Brighton, Tri County Health offer COVID vaccination clinics
  The city of Brighton teamed up with Tri county Health to offer free vaccination clinics at the Brighton Recreation Center, 555 N. 11th Ave. They are available from 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. …
27J’s graduation rate increases for a fourth year
The graduation rate in 27J Schools increased for a fourth year in a row, according to a press statement. The rate increased two percent to 88.2 percent, an all-time high, said the district. “This …
27J Schools needs bond oversight committee members
27J Schools wants to put together a bond oversight committee to monitor expenses related to the latest bond package thatu voters passed in November. The deadline to sign up is Wednesday, Jan. …
Brighton introduces new aquatics hotline

The city of Brighton's aquatics department responded to the increasing number of COVID cases and resulting staffing issues with a new aquatics hotline .. 303-655-2251.   The city said it …

A little help seeing colors

Ryan Oakes was born colorblind but it wasn’t until first grade when his mother discovered it. “My mom was watching me color the tree trunks green and the leaves brown. She said, let’s get you …

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Michael Kriech of Parker gets a grip as he donates blood at a blood drive at Town Hallin 2017.

Front Range blood supplies running low

The American Red Cross has been sending up the red flag, stressing that there is a nationwide blood shortage and Colorado is no different. In fact, along the Front Range, hospitals are managing but …

Adams 14 schools return to in-person learning Jan. 18

COMMERCE CITY -- Students and staff in the Adams 14 School District return to in-person learning Tuesday, Jan. 18. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is Monday, Jan. 17, is a federal …

Municipal League interested in Thornton term limits

The Colorado Municipal League is considering filing an amicus brief regarding Thornton’s appeal in their term limits case, according to the group’s executive director. “It’s possible that …
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2021’s best albums use music as bridge, inspiration

Much like the year immediately preceding it, 2021 posed more than its share of challenges. As individuals, community members and global citizens, we all had to be more thoughtful than ever about what …
Among performers slated for this year’s Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathing is Texas native singer and songwriter Jean Prescott.

Poetry Gathering beckons well-versed cowboys, cowgirls to Golden

If you’re a hankerin’ for a weekend rich in the storied history of the American West, then gather ‘round the campfire for the 2022 Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering, coming up Jan. 15 and 16 at the American Mountaineering Center in downtown Golden.
The view looking east on Dec. 29 from the intersection of Powhaton Road and 26th Avenue, not far from Adams County's highest-elevation point.

Highest-elevation points in metro Denver counties sit at some unexpected places

To outdoor-recreation enthusiasts, Colorado is known for its fourteeners: mountain peaks that exceed 14,000 feet. But take a drive through the Denver area, and you might notice how the elevation …
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Benchmark Theatre confronts our American darkness

The Jan. 6 capitol insurrection is one of the darkest days in the history of the country — one that we’re still reeling from and trying to figure out to prevent from happening again.
Addie Rose plays with bubbles at the Western Welcome Week Kids Games of Old at Geneva Park.
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CCM: 2021 in photos

It was quite a year for the communities across the Denver Metro area. There were trials and tribulations. Welcome signs of life amid a pandemic, along with poltical ire for how it has been …
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