Dr. Colleen Simpson will become Front Range Community College's first Black president

Dr. Colleen Simpson will take the reins of Front Range Community College as their next president after current president Andy Dorsey retires on Aug. 1.  According to a news release from …

Northglenn City Council taps Kondo for vacancy

Northglenn City Council voted unanimously for Richard Kondo to fill the vacancy left by former City Councilor Julie Duran Mullica on May 9.  “There was this energy increase I wanted to …

Ward One needs ears and equity, Garcia says

Eric Garcia sees a lot of similarity between faith organizations and local government. “We serve the same people, day in and day out,” he said. Garcia, Ward One City Councilor for …
Criminalizing drug addiction doesn't decrease overdoses, experts say
As a bill moves through Colorado’s legislature to tighten penalaites on the possession and distribution of fentanyl, experts note the complexities and hardships of addiction.  Coreen …
Thornton appoints Eric Garcia to fill Ward 1 vacancy
Thornton’s council appointed Eric Garcia to fill the Ward 1 vacancy on a 5-3 vote during a special city council meeting on March 8, with City Councilors Karen Bigelow, Kathy Henson and Julia Marvin …
Resident sues over Thornton vacancy
Thornton resident Karin Baker filed a lawsuit in District Court against the city of Thornton, council members and the city manager on March 8 aiming to reverse the vote that declared a vacancy for …
Speakers claim backlash over Uplands review
At Westminster City Council’s Dec. 15 meeting about Uplands, three speakers testified about harassment coming from the Save the Farm group.  Bryan Head, a founding board member of Westminster’s …
Sports
LAKEWOOD -- An hour or so before Riverdale Ridge's Lucas Couron began his state-championship effort in the boys state 4A pole vault May 22 at a brisk Jeffco Stadium, he left. "A lot  of …
LAKEWOOD -- Holy Family's Grayson Arnold wrapped up his prep high-school career in fine fashion. The Baylor University-bound senior took second in both the 200-meter dash and the 100-meter dash …
The Colorado High School Activities Associaiton plans to restart the state track-and-field meet at 2:10 p.m. May 21 at Jeffco Stadium. A late-spring snowstorm forced officials to call of Friday's …
AURORA -- The prospect of poor weather caused a cancellation of the second day of the state track and field meet May 20. In a press statement, CHSAA officials said they are hoping to restart the …
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PHOTOS: Holy Family High School celebrates Class of '22

Holy Family High School in Broomfield hosted graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2022 on May 19. A total of 167 diplomas were awarded.

Life

Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined …

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Voices

Guest Column: The outer you reflects the inner you

Have you ever been around someone in a group setting and suddenly they say something completely out of character or unexpected? And when they realize it, they say or ask something like, “Did my …
Michael Norton

Column: Listening for the voice of grace

So many of you enjoyed the quote I used last week, I thought I would begin this one with another of his quotes, “Graciousness is more than good manners. It is more than courtesy. It is the …
Coming Attractions

Lace up your boogie boots at the Arvada Center

Unexpected duos are one of the keystones of storytelling — it goes back nearly as far as human history. And yet, somehow, we’re still finding ways to give powerful new spins on the trope. Enter …
Coming Attractions

Take a healing trip to ‘Blue Ridge’

Relationships forged under high stress situations are some of the strongest people can create. There’s a reason soldiers who serve in combat bond so deeply. Abby Rosebrock’s “Blue Ridge,” is …
Julie Federico

How to talk to your child to protect them from abuse

April is child abuse prevention month. It is the month set aside to try and end child abuse. Parents have many responsibilities when educating their children about life. One of the most important …
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