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Putting faith to work

Since the late 1990s, Stan Brown and his wife, Tami, have been teaching Kazakhstani farmers to grow apples and other fruit trees. The Browns live in Castle Rock now, but they lived full-time in Kazakhstan until 2010. Stan returns to the Central …
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Childcare alternatives

Federica Foltmann snuck around her living room couch on a recent afternoon in her Castle Pines home. Hiding around the corner was the 6-year-old girl she nannies. When Foltmann caught up, the shy but curious girl buried her face into …
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Democrats fare well in commissioners' races in Adams County

It was a good night for Democrats in Adams County on Tuesday, as candidates from the political party won a pair of races for county commissioner, and another one of the party's candidate was holding …
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NORTHGLENN, THORNTON GET SPOOKY

Trick-or-treaters were welcome visitors during two separate events in Northglenn and Thornton last Saturday evening. In Northglenn, youngsters were invited to the high school for the 18th annual Safe Streets Halloween event, sponsored by the …
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What a Northglenn teacher learned at space camp

Earlier this summer, a couple hundred teachers got to pretend they were astronauts. Northglenn High School’s Mike Cengia was among them. Cengia teaches math and engineering at Northglenn High, a school with a robust STEM program. STEM — …
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    • STEM Lab student shares secrets of his success

      When 10-year-old Jack Bonneau, of Broomfield, asked his parents for a Lego Star Wars Death Star set in 2014, they told him, sure, he could get it. But he’d have to raise the $400 for the toy on his own. “(My parents) said, ‘Why don’t you …

    • Mapleton school district tax measure wins approval

      A tax measure to improve buildings in the Mapleton School District north of Denver has been approved — and narrowly avoided a recount — in unofficial final returns. The district’s $150 million bond measure was too close to call, and the …

    • Adams County Commissioners award $5.8 million in open space grants

      As a result of the voter-approved Open Space Sales Tax, the Adams County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) awarded $5.8 million in open space grants for nine projects during today’s public hearing. Funding for this grant cycle came from revenues from …

    • Disappointment over Gold Line delay

      The 11-mile Gold Line commuter rail connecting Denver Union Station to Wheat Ridge, via Arvada and Adams County, was expected to be completed this fall, but RTD officials now say it won't open until next year. “Everyone is anxious to get this …

    • Rocky Flats health survey documents health concerns

      Preliminary results of a survey to determine whether people who lived downwind from the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant are at risk for unusual illnesses showed reasons for concern and further study. “Everyone is asking, is there a …