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Ama Orr, an IMPACT attendee and volunteer, talks with director of relational ministry Terry Bate and LoveINC volunteer Terry Leyden about her career.

Nonprofit LoveINC Littleton celebrates five years of IMPACT program

This year, the Christian nonprofit organization is celebrating the five year anniversary of IMPACT, a program that offers weekly life skills classes and life coaching to help people improve their lives.
Winchell's Donut House in Lakewood sustained heavy damage from an RV in the early morning hours of Aug. 15.

Rogue RV inflicts serious damage to Winchell's Donut House in accident

Winchell's Donut House on West Colfax Avenue sustained serious damage after an unknown driver of an RV drove through the side of the building in the early morning hours of Aug. 15. The driver, who …
Newly installed CHSAA Commissioner Mike Krueger emphasizes a point during CHSAA's Fall Sports Media Day Aug. 15 at Empower Field in Denver.

Krueger outlines goals as CHSAA commissioner

DENVER -- Even though Colorado High School Activities Association Commissioner Mike Krueger admitted to feeling like he was “drinking water from a fire hose” early in his new job, he …
Shirley Johnson, a community ambassador in Conifer, speaks with a homeowner at an event organized by three ambassadors in June to provide wildfire-mitigation information to residents.

Community ambassadors educate, organize homeowners for wildfire mitigation

More than 75 residents in the Evergreen, Elk Creek and Inter-Canyon fire departments have stepped up to be what are called community ambassadors, finding ways to motivate their neighbors to mitigate their properties to be more prepared in case of wildfire.
Douglas County School Board President Mike Peterson speaks at the retreat on Aug. 6 at the Legacy Campus in Parker. A political issue committee to recall Peterson and directors Becky Myers, Christy Williams and Kaylee Winegar said it will not move forward this November out of support for the district's potential bond and mill levy override questions.

Douglas County school board recall efforts delayed for funding support

A political issue committee formed to recall the newly-elected Douglas County School Board directors will not be moving forward this November, citing the district’s plans to ask voters for a …
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A ducky day for Evergreen as annual derby sends 7,500 plastic fowl down Bear Creek
Collective chants of “drop the ducks!” could likely be heard for miles as everyone in downtown Evergreen cheered in anticipation of the big duck drop of 2022.
CAE's 130 for $130 fundraiser a fun way for art lovers to get artwork
Few fundraisers in the foothills are as thrilling as Center for the Arts Evergreen’s 130 for $130.
Centennial Arts and Cultural Foundation's first concert: 'The Perfect Playlist'
Cheers erupted from the audience as School of Rock musicians took the stage at Centennial Center Park on July 31, featuring impressive guitar solos and high energy as the young performers jumped …
Local nonprofit changing lives of women thousands of miles from Lakewood
The beautiful Central American country of Guatemala is a land of contradictions. Known for its soaring mountains, sand dunes, rivers, lakes and wetlands, its natural beauty and colorful cities are well recognized — but perhaps not as much as its societal struggles.  Like the U.S., Guatemala shares a border with Mexico. But in many ways, that’s where the similarities between the two nations end.
Kidchella Day at Riverdale Regional Park
Kidchella Kids day at the Adams County Fair on August 5 was a fun day for kids to enjoy rides, games, activities and a petting zoo. The fair hosted the day aimed at kids with family-friendly …
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Parker is one step closer to developing five parcels in its downtown after the town council approved a sale agreement of the land Aug. 15. The town council will still need to approve the …
It was another successful year for the Elbert County Fair. The much anticipated yearly occasion took place from July 30 to Aug. 7 at the Elbert County Fairgrounds in Kiowa.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recommended COVID re-vaccinations for as many as 700 doses administered earlier this year.
Sports
      Most high-school seniors don’t have to travel the road to 12th grade that Frederick’s Cruz Zamudio …
Boys golf Riverdale Ridge wasn't able to get started in the Longs Peak League tournament at The Olde Course in Loveland Aug. 15 because of rain.
Softball Thornton won its season-opener Aug. 12 by beating Jefferson Academy 19-4 in Broomfield. The Trojans scored 11 runs in the fifth inning. Elenna Gray and Mya Gray had a base hit and …
Lutheran High School downed Holy Familly 8-1 Aug. 12 at Westfield Park in Westminster. It was the season-opener for both teams. Jordan Peterson had two of the Tigers' five hits. The Lions got a …
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There’s never been an entirely safe time to live life as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, but some historical moments are more difficult than others. But no matter what the national mood is, its …
Any great work of art is immersive — what differentiates these classics to what immersive art is seen as today is a matter of purpose and choice.
As Mark Twain once (supposedly) wrote, “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Miners Alley Playhouse is proving that’s true with its summer production of the rock and roll …
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then taking a walk through most metro area communities can be a delightful treat for the eyes.
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