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High school drag races keep things moving

High school students are encouraged to “push the pedal to the metal” as they push their vehicles to the limits during the competition at the May 28 All American High School Drag Races at … more

Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform

In a work season buoyed up by unforeseen revenue, Colorado lawmakers passed a deal to put more money toward the state's deep transportation needs, gave the green light to a last-minute compromise on … more

Thumbs down for ThorntonFest

A dire weekend forecast has forced the City of Thornton to cancel the 2018 edition of Thorntonfest. It’s the second year running the weather has forced cancellation of the festival. The event was scheduled for Saturday, May 19. more

Who will referee billion-dollar sports betting industry?

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of gambling on pro and college … more

Number of Americans who vape is down, study shows

New research shows 1 in 7 U.S. adults have tried electronic cigarettes. That's an increase but it's offset by a small decline in the number currently using the devices. About 3 percent of adults were … more

Yesterday’s achievement is tomorrow’s success

One of the greatest pieces of advice that I ever received came from a great friend and mentor earlier in my life. He actually gave me two pieces of advice wrapped up in one life-changing … more

The funny thing about humor is how often it isn’t funny

An ice cream truck used to appear every day at the parks where I played when I was a kid. Its infectious little tune made my mouth water. I think now it would drive me to distraction. On each side of … more

Golfer demonstrates unpredictability of game

It’s been said many times that golf is an unpredictable sport that requires plenty of mental grit. For myself, golf has always been pretty predictably bad, with a few good shots and holes but very … more

Kelly has chance to win Broncos' backup quarterback job

Not even the signing of free agent Case Keenum could keep the Broncos from staging yet another quarterback competition this offseason. This time it's a battle for the backup job. After bypassing a … more

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed … more

Denver Comic Con survival guide

For first-timers or the uninitiated in the world of comic conventions, Denver’s annual Comic Con can be an intimidating experience. The sprawling event, which is June 15-17 this year, brings upward … more

SPARK wins awards from Society of Professional Journalists

Anythink Libraries earned awards April 20 at the Colorado Society of Professional Journalists Top of the Rockies contest for its magazine SPARK. The annual judged contest highlights excellence in … more

Tigers win tourney opener

Holy Family quickly scored a goal, added to the lead and recorded a 5-1 win in the May 9 game against Elizabeth in the first round of the state Class 4A Girls soccer playoffs. “Our team played well … more

Morsels galore at Food Truck Carnival

Northglenn’s third annual Food Truck Carnival kicked off to a sunny start May 11 in the area surrounding the city’s Community Center, with steady crowds showing up to sample the fare at more than … more

ROAD kicks off summer CarFit schedule

An educational program that offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles fit them returns again this summer. CarFit events bring trained technicians to work with … more

Stand off

Highlands Ranch first baseman Sean Arnold prepares to tag out Legacy’s Chase Esplin during a successful pick-off play, in a first round CHSAA 5A playoff game at Legacy High School in Broomfield May … more

Baseball tournament raises money for Komen Colorado

More than 225 baseball teams decked out in pink will converge on Clapper Field to support Komen Colorado. Thunder Baseball League presents its seventh annual CABA Colorado baseball tournament June … more

As the legislative clock runs out, the devil is in the details

Last week our State Legislature finished its 2018 legislative session. Whether they wanted to stop or not, midnight on May 9 was the bewitching hour!! As usual, our coy legislators waited until the … more

No sweat: You don’t need a gym to get your exercise

Something clicked when I woke up this morning and I remembered this is my favorite time of the year. I love this time of year because some of my favorite foods are arriving at the peak of ripeness in … more

Hospital grounds bearing fruit

Some of the green space around St. Anthony North Health Campus has been converted to community gardens, giving residents with a lack of space a chance to practice their green thumb. “The reason … more
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