Dr. Colleen Simpson will become Front Range Community College's first Black president

Dr. Colleen Simpson will take the reins of Front Range Community College as their next president after current president Andy Dorsey retires on Aug. 1.  According to a news release from …
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Airplanes at the Rocky Mountain Airport.

Power lies in the community for lead from airport

Jim Rada, Director of Environmental Health Services at Jefferson County Public Health, said aircraft and airports using leaded gasoline has beed used for decades. As to what the Public Health …
Colorado's House Judiciary Committee hears testimony regarding House Bill 22-1326.

Fentanyl bill passes first test as overdoses skyrocket in the North Metro area

A bill that raises penalties for possession and distribution of fentanyl passed Colorado’s Judiciary Committee on April 13.  After more than 11 hours of testimony on April 12, the bill …
Local crafters and artists sell their wares along 73rd in front of A Creative Corner shop in Westminster.

Sun out as Art Festival returns to Westminster

It was sunny day May 14 as the Historic Art District of Westminster returned to the historic hear to of the city. More than 50 local vendors, local musicians and entertainers gathered along at …
Ex-Adams County sheriff''s sergeant convicted in sex-assault case
  Sentencing for a former Adams County Sheriff's Department sergeant is set for 9 a.m. April 7. in connection with a sex-assault conviction.   An Adams County jury also returned a …
Westminster city council tables board reappointments
Westminster city councilors wanted to delay a decision about who will sit on a bevy of Westminster advisory boards and committees after strategic planning, they said Jan. 10. But, the move changed …

Westminster stalwart Bob Briggs dies

Former state legislator, Adams County Commissioner and Westminster Mayor Pro Tem Bob Briggs died unexpectedly of a heart attack Dec. 2 at his daughter's home in Erie. He was 83, just weeks short of …

Sports
AURORA -- Legacy High School advanced to the state 5A baseball tournament with wins over ThunderRidge and Grandview high schools May 23. LHS faces Cherokee Trail at 9 a.m. Friday, May 27. The …
LAKEWOOD -- An hour or so before Riverdale Ridge's Lucas Couron began his state-championship effort in the boys state 4A pole vault May 22 at a brisk Jeffco Stadium, he left. "A lot  of …
LAKEWOOD -- Holy Family's Grayson Arnold wrapped up his prep high-school career in fine fashion. The Baylor University-bound senior took second in both the 200-meter dash and the 100-meter dash …
The Colorado High School Activities Associaiton plans to restart the state track-and-field meet at 2:10 p.m. May 21 at Jeffco Stadium. A late-spring snowstorm forced officials to call of Friday's …
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PHOTOS: Holy Family High School celebrates Class of '22

Holy Family High School in Broomfield hosted graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2022 on May 19. A total of 167 diplomas were awarded.

Life

Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined …

Sports
CHSAA postpones state track meet
AURORA -- The prospect of poor weather caused a cancellation of the second day of the state track and field meet May 20. In a press … Read More
Legacy freshman Victoria Spitzley clears the bar early in the state 5A girls pole vault May 19 at Jeffco Stadium. She finished third.
Legacy freshman takes third in state pole vault
LAKEWOOD -- It's been quite the journey for Legacy High School freshman pole vaulter Victoria Spitzley.The latest trophy for her case … Read More
Legacy's Mia Meraz hands the baton to Addison Dolan in the 4-by-800-meter relay May18 at the state 5A track meet in Lakewood. The Lightning finished sixth.
Legacy 4x800 relay breaks school record amid podium finish
LAKEWOOD–Although the Legacy Lightning girls’ 4-by-800 meter relay team started near the back of the pack, the squad of Gabrielle … Read More
Luke Vargas of Frederick High School has big goals in mind for his senior basketball season.
Basketball: Frederick's Justice getting his work in .. and loving it
FREDERICK -- It's been just about two months since Frederick High School's boys basketball team finished its first appearance in the … Read More
State 3A tennis thread
Noon May 14 COLORADO SPRINGS -- Holy Family's No. 1 doubles team advanced to the state 3A tennis finals. Clara Meisner and Sarah … Read More
Voices

Guest Column: The outer you reflects the inner you

Have you ever been around someone in a group setting and suddenly they say something completely out of character or unexpected? And when they realize it, they say or ask something like, “Did my …
Michael Norton

Column: Listening for the voice of grace

So many of you enjoyed the quote I used last week, I thought I would begin this one with another of his quotes, “Graciousness is more than good manners. It is more than courtesy. It is the …
Coming Attractions

Take a healing trip to ‘Blue Ridge’

Relationships forged under high stress situations are some of the strongest people can create. There’s a reason soldiers who serve in combat bond so deeply. Abby Rosebrock’s “Blue Ridge,” is …
Julie Federico

How to talk to your child to protect them from abuse

April is child abuse prevention month. It is the month set aside to try and end child abuse. Parents have many responsibilities when educating their children about life. One of the most important …
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