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Serbian refugees’ faith helps them build community

During the Yugoslav civil wars of the early 1990s, Bosnian Mile Panic saw some of the worst sides of humanity. He, his father, brother and numerous cousins were taken from their homes to a Serbian war camp at gunpoint on June 20, 1992. Panic …
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Getting hitched in the great outdoors

A reoccurring theme for people who live in Colorado is that they love being outside and active in nature. So it’s only natural a classic Colorado wedding is often centered around an outdoor ceremony. Sharing Colorado’s beautiful scenery with …
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Artists on painting safari in the natural world

“En plein-air” is a French phrase meaning open air. The phrase refers to a kind of painting done in the outside world with natural or man-made objects the painter sees. It’s also the kind of painting Lakewood artist Deborah McAllister …
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    • When life gives you apples ... make cider

      There’s a crispness in the early autumn air, and the apples falling from trees are just as crisp. In Lakewood, that can only mean one thing — Cider Days are here again. The city’s signature fall festival returns to the Lakewood Heritage …

    • ‘She skated to live and lived to skate’

      When Yvonne Dowlen was in the room, there was a spark of happiness that came with her. As a lifelong ice skater, she inspired many at the Apex Ice Arena in Arvada as well as on the national stage. In May, Dowlen — a Lakewood resident — passed …

    • Lakewood-area house candidates discuss mental health

      It was a small group of state House candidates who attended the first of four candidate forums hosted by Mental Health Colorado, but the discussion of the topic was lively and full of personal stories that show mental health is an important area of …

    • Arvada Center begins Black Box season

      The Arvada Center is kicking off its Black Box season by tapping into two long-held theatrical traditions. The first is hiring an ensemble company of actors, directors and designers who will put on all four of the season’s Black Box …

    • FAC to host watermedia exhibit for 43rd and final year

      For the 43rd year, the Foothills Art Center will bring top watermedia talent from all over the country for the annual Rocky Mountain National Watermedia exhibit. The exhibit runs at the center, 809 15th St. in Golden, through Oct. 23. Gallery …

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    • An inclusive recognition

      Thursday, September 22

      One of Sandie Weathers’ main areas of focus — as PTA president of South Lakewood Elementary School — is celebrating students’ diverse cultures and backgrounds. “We’re a unique school, with such a diverse student body,” she said. …

    • Arachnids fascinate young children

      Thursday, September 22

    • Thursday, September 22