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It is with great pleasure that I highlight the many accomplishments for the City of Thornton in 2013. The city is seeing significant advancements with the creation of the 144th Avenue Redevelopment Area and opening of Cabela’s as the anchor … more
During this time of year it’s hard to flip through the channels and not see a Christmas movie on the television. Whether it’s the classics like “A Christmas Story” or “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” or more modern movies like “The Polar … more
After the horror that hit Arapahoe High School on Dec. 13, it's natural to look for answers. Why did Karl Pierson do it? Why Claire Davis? Why this community? So many questions, so much pain. The … more
As Anna Sutterer crowded with 25 other students in the darkened corner of her AP Lit class, the words of the hymn she sings every Sunday at church — “Praise God from whom all blessings flow” — tumbled through her mind. Shots had just … more
In a brief moment of Internet connectivity while traveling in Nepal a couple of weeks ago, I glimpsed headlines reporting that state Sen. Evie Hudak had resigned rather than face a possible recall election. Before I left, I’d seen banners … more
Imagine a night in which a moon that is just shy of full gives off a silver light that gets diffused through the billion water droplets which make up a layer of thin, high clouds. Enshrouded in that soft light, then further imagine that this night … more
Almost 13 percent of Coloradans live below the poverty level, according to the most recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. That’s better than the national rate of more than 14 percent, but it’s still much too high. This time of year, the … more
The story is the same but the presentation is quite different. The musical version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” has very little spoken dialogue. Instead the presentation is reminiscent of “Les Miz,” as my grandson pointed out to … more
I have a favorite bike ride that I try to do a couple times each week during the summer. It’s not a really long one, and it’s not up a mountain or anything crazy like that, but it challenges me. I get a good workout and a good rush of speed out … more
Now I am not referring to breaking records like the most touchdowns thrown in a season, home runs hit in a career, or breaking the 3.43-minute mile. Nor am I referring to breaking other records recognized by Guinness World Records. The only … more
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