'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 …

County appoints new board of health member

Douglas County has a new representative on Tri-County Health Department’s board of health after commissioners unanimously approved the appointment of Kim Muramoto in an April 27 business meeting. …
Route 483 was halted during the COVID-19 pandemic but is set to return to service under the RTD board's June service changes.

RTD vows to listen to community

Parker Town Council members aired grievances in their first meeting with the town's newly elected RTD director, who was joined by a colleague in promising to work on improving service to the town. …

Commissioners agree to postpone leadership decision

After about a week of tension among the Douglas County commissioners, the three-person board agreed to postpone the realignment of leadership for at least 30 days.   The board had planned …

Lone Tree tap house sees business picking up

Lauren Neal rushed outside as a gust of wind threatened to topple the patio umbrellas near her dozen or so customers. She wound up the black-and-white striped canopies then headed back inside to an …

Parker RTD exit election not on horizon

A bill that would have created the opportunity for Parker voters to decide if they want to remain in the RTD district was postponed indefinitely in an April 20 committee meeting. The Transportation …

PACE exhibit features local student art

The PACE Center has begun its annual Bright Future Exhibit of local student artwork.  The exhibit follows a student portfolio day where young aspiring artists meet with art professors and …

News

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 …

Life

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 …

Sports

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 …

Voices
Craig Marshall Smith

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 …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

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 …
Financial Strategies

Keep details of American Rescue Plan in mind

Many Americans have received or will receive their $1,400 stimulus check, but there is a lot more to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) signed into law on March 11 by President Biden. It is …
Michael Norton
Winning Ways

Celebrating the construction zones of life

We all know that feeling of entering a construction zone while we are driving, don’t we? Whether it is a major highway or just a single-lane road that gets shut down, we are either forced to find a …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Let’s all join together to beat the banned

Once a year, I invite readers to nominate words or expressions they wish were banned, an idea appropriated from Lake Superior State University’s “Annual List of Words and Phrases Banished from …
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