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Front Range League wrestling tournament comes to Prairie View HS

The Front Range League wrestling tournament will be at Prairie View High School Friday, Jan. 27. It's a daylong event featuring teams from Boulder, Brighton, Broomfield, Erie, Fairview, Fort …

Learning he could succeed key for Brighton sculptor

Yanney Channal was tired of being told he couldn't do it. But now the self-taught artist and sculptor from Brighton is placing three of his sculptures around the metro area, claiming the  top …

High-school officials’ fees to increase

The long, sought-after pay increases for high-school game officials are officially in play. The Colorado High School Activities Association’s legislative council, which makes CHSAA’s …

CHSAA approves slight change to Sunday contact rules

DENVER – The Colorado High School Activities Association changed the rules for Sunday contact between coaches and student-athletes Jan. 24. The association’s legislative council, the …

Sheriff, family remember Heath Gumm

Family members and first responders filled the plaza outside of the Adams County sheriff's department offices in Brighton Jan. 24 to memorialize one of their own who died five years …

Boys basketball: Stargate captures win over The Academy 

THORNTON – The Stargate high school boys basketball team held off a tenacious squad from The Academy on Salute To Service Night to pick up its seventh victory of the year.  The Eagles …

Stargate says 'thank you' to front-line workers

Riverdale Ridge's Hague, Legacy's Funk place at Top of the Rockies wrestling tournament

LAFAYETTE -- Riverdale Ridge's AJ Hague placed third at 120 pounds at the Top of the Rockies wrestling tournament at Centaurus High School. His only loss was in the semifinals, a 3-2 decision …

CHSAA signs partnership with Children’s Colorado

AURORA – The Colorado High School Activities Association and Children’s Hospital combined to bring educational services from the hospital to CHSAA member schools. New Commissioner Mike …
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Emotional learning through the fine arts, and how it's helping healthcare workers

For the past 20 years, talk of addressing mental health issues within the healthcare industry circled around without much emphasis. That’s beginning to change, and it’s starting with the fine arts. 

Sock It To 'EM

When two friends joined forces to donate socks to homeless shelters in January 2012, they had no idea it would lead them on a path to creating a nonprofit that has collected nearly one million pairs …

Inner city kids take to the slopes

Coloradans can always look to the West and see the mountains in the distance, but for some who live in the inner cities of Colorado, actually getting to the mountains can be a bigger task.

Taking the climb in Denver

Hundreds of the nation’s most elite athletes in indoor rock climbing just had their version of the Super Bowl in Denver. As the Olympic sport expands across the U.S. and Colorado, USA Climbing’s …
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Westminster unanimously voted on Jan. 23 to contribute to the Jefferson Center for Mental Health, a program that provides services for community members experiencing withdrawal and mental health …
Adams 12 Five Star School District saw a bump in overall graduation rates in 2022. “It's nice to see that we are climbing back up there. We know we need to work in a few areas, But we're …
Adams County officially opened the doors to its five new health department offices Jan. 3 but officials celebrated the new department Jan. 24. “Building a Health Department from the ground …
One of the boldest climate change and air pollution bills set for debate in the legislature this year would attempt to eliminate all of Colorado’s carbon emissions by 2050, set tough interim goals …
Denver spent nearly a half-million dollars last month buying one-way Greyhound bus tickets to other cities for 1,900 migrants who arrived here after crossing the U.S. southern border, according to …
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People, places, events dot prep sports recap

It felt like a normal year. After COVID-caused interruptions and cancellations, 2022 felt like a much more normal year in the world of prep sports. Masks weren’t required, and crowds came to cheer …

Girls basketball: Legacy, Arapahoe square off in non-league match

Arapahoe led the Legacy Lightning throughout their match Dec. 15, claiming a non-league match 63-38. 

Girls basketball: Thornton trips up Northglenn

Thornton's girls basketball team had just enough to get past Northglenn 38-35 on the Norse's floor Dec. 15. No stats were available for either team. Thornton's next game is against Middle Park at …

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The decision-making arm of the Colorado High School Activities Association will take up protection of and payment for game officials next month. The legislative council meeting is set for Tuesday, …
As the Colorado School of Mines football team brings home the NCAA Division II Runner-Up trophy, the Golden Transcript offers a look back at the Orediggers' historic year.
By day, Arvada’s Carol Whipple is a project manager for the National Park Service. When she’s not handling those responsibilities, she’s a pretty good duathlete, a sport that …
Someone is missing from the Fort Lupton High School boys basketball team bench this season. Coach Jim Roedel knows exactly whose clipboard occupies an empty seat and who his team salutes after every …
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'Spring Awakening' coming to Northglenn

The longest-running disability-affirmative theater in the United States will bring its version of the Tony Award-winning play “Spring Awakening” at the Northglenn's Parsons Theatre March …

Free Armenian show coming to Westminster

Armfolk folk ensemble will be coming to the Westminster MAC on Jan. 28 for a free concert at 6:30 p.m.. The concert is presented by the Westminster Rotary Club anb the City of Westminster. …

New members of guild share art

Eighteen artists have joined the longtime Littleton Fine Arts Guild in the past year and the organization features their works in a new exhibit, through March 5. The LFAG operates the historic Depot …

Award-winning author to speak with readers

Arapahoe Libraries announces that award-winning author Kristin Hannah will speak via Zoom with readers at 6 p.m. on Jan 19. Her popular title, “The Nightingale,” is scheduled for early 2023 film …
Arts, Culture, Music

Northglenn celebrates Betty grace Gibson

For the late Betty grace Gibson, being a self-taught artist didn’t mean never taking an art class or workshop. As her daughter, Linda Drumm, recalls, being self-taught meant was taking things she …

A musical reflection of 2022

I don’t know about y’all, but I’m extremely glad this year is over. 2022 may well go down as the most challenging of my life, and since we’re still living through the aftershocks of a global …

Brighton Dia de los Muertos

The Grupo Azteca Huitzilopochtli from Mexico opened Brighton's Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration with a stunning performance wearing feather headdresses and colorful costumes …
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Column: Saying it and praying it

By now most of us have heard what happened to the Buffalo Bills safety, Damar Hamlin, during a Monday Night Football game on Jan. 2. Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest after making a tackle against a …

NYE options for every kind of partier

Celebrating the new year can be a tricky proposition — some people really love going out and doing a big party with lots of folks, music and lights. For others, it’s a quiet night in with a few …

Go deep sea diving at the DMNS

Despite all the oceanic exploration humans have done over the years, it remains a largely unknown and mysterious place. But visitors to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s new exhibit, …

Column: Lawns require special care in winter

Winter lawn care for a wide variety of turfgrasses slightly differs from that of spring, summer and fall. Your lawn is no longer in the active growing season. In fact, most warm season lawns go dormant around this time.

Vail Film Festival brings the world into viewers’ homes

For those who have never attended a film festival, the prospect of navigating all the screenings and events can be a little daunting. Plus, there’s the added challenges of finding time to eat …
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