Class of 2020, Metro North: Together, apart
We asked local high school graduating seniors to complete a questionnaire online and printed excerpts in the May 28 editions. Here are their full edited answers.
Westminster issues mask order

Residents and visitors to Westminster are now required to wear masks in public, City Councilors voted May 11. The city becomes one of a growing list of municipalities requiring people to cover their …

Reuse program aims to meet demand for N95 masks

As it turns out, smeared makeup and lip balm might be the only things standing in the way of a 20-fold increase in the country’s supply of N95 masks. Bartosz Koszowski is the site manager at the …

Westminster nurses’ experience in NJ ER offers perspective on COVID-19

Emergency room nurse Katie Adkins said she was reluctant to tell any specific stories from her three weeks working in a New Jersey emergency room, treating dying COVID-19 patients. It’s not that …

Thornton names deputy chief to fill top police job

Thornton Police will elevate Deputy Chief Cliff Brown, making him the interim chief beginning June 2. Brown will temporarily replace Police Chief Randy Nelson, who announced his retirement effective …

Adams County slates June 2 reopening

Adams County will reopen most government offices June 2 while it transitions to a four day week. All county offices shut down beginning March 12, part of the government’s response to COVID-19. In …

News

Vote to split United Methodist Church postponed

This May, the United Methodist Church was slated to end 50 years of disagreement over the role of LGBTQ people in the church. But because of the pandemic, which postponed a scheduled vote to …

Life

In digital form, Vail Film Festival connects audiences and stories

During the COVID-19 quarantine, most of us have become exceedingly comfortable with foregoing the movie theater experience and streaming films from our couch. As familiar as that’s becoming, it’s …

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Sports

It's official: Spring sports seasons are canceled

It was an announcement that was expected. Colorado High School Activities Association Commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green revealed on April 22 in a statement to athletes, coaches, administrators, …

Voices
WINNING WORDS

Hope and encouragement by only sharing the good stuff

Very early on as we became reliant on computers and technology, software engineers and people in the information technology world quickly recognized that the value of the data being fed into the …
QUIET DESPERATION

Channel-surfing once was an exercise in mobility

Eugene Polley, the inventor of the first wireless remote control for television, died on May 12, 2012, at the age of 96. His wife found him in the family room between the couch cushions. High on just …

Editorial Cartoon for May 28

Quiet Desperation

What’s the bad word? The gall’s in your court

I am accepting nominations for the first annual Like It Or Not List of Banished Words from the Queen’s English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness. My list shamelessly but gratefully …
Norton

A powerful little book of big quotes

As many of you know, I was the former president of the Zig Ziglar Organization. And many of the life lessons I learned from Mr. Ziglar show up in my writings and in my trainings and keynotes. Several …
Editorial Cartoon

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