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A wintry Walk for the Wounded

Already rescheduled from March 26, when the event was canceled due to snow, the April 30 retake of the annual Walk for the Wounded at E.B. Rains Jr. Park didn't turn out much better.
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Adams 12 group delivers news on district needs

It’s about money. And it’s about time. That was the message delivered by the Adams 12 Community Action Network (CAN) April 28 during an informational session at Silver Hills Middle School in Westminster.
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Candlelight vigil to honor fallen officers

As part of National Law Enforcement Week, Northglenn will host its annual candlelight vigil for fallen officers at 7:30 p.m. at E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park, 11800 Community Center Drive.
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Creating the new generation of bookworms

When Golden resident Crystal Vockel caught one of her children re-using homework assignments to get away with not doing extra reading, she knew something had to be done.
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Showcasing Thornton’s best

Hundreds of business owners, city officials and others involved in city commerce gathered in the ballroom of the DoubleTree by Hilton for the 29 annual Thornton Business Appreciation Awards, which recognizes those area businesses that distinguished themselves in 2015.
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People have known about the importance of light for ages. Children all over the world draw suns in their pictures to indicate happiness. We talk about getting …
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USA Triathlon National Team member Summer Cook, formerly from Thornton, recorded her first International Triathlon Union World Cup victory, according to a report published online earlier this month at

Ann Macari Healey’s award-winning column about people, places and issues of everyday life appears every other week. She can be reached at or 303-566-4109.

Jeremy Johnson is a husband, father, writer and runner of Colorado's Front Range. For more trail pictures, find him on Instagram @rudedudejohnson and search #adaddyontherun
Featured Events
Tomorrow, Benet Hill Monastery, 3190 Benet Lane, Colorado Springs, CO
Saturday, Lake Arbor Park, 6400 Pomona Dr., Arvada, CO
Saturday, Skyview Campus Auditorium, 8990 York Street, Thornton, Colorado
May 10, Bitto Bistro, 14697 Delaware St, Westminster, Colorado