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Intern’s sexual harassment claim not true, state senator says

A former state House intern has filed a formal complaint accusing state Sen. Jack Tate of sexual harassment, and Tate said he has no recollections of any interactions with such House employees. “I …

Resurfacing of U.S. 40/Colfax Avenue complete

With the completion of the U.S. 40/Colfax Avenue resurfacing project, motorists will experience a smoother surface and safer driving conditions. The Colorado Department of Transportation project …
Denver metro area

Budget shortfall shutters Arapahoe House

A growing substance abuse problem but a lack of money to combat it has caught up with Denver-area treatment program Arapahoe House, forcing it close effective Jan. 2. “It's less about Arapahoe …
Developmental Disabilities Resource Center

Heartfelt and handmade

For the 16th year, the Developmental Disabilities Resource Center’s public holiday market brought together clients, local artisans, family and friends to buy uniquely made gifts and treats for the holiday. This year’s market was held on Dec. 7, and allowed shoppers the opportunity to buy handmade gifts, and celebrate clients at the center.

Glass: What makes a great school in Jeffco

In October, we released a proposed vision statement for Jeffco Public Schools called Generations: A Learning-Centered Vision for our Community’s Schools. Since that time, we’ve had deep and …
West Colfax

Businesses, both creative and not, invest in artistic corridor

When asked about the kind of year 40 West Arts and West Colfax had, Bill Marino, executive director of the Lakewood West Colfax Business Improvement District, and board chair of 40 West Arts, pauses, …
Life
Going to great depths for a good time

Space, the final frontier. While that’s a frontier most of us won’t have the chance to explore, two-thirds of Earth has the next best thing — open water for scuba diving. “Just like in space travel, you get that same weightlessness and …

Blessings emerge amid veteran’s toughest fight Christian Redman, 50, sits on the edge of the couch, hands slightly trembling — a side effect of the chemo — as he clasps and unclasps them, a melancholy shadow in his eyes. For as long as he can …
Seasonal cheers with holiday beers The holidays are a time to gather together with friends, family, co-workers and other near and dear ones. And to make that time a little more delicious, and possibly more bearable, many local …
Get to know Mother Cabrini Mother Cabrini is the patron saint of immigrants. She is known for her dedication of caring for the poor, uneducated, sick, abandoned, and especially, Italian immigrants. She founded 67 institutions …
A legacy of love and service: Cabrini Shrine commemorates 100th anniversary of saint's death Tom Francis has a goal. It is to live until the year 2030. That will mark 100 years that the Francis family has been involved with the Mother Cabrini Shrine, Francis said, who is one of the …
Voices
Jimmy Buffett sings about a tattoo being a permanent reminder of a temporary feeling. Maybe for some that’s true, and for others, their tattoo carries a reminder of something powerful and …
A reader reminded me that it’s time for my annual “What Makes Life Worth Living” top 10 list. She also reminded me that I listed our neighborhood rabbits years ago. I had forgotten. I forget …
The use of renewable energy is becoming a big problem. To the east side of Golden, you can see a brown horizon because of the smog coming from Denver. Colorado is a beautiful place and we can’t …
As a parent, I’m thankful my child was born healthy and has received medical care throughout his life. Unfortunately, millions of children worldwide do not have the same access to care. …
Mary Stobie brought out a very important point with her article “Two men talking about North Korea.” The fact that two men were talking, and even more important listening to each other, …
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