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Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman speaks Oct. 17 at a candidates’ forum hosted by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and the Aurora Association of Realtors at the Radisson Hotel in Aurora.
Election 2018

Congressional District 6 candidates get combative at forum

With less than three weeks left before Election Day, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman and Democratic challenger Jason Crow went for the political jugular at a forum that saw attacks on credibility as much as …

Paralyzing illness spurs search for medical clues

U.S. health officials recently reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern. At least 62 cases have been confirmed …
Webster

Webster set for trial in road rage shooting

The Colorado Springs man accused of shooting a mother and killing her teenage son last summer in the parking lot of an 80th and Sheridan dentist office will stand trial, Adams County Judge Don Quick …

Flash Philanthropy comes to Adams County

If it’s true that charity is not just about the recipient but that the act of giving and being involved is just as important for those who are giving, Rick Sierra and Adams County’s Guys Who Give …

Philanthropy Day honorees announced

National Philanthropy Day in Colorado celebrates giving, volunteering and charitable engagement. The day highlights the contribution that philanthropy, and those involved in the philanthropic …
Education

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 …
Attendees at Aviation Day got a chance to tour a C130 plane from the United States Air Force.

Prepping students for takeoff

The weather showed glimpses of fall with cooler temperatures in the forecast, but that didn’t stop students from attending Aviation Day at the United Airlines Tech Ops Facility near Denver …
Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis, left, and Walker Stapleton both spoke a tthe Sept. 24 event.

Gubernatorial candidates talk education

School funding, achievement gaps, tax breaks and educating a diverse group of students were all topics Colorado gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton weighed in on Sept. 24 when …
An early September storm caused flooding at Wheat Ridge High School.

$567 million bond would improve security, buildings, programs

A key part of the $1.3 billion that Jeffco Public Schools says it needs to bring outdated district buildings up to structural and educational standards and to address continuing population growth …

Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison take a question from State Sen. Rachel Zenzinger during Westminster’s State of the City luncheon Aug. 29 at the Church Ranch Event Center.

Officials urge strong bond between schools, business

Officials from three Metro North school districts all made the same point to Westminster businesses Aug. 29 — we’re trying to craft your future employees, but we need your help. “What our …
Business
Archery Games Denver is the action-packed experience that combines archery and dodgeball.

Archery meets dodgeball in Arvada

Think dodgeball, but played with bows and foam-tipped arrows in an indoor arena. That’s the premise behind Archery Games Denver, which opened in Arvada the weekend of Sept. 15. The action-packed …
James Goodchild stands at the entrance of Lights Out! Escape Rooms and Social Lounge. Although horror-themed, the venue is not a haunted house and emphasis is put on solving the puzzles, rather than scare factor.

Quirky combinations are unique attractions for area businesses

The Denver metro area has it all — diverse entertainment in spectacular venues; vast shopping options from big box retail to small, family-owned businesses; and a variety of dining establishments. …
Tricia Chinn Campbell at an event with Mom's Night Out Productions. Chinn Campbell first started doing events for moms two years ago as a way to meet more people in the community.

Meet your neighbors: Tricia Chinn Campbell

Being a mom is a full-time job, but sometimes it's nice to get away from the house and hang out with other adults — even if it's just for a little while. When Tricia Chinn Campbell first saw the …
Thornton Mayor Heidi Williams makes a point at a press conference in support of Proposition 110, an issue on the Nov. 6 ballot that would increase sales taxes to pay for transportation projects. Broomfield City Councilor Kevin Kreeger, center, and Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison are behind Williams.

Metro North cities tout transportation sales tax

Representatives from four Metro North cities spoke out in favor of a proposed sales tax for transportation measure on November’s statewide ballot. “There is a lot of need for it, and this will …

Greg Moss, president and CEO of Metro North Chamber of Commerce, right, visits with Vince Aragon, Thornton’s sponsorship and marketing coordinator, at a VIP breakfast before the official Sept. 27 opening of the new Denver Premium Outlet mall in Thornton.

Celebrating and shopping at new Thornton mall

Every store in the new Denver Premium Outlet might not have been open when developers and city officials cut the ribbon Sept. 27 — but most of them were. “We were actually farther along than we …
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