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Although Ryan “Cactus Jack” Clement was nervous about his first tattoo, it was nothing as nerve-wracking as jumping out of a plane — which he did in his military training. That’s when he got …

Owner of Lakewood bakery sues state

Jack Phillips, the baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple because of his religious beliefs, is back in the news again.  Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in …
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Volunteers retrofit a Castle Rock family’s home to help the 10-year-old son, paralyzed in an auto crash, maneuver more easily. A flash flood in Englewood kills one woman and devastates the lives of …

More and larger homes present 'bigger target for hailstorms to hit'

Hailstorms inflict billions of dollars in damage yearly in North America alone, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories, climate and weather experts …

Secretary Perry tours the innovative technology of NREL

Remarkable work on renewable energy and energy efficiency is being done at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). “The innovation that's within these walls is just stunning,” said U.S. …
News
Top executives with major institutions, the superintendents for big school districts, often seem out of reach, surrounded as they are by an army of district staffers. While they might not be directly …
Jeff Armstrong knows he has less than 90 days to pick up his firefighting-helicopter business, Rampart Helicopter Services, and move it from its location near Castle Rock. Armstrong's dilemma, he …
Dreion Dearing, the man accused of shooting an Adams County Sheriff’s Deputy, will wait another month to hear the charges against him. Judge Patrick T. Murphy agreed to postpone Dearing’s …
A U.S. District Court judge presiding over the case concerning the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge did not grant a preliminary injunction that would have blocked trail construction on the refuge …
Life
People did not have to be present at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas last October — when 58 attendees were murdered while enjoying a concert — to be affected by the …
Popular author Craig Johnson, whose “Longmire” series has been a hit for readers and TV watchers, will appear at Lone Tree Arts Center, at 10025 Commons St., Lone Tree, at 7 p.m. on Sept. 5 to …
Once upon a time, 35 years ago, two long-running south area galleries decided to hold juried exhibits open to all Colorado artists — and issued a call to artists to enter what each called the …
In a fine example of cross-marketing, Neil Simon’s hilarious comedy about two aging vaudevillians, “The Sunshine Boys,” played for two weeks in the lobby of the Barth Hotel to benefit Denver …
Sports
Landon Williams was near tears, Andrew Grout was happy to make a difference and Dan Brite will continue to be a faithful fan of the Castle View football team. Williams, Grout and a group of 11 …
It’s often easy to distinguish a good athlete by the way he or she moves. That starts with strength training and conditioning, which have advanced over the years into a science. There is more to …
Chris Harris Jr. is one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL. For the first time in his eight-year NFL career, he’s actually the top cornerback on his own team. Harris has played alongside Champ …
The Denver Broncos are singing the praises of rookie outside linebacker Bradley Chubb — even if carrying a tune isn't necessarily his specialty. The No. 5 overall pick recently paired with fellow …
Mental health

Preventing dropouts among pregnant, parenting students

During her sophomore year of high school, Leslie Belmontes found out she was pregnant. Not feeling like she could continue at her traditional high school, Northglenn High, Belmontes transferred to …

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