Eliminating barriers to food access

Food insecurity is ubiquitous. “All of us are just one poor step, one medical emergency, one financial reversal, one financial devastation away from food insecurity,” said Arland Preblund, …
A group of teens with Rise Above Colorado and youth mentors gather for a photo in early August as they were working on Rise Above Colorado’s 50th capstone mural, which is located on a building at 788 S. Broadway in Denver.

Rising above drug abuse

For the past seven years, thousands of Colorado teens have decided to “rise above” and paint murals instead of using drugs. Empowering them is the Rise Above Colorado, a statewide substance …
The Harrison family rides horses in August 2017 during a family camp offered by the Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center. The JCC Denver is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

JCC Denver is a place for everyone

If there’s one characteristic of Denver’s Jewish community center that won’t change, it’s that everyone is welcome. “One of the exciting things about this JCC is that the doors are open to …
Welton Street Café's family owners and restaurant staff gather for a photo for their Go Fund Me campaign. The restaurant is asking for the community's help to support its move to a larger, newer space.

Welton Street Café receives historic preservation grant

Denver’s Welton Street Café is one of two Colorado recipients of a Backing Historic Small Restaurants Grant Program, which is a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The …

Sweet! Olathe corn is in Colorado stores

Dawn is breaking everywhere as the stillness of Sunday morning is interrupted by the sound of ears of corn being ripped from waist-high plants in the ground. An old Ford 350 motor slowly chugs to …

Colorado's flourishing fungi foraging community

Popping up alongside the wildflowers, near creek beds and scattered through meadows in Colorado’s forests are a rainbow variety of fungi, which an increasing number of foragers are taking advantage of. 


Colorado Community Media taps de Yoanna as new editor-in-chief

Colorado Community Media announced today that it has named Michael de Yoanna as its new editor-in-chief.  


Pickin’ and singin’ to benefit Cameron church

Cameron United Methodist Church is more than just a building. It serves its congregation as a faith-based gathering place, but it is also a place that welcomes all sorts of community-wide events — …


Gonzalez kicking up a ruckus for two Fort Lupton sports

For many high-school athletes, playing a sport at a varsity level is a big task within itself. Jonathan Gonzalez, a senior at Fort Lupton High School, is not only stepping up as one of the captains …


From the Editor: NyQuil chicken — no thanks

I am often fascinated at things people worldwide will do based on something they saw online. The latest attention to the problem was an FDA warning that NyQuil chicken is not something people should …

From the Editor: Before you say no

This election year will have a lot of tax questions for voters to consider as they sort through ballots that are expected to hit the mail starting on Oct. 17. As our reporters have worked to break …
Michael Norton

Less is more is the way to go

As the presenter gave his opening remarks and welcomed the audience, he shared with everyone the agenda for his talk, the most important elements where he hoped they would focus, the amount of time …

Take time for mandatory fun with your colleagues

Team building is so important. While Colorado Community Media has always put on in-house work functions — and we have opportunities to attend training sessions with our media partners at the …
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