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Mammogram follow-ups can be fraught with fear

It could have been a luxury spa day. Five women sat gathered in a small waiting room, clad in purple smocks with pink trim, listening to soft music and indulging in individual-sized snacks of cookies … more

Embracing the process at Empire Fitness

For brother-and-sister fitness trainers Jeremy and Amanda Weber, transformation is the goal. But it’s also the story of their lives. The pair opened Empire Fitness at 6080 W. 92nd Ave. in … more

At Westgate School, a path to safer walking

Neighbors and students at Thornton’s Westgate Community School will get new sidewalks, safer pedestrian crossings and a lower school-zone speed limit thanks to money from the state’s Safe Routes … more

Targeting invaders in Westminster’s open space

It’s not the best time to be a Russian Olive tree living somewhere among Westminster’s acres of open space — especially along Big Dry Creek. Brendan Close, the parks specialist for … more

Northglenn seeks to replace ‘piecemeal’ zoning rules

City officials hope a modern set of zoning rules will help tee Northglenn for future economic development while preserving the part of the community residents like. “If you look at the housing … more

Celebrating Arbor Day

What does it mean to be a Tree City USA? The Arbor Day Foundation's Tree City USA program began in 1976. Since then, more than 3,400 communities across the U.S. have become a Tree City. In Colorado, … more

New in Hurry

Westminster seeks open-space tales for signs The City of Westminster, Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department is looking for short stories, poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction to publish on its … more

State Sen. Kagan formally accused of harassment

Two Republican state senators have accused state Sen. Daniel Kagan of being inside a restroom for female legislators and staff at the state Capitol, one filing a formal sexual-harassment complaint … more

Heroin Impact Project to target drug dealers

James “Sandy” Winnefeld, a retired Navy admiral, lost his son, a University of Denver student, to an overdose of fentanyl-laced heroin last September. His story gained widespread attention … more

Marijuana extract being eyed for U.S. medical market

A closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said April 17. British … more

Colorado could be in for worst fire season in years

Forecasts indicate Colorado could be in for its worst wildfire year since the historic fire seasons of 2012 and 2013, leading Gov. John Hickenlooper and fire officials to warn residents to do their … more

E-470 board votes to eliminate vehicle registration fee

Colorado motorists who live in counties in which E-470 vehicle registration fees have been imposed no longer will be assessed those fees. The E-470 Board of Directors unanimously voted April 12 to … more

Teachers protest funding gap, some PERA changes at Capitol

Performances of teachers singing a 1980s rock hit in protest have swept the nation — from Oklahoma to West Virginia to Kentucky — and now, the show came to Colorado. “We're not gonna take it … more

Food banks see donations drop as need stays steady

Despite a strong economy and low unemployment, need is staying steady at Denver-area food banks. At the same time, some food banks are seeing donations beginning to slip, and looming government … more

New Senior Hub director named

The Senior Hub has named Stephanie Knight, a former director of an Alzheimer’s care facility and head of the Better Buisness Bureau in Alabama, as its new Executive Director. Knight brings 18 years … more

Thornton native earns achievement medal

Lt. Annicka Weber, of Thornton, was awarded with the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. Weber served at the Center for Information Training for three years and made a significant impact during … more

Northglenn-Thornton Sentinel among Colorado Community Media papers to win awards

Colorado Community Media received 47 excellence in journalism awards, including 26 first-place honors and the Editorial Sweepstakes prize for the second year in a row for the Littleton Independent, … more

Belief matters for Westminster sex assault campaign

A new Westminster promotional program has one goal -- to get people, when confronted with a reported victim of sexual assault, to offer support instead of questions. “If some one came up to you and … more

Northglenn-Thornton News in a Hurry

Northglenn City Council honors young residents Northglenn City Councilors honored 26 teens at their Feb. 26 meeting for overcoming hardship and achieving success. The teens were all nominated to the … more

Reach Center celebrates volunteers

Work with Westminster Citizen Police Alumni center made the Nancy McNally the the Community Reach Center’s latest Ciancio Distinguished Service award. McNally was among a host of local volunteers … more
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