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Westminster group pedaling for Parkinson’s disease

Westminster fitness instructor Sunny Benedetti said her Pedaling for Parkinson’s group began meeting in October, just as a way to get some exercise. The group of 18 meets three times weekly at …


Storm dampens homeless census

You might see Douglas John holding a cardboard sign along the side of the road — or behind the counter at the McDonalds at 80th and Wadsworth. What he makes, whether by panhandling or working, …

Rocky Flats workers invited to benefits luncheon
Former Rocky Flats workers that may qualify for federal health benefits are invited to an informational luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Feb.13 at the Golden Corral Buffet, 9751 Grant St. in Thornton. The …

Hawks dominate at Mountain Range

Horizon High School’s women’s basketball improved 7-1 in league play Feb. 2 with an impressive win over rivals Mountain Range. The Hawks dominated the Mustangs 70-21. They now have an overall …

Snow no reason to not Bike to Work in winter

Whether Feb. 8 is a typical Colorado day full of sunshine or a typical Colorado day full of snow, more than 1,000 Coloradans have committed to riding their bike to work as part of the Seventh Annual …

Reach Center puts out call for nominees
The Community Reach Center is once again accepting nominations for the Mary Ciancio Memorial Distinguished Service Award, an award and dinner that focuses on outstanding community volunteers. To …
Historic ski areas subject of documentary
A Colorado documentary that looks at the history of three small but historic Colorado ski areas will get a featured presentation in Northglenn Feb. 8. The film “Abandoned” will be shown on the …

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 …


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 …

Jim Benton
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 … Read More
Arenado, Rockies looking to sustain recent success
The season remains weeks away and already Nolan Arenado hit one out of the park. With his record-setting deal anyway. It could be the … Read More
Arvada High School’s 1964 state championship baseball team was coached by Irv Brown, top row far left. Steve Bell, bottom row second from the right, was a junior on the squad that won the school’s first ever team state title. The memorial service for Irv Brown will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, at United Methodist Church in Broomfield.
Remembering the Coach Irv Brown and his impact in Jeffco
ARVADA — Irv Brown guided Arvada High School’s baseball team to a state championship in the spring of 1964. “I was really lucky … Read More
Jim Benton
Wrestling moves ahead as basics stay the same
Tom Beeson played football and wrestled at Denver’s Abraham Lincoln High School. I ventured to the state wrestling tournament held … Read More
Arapahoe’s Franny Cable launches into her dive at the CHSAA Girls State Championships, Saturday, Feb., 9, at Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center in Thornton.
Arapahoe diver repeats as state champion
Franny Cable wasn’t feeling great despite a 39-point lead heading in the diving finals of the Class 5A state swimming and diving … Read More
Englewood’s Nate McGirl works to take his Valor opponent to the mat during the Feb. 3 state youth wrestling tournament at Englewood High School.
Hundreds turn out for state youth wrestling tourney
It was wall-to-wall action in the gymnasium Feb. 3 as Englewood hosted the state youth wrestling tournament. Hundreds of 4- to … Read More
The experiment: February 17, 2019

Editorial cartoon for Feb. 21

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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