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D'Evelyn Senior High School Class of 2018 Graduation

The Jaugars gathered in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House Saturday morning, eager to cheer for the D'Evelyn Class of 2018 graduates.
Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform
In a work season buoyed up by unforeseen revenue, Colorado lawmakers passed a deal to put more money toward the state's deep transportation needs, gave the green light to a last-minute compromise on …

My Name Is: Jan Fallon

About Me I’m a born “Michigander,” and grew up in the Detroit area. My husband and I moved out here in the 1990s so he could do his graduate studies at Colorado Christian University. My day job …

My Name Is: Dan Walters

About Me I grew up in Applewood and have been living in Lakewood since 1993. I went to Wheat Ridge High School and graduated in 1984. After that, I went to Metro State College and graduated with a …

Bear Creek High School's Class of 2018

The day was beautiful the morning of May 18, as the Bear Creek High School Class of 2018 celebrated their graduation at Red Rocks Amphitheater. Class Valedictorian Courtney Roush remarked that their …

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Emergency healthcare in the comfort of your home

West Metro Fire Rescue is now armed with an additional way to provide emergency medical care in the comfort of the patient's own home or workplace. Recently, the fire department partnered with …

Life

Butterfly Pavilion looks at survival tricks

When most people come across creatures like a spider or a centipede, they probably don’t pause to appreciate the tools that enabled these animals to survive for millions of years. But spend a …

Sports

Van Maanen snapping for chance to play in NFL

Drew Van Maanen knew he was facing long odds heading into the three-day rookie camp of the National Football League Houston Texans in early May. First of all, the former Chaparral football standout …

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Winning Words

The courage of encouragement helps us brave life’s problems

Building upon last week’s column about yesterday’s achievements becoming our successes of tomorrow, I wanted to share more about the power of encouragement and the courage to become an …
Quiet Desperation

Life may not be predictable, but graduation speeches are

The invitations have gone out, and once again I didn’t receive one. I wasn’t asked by a single high school, college, or university in the United States to give their commencement speech, even …
Winning Words

Yesterday’s achievement is tomorrow’s success

One of the greatest pieces of advice that I ever received came from a great friend and mentor earlier in my life. He actually gave me two pieces of advice wrapped up in one life-changing …
Quiet Desperation

The funny thing about humor is how often it isn’t funny

An ice cream truck used to appear every day at the parks where I played when I was a kid. Its infectious little tune made my mouth water. I think now it would drive me to distraction. On each side of …
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Avengers school assembly: Let's guess at the SATs of the MCU

My daughter came home this week with her SAT scores. Of course, she believes—because she’s told this by her school — that this score is the end-all, be-all key to future success, happiness, and …
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