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San Luis Valley is seasonal paradise for birders

From late February to early April, and again in the fall, one can easily watch — and hear — a huge, distinctive bird, the greater sandhill crane, as flocks stop to rest, en route from winter … more

Faith Christian soccer starts season right

Spring weather in Colorado is always an exciting mixed bag. Faith Girls Soccer (1-0) was able to beat the blizzard of 2019 by a few hours and in the process secure a solid 3-1 victory over Frontier … more

Teaching children to ‘Spring Back’

From years of research and experience Dr. Katharine Kersey has more suggestions to help children develop the self-confidence and tenacity to spring back when there is a low point. These suggestions … more

My name is... Corrie Francis

Being a mom, wife I am a mom of two. I have a little boy, Jackson who is gonna turn 10 soon and a 6- year-old daughter Alivia. I’ve lived in Colorado this time around for almost six years. I lived … more

The road to Mars includes a detour through Lakewood

In Robert Zubrin’s Lakewood office hangs a photo he took in 2009 of a space shuttle taking off to repair the Hubble Space Telescope, a mission he strongly advocated for, despite pushback from … more

Ready, set, grow

Humanity has always had a connection with the earth, said John Stolzle, a Colorado State University Extension agent in Jefferson County who specializes in horticulture, plant pathology and food … more

Local hospitals strive for changes in approach to opioid use

In June 2017 the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) quietly launched the Colorado Opioid Safety Pilot, a six-month program aimed at reducing the amount of opioids hospitals prescribe to patients. … more

Irish storyteller among presenters at conference

Those who love telling stories, as well as those who love to listen to them, will enjoy three events planned during the Rocky Mountain Storytelling Conference April 12-13 at the American … more

Applewood's Carl F. Eiberger II dies at age 88

Education, open space and helping others. Those are three of Carl Eiberger's passions that he will be remembered for. “Carl was a great friend and an outstanding lawyer,” said U.S. Rep. Ed … more

Capitol Report: Bill aims to stop most scanner encryption

As more law enforcement and fire agencies across the state encrypt or consider encrypting their dispatch radio traffic, a bill was introduced March 12 that seeks to halt the trend. Blocking the … more

Q&A with Collin Parson

Collin Parson was raised in Lakewood, and to this day, he calls the city home. A former member for Pirate: Contemporary Art, and the director of galleries and curator for the Arvada Center for the … more

Historic significance to Heritage Square swap

There is historic importance in the proposed land exchange between Jeffco Open Space and mining/construction company Martin Marietta, according to local historian Rick Gardner “This could save a … more

‘The Moors’ is unusual take on Bronte legacy

Many of us read books by Charlotte and Emily Bronte some years ago and recall the gloomy mood of their surroundings and interactions … Playwright Jen Silverman has come up with a different and … more

Going back to the future with ‘1984’

Following the 2016 election and the first use of “alternate facts” by a representative of the federal government, George Orwell’s “1984” took the top spot on Amazon’s best-seller list, … more

‘I’ll be there for my little girl’

Maverick’s Last Ride didn’t start exactly as Christian Redman — called Maverick in his Army days — had hoped. He was scheduled to leave March 4 from his Parker home with fellow veteran Ray … more

Jack Phillips and Colorado agree to end ongoing state and federal litigation

The Colorado Civil Rights Commission and Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, have agreed to dismiss an ongoing state and federal court litigation. The Colorado Civil Rights … more

Blind skiers hit the slopes in Breckenridge

Lakewood resident Chloe Poston loves to ski.The fifth grader at Rooney Ranch Elementary said her family tries to go skiing every weekend during the winter, but on a most recent weekend, she got to … more

First CBD store opens in Arvada

Bridget Sheils became a believer in the benefits of Cannabidiol (CBD) products after seeing how they helped her husband, Tim, manage anxiety. “He was very against taking anything medically because … more

Arvada family recycles old crayons into new creations

For the past nine months, the Martonosi family in Arvada has been working to keep crayons out of landfills by recycling them into new creations. Kim and Attila Martonosi bought Crazy Crayons and The … more

Man sentenced to 32 years for domestic violence strangulation

Thomas Adam Rojas, 35, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on Feb. 28, where he was sentenced to prison for 32 years for a strangulation assault on his girlfriend. The strangulation caused … more
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