Columbine survivor: 'Not a single one of us walked out the same'

Twenty years. Twenty years since the day hell opened beneath Columbine High School. Since students streamed out of the south Jefferson County school, their hands over their heads, fleeing two …
Columbine: 20 years later
This year marks the 20th anniversary of one of the nation's most infamous school shootings. Colorado Community Media journalists from across the metro area set out to write a series of stories to …

CCM's Eggstravaganza

On April 13, residents braved the snow for Colorado Christian University’s Easter Eggstravaganza. The event was free, and children were treated to an Easter egg hunt, a petting zoo, games, pony …

Providing the Jurassic experience

There’s something mystical about dinosaurs. It could be the sheer size of them, said Jeff Lamontagne, executive director of Friends of Dinosaur Ridge, or because they’re no longer here and that …

Archways to Opportunity leads to two McDonald’s employees finishing school

Kirsten Hanson never had the opportunity to experience what it felt like to be a high school graduate due to personal reasons. The 22-year-old has been a McDonald’s employee for the past five …

Workers compare old wounds of the Cold War

Former employees of the Rocky Flats Plant gathered together on April 10 in Denver, for the Building Trades Unions Breakfast. Put on by Nuclear Care Partners, an organization that provides Energy …

News

Polis signs overhaul of oil and gas rules

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on April 16 signed into law a major overhaul of state oil and gas rules, turning the focus away from encouraging production and directing regulators to make public safety …

Life

Rocket launching at Bear Creek Lake Park

On April 7, members of the Colorado Rocketry Association (C.R.A.S.H.) of Space Hobbyists and Boy Scouts from Pack 404 gathered to launch off model rockets at Bear Creek Lake Park. C.R.A.S.H. launches …

Sports

Wheat Ridge pitching ace picks up fourth win on the hill

WHEAT RIDGE — It’s pretty clear every time senior pitcher Aaron Arcilise takes the hill for Wheat Ridge’s baseball team he gives the Farmers a great chance of grabbing a victory. “I haven’t …

Voices

Letter to the editor: What’s wrong with dog owners?

It’s that time of year again, nice weather, blooming flowers. Unfortunately, bags of dog poop are also blooming along walks and trails. What’s wrong with dog owners!? Dogs are great, …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Important climate details

I’d like to respond to the Letter to the Editor from the March 28th issue regarding climate change. As a community member who has a master’s degree in atmospheric science and spent nearly …
“Easter Drone”  Jeff Koterba April 20, 2014

Editorial cartoon for April 18

Andrea Doray

Of Jeopardy, life lessons and ringing in

There are numerous idioms about being present in life, that the secret to success, to happiness, to lifelong bliss is to just show up. There is wisdom is this, I suppose, because we can certainly …

Recent scenes from around my world

One of my favorite activities is people watching. I love to sit back and observe people when they assume nobody is watching, just to see what kind of people they reveal themselves to be, and maybe, …
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