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Guessing games are great way to help young kids learn

Children love guessing games. A favorite activity to do with young children is called “What’s in the Box?” It’s something that parents and grandparents can do anytime, anywhere to get young … more

Murals take daily life from dull to delightful

Local artist Chuck Parsons knows well how the metro area’s street art scene has grown and changed over the last more than 30 years, and well he should. He has been a part of it many times. … more

Lakewood Improvement district director receives leadership award

Americans for the Arts recently honored the executive director of the Lakewood West Colfax Business Improvement District. William Marino, who also is board chair for 40 West Arts and founder of The … more

Free Horizon Montessori receives new status

Next school year, the halls of an empty school building that once hosted Pleasant View Elementary will again be bustling with students. The Colorado Department of Education unanimously approved Free … more

Denver Comic Con brings community to collectors and fans

Downtown Denver is almost always a busy place, but it’s only during the weekend of Denver Comic Con that one will see Superman, a storm trooper and Harry Potter crossing the busy 16th Street Mall. … more

Colorado Heights gets new potential buyer

The storied history of the former Colorado Heights University campus has caught a lifeline again after a local developer struck a deal to purchase the property, an iconic site perched atop southwest … more

Presenting Denver offers first dance steps

Attend many festivals and large parties around the metro area, and there’s usually a dance component to them — everything from cultural and traditional to more modern styles. But that is just a … more

Celebrating launch of 40 West ArtLine

The germ of the idea that turned into the 40 West ArtLine first came to West Colfax community leaders in 2012. On a sunny afternoon on June 1, 2018, those same leaders, plus a mob of volunteers, … more

Meet your favorite maker at Comic Con

It is easy to get swept up in all the glitz and celebrity when attending Denver Comic Con, but it’s the writers and artists who are responsible for creating the worlds we love to get lost in. One … more

Native American artist has major Denver exhibit

“Like a Hammer” at the Denver Art Museum is the first exhibition in a major museum for artist Jeffrey Gibson (Mississipi Band Choctaw/Cherokee). The exhibition just opened on the first floor of … more

Parkway proponents predict profitability

The Jefferson Parkway could break ground on 2020, after four decades of planning and ample opposition. The proposed toll road that would nearly complete the vision of the 470 beltway completely … more

Culture is illuminated after dark

Visit Denver’s cultural hot spots like the Denver Zoo or Museum of Nature & Science during a summer day and you’ll see children of all ages running around everywhere. While it’s always fun … more

Dancing to a new sense of place

Dance might not be the first medium people think of when they think of politics on the stage, but that’s not how the minds behind 3rd Law Dance/Theater think about things. The issues of migration, … more

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 … more

CoorsTek air quality permit renewal spawns community questions

A proposed renewal of CoorsTek’s air quality permits would require a significant reduction in volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and carbon monoxide pollutants. The company is “committed to … more

Diza-mbelolo, Martin and Williams bring home track titles

LAKEWOOD — A damp, cold and rainy Jeffco Stadium didn’t slow down D’Evelyn junior Esther Diza-mbelolo and Standley Lake junior Tyler Williams on Saturday, May 19. Diza-mbelolo ran in four Class … more

Wizards take the court to raise funds for Arvada schools

The gym at Arvada High School was packed Friday, May 4 with families from throughout the city with two goals: be entertained and raise funds for Arvada area schools. The Harlem Wizards were in town … more

City aims to address abandoned shopping carts

Over the years, plenty of jokes have been made about the proliferation of abandoned shopping carts turning up near some of Lakewood’s busiest corridors, like Colfax and West 13th Avenue. But to … more

Half-day or full-day kindergarten depends largely on money

Only 13 states in the country require schools districts to offer free full-day kindergarten as part of the school day. Colorado is not one of them. In Colorado, districts are only required to offer … more

My Name Is: Gretchen Carter

Looping with students for four years of high school I’m the ninth-grade assistant principal activities director at Golden High School. I’ve been at Golden High School for eight years. A large … more
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