Adams County gas rule review continues
From gas well neighbor Christine Nyholm’s perspective, Adams County doesn’t need to be in a big hurry to adopt new oil and gas regulations — at least until new state rules come out. “You need …
Daylight Magic at Northglenn's Magic Fest
The daylight hours were for kids and family Aug. 17 at Northglenn's Community Center as the third annual Magic Fest opened again. Bounce houses and Harry Potter-themed attractions joined sleight of …

Thornton football gaining traction under second-year coach

Prior to last season’s first win Sept. 21 against Littleton, Thornton football had fallen in 18-straight contests dating back to Oct. 1, 2016. With passionate Thornton alum and second-year head …

Westminster wants your creativity while you sweat

Advocates of running will tell you that the sport inspires creativity and that once your feet have pounded out two or three miles, you achieve a `flow state’ — where thoughts are clear and ideas …


Consistency key for Mountain Range football

What could have been better for a first-year head coach than a 3-1 start? Not much, but a 0-6 end to the 2018 season has Todd Riccio and his Mustangs eager to solve what went sideways down the …


Robbie's Hope develops handbook on how to talk to teens

In today's world of monthly active shooter drills at schools, social media, and an unrelenting 24-hour news cycle, the pressures teenagers face are, in many ways, unrelatable to most adults. With all …


Joystick jockeys not just fooling around in the Denver area

n esports or competitive video game player is like a Formula 1 driver, says James Love. He says every reaction in the two sports demands intense, unbroken focus, and adds that esports athletes …


Mental health added to coaches’ mission

Colorado High School Activities Association commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green called it a very bold stance. The CHSAA Board of Directors in June approved a Mental Health Initiative that mandates all …


Editorial Cartoon for Aug. 22

With new budget, fiscal responsibility is out the window

It’s always easy to spend someone else’s money. The U.S. Congress has got it down pat with both parties to blame this time. If you hadn’t noticed, they were at their “best” so to speak last …
Winning Words

Managing the game clock for greater success

Is it our time management skills that need a little work, or is the enemy time compression? “Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week” — Anonymous How true. And we all know what the …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Views from an expert in the laughingstock market

I could give a two-day seminar on the No. 2 pencil, but I couldn’t have an intelligent two-minute conversation about the stock market. Those words — “stock market” — have intimidated me …

Editorial Cartoon for Aug. 15

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