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 …
DeGette: 'No one is above the law in this country'; Buck: Impeachment process was rushed
Following the U.S. House’s vote to impeach President Donald Trump the afternoon of Jan. 13, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Denver, issued a statement calling Trump “one of the greatest …
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 …

Snowshoeing: ‘Viewing the world in a different lens’

With health officials continuing to encourage outdoor activities amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there’s one affordable winter activity that’s getting folks outside, active and socially …

Let the story, our story, unfold

Do you remember that old saying, “Never judge a book by its cover?” Well, if you are like me, and if you don’t mind admitting just how many times that you made the big mistake of rushing to …

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From left, Lt. May, Executive Secretary Allyson Tkadlec, Fire Marshal Tamlin.

Fire staff honored

Council wades through early year housekeeping measures

The first council agenda of the year in Fort Lupton was long on appointments and house cleaning items. Council OK’d a resolution designating the city’s web page (www.fortluptonco.gov) as the …
Lt. Randy Cleveland with the Fort Lupton Fire District took his vaccine on Jan. 4 and is scheduled to take the second dose Feb. 1.

Platte Valley Medical Center issues first doses for first responders

Fort Lupton first responders began taking the first step to fight COVID-19 with the vaccine in January. “We have offered the vaccine to all of our staff and volunteers,” said Phil Tiffany Fire …
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Colorado Office of Film recognized for highlighting native voices

Never underestimate the power of storytelling. Not only can the art entertain and enlighten, but it helps keep histories alive — both personal and those of a group of people. That’s why the …
The Daniels and Fisher clock tower, near Arapahoe Street on the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver, lit up the night of Dec. 30 for the holidays.

New year's resolutions: Experts say to 'set small goals' and 'find the joy'

After the most disruptive year in generations upended the social, financial and mental well-being of billions across the world, the question many face with the arrival of the new year is: What’s …
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Arts remain unbound during COVID pandemic

With so many stuck inside for the bulk of this year, there’s a common outlet creatives all over are turning to — podcasting. Doug Kacena, artist and owner of Denver’s K Contemporary art …
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