Hope and encouragement, love and forgiveness
Recently I was asked about some of the best advice I have received over my career. As I considered my response, I thought about some of the great business minds and strategists who provided guidance. …
Six of one, half a dozen of the other, if that’s OK
I’m sorry. I’m sorry for what I would say on Twitter if I were on Twitter. The same goes for Facebook and Instagram and any others I don’t know about. Sooner or later, everyone on Twitter …
Re-8 budget process may get easier
From the sounds of things during a Dec. 10 Weld Re-8 workshop session, the district’s director of business services, Jessica Holbrook, is awash in Excel spreadsheets. “Three years ago, when I …

Taking it to the streets: Sharing music and words of love in the age of COVID

A small desk, an antique typewriter and some space on Denver’s 16th Street Mall are the tools Colorado native Devan Kingsford needs to arouse some pretty strong emotions. With a few taps on the …

Fort Lupton HS scoreboard Jan. 27

Boys basketball Prospect Ridge held on for a 49-47 win over Fort Lupton in the season-opener Jan. 26 on the Bluedevils' floor. PRA, which led by nine points with less than three minutes to play …

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Thornton Firefighter/Paramedic Blake McCarthy crawls across to join Metro North Fire and Rescue Lt. Tom Willard on Thornton’s Civic Center Park pond and onto the ice shelf Jan. 19. It was part of a joint training exercise between the Thornton department and the  North Metro Fire and Rescue District.

Thin ice: Rescue crews gearing up for seasonal calls

His face covered in a mask, half-submerged in freezing water with all the traffic of Interstate 25’s morning rush hour behind him, Thornton Firefighter and Paramedic Blake McCarthy struggled to be …
The U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Colorado leaders react to Biden inauguration

Colorado officials on Wednesday marked the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, with Democrats offering messages of congratulations and conveying determination to …
Joe Kmeck, 70, of Erie, is the first to get his vaccine Jan. 13 at Centura Health’s Church Ranch Neighborhood Health Center in Westminster. The health care group hoped to vaccinate 89 more seniors before 9 p.m. that day.

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The power of Wood.Works at the Arvada Center

Wood has proven to be one of the most reliable and dynamic materials humanity has made use of over the centuries. It has been employed to make everything from weapons and transportation to shelter …
An employee working the Santiago’s take-out window smiles for the camera in Brighton.

Word on the heat: Forget the controversy, enjoy your chiles

Hatch, Pueblo, Anaheim or an upstart from Greeley — Coloradans have differences of opinion on who grows green chiles best. But when it comes to the state’s love for the spicy fruit (yes, fruit), …
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In a challenging 2020, music kept us going

It’s safe to say 2020 is a year that we’re unlikely to forget any time soon. We all had to get through it in our own way, and music played a big role in my survival. I picked five of my favorite …
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