Thornton City Council unexpectedly fires city attorney
Thornton City Council terminated City Attorney Luis Corchado on a narrow 5 to 4 vote at a Jan. 19 special meeting. The reasons for Corchado’s termination are mostly unknown, except for hints …

Justices choose seasoned manager for troubled judicial district

When Don Quick answered the phone on Dec. 11, he had no idea it was for an interview to lead the troubled 17th Judicial District with the current and incoming chief justices of the Colorado Supreme …

Sports
Delayed winter sports season draws mixed reactions
Reaction to last week’s news of a delayed winter prep sports season fell along the expected lines. In consultation with the Colorado Department of Health and Environment, CHSAA delayed the start of …
News

One person dies in Westminster hit and run

A hit and run in Westminster on Jan. 19 killed one person, a Westminster Police Department press release said. A black Ford Fusion traveling southbound on Federal Boulevard hit an adult male walking …

Life

The power of Wood.Works at the Arvada Center

Wood has proven to be one of the most reliable and dynamic materials humanity has made use of over the centuries. It has been employed to make everything from weapons and transportation to shelter …

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Sports

Wrestling back on the mat — with recommendations

Prep wrestling for boys and girls will be a part of the so-called “Season B” of interscholastic athletics for some, but not all Colorado High Schools.   The Colorado High School Activities …

Voices

Letter to the editor: Account for officers

Account for officers Given the large number of reports and identifications of law enforcement officers who traveled to D.C. and participated in the seditious assault upon the Capitol, shouldn’t all …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

The grand illusion in the land of confusion

Music just seems to have a way of connecting us with feelings of inspiration, motivation, adventure, romance, sorrow, and love. We can remember where we were the first time we heard those songs, the …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Animal adoption agencies seeing a doggone frenzy

Because of the pandemic, which of the following is way up nationwide? Average per-person daily intake of calories from sugar? Trips to the liquor store? Pet adoption? I don’t have the facts in …

A nation wonders what Inauguration Day will bring

It was so predictable. You knew something out of the ordinary would play out. He couldn’t let President-elect Biden have the limelight in the lead-up to the inauguration. Plus, you had this …

The day American democracy showed how fragile it had become

January 6, 2021 became a historic and a most despicable day in Washington D.C. Thanks to the President of the United States, a sizeable protest made up of Trump supporters around the U.S. Capitol …
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