Jefferson County Public Health celebrates its 60th anniversary

Dr. Mark Johnson, the executive director of Jefferson County Public Health, sees public health as the sewage system of health care. He lists examples of the work that Jefferson County Public Health …
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Lakewood High School continues its high IB pass rate

By the time Brian Simpson steps foot on campus at the Colorado School of Mines this fall, he will have 24 college elective credits under his belt. The credits were earned through Lakewood High …

My name is... Henry Hollender

About me I come from New Jersey. When I was out there, I earned my degree at Stevens Institute of Technology, and I worked as a civil engineer. When I got out of college, I landed a job with the …

Colorado Mountain Club offers path to explore the outdoors

Since its start in 1912, Colorado Mountain Club has connected thousands of Coloradans to skiing buddies, friends to hike with and climbing partners. Colorado Mountain Club has about 6,500 across …

Jeffco schools plans 1:1 device roll out

In August Jeffco Public Schools will begin getting a touchscreen device into the hands of every student, from fifth grade and up. The initiative will take four years to implement for all fifth-12th …

News

Suburbanites show political divide based on background

America's suburbs are today's great political battleground, long seen as an independent pivot between the country's liberal cities and conservative small towns and rural expanse. But it's not that …

Life

Busy play is delightfully illogical

Vintage Theatre looks like a large Edwardian Valentine this month, with three small stages, each draped with puffy red satin drapes. Action in nearly 20 different scenes pops between stages, with …

Sports

Girls hoops games give insight into playoffs

The final week of the regular season for girls basketball teams offered a preview of coming attractions, since the state playoffs for girls begin Feb. 19 and 22 (after the press deadline) with first- …

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Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

'Black swans' in your financial plan

A black swan is something rare and unusual. In economic terms, it is defined as an unpredictable or unforeseen event, typically one with extreme consequences. Investors spend a lot of time and worry …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

And now, in the great tradition of newspaper haiku contests

Maybe the time of the year, and a series of snows, contributed to the haiku contest’s success. Winter, someone said, “forms our character and brings out our best.” I hoped for a dozen entries. …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Getting motivated when we have become demotivated

Here we are, several weeks into the New Year. But where exactly are we? Are we on track with our goals and resolutions? Are we still headed to the gym? Is our personal time being preserved? Have we …

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