Teen guilty in 2017 murder of Kiaya Campbell
The now 17-year-old accused of killing a 10-year-old Thornton girl in 2017 pleaded guilty on Feb. 1. Aidan Zellmer, 17, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree murder after deliberation in the …

Snow no reason to not Bike to Work in winter

Whether Feb. 8 is a typical Colorado day full of sunshine or a typical Colorado day full of snow, more than 1,000 Coloradans have committed to riding their bike to work as part of the Seventh Annual …

Historic ski areas subject of documentary
A Colorado documentary that looks at the history of three small but historic Colorado ski areas will get a featured presentation in Northglenn Feb. 8. The film “Abandoned” will be shown on the …

Hawks dominate at Mountain Range

Horizon High School’s women’s basketball improved 7-1 in league play Feb. 2 with an impressive win over rivals Mountain Range. The Hawks dominated the Mustangs 70-21. They now have an overall …

Rocky Flats workers invited to benefits luncheon
Former Rocky Flats workers that may qualify for federal health benefits are invited to an informational luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Feb.13 at the Golden Corral Buffet, 9751 Grant St. in Thornton. The …

Thornton bull rider to be inducted into hall of fame

Charlie Sampson, of Thorton, will be inducted into the Bull Riding Hall of Fame in May. The Bull Riding Hall of Fame recognizes and commemorates the legends of the sport. The fifth annual induction …

Reach Center puts out call for nominees
The Community Reach Center is once again accepting nominations for the Mary Ciancio Memorial Distinguished Service Award, an award and dinner that focuses on outstanding community volunteers. To …
News

Jeffco schools plans 1:1 device roll out

In August Jeffco Public Schools will begin getting a touchscreen device into the hands of every student, from fifth grade and up. The initiative will take four years to implement for all fifth-12th …

Life

Tension never leaves play on area stage

The flat Black Box Theatre thrust stage at the Arvada Center is crowded with furniture: beds, a table, chairs, a chest, as the audience is seated for a performance of the remarkable “The Diary of …

Sports

Arenado, Rockies looking to sustain recent success

The season remains weeks away and already Nolan Arenado hit one out of the park. With his record-setting deal anyway. It could be the start of that kind of year for the Colorado Rockies All-Star …

Voices

Editorial Cartoon for Feb. 14

David Severance

Is your teen part of the vaping craze?

Think back to less than 15 years ago, when it was common to walk out of a store or restaurant and be met with the unmistakable smell of cigarette smoke. It was a time when nearly 21 of every 100 …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Noticing what we notice and looking for the good

Have you ever noticed what it is that you are actually paying attention to? For me, I recently realized that I was focusing on what was right in front of me and had lost a little of my peripheral …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Sadly, there’s no such thing as an influencer vaccine

Jennifer said, “I watched a great documentary about the Fyre Festival.” I am systematically out of touch, with the hope and intention of keeping it that way. I told her I didn’t know what she …

Editorial cartoon for Feb. 7, 2019

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