Northglenn considers heavy truck zone
A plan to limit the heaviest delivery trucks to a few of Northglenn’s busier streets left City Councilors skeptical but willing to give it a try. “I appreciate what you’ve done, I’m just not …
Snow helped slow forest fires, not stop them
North Metro Lieutenant Mike Anderson said the impact the snow that closed out October had on the fires plaguing Colorado was quick and obvious. “Across the board, it helps,” he said. Anderson and …

Responding to COVID, caterer finds an answer in pie

When Angela Ray started her catering business, Taste the Love Cooking, in 2015, weathering a global pandemic was not on her mind. The Kansas City, Mo. native simply missed home. “I was flying home …

Thornton plan seeks to trim energy use

A Thornton effort to create a more resilient community through energy advances is kicking off with work to create an energy vision and goals for the next 10 years and beyond. The city worked with …

Westminster schedules water utility reviews
Westminster’s deep dive into the water utilities, water rates and how costs are figured out will kick off Oct. 8 with the first of a series of virtual meetings. “Our facilitator has proposed an …
Sports

Legacy takes nine-inning thriller over Mountain Range

If there is one word to sum up the Sept. 22 matchup against Mountain Range (6-8) and Legacy (9-3) softball, it would be wild. Tallying 10 runs apiece in the first three innings, the scoring may have …

News

Colorado Legislature eyes small-business, housing relief

As Gov. Jared Polis announced a new round of coronavirus-related restrictions that harken back to the kinds of orders Coloradans saw near the start of the pandemic, the governor announced he would …

Life

Sharing ‘Daddy Bruce’s’ story this holiday season

If you’ve been in the Denver metro area for a while, there’s a good chance you’ve come across the name Bruce Randolph at least one or twice. You might recognize it as a street name, the name of …

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Sports

Looking hard for good things as a hard year ends

As people like to say, time flies — especially for some of us. The past eight months have obviously dragged along with the COVID-19 pandemic, but Thanksgiving is here and it’s time for all of us …

Voices
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Behavior clears path and motivation follows

One question that I seem to be getting more of these days is around motivation. Not only are people asking how to get motivated, but they are also asking how they can stay motivated. “People often …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Going forward and looking back

It won’t be long before we’ll start to see trees strapped to cars and colored lights outlining houses; maybe a few front lawn inflatables; countless advertisements; and familiar holiday songs. …
Norton
Winning Words

The pebble, the ripple, the current or the wave

Sometimes it is the current or the wave that gets all the attention, but maybe we can first begin by talking about the pebble and the ripple, and even our own role as either one in the creation of …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Seems like the future wasn’t worth the wait

Wanting an additional serving of “thin gruel,” plucky parish workhouse resident Oliver Twist pleaded “Please, sir, I want some more.” To paraphrase the indigent lad, “Please, sir, I don’t …
Norton
Winning Words

We can handle whatever happens next

In the words of Forrest Gump: “My mom always said that life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” The one thing that separates a good movie or mystery from a great …
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