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Mothers’ Milk Bank celebrates its 12,000th human milk donor

As a neonatal nurse practitioner, Kathryn Brecht, of Denver, spends her days caring for fragile newborns, many of whom rely on donor human milk. “I see the benefits of donor human milk on a daily … more

Shining a light on the season

Even though Grace Ramírez is a Denver native and works for the City of Denver, it’s still a thrill to see downtown and the Denver City and County Building all lit up for the season. “It’s been … more

Going beyond English for all inclusive libraries

During the first few years after Gloria Pérez-Álvarez moved from Guadalajara, Mexico, to the U.S. in Jefferson County, she would only venture out into the community for necessary errands such as to … more

Author thrills readers with visit to Denver

More than 1,000 excited readers arrived at the Denver Marriott Tech Center on Nov. 15 for “An Evening with Dan Brown,” jointly presented by Douglas County Libraries and Tattered Cover Book Store. … more

My Name Is: Tom LaMarr

About me After growing up in Dubuque, Iowa, on a hill overlooking the Mississippi River, I attended the Iowa Fiction Writers’ Workshop in Iowa City. I met my wife while working in Florida, where my … more

Littleton Youth Ballet among companies staging `Nutcracker’

Soon, Tchaikovsky’s beloved music will be playing wherever one goes, and dancers—both professional and younger — will become snowflakes, Clara, party guests, military mice, princes and that … more

Local musician takes to Boulder’s famous eTown

The way Denver musician Barry Shapiro sees it, people don’t find themselves in Colorado by accident. “Denver is the kind of place where people move here because they want to be here,” he said. … more

Holiday shopping with a twist

When it comes to holiday shopping, chain stores and online outlets will try to pull in customers with quantity of items and deals. But to find that unique gift — one specially and limitedly created … more

My Name Is: Dr. R. Dawn Comstock

About me I grew up in Pueblo, where my dad was a steel worker. I’m a first generation college kid and did my undergrad studies at Colorado State University, where I studied microbiology. My first … more

Raising the coffee bar

When Kyle Gammage is behind the bar at The Bluegrass Coffee and Bourbon in Olde Town Arvada, he sees three kinds regulars — those who come in for their morning coffee, those who come in for a happy … more

‘Seussical’ is whimsical musical delight on Littleton stage

The entire stage floor is painted in bright swishes of color, so one practically dances to one’s assigned seat at Littleton’s Town Hall Arts Center (scenic design by Michael Duran) to await the … more

Getting the season off to a bright, beautiful start

It’s always better to catch your favorite musicians at a concert in a small venue — the smaller the better. It provides a feeling of intimacy, of communing directly with the artist. One of the … more

This year’s hunt for pheasant looks to be quite pleasant

According to Colorado Parks and Wildlife Small Game Coordinator Ed Gorman, the 2017-18 eastern Colorado pheasant season could be the second best hunt on record. And given that the survey results suggesting this forecast goes back to 1954, that’s … more

Tips for seniors to ensure a joyful holiday season

It’s that time of year again – cooler weather, family get-togethers, festive holiday cheer. As we ready ourselves for the start of holiday festivities, it’s good form – and good for you – to have an attitude of gratitude. A University … more

Longtime Golden lawyer Conrad Gardner dies

On any given Denver Broncos game day, Conrad Gardner would drive from Golden to Wheat Ridge to pick up a take-out order from Boston Market. Typically, the whole family would sit around and eat a chicken dinner and watch the football game, said … more

My Name Is: Jason Eckhoff

I’m a native of Chicago and I’m a huge baseball fan. I love the Cubs, and I travel for softball four times a year. Prior to joining Peak Properties Group, I spent much of my career in the hospitality industry, which instilled a love … more

Get into the holiday spirit with music, food

Despite all the shoppers big box stores see on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving wasn’t all that special for Angelo Coiro, owner of Angelo’s CDs and More. But when Record Store Day started making exclusive releases on Black Friday, … more

Theatrical options for the holiday season

The holidays mean something different to everyone, but if there’s one thing that most can agree on, it is that they should be spent with the people who mean the most to us. And as far as activities go for the holidays, few are better than … more

Not just a man’s job

When Danell Kalcevic was in kindergarten, an assignment asked her to describe what she wanted to be when she grows up. “It sounds silly,” Kalcevic, 48, said, but what she put on the assignment was a farmer’s wife. Fast forward and … more

My Name Is: Jennifer DiLuzio

About me I grew up in Binghamton, in upstate New York, and have lived in Lakewood for more than five years. It’s my favorite city around Denver because it’s so close to Red Rocks, Green Mountain trails, downtown and the mountains. I am a … more
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