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Littleton business rallies support for family displaced by Marshall Fire

Keller Bros. Auto Repair in Littleton has a history of community support. At the store, Wednesday is known as “Help Day” and for the past eight years its owners have donated $5 for every …

DA's office to offer resolution for low-level warrants

The District Attorney's Office for the 18th Judicial District will be hosting an in-person event on Feb. 12 in Aurora for people with active low-level warrants to resolve their cases or set new court …

Momentum grows for more affordable housing in Littleton

The push to build affordable housing in the City of Littleton gained momentum during a Jan. 11 study session between the city council and the Housing Task Force.  Eric Veith, the task force’s …

Arapahoe Community College to be mostly remote until Feb. 1 amid COVID surge

Arapahoe Community College President Stephanie Fujii announced that most ACC classes would begin virtually on Jan. 18 and continue on a remote status until Feb 1. The decision came amid a continued …

Littleton schools study could help in fight against youth suicide

A two-year study focusing on the relationship between social environments and youth suicide could provide a “partial roadmap” for schools and communities looking to improve the promotion of …

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Westminster police found two adults -- both of whom have dementia -- who had been reported missing. Lee Wiedmaier, 89, turned up west of City Park in Denver Jan. 25.  No other details are …
Fort Lupton City Council may revise its imposed cap on the number of marijuana businesses it will allow in town. Five businesses applied for four available business permits. City Clerk Mari Pena …
With an eye on the omicron variant of COVID-19 and staffing issues within the district, all Adams 14 School District students and staff returned to in-person learning Jan,. 24. At various times …
The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 said Jan. 21 that it has reached a tentative three-year labor agreement with King Soopers, ending a strike that began more than a week earlier.
Colorado’s population has shifted north since 2010, and the east end of Conifer is the state’s new population center.
Life
Most people remember their first concert experience — it usually represents their tastes at the time or the direction their musical palette will grow. So, starting with classical music is a great …
Afternoon Tea was introduced in 1840 by Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, to get her through the long period between lunch and dinner, not served in her abode until 8 p.m., according to …
There’s unlucky timing, and then there’s starting a theater company not long before a global pandemic. Such is the case with the Wheat Ridge Theatre Company. But the company and its founder Maru …
Lovers of the American West were treated to a hearty helping of cowboy poetry, storytelling and song as the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering got underway after a two-year hiatus at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden, Colorado.
Much like the year immediately preceding it, 2021 posed more than its share of challenges. As individuals, community members and global citizens, we all had to be more thoughtful than ever about what …
Sports
             Prairie View boys basketball coach Damien Romero loved the ThunderHawks’ early season …
Scott Sanders loves all things baseball. It extended to a stint as manager of the Fort Lupton High School softball team in 2020; in the fall season, it was the closest thing to …
The city of Brighton's aquatics department responded to the increasing number of COVID cases and resulting staffing issues with a new aquatics hotline .. 303-655-2251.   The city said it …
            Bryan Applewhite can add a new sticker to his well-traveled …
Adams City downed Poudre 60-15 in a dual meet among two, top-10 wrestling programs Jan. 12 in Commerce City. ACHS picked up on-mat wins from Nicholas Vasquez (106 pounds), Adryan Lopez (113), Jace …

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Benchmark Theatre confronts our American darkness

The Jan. 6 capitol insurrection is one of the darkest days in the history of the country — one that we’re still reeling from and trying to figure out to prevent from happening again.
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Dazzle celebrates 25 years of jazz

Jazz is one of America’s quintessential creations — one that continues to influence and inspire, even for people who may not consider themselves fans of the genre. Dazzle, Denver’s jazz …
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The Power of Horses lives at History Colorado

One of the first things a visitor to Denver sees as they leave the airport is the infamous Blue Mustang sculpture. Football fans cheer for the Denver Broncos and plenty of students go to schools …
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Time matters as 2021 ends at Walker Fine Art

Over the centuries many, many artists in all disciplines have tackled the fluidity and unknowability of time. Which means the contributors to Walker Fine Art’s latest exhibit, A Matter of Time, are …
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It’s goodbye, again, and I have a favor to ask

I’m not exactly sure what you’re supposed to do when you retire. I hear that often it involves hikes and beers with friends and reading the great books and binge-watching Marvel movies. Those all sound rewarding. But I’m not sure that’s going to hold me for long.
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Opinion: Some tax planning ideas for year’s end

Another year is in the review mirror and what a year it has been! This year’s challenges may create opportunities for last-minute tax savings, so it is always good to have a plan.
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