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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 … more

Roxborough park reaches 25-year anniversary of land acquisition

On May 31, Roxborough State Park staff and volunteers will celebrate the acquisition of the area called Southdowns near the park entrance. The acquisition was a process that developed numbers of … more

Englewood thrift shop in need of help after burglary

An Englewood thrift store that has become a safe haven for people in need found itself on hard luck after a burglary caused hundreds of dollars in damage to the shop. In the early morning April 26, … more

My Name Is... Michelle Larsen

Main Street memories I grew up near Ridge Road and Broadway, back when Broadway ended at County Line Road. We called County Line “Roller Coaster Road” back then because of all the hills. I … more

Xcel Energy plan sees concerns on health, property values in south Denver metro area

Some homeowners in Centennial recently learned that trees in their back yards could be removed — and there appears to be little to nothing they can do about it. About 200 single-family homes sit … more

Colorado Community Media staffers win 19 SPJ awards

Colorado Community Media staff members won 19 awards in the 2021 Top of the Rockies contest, a regional contest that includes journalists in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The contest is … more

Alleged shooter in 2009 Andrew Graham homicide set for trial

After more delays in recent months as attorneys said the coronavirus pandemic prevented them from gathering evidence to defend Terrell Jones, who is accused of fatally shooting a Centennial man in a … more

Weekends on Main sparks new vision for downtown Littleton

Weekends on Main, the al fresco dining program that saw downtown Littleton largely closed to cars on weekends last summer, is coming back in 2021 — and could be a starting point for a new vision … more

Coach proud of Grandview soccer team’s season

Grandview boys soccer coach Brian Wood was obviously frustrated to watch the season end. However, he wasn’t disappointed with his team. Cherry Creek, the 16thand final seed in the Colorado boys … more

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 … more

Coach proud of girls’ state field hockey championship

Regis Jesuit coach Spencer Wagner was probably one of the few people who relaxed a little when the state field hockey championship game went into double overtime. He knew his team might have an … more

Cherry Creek boys soccer team almost had it all

State tournament pairings are often debated and criticized when they are revealed by the Colorado High School Activities Association. That was the case for this season’s boys state tournament … more

Letter to the editor: Let experts make health decisions

Let experts make health decisions Per your article, “County opts out of Tri-County dial extension,” Abe Laydon’s quote “I want ... Douglas County to be the first county in the state to say … more

Letter to the editor: Government should back off

Government should back off Our state government should not be putting restrictions on us. The role of our government is to work for us and to protect our inalienable rights as citizens of the United … more

We were blessed with the opportunities to tell your stories

Our journey in journalism started in the early 1980s, as recent college graduates — me, as a reporter at The Miami Herald, then one of the country’s largest papers; Jerry in the newspaper’s … more

'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 … more

Finding consistency in a world of inconsistency

“I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and lows.” — Drew Barrymore There have been some very famous … more

This knock-knock stuff is no joke

Occasionally, this is an opinion column. Here comes one now. Advertisements taped or left hanging on front doors should be against the law. The mischief-makers of advertisements taped or left hanging … more

Fulfilling lifelong dreams

Now more than ever before, people around the world can relate to feeling isolated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Isolation, something that increasingly affects our well-being as we age, is incredibly … more

'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' in the 1860s

Vintage baseball from the 1860s came to the South Platte Valley Historic Park in Fort Lupton May 1. There were parts of the game that looked the same; others not so much. The Colorado Vintage Base … more
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