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Colorado Democrats push changes to presidential electors

Following Donald Trump's 2016 presidential victory over an opponent who won 3 million more votes, Colorado's Democrat-controlled Legislature is fast-tracking a bill to join other states in casting … more

Performer interprets American treasure Maya Angelou

One of the great African-American figures of the 20th and 21st centuries is Maya Angelou, a poet, writer and speaker of quiet dignity and power. Though we lost her in 2014, her voice lives on in her … more

A film festival with all-natural ingredients

In just three days you can wander the Amazon with its native people, get lost in the forests of India, pop over to Ethiopia for a visit to a lake, then roam among elephants in the Central African … more

Colorado Mountain Club offers path to explore the outdoors

Since its start in 1912, Colorado Mountain Club has connected thousands of Coloradans to skiing buddies, friends to hike with and climbing partners. Colorado Mountain Club has about 6,500 across … more

Colorado Mills Mall and 40 West Arts District team up

Greg Wasil has horses who require hoof care from a farrier. He asked one of the farriers what they do with all the old horseshoes, and Wasil was told that they are recycled. The wheels began to turn … more

Remembering the Coach Irv Brown and his impact in Jeffco

ARVADA — Irv Brown guided Arvada High School’s baseball team to a state championship in the spring of 1964. “I was really lucky to be one of his players on his state championship team. The … more

Staying green on the white stuff

As sustainability becomes an increasingly important aspect of the outdoor recreation industry, one Colorado ski-gear company is making it a goal to offer the most eco-friendly, high-performance skis … more

Woman’s writing gives insight into world of combat service

A slim volume called “Still Coming Home,” an anthology of written works by local military veterans, grew out of the Denver Veterans Writing Workshop, which started in 2014. It was inspired by … more

Poll finds support for public lands protections in the west

Colorado residents continue to support efforts to keep public lands protected and accessible, according to the ninth annual Colorado College State of the Rockies Project Conservation in the West … more

Legislature advances bill to import cheaper drugs in Colorado

Colorado has joined a growing number of states that want to cut certain prescription drug prices by importing licensed drugs from Canada. The idea is central to Democratic Gov. Jared Polis' campaign … more

Lakewood DMV hosting blood drive to help ease shortage

The Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles does more than issue driving tests and licenses. The Lakewood Driver License Office at 1881 Pierce St., also hosts four blood drives a year to help supply … more

Adam's Camp charity basketball game is March 10

For one day in March, fans can forget the usual madness of brackets, upsets and the Final Four and instead be champions who support children and young adults with special needs and their families. … more

Serving Jeffco’s families by providing answers of a death

While they do deal with death every day, the job of a deputy coroner actually has a lot to do with the living. “We provide the families with the answers as of why their loved one died,” said … more

Tariffs undercut Colorado’s economic success

The economic winds are at our backs in Colorado. A 2018 ranking of state economies put us in the top spot, noting the state’s stellar gross domestic product GDP) and job growth, as well as our low … more

Community and Wheat Ridge police team up to ‘make a difference in someone’s life’

In Wheat Ridge, 16 people — from sundown on Jan. 28 to sundown on Jan. 29 — perused the community to conduct an annual Point in Time survey. “It’s important to have an accurate count of what … more

Survey measures homeless in Arvada

The day shelter at The Rising Church in Olde Town Arvada was buzzing the afternoon of Jan. 29 with men and women seeking showers, a meal and a place to shelter from the freezing temperatures. The … more

New healing and recovery center coming to Lakewood

When Candice Fondal was serving in the United States Air Force, she was deployed to Kuwait and Iraq. Somewhere down the line she developed a drinking problem, and it forced her to go to a 14-week … more

Conifer family sues Jeffco Public Schools over handling of anti-Semitism claims

A former West Jefferson Middle School student and her father are suing Jeffco Public Schools over the district’s handling of the family’s anti-Semitism claims. The case, initially filed in the … more

Warren Tech program trains next 911 dispatchers

A new program at Warren Tech is working to address the need for more emergency dispatchers nationwide. The program, held at the north campus at Arvada West High, teaches students the skills to become … more

Peaks to Plains moves forward in Clear Creek

Clear Creek Canyon is already a destination spot for runners, rock climbers, tubers, kayakers, picnickers and anglers. And this list doesn’t event mention the sight-seers and tourists, said Scot … more
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