Two rodeo riders with a passion for riding
Beyond the history and the sport, two very different riders at very different events at the Adams County Fair shared one thing: tradition. The Professional Bull Riders (PBR) and the Charreada rodeos …
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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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A pair of young lady buccaneers navigate their homemade boat, "Quack Pearl," across Webster Lake during the regatta portion of this year's Northglenn Pirate Fest at E.B. Rains, Jr. Memorial Park Sept. 18.

SLIDES: Aaaar, matey. It's Pirate Fest circa 2021

A combined SWAT team waits outside the middle school entrance at STEM School Highlands Ranch after a shooting that killed one and wounded eight students on  May 7, 2019.

STEM School shooter sentenced to life in prison without parole plus hundreds of extra years

“There is no describing the terror I still experience to this day," a teacher said during the sentencing.
Zach Ward, of Castle Pines, was diagnosed with AFib three years ago. Since then, he has had surgery and taken steps to keep his heart beating at a normal rate.

Man shares story of fight against atrial fibrillation

For many years, Zach Ward thought his racing heartbeat was because he had too much coffee, exercised too much or got up too fast. In reality, he was suffering from a condition many Americans have …
Kaden Lebsack said he will always treasure the opportunity to compete on ‘American Ninja Warrior.’

Castle Rock teen gets within feet of $1M

In a record-breaking season, Castle Rock teen Kaden Lebsack came up just short of earning the $1 million grand prize as he was the last one standing in the 13th season of “American Ninja …
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Open your door to the built environment

Even a casual drive around the Denver metro area will unveil a bevy of architectural gems, with even more design secrets hiding behind doors you might not expect. But since getting an invite to house …
Broomfield resident Colin Duffy bouldering in Salt Lake City.

Climber reaches for dream: Local teen finished seventh in Tokyo Olympics

When Colin Duffy first laid eyes on an indoor climbing wall, he was only 3 years old.  The colorful holds drew his attention and he begged his parents to let him give the sport a try. By 7, he was …
Cherry Creek Theatre Company will present “Steel Magnolias” Oct. 1-24 at the Elaine Wolf Theatre in Denver. From top left, Shannon Altner, Devon James, Erika Mori, Suzanne Nepi, Martha Harmon Pardee, and Tracy Shaffer.
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'Steel Magnolias’ coming to Elaine Wolf Theatre

“Steel Magnolias” will be presented Oct. 1 to 24 by Cherry Creek Theatre Company at the Elaine Wolf Theatre, Jewish Community Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver, 303-800-6578. (Suzanne Nepi of …
The distinctive Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art stands at the corner of 12th Avenue and Bannock Street near the Denver Art Museum.

Kirkland Museum is Denver treasure

On the northwest corner of Bannock Street and 12th Avenue in Denver, bright yellow ceramic tiles beckon to anyone who can see them. They mark the entrance to the Kirkland Museum of Fine and …
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Vail Film Festival ready for a bigger, bolder 2021

Doing something for the first time is always a fraught process, but you often come away with all kinds of beneficial lessons that can make it smoother next time. Such is the case for the Vail Film …
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