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Snow day for much of the Denver metro area

Denver metro area schools will largely be closed on Monday, Oct. 26, due to the low temperatures and snow accumulation caused by the recent storm. Read on for details to individual districts.
Thornton on track to hire new chief
Work replacing Police Chief Randy Nelson should wrap up before the end of September as the city decides between three candidates — law enforcement professionals from Arizona, Milwaukee 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 lowers limit on gatherings to 10 people, down from 25 in many counties

Roughly a month after raising the limit for personal gatherings in some metro Denver counties to 25 people, Colorado has cut that number back down to 10 for the vast majority of counties in the …

Life

Molly Brown museum brings gothic horror to life

For my money, gothic horror — which blends elements of romance, emotion and terror together — is the most subtle and rewarding kind of scary story. Over the years, authors like Edgar Allen Poe, …

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Sports

Lightning comes out on top

The Legacy Lightning improved their record with a hard-fought battle against rival Horizon Oct. 16 in an empty the Adams 12 North stadium. Horizon led 14-7 going in to the half, but Legacy was able …

Voices

Letter to the Editor:" Not drinking the Uplands Kool-Aid

Not drinking the Uplands Kool-Aid Regarding Bill Christopher’s Oct. 8 piece (“What is `Uplands Community Collective’ and what can it do?”), I take issue with Handlin and Kornacki’s vision. …

Letter to the Editor: Mason a leader with integrity

Brian Mason a leader with intergrity I’ve known Brian for 30 years. What was true then, remains true today; Brian is committed to serving his community, works hard for causes he believes in and …

Letter to the Editor: Gardner unfathomable

Gardner unfathomable Cory Gardner said in May it would be “unfathomable” for the Senate to refuse to take action on coronavirus relief passed by the House. Now, Mitch McConnell says Senate …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Why these times are the times to remember

There are certainly plenty of reasons for us to want 2020 to be a distant memory. The pandemic, the heartache of lives lost, the impact it had on our family and friends who suffered and recovered, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

For curly bulbs, there’s no light at the end of the tunnel

One of our curly light bulbs burned out. Realizing I didn’t have a replacement, I went to a hardware store. They were out of curly light bulbs too. “Yes, we’re out.” “For how long?” …
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