Local wrestlers ranked

MONUMENT – The first batch of wrestling rankings from On the Mat Magazine includes a lot of local grapplers.  Publisher Tim Yount issued his preseason rankings for both boys and girls wrestlers. …

Prairie View High School scoreboard Jan. 25

Girls basketball Prairie View's girls basketball team is in quarantine through the first week of February. It means the T-Hawks won't play a road game against Legend High School Monday, Feb. …
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Perlmutter recounts Capitol insurrection
On Jan. 6, US legislators debated the merits of completing a perfunctory certification of the electoral college results in the 2020 presidential election. Shortly after the House and Senate were …

For Winter athletes, ‘Season B’ to start later this month

AURORA – The state’s winter sports (ice hockey, skiing, girls swimming, wrestling boys and girls basketball and competitive spirit), now called “Season B” in the Colorado High School …

The power of Wood.Works at the Arvada Center

Wood has proven to be one of the most reliable and dynamic materials humanity has made use of over the centuries. It has been employed to make everything from weapons and transportation to shelter …

The grand illusion in the land of confusion

Music just seems to have a way of connecting us with feelings of inspiration, motivation, adventure, romance, sorrow, and love. We can remember where we were the first time we heard those songs, the …

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For principal, move to Eagle Ridge was the right choice

The new principal/head of school at Eagle Ridge Academy in Brighton — and former administrator at Stargate School in Thornton — wasn’t looking to make a job change.  Scott Richardson and his …
A rendering of the Caraway, an affordable housing project that Maiker Housing Partners will construct in Adams County. The Caraway is one of several long-term projects Maiker is working on to address the housing crisis in Adams County. In the short term, the housing agency will continue providing much-needed rental assistance to residents.

Maiker aims for consistency as eviction worries mount

While a federal decision to extend an eviction moratorium passed Dec. 31 offered much-needed relief, the lapse of a state moratorium and the federal moratorium’s pending deadline hasn’t eased …

Hopes high for second semester amid north metro schools

School districts in Adams County are returning for their second semester with new optimism and plans. Westminster Public Schools and Brighton’s 27J Schools returned to hybrid learning Jan. 11 and …
Joe Kmeck, 70, of Erie, is the first to get his vaccine Jan. 13 at Centura Health’s Church Ranch Neighborhood Health Center in Westminster. The health care group hoped to vaccinate 89 more seniors before 9 p.m. that day.

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An employee working the Santiago’s take-out window smiles for the camera in Brighton.

Word on the heat: Forget the controversy, enjoy your chiles

Hatch, Pueblo, Anaheim or an upstart from Greeley — Coloradans have differences of opinion on who grows green chiles best. But when it comes to the state’s love for the spicy fruit (yes, fruit), …
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In a challenging 2020, music kept us going

It’s safe to say 2020 is a year that we’re unlikely to forget any time soon. We all had to get through it in our own way, and music played a big role in my survival. I picked five of my favorite …
Some people like to use trekking poles when they go snowshoeing.

Snowshoeing: ‘Viewing the world in a different lens’

With health officials continuing to encourage outdoor activities amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there’s one affordable winter activity that’s getting folks outside, active and socially …
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Colorado Office of Film recognized for highlighting native voices

Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Not only can the art entertain and enlighten, but it helps keep histories alive — both personal and those of a group of people. That’s why the …
The Daniels and Fisher clock tower, near Arapahoe Street on the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver, lit up the night of Dec. 30 for the holidays.

New year's resolutions: Experts say to 'set small goals' and 'find the joy'

After the most disruptive year in generations upended the social, financial and mental well-being of billions across the world, the question many face with the arrival of the new year is: What’s …
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