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Young people ‘are at the heart of everything we do’

When Daniella Riggio first got involved with Art from Ashes about five ago, she was a homeless teen struggling with mental health issues. Today, the 22-year-old serves as a youth ambassador for Art …

Día del Niño takes place virtually througout April

Throughout April, a number of local cultural institutions will be hosting Día del Niño: Celebrating All Children events. The events — some virtual, some in-person — are being offered as a …
Meaghan Doherty of Denver Fitness Boot Camp.

Post-pandemic fitness tips from the pros

If you’ve put on a few pounds during the pandemic, you’re not alone. And if you’ve only put on a few — consider yourself lucky. A study by the American Psychological Association (APA) …

Patients skipping care worries physicians

It could take years to catch up on screenings, immunizations and fallout from pandemic delays Scientists, doctors, and the world are starting to come to grips with the direct and indirect impacts the …
Dr. Radhika Acharya-Leon, section chief for medical oncology at Highlands Ranch Hospital, talks to patient Suzi McCumber about radiation treatment.

Delayed treatment will put pressure on health care system

Delayed care for major health conditions in 2020 is leading specialists through the Denver metro area to worry that it could take more than a decade to recover from the emotional, financial and …
Shannon Watts.

Q & A: Shannon Watts

In the wake of the March 22 shooting in Boulder, the Arvada Press' Ryan Dunn spoke to gun safety activist Shannon Watts about the state of firearm legislation in Colorado The shooting in Boulder on …

Stop and smell the craft coffee around Denver

Java, joe, coffee — no matter what we call it, coffee is an integral part of many people’s lives, and metro Denver is known for its craft coffee. For craft coffee roasters, it’s all about the …

‘We already assume you’re brilliant, and have something to contribute’

A group of Denver Public Schools alumni want to make a difference in the education that future students of the district receive. “We want to help people dream bigger,” said TeRay Esquibel, …

News

Colorado governor extends mask order, modifies it for level green counties

Setting up potential disputes for rural businesses, Gov. Jared Polis extended the statewide mask order but modified its requirements for counties in level green, the least-restrictive stage on …

Life

A playful exhibit of surrealism and botanical illustrations

Oftentimes, art can be a connector between science and nature. “Art can talk to people in a lot of ways that data cannot,” said Lisa Eldred, director of exhibitions and head curator of art at the …

Sports

State wrestling schedule announced

AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association announced the schedule for next week's state wrestling tournaments. They will be at the Southwest Motor Events Center in Pueblo. The …

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Winning Words

Famous last words are not only for the famous

If someone were asked to recall the last thing that you had ever said to them, what would you hope those words would be? Famous last words are not just for the famous, and they are also not only …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

You might not care about vacuums, but suck it up

My vacuum cleaner has headlights. It's a great feature. It allows me to vacuum in the dark. Nietzsche might say that “vacuuming in the dark” was a good metaphor for existence. My vacuum cleaner …

Easy home composting

Over the years, people have asked me about composting at home for their gardens. So, I did some research on the subject to come up with a simple and easy way. I must confess that I've been composting …
Coming Attractions

Women+Film Festival celebrates talents behind and in front of the camera

Anyone who has participated in the last 11 years of Denver Film’s Women+Film Festival knows that stories told by and about women have a breadth and depth more than equal to their male peers. …
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