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Colorado students go head to head in Science Bowl

After a full day of competition in the state Science Bowl March 3, a team from Fort Collins High School was named the champion after outscoring Fairview High School in Boulder, in a rapid-fire final … more

Douglas County caucuses: 'It's important everybody's involved in this'

Zoe Wilson was the youngest person at a Democratic caucus at Rock Canyon High School in Highlands Ranch. The 18-year-old wants to see Cary Kennedy win the governor's race this November, she said, … more

For once, a message really is urgent: Put down the phone while driving

After all of these years, I’m surprised, I’m still surprised.” I hear myself saying this more and more. After reading this you’ll understand why. I’m often approached by people who want to … more

The future of outdoors funding is being decided by the legislature this session

It has been almost 10 years ago that Governor Hickenlooper (with the blessings of key state legislators) merged two separate state divisions into a single division. The division of parks and outdoor … more

Dry weather and high winds bring fire hazards in Colorado

South Metro Fire Rescue has responded to more than 22 fire calls since Feb. 23, half of which were vegetation fires throughout the district. SMFR has assisted other agencies with battling fires as … more

Senior’s wish of flying comes true

Trudy Goldman, 73, sat in her wheelchair Feb. 25, watching groups of children and young adults fly through the wind tunnel at iFly Denver, an indoor skydiving facility in Lone Tree. She was preparing … more

Letter to the editor: Fight for fair funding among schools

As neighborhood schools lose student population due to demographics or charters, Douglas County School District needs to review their School Based Budgeting process because it may not be meeting … more

Hate is a hunger that consumes with no chance of being sated

Hate” is a brutal word. It’s final, and it comes without nuance. It gets the job done if your vocabulary is, uh, um, like, limited, or if you need something right now in the heat of the moment. … more

Sticking with it and sticking to it — a recipe for success

A couple of months ago, many of us made our commitments to our New Year’s resolutions or our goals for this year. Law of averages and historical data tell us that there is a certain percentage of … more

Yoga is practical method to achieve more ease in aging

“Yoga” can be kind of a taboo word. You might have heard it’s all about spiritual healing and heavy breathing in a sweaty room. Maybe you think it’s just for trendy California youngsters or … more

Douglas County students to participate in school walkout planned for March 14

Some Douglas County students are planning to join schools across the nation in a walkout at 10 a.m. March 14. The event, called “#Enough National School Walkout,” is in response to the Feb. 14 … more

Boys volleyball takes first step toward being sanctioned in Colorado

Boys volleyball has been trying to open the door to get the sport sanctioned by the Colorado High School Activities Association for around 20 years, according to John Prusinowski. Well, boys … more

Photographer sheds light on capturing the night

Landscape photographer Glenn Randall has written extensively about mountain climbing and photography and after 20 years, has focused on the photography part — developing a special skill for … more

Build it and burn it to learn it

At this point in their training, a group of firefighter recruits from across the Denver metro area have learned the basic skills. They’ve studied all about hose work, personal protective gear, … more

Arvada Center explores dark side of American Dream

There are certain expectations that come with seeing an Arthur Miller show — it’s going to be intense, heady and dramatic. His 1947 masterpiece “All My Sons” certainly fits the bill. It’s … more

DMNS exhibit lets there be lights

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science has played host to countless numbers of traveling exhibits over the years. These exhibits come from all over the world, and from some of the most respected … more

Entrepreneurs create new way to shop for marijuana

As the 2012 vote loomed on Amendment 64 in Colorado, two self-proclaimed soccer dads from Douglas County who said they had little knowledge of the product in question — marijuana — were paying … more

Pigs come out to play to raise awareness

Pigs aren't just for farms — they're for friendship, too. Crowds at Hog Haven Farm's event at Resolute Brewing Co. in Centennial got to meet rescued pigs and learn more about them as intelligent … more

Volunteers preserve historic apple trees

A group of volunteers recently took to the small but resilient orchard of the Lucas Homestead, located on Castlewood Canyon State Park near Franktown, hunting for apple tree scions. Their mission: to … more
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