Brighton councilor faces DUI charge

Brighton Councilman Kris Jordinelli faces a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence after an incident with Brighton police before Thanksgiving.   His first court appearance -- a …

Mayoral candidates knocking on doors in run-up to runoff vote

Brighton’s mayoral candidates said they were campaigning the old-fashioned way in the last few weeks before the city’s Tuesday, Dec. 7, runoff vote. “We are out every day, knocking on doors,” …

Veteran news leader named Colorado Community Media editor

The next editor-in-chief of Colorado Community Media is Lisa Schlichtman, an experienced, award-winning news executive and an industry leader.
A safe place to go for the holiday
The Thanksgiving holiday, for all of its familial tradition, can be a stressful day for anyone. But it can be a make-or-break day for someone recovering from addiction. “When I got divorced, I was …
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Frederick's River Lakey looks for some extra yards in his team's playoff win over Pueblo County.

Lakey’s journey to Frederick is long – and successful

              Frederick football player River Lakey just finished his junior football season for the …
Professional delouser Linda Holmes combs through the hair of 8-year-old Huntley Marker on a weeknight in late October in the girl’s home in Parker. Business is back up for Holmes and other nitpickers after a lull during the height of the pandemic.

A COVID head-scratcher: Why lice lurk despite distancing

The Marker family of Parker opened their door on a recent evening to a woman dressed in purple, with a military attitude to cleanliness. Linda Holmes, who has worked as a technician with LiceDoctors …
Students in the 8 a.m. construction class at FutureForward Washington Square in Thornton make sure windows are installed correctly in a tiny house. It is the first of at least five tiny houses to be built, and one option is to create a community for teenagers aging out of the child welfare system.

Tiny houses, big purpose: Adams 12 program building space for kids who need it

Mix an Adams County high-school vocational program with a philanthropist who has a soft spot for kids and what do you get?  A plan to build tiny houses, five to start with, with the possibility of …

Christmas tea is Dec. 10

. This year's United Methodist Church's Women's Christmas tea starts at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, at 306 Park Ave.   This year's event will feature Susie Knight a multi-talent western …
Beth York of Aurora and Brenda Luksch of Boulder, who are independent consultants with Usborne Books & More, which is an independent book publisher, stand with a display of books at the Cherry Creek Holiday Market on Nov. 18. The two carry about 2,000 titles for newborns to young adults.

‘The glow of the holidays’: Denver’s Cherry Creek North features lights, local shopping

Vendors at this year’s Cherry Creek North Holiday Market are excited to have conversations with people and help shoppers find the perfect gift. “People like to support local businesses,” said …
Mary Cassatt’s “Mother and Child” from 1889 is displayed in the “Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France” exhibit at the Denver Art Museum.

Museum shares works of Americans in France

“Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France,” now open at the Denver Art Museum through March 13, includes more than 100 paintings created between 1855 and 1913 by American painters, some …
Coming Attractions

Return of the ‘Elf’ on the Arvada Center’s shelf

So much of the holidays are about comfort and familiarity, which is one of the many reasons why people love hearing the same stories every year. But just because you might know the story doesn’t …

Hometown Holidays 2021

Noelle Phares, 35, sits in her art studio in Lakewood.

Tapping talent: How local artists help to define metro Denver's beer scene

Sitting in the studio of Noelle Phares, a 35-year-old artist based in Lakewood, a collection of seasonal beers from the Colfax microbrewery West Fax Brewing can be seen adorning her shelves.  …
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