets a lot of calls from worried parents. And, lately, one kind of call has begun to stand out. “The parents I hear from are the ones who are … more

What’s in fentanyl ‘accountability and prevention’ bill?

With just hours to spare in its 2022 lawmaking term, the Colorado legislature on May 11 sent House Bill 1326, the Fentanyl Accountability and Prevention Act, to Gov. Jared Polis to be signed into … more

Democrats abandon pursuit of wildfire building code

A contentious effort to set stiffer construction standards for homes built in wildfire-prone parts of Colorado was abandoned as the 2022 lawmaking term came to a close with too many other proposals … more

Sun out as Art Festival returns to Westminster

It was sunny day May 14 as the Historic Art District of Westminster returned to the historic hear to of the city. More than 50 local vendors, local musicians and entertainers gathered along at … more

96-year sentence for man who shot Fort Lupton police officer

GREELEY -- The man who shot a Fort Lupton Police Department sergeant two years ago drew a 96-year prison sentence. Weld County District Court Judge Vincente Vigil pronounced sentence for … more

Legislation a ‘gutted’ win for mobile home park residents

When HB22-1287 passed earlier this year, mobile home park residents thought they garnered an important win. And they did. Sorta. more

Second Saturdays return to Olde Town Arvada for 10th year

Olde Town Arvada was bustling on May 14, as Second Saturdays returned to the historic district for its 10th season. The concert series and street fair will run through August, with dates future dates set for June 11, July 9 and Aug. 13. more

Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosts 71st annual Awards Luncheon

The Arvada Chamber of Commerce held its 71st Annual Awards Luncheon on May 11 at the Arvada Center, honoring the Woman and Man of the Year and recognizing recipients of the Image Award, the Young Professional Leadership Awards, the Pioneer Award, the Rising Star Award and Lifetime Membership Awards. more
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