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Endangered African wild dog puppies born at zoo

Denver Zoo visitors have a chance to see four endangered African wild dog puppies born in November and released into the Benson Predator Ridge yard Feb. 16. The puppies were in their private … more

Girl Scout cookies on sale in metro area

The wait for popular once-a-year sweet treats is over — Girl Scout cookies are available through March 11. Residents looking for cookies can use the “Cookie Locator” online at … more

Working on fulfilling dreams with hope and encouragement

“I’m working on a dream, though it can feel so far away, I’m working on a dream, our love will make it real someday, I’m working on a dream though it can feel so far away, I’m working on a … more

A look at what causes market volatility and how to deal with it

The shortest month of the year has brought the most negative volatility we have seen on Wall Street since 2012*, as of this writing. Usually, once we get past January, based on the old adage, “as … more

When death took a stranger, it claimed a much-needed friend

I didn’t know Zackari Parrish. Not at all. I know I have needed men and women like him my entire life. Not because of the fact that he was a good deputy, but because he was someone with a good … more

Book is bucolic look back at buddy bear

Holly Arnold Kinney, who grew up in the Morrison adobe replica of Bent’s Fort and now operates The Fort Restaurant, has written a picture book about her special childhood buddy — Sissy Bear, who … more

Small actions could create big things

Little things can make a big difference in a basketball game and in life. Rock Canyon girls basketball coach Becky Mudd followed up on a good idea of creating a personal challenge for her players, … more

Film gathering aims to inform, inspire in 12th year

There’s no accounting for the twists and turns that bring creative people together, but the first meeting of filmmakers Haley Thompson and Tomas Zuccareno was all too fitting, in light of the work … more

Area athletes sign to play at next level

The third national signing day for the class of 2018 was Feb. 7, and schools submitted the following lists of athletes who signed letters of intent. If any athletes are not on the list who should be, … more

West Chamber changes name to West Metro Chamber

After more than 70 years of supporting businesses in Jefferson County and the West Metro area, the West Chamber is becoming the West Metro Chamber of Commerce to more accurately reflect its … more

Metro area schools look to later start times

Research says that a later school start time positively impacts alertness, mental health, wellness and behavior in high school and middle school students, which means students are better prepared to … more

Arapahoe's Cable wins 5A state diving title

Arapahoe junior Franny Cable made a big splash at the Class 5A Swimming Championships on Feb. 10 at the Eldora Pool Ice Center in Fort Collins. She won the divining title, which helped the Warriors … more

Colorado emergency responders provide disaster aid nationally

When hurricanes make landfall or wildfires take off, and if earthquakes topple buildings or terrorists attack, it's emergency responders who are tasked with protecting the public. In the event of … more

Idea of moving land-management headquarters to West gains support

From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Bureau of Land Management oversees some of the nation's most prized natural resources: vast expanses of public lands rich in oil, gas, coal, … more

Guest column: Civil dialogue is needed on Colorado’s energy future

They say you shouldn’t talk politics, religion or money in polite company. We disagree. We believe that controversial issues deserve collaborative and innovative problem solving working to keep … more

Letter to the editor: Bill would bring a boost

As the president of the Cutthroat Chapter of Trout Unlimited in Littleton, I strongly support the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Future Generations Act (SB18-143), a bill that will provide critical … more

Looking for and finding simplicity is the fastest pathway to success

I don’t know about you, but there have been so many times, too many times, where I have done things the hard way. Looking back, I can clearly see the path that would have been much simpler, so much … more

Let’s roll back the years for look at gender-bias history

This one is for Emily Davison. Davison died June 8, 1913, four days after she was run over by a horse. If you have heard of her, raise your hand. I don’t see many hands. Back to her in a minute. … more

Homeless in Jeffco: One day on the streets

Every year in January, a small army of volunteers from churches, human services departments, nonprofits and law enforcement fan out into communities across the nation and conduct a point-in-time … more

Lanes will be abuzz with titles on the line

Three classifications of the state high school girls swimming and diving championships will be Feb. 8-10 in Thornton and Fort Collins. But swimmers and divers will not be alone in being crowned … more
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