City councils have preliminary talks about new relief money
With new tranches of federal pandemic relief funding, the cities of Thornton and Northglenn are figuring out how they want to spend the money. Northglenn is receiving $9.7 million, and Thornton is …

Northglenn council addresses safety at E.B. Rains park

Cleanliness at E.B. Rains, Jr. Memorial Park is one issue, and safety is another, Northglenn City Council determined at a meeting July 12. City councilors have long heard complaints about the park …

Sports
Skyview gets partial break in basketball reclassification

Skyview High School got a 50-50 split of appeals to its classifications for boys and girls basketball for the two-year cycle that begins in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities …

Westminster Little League's Challenger Program rings in 2021 season

It's opening day. The grass is freshly cut, the concession stands open, the base paths laid out in chalk — Tepper Field is ready for Opening Day. In a few moments, uniforms will be handed out, the …

Denver metro area Olympic athletes

The Summer Olympic Games taking place now in Tokyo features quite a few familiar faces for friends and family across the Denver metro area. Here are a few of the skilled and dedicated athletes that …

On the upswing: Pickleball popularity grows for all ages

When pickleball started becoming popular, it was a sport that helped aging adults get some exercise by combining aspects of tennis, badminton and table tennis onto one court. Today, the sport remains …

News

Red Rocks Amphitheatre receives a new roof

Red Rocks Amphitheater, received a new stage roof from GH Phipps in July of 2021. This new roof will allow for more protection from the unpredictable Colorado weather. Red Rocks’ original roof was …

Life

Underground Music Showcase is back on Broadway

Claire Heywood expects she will be singing her heart out at this year’s Underground Music Showcase. “Speaking for myself, playing a festival represents a needed chance to release some pent-up …

Sports

Wheat Ridge alum headed to Olympics

Annie Kunz, Wheat Ridge High School alumni and two-sport athlete at Texas A&M University, is headed to Tokyo to compete in the heptathlon after scoring a personal-best 6,703 points at a June 26 …

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Michael Norton
Winning Words

Unexpected advice: Shrug it off

A friend of mine has spent most of his life in a gym. He has gone from body building to power lifting and then back to body building. He is now in maintenance mode like many his age. But even now, …
Aging

Bringing mindfulness into your everyday life

When we bring awareness into our daily activities we are able to actively seek the joy of being alive. Living mindfully also helps us take in the beauty that surrounds us each day. Meditation and …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Something to almost stop and think about

Have you noticed those new, red, octagonal signs they’ve been putting up around town? I’m not sure what their purpose is. Maybe you do. If so, please let me in on it. Each of the signs has four …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

It may be time to give money away

A true sign of financial independence is to worry about your estate plan and what to do with your assets after you pass away. Some people, myself included, spend their entire adult life worrying …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Anyone else but me

You will make a lousy anybody else, but you will be the best ‘you’ in existence.” — Zig Ziglar Many of us daydream or fantasize about being someone else. Did you ever look at someone else’s …
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