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Faith Bochert, 16, left, and Talia Rotella, 17, are juniors at Mountain Range High School’s High School of Business and represent the school at DECA business competitions.

High school business students get ‘a jumpstart on life’

Westminster’s newest entrepreneurs are self-motivated and tech-savvy — and they’re also students at Mountain Range High School. Juniors in the school’s branch of the National High School of …
Democratic candidates Steve D’Orisio, left, Faith Winter, center and Emma Pinter, monitor election night results during an Adams County Democratic Party watch, at C.B. & Potts restaurant in Westminster, November 6. D’Orisio and Pinter won seats as Adams County Commissioners, while Winter was elected to the Colorado State Senate.

Blue wave is complete in Adams County

Adams County Democrats say campaign teamwork helped them sweep into office in Novembers general ballot. We just did a full campaign and we knocked on thousands of doors,” said Emma Pinter, the …

New zoning changes would allow accessory dwelling units

With the final draft of Northglenn’s updated zoning law on its way, city council members and residents have expressed similar expectations for the zoning changes they would like to see. Residents …
Honor guard and bugler from American Legion Post #22, Northglenn, march away from the front of the Northglenn Community Center, following a 21-gun salute in observance of Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Though most of the ceremonies were conducted indoors due to Sunday’s snowstorm, attendees and participants briefly gathered outside for the traditional salute and playing of taps. This year’s Veterans Day marked the 100th anniversary of the armistice in Europe, ending World War I.

Northglenn Veterans Day: The Eleventh day of the eleventh month

Snow flurries Sunday couldn’t stop the City of Northglenn’s annual Veterans Day Commemoration, but they did move them indoors. The American Legion Post 22 honor guard led the procession and …

Paramedics and firefighters load actors portraying shooting victims into ambulances.

‘We want to be ready when the worst happens’

Law enforcement, firefighters and paramedics are training side-by-side this month, part of an effort to coordinate and streamline emergency response to mass shootings. Hosted by South Metro Fire …
Education

Discussion of future Jeffco visual arts school leaves unanswered questions

After an hour of presentation and discussion with the Jefferson County Board of Education and the planning committee for a future Jeffco School of Art and Design Nov. 1, questions were left …
Mountain Range senior Mindy Blas helps Legacy High School senior Kiki Howell from her chair, part of an occupational therapy session Oct. 30 at St. Anthony North Health Campus. The students, all attending Adams 12’s Bollman Tech, have been touring hospital departments to help become familiar with the operation.

Hospital program seeks to hone students’ focus

Mindy Blas knew for a long time that she wanted to work in a hospital, but a familiarity program sponsored by St. Anthony’s North Health campus has helped her zero in on just where where. “I knew …
Students at Vivian Elementary in 2016 work on learning how to use sign language to perform “A Whole New World” from the Disney animated musical, “Aladdin.”

Criticism and counterpoints about $567 million Jeffco bond

Critics of the Jefferson County Public School’s $567 million bond measure on the November ballot say the improvements to laid out in the capital improvement plan are unclear, not fair to all …
Golden Golden

Riverdale principal goes to Washington

Kristin Golden, principal at Riverdale Elementary in Thornton, knew she was meant to be an educator - even when she was in the first grade. With that goal always in her mind, Golden has gone on to …

Being an adult is hard work

Adulting has become a popular term that means “the practice of behaving in a way characteristic of a responsible adult,” according to the Oxford Living dictionary. That can include holding down a …
Business

Oil and gas well application filed for near Rocky Flats

An oil and gas company is asking for state permits to drill near a former nuclear weapons plant in Colorado, but it’s unclear whether any of the wells would extend under the site. Highlands Natural …
The outside of Localhost Arena. While still under construction, the arena is set to open toward the end of the month, or the beginning of December.

New esports arena set to open up in Lakewood

The esports, or competitive video gaming industry is starting to blow up all across the world. Celebrities like Drake and Michael Jordan have invested in the industry, and even owners of professional …
Hidden Doors owner Peggy Reed peeks out from one of her designs room hidden by a normal-looking bookshelf.

Hidden doors firm offers more than meets the eye

There’s nothing wrong with having a little fun with your home furnishings - or your business, according to entrepreneur Peggy Reed. Reed was kindergarten teacher for 14 years and a real estate …
The Silhouettes use their bodies and shadows to create a tree during one of their performances.

Silhouettes find a new home in Westminster

Most Americans are familiar with the iconic images of the White House or Mt. Rushmore but not many have seen these historical images replicated using live performers and shadows. Unless they’ve …

The Amazon 4-Star store is made up of products with at least four-star ratings. Some products are curated specifically to products that trend well online in the area.

Amazon 4-star store opens at Park Meadows

Shoppers can go from browsing the latest technology to cookware to the hottest books in one brief stroll around the Amazon 4-Star outlet store, the newest attraction at Park Meadows mall in Lone …
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