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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 …
jeffco fair

Farmland lessons still taught in Jeffco's suburbs

Seventeen year old Casey Defield has lived in an urban environment her entire life. But thanks to Moore Farm in Arvada, Defield has been raising pigs to show at the Jefferson County Fair 4-H Swine …

Harris tackles new role for Broncos with Talib gone

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 …

Judge does not grant preliminary injunction to halt trail construction at Rocky Flats

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 …

Englewood acknowledges missteps in flood readiness

In 1998, a report by an outside company outlined areas of Englewood that could be flooded during a so-called "100-year" storm. The map was rough, and the study acknowledged it shouldn't be used to …
News
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 …
Police in Lakewood and Aurora have identified a suspect they believe is responsible for multiple murders more than 34 years ago. In a joint news conference Aug. 10, Lakewood and Aurora police …
Andrea Toni Moreno, 48, appeared in the Jefferson County District Court on Aug. 6 where she was sentenced to 10 years in prison for setting fire to the family vehicle with her husband asleep inside. …
A psychiatrist who spent hours talking with mass murderer James Holmes says that what led Holmes to open fire in a crowded Aurora movie theater was a one-of-a-kind vortex of his mental illness, his …
Life
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 …
From fans of rodeo to wrestling, those seeking family fun, foodies and homebrewers, 4-H supporters and livestock purchasers to live music lovers, this year's Jeffco Fair & Festival offered something …
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 …
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 …
John Elway's much-celebrated 2018 draft class is turning heads at the Broncos' training camp, particularly ex-SMU receiver Courtland Sutton, a second-round pick whose spectacular catches have become …
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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