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Ring up the old — Environmental benefit, vintage popularity boost interest in thrift stores

Arvada resident Eddie Marin has a passion for finding vintage items, and he shops at thrift stores at least twice a week. He looks for vintage sports T-shirts, old VHS tapes, hats, sweaters and more. …
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Some Democrats fear fallout from Sanders atop ticket

Sen. Bernie Sanders' robust start in the race for the presidential nomination is triggering alarm among congressional Democrats, with many warning that a ticket headed by the self-declared socialist …

Bill seeking to ban same-sex marriage, adoption voted down

Invoking the case of a Lakewood baker who refused to make a same-sex wedding cake and took the issue to the Supreme Court, some Republicans in the Colorado Legislature pushed bills to prevent …

Epilepsy treatment side effect: New insights about the brain

Though Genette Hofmann is still using her brain, last month she donated a bit of it — to science. Hofmann needed the surgery — her Seattle surgeon was looking deep into her brain, where he found …
Commuters head home, northbound along Sheridan Boulevard just past 107th Drive Feb. 3. A sunny weekend was replaced with a light storm on the 3rd, followed by a much stronger storm on February 7.

Winter commute in north metro area

Commuters head home, northbound along Sheridan Boulevard just past 107th Drive Feb. 3. A sunny weekend was replaced with a light storm on the 3rd, followed by a much stronger storm on Feb. 7.

Caitlin Cramer

My name is... Caitlin Cramer

A plane ticket home I grew up in a lot of places: New England, the Great Lakes, and Louisiana. I had absolutely no idea what I wanted to do with my life after finishing my undergraduate degree. As a …
Education

Local school to compete in Science Bowl

Middle school students from Woodrow Wilson Charter School in Westminster will compete Feb. 1 in the 2020 National Science Bowl, sponsored by the Department of Energy and managed by the department’s …

C-Lab aims to restructure higher ed using blockchain tech

For those working in higher education, there’s no shortage of possible solutions when it comes to inequity or student debt said Taylor Kendal, chief strategy adviser at education nonprofit Learning …
Arvada City forester Craig Hillegass, left, and parks supervisor Lance Carpenter speak to Moore Middle School sixth graders during a November science field trip to Lake Arbor.

Sixth-grade science project aims to clean up Lake Arbor

A project that has taken over the entire sixth grade class at Moore Middle School — and will soon find its way into Arvada City Hall — started with one 11-year-old, Zach Ford, while he was on a …
Quist Middle School opens Dec. 12. Classes begin there Jan. 7.

New year brings new school for Thornton middle schoolers

A group of eastern Thornton middle school students and teachers will get a treat in the New Year — the early opening of their new school. Sixth, seventh and eighth graders at Adams County School …

WPS head Swanson wins state education honors

Westminster Public School’s superintendent Pamela Swanson has been picked as the 2020 Superintendent of the Year by the Colorado Association of School Executives. Swanson, a one-time principal in …
Business

Veteran transit leader named RTD's interim CEO

The former head of a Texas transit agency will serve as the new interim general manager and CEO of the Regional Transportation District, RTD's board of directors announced Jan. 28. Paul Ballard will …

North suburban medical center now a Level II trauma center

HCA/HealthONE North Suburban Medical Center has been designated a Level II trauma center by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, according to a news release. The designation …

Estate planning key for all incomes

Beyond all the legalese and the ideas of having a will or a trust or a retirement fund, attorney Richard Romeo believes it’s important for eveyone to do some estate planning for after they’re …
Core Progression founder Jon Cerf at the gym’s Olde Town Arvada location. Cerf opened his first location in 2010 and has since expanded to almost 20 locations across the country, with a goal of opening 500 one day. “I’ve always figured if you’re going to do something, go big,” he said.

Fitness company taking off for Arvada native

When Jon Cerf talks about his company Core Progression, he emphasizes one takeaway: his personal training business is more than a personal training business. The gym offers a wide variety of fitness …

Operations Manager Mike Puretz, Communications Director Meg Denbow and CEO Chris Dailey of Boulder-based BCE Productions were the group behind Westminster’s Roaring 20s New Years Eve Ball.

Meet the team behind Roaring 2020 celebration

If you rang in the start of 2020 in Westminster with flappers, Jazz and the Charleston, there’s a good chance you’ve seen BCE Productions at work. Meg Denbow, communications director for the …
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