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This week, sit in on my conversation with second-term Northglenn Mayor Joyce Downing, the affable longtime public servant with more than 25 years serving between City Council and the city’s highest-ranking position. Downing, who set up shop in Northglenn a year before the city was incorporated in 1969, reflects on the changes in the nearly 50 years she’s called Northglenn home, while looking fondly forward at what’s to come for the bustling North Metro suburb currently experiencing some serious growth. more
In his last speech before his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr. famously said he had been to the top of the mountain and seen the Promised Land. He also warned his audience he may not get there with them. This prescience wasn’t out of … more
It is not uncommon for Muslims to gather after early morning Saturday prayer at a mosqueto share a potluck breakfast. Food can be as simple as croissants and cream cheese. But someone always brings something. And “we all sit around in a … more
How can we strengthen families so children can be successful? The American Society for Positive Care of Children and the Strengthening Families programs find developing social and emotional health is as important as reading to children every … more
When I was growing up, my first foray into the realm of fiction was C.S.Lewis’ “The Chronicles of Narnia.” I loved it — a group of young people who get whisked away to a magical land where they meet mythical creatures, seek adventure, … more
It's a big day for the aging race-track regular, “Champagne” Charlie. The sixth race is named in his honor — and he decides to bet his entire savings, a meager amount, on a long-shot horse at his local track near Philadelphia. “The … more
Budding environmentalists who attend Avid4 Adventure's overnight Colorado Mountain Camp at Windy Peak, near Bailey, will add the Leave No Trace principles to their outdoor skills as they hike, rock-climb, kayak, mountain-bike, raft and learn about … more
Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin calls herself an old soul: To her, the simple things matter most. A cup of hot tea after a long day. A good book. A dinner and a movie on her own. “I’m very much a homebody,” the 20-year-old … more
Coloradans love their dogs! They work and play with us in every kind of weather all year long. As wonderful as this is, winter can present some unique challenges, especially for senior dogs with mobility issues or sore, arthritic joints. If you … more
Denver ballet company and dance school Ballet Ariel will perform the classic “Peter and the Wolf,” along with other dances, at 7 p.m. March 19 at the D.L. Parsons Theatre at the Northglenn Recreation Center, 11801 Community Center Drive. A … more
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