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Brighton High School celebrates batch of future college athletes
It took two full tables to accommodate the 19 Brighton High School athletes who signed their college letters of intent April 26 at the school. Colleges from the West Coast, the Midwest and the …
Newest 27J school gets first principal
Brighton School District 27J's newest school, Elementary School 14, won't open until August 2022, and it doesn't have a name yet.  But it does have a principal. She is Candice Reese. The …
Seven ThunderHawks move to college athletics
Seven Prairie View High School athletes took the plunge and signed collegiate letters of intent during an April 19 ceremony at the school. Marcus Sanchez signed on for baseball at Otero Junior …
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A Tyrannosaur named Sue
For many people, the Tyrannosaurus rex is the dinosaur, and it’s easy to understand why. There’s no animal today that comes close to the sheer intimidation and raw power that this Cretaceous-era …
Broken sprinkler shuts down Brighton council feed
A broken fire sprinkler in Brighton City Hall Tuesday night kept the city from streaming the City Council meeting live, but city officials said the recording of the meeting is online now. Brighton …
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Jerry and Ann Healey, left, sold Colorado Community Media to a national and local partnership between the National Trust for Local News and the Colorado Sun designed to bolster local journalism. From left: Jerry Healey and Ann Healey, former CCM owners, Fraser Nelson and Marc Hand of the National Trust for Local News, Colorado Sun editors  Dana Coffield and Larry Ryckman, National Trust CEO Elizabeth Hansen Shapiro, and Lillian Ruiz of the National Trust.  Photo by David Gilbert

'Tell stories that matter:' Colorado Community Media sold to journalism partnership

Colorado Community Media, the company that produces two dozen newspapers around the Denver-area suburbs and two shoppers, has been acquired by a local and national …
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Hicks to step down from Platte Valley Medical Center

Platte Valley Medical Center President John Hicks will retire Jan. 7. The hospital made the statement in a press release . Hicks has been with the hospital for 26 years. He helped oversee the move …
The Biennial of the Americas is seeking public submissions for the virtual Americas COVID-19 Memorial exhibit.

‘More together than apart’

The Americas make up about 13% of the world’s population. Yet, as of April, nearly 50% of the world’s COVID-19 deaths occurred in the Americas. So the Biennial of the Americas got to thinking: …
Techician looking over a gas furnace with a flashlight before cleaning it.

Many Coloradans may not be getting the help they need

Energy Outreach Colorado has a mission to help people afford their energy costs. And to fulfill that mission, it is so important for the nonprofit to make sure every Coloradan is aware of it, said …
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Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the …
Sam Al-Jassim, a Georgetown resident and manager at Clear Creek Cidery & Eatery, pours a selection of cider for a flight of four. This cidery in Idaho Springs hopes to launch its own line of ciders later this year, and currently features nine Colorado ciders on tap and 14 others in cans.

Cideries squeeze into craft beverage scene

Imagine it’s a hot Colorado day and adults are looking for alcoholic beverages to help beat the heat. Many seek out beer, seltzers and cocktails. But, for Sam Al-Jassim and many others, the answer …
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House concerts provide live music alternative

One of the first responses many people give when they’re asked what they’ve missed most during the COVID-19 pandemic is live music, and while it appears that this summer will feature more …
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New Thornton Arts exhibit unites range of cultures

Audiences aren’t the only ones missing cultural events like art shows during the pandemic shutdown - the creatives have also been missing the opportunities to have their work seen and connected …
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Miners Alley returns with a little zen

It may be more than a year later than hoped for, but Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse is finally getting a new season off the ground - and it’s doing so with the world premiere of a show written …
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