Sensory- and memory-friendly events give opportunities for expression in the Denver area

The Barros family has difficulty finding programs they all can attend. “We try to take them to events as much as I can, but the kids at this age don't pay attention for an hour,” Fernando Barros …
A primary primer for Jefferson County
Now that we are in the middle of the first presidential primary in Colorado in 20 years, the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder’s office has been getting a lot of questions. Here are some answers: …

Colorado 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 …

Wanted: home for towering wooden soldiers

Steve Farland's colossal wooden soldiers need a new home. Farland is better known as the Chairman. From a cavernous warehouse on Navajo Street, in Englewood's old industrial district, he sells chairs …

Jeffco students tackling youth issues at national conference

A group of 14 Jefferson County high school students — all interns with the county’s public health department — got to meet with the nation’s leaders, and conduct research on youth drug use as …

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. …

News

Bennet: Take politics out of health care

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet isn't running for president, but that doesn't mean he's done taking on President Trump. Bennet, who dropped out of the Democratic presidential primary in early February after …

Life

Annual Dragon Film Festival roars in return

Asia’s dynamic and varied cultures have histories and stories that go back thousands of years, and as “Parasite” thrillingly displayed at this year’s Oscars, there are many, many stories …

Sports

Jeffco swimmers in state action

Jefferson County athletes were well-represented in the 3A and 5A girls state finals swim meet, Feb. 14 and 15 at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Thornton. The 4A meet began this week, after …

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Looking on bright side may be tied to longer life

If you need help looking on the bright side, researchers may have found proof behind the power of positive thinking. Decades of research suggest that seeing the glass “half full” or “half …

Editorial Cartoon for Feb. 20

opinion

Letter to the editor: Wannabe emperor has no clothes

  Now past his possible removal via impeachment, Donald Trump is as arrogant as ever, or worse!  A frequent letter to the editor writer complained about “hate” from …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Focus more on issues

  The media is presenting the election and the Democratic primaries and caucuses as though they were a horse race. We get poll numbers, scores, demographics, and percentages, but we …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Reframing socialism

  If your idea of socialism is limited to Russia, Cuba, Venezuela, East Germany, China, and North Korea, I can understand having negative opinion. Instead, study some modern European …
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