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Adams County honors employee Dale Snyder

Building technician has been keeping county buildings running since 2018 County officials gave hearty congratulations to the person who keeps the city buildings running at a Sept. 13 luncheon. Adams County Building Maintenance Technician Dale Snyder was named the Adams County Employee of all-Season recognition for his dedication to maintaining the buildings’ core internal operations,…

Youth shelter approved in Thornton

Community Reach Center, DA’s office, Thornton PD to help mitigate ‘time on street’ Thanks to a multi-agency effort, Thornton will soon be home to a shelter for displaced youth.  Operators say the 10-bed facility will provide life-changing help for many, even as it addresses only a fraction of the existing needs. Community Reach Center will…

United Power powers up Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy partners with United to provide low-carbon, renewable electricity Colorado’s Xcel Energy will combine efforts with electric cooperative United Power to provide low-carbon, renewable electricity for its members in the North, the two companies announced.  United Power and Xcel signed into a strategic partnership to combine efforts to expand a carbon-neutral portfolio meant to…


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Several local players dazzle in Rocky Mountain Showdown

What a game. What a weekend. What a spectacle. And several local players were part of it all. Legions of fans, celebrities, sportswriters, photographers, camera crews and people just wanting to witness the pageantry descended on Boulder the week of Sept. 16 for the 92nd Rocky Mountain Showdown between in-state rivals Colorado and Colorado State.…

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Coming Attractions: Autumn ushers in the cool and creepy

Your favorite equinox guy is back, checking in right before we officially begin the best season of the year — autumn. Now that we’re about to jump into the time of chilly evenings, falling leaves and hearty foods, it’s my duty to round up some of the best ways to welcome fall.  The spirit of…

Column: A Seussical musical at Lakewood Culture Center

It may not be a “proper” word, but when someone describes something as Seussian, you basically know what it means. Dr. Seuss is famous the world over for the fantastical and surreal worlds he created and populated with characters like The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant and The Lorax. 

Column: Making ’Beautiful’ music at the Arvada Center

For those who are unfamiliar, a jukebox musical is a show that features tunes most audiences are familiar with. And that kind of show is practically made for “Beautiful,” the story of singer, songwriter and all-around legend Carole King. 

Developer announces plans for Thornton theater

Thornton’s Larkridge Retail Center will get a 32,000 square-foot, 800 seat theater venue meant to showcase Broadway style musicals, plays, concerts and other entertainment events, the city officials …


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