Artistic outlets amid hardship for Denver area's homeless

Within a single week, dozens of regulars find their way to the 2300 block of Arapahoe and Curtis streets in Denver. Steven Barth, a jazz keyboard player, leaves the homeless shelter he’s been …
Jeffco commissioners on budget situation
Jefferson County has a reputation as a wonderful place for all to thrive. Taxpayer dollars allow the county to deliver vital services. But as our population grows, so does demand for public safety, …

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 …

C-470 project moving toward completion, CDOT says

Stop us if you've heard this one before: Construction on C-470 is nearly finished. The years-long C-470 Express Lanes Project, which will add tolled lanes along the busy highway, is scheduled to be …

Jeffco schools to close March 19 for labor shortage

With a number of Jefferson County School Distirct teaching staff taking Thursday, March 19 off for the CEA Educator Day of Action, the school district has announced all schools will close that day, …

Firefighter remembered as a fighter

Throughout a battle with leukemia that lasted more than two years, Dan Moran was always optimistic about the future, his colleagues from West Metro Fire Rescue recall. The 50-year-old West Metro …

News

Sen. Cory Gardner: 'I know we can do better' on mental health

For those skeptical that the federal government affects their daily lives, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner's conversation with some metro area high school students may offer some hope. In Colorado, “we are …

Life

Jazz Age musical jam packed with song and dance

When a die-hard theater fan plays his favorite cast album, the characters come to life in a musical farce. “The Drowsy Chaperone,” on stage from March 20 to April 5 at the Lakewood Cultural …

Sports

Area students earn free ride through caddying

Thirteen students from Colorado have been awarded the Evans Scholarship, a full housing and tuition college grant offered to golf caddies. The final selections were made after interviews Jan. 28 at …

Voices

Editorial cartoon for Feb. 27

Letter to the editor: Protecting voting rights

  For years I’ve seen the wealthy Republican elite, lacking a message that will resonate with average Americans, have been seeking ways outside of accepted democratic norms to maintain …

Letter to the editor: A negative review

  On Donald Trump as Employee of the Year: Let’s consider some other performance metrics over the last three years. He has overspent his projects’ budgets (the National Debt …

Letter to the editor: Wildlife threatened

  On Jan. 11 I attended an all-day bird-friendly, climate-friendly conference presented by Audubon of the Rockies, Xcel Energy and the city of Ft. Collins. The featured speaker was Ed Begley …
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Winning Words

Competition — earning and learning our way to success

When it comes to competitive events, I don’t know about you, but I really enjoy a close game as opposed to a rout, even when it may mean the team that I am rooting for has a chance of losing. You …
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