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Small Mouth Sounds, big heart feelings

Back in early March of last year, I had a piece all written about “Small Mouth Sounds,” the final play of the Arvada Center’s 2019/2021 season. I had spoken to director Lynne Collins about the … more

Xcel Energy plan sees concerns on health, property values in south Denver metro area

Some homeowners in Centennial recently learned that trees in their back yards could be removed — and there appears to be little to nothing they can do about it. About 200 single-family homes sit … more

Cideries squeeze into craft beverage scene

Imagine it’s a hot Colorado day and adults are looking for alcoholic beverages to help beat the heat. Many seek out beer, seltzers and cocktails. But, for Sam Al-Jassim and many others, the answer … more

We were blessed with the opportunities to tell your stories

Our journey in journalism started in the early 1980s, as recent college graduates — me, as a reporter at The Miami Herald, then one of the country’s largest papers; Jerry in the newspaper’s … more

'Tell stories that matter:' Colorado Community Media sold to journalism partnership

Colorado Community Media, the company that produces two dozen newspapers around the Denver-area suburbs and two shoppers, has been acquired by a local and national … more

Finding consistency in a world of inconsistency

“I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and lows.” — Drew Barrymore There have been some very famous … more

This knock-knock stuff is no joke

Occasionally, this is an opinion column. Here comes one now. Advertisements taped or left hanging on front doors should be against the law. The mischief-makers of advertisements taped or left hanging … more

Fulfilling lifelong dreams

Now more than ever before, people around the world can relate to feeling isolated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Isolation, something that increasingly affects our well-being as we age, is incredibly … more

'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' in the 1860s

Vintage baseball from the 1860s came to the South Platte Valley Historic Park in Fort Lupton May 1. There were parts of the game that looked the same; others not so much. The Colorado Vintage Base … more

Addressing food insecurity in Denver

A typical Colorado Spring is finally here. Fresh vegetables will soon be emerging from the soil in community gardens across Denver. These community farms are long-term investments in neighborhoods, … more

Three steps to writing your story of recovery from addiction

Remember long ago, before you ever acknowledged that drugs and alcohol were making your decisions for you? If you’re like me, in the beginning of your drinking and using, you thought you were just … more

Nominations sought for Monte Pascoe Civic Leadership Award

The City of Denver and its Monte Pascoe Civic Leadership Award Committee are seeking nominations for a community member to be honored with the 2021 Monte Pascoe Civic Leadership Award. Nominees … more

New program to merge art and research

The Latino Cultural Arts Center is launching a new residence program that merges art and research. The goal of the new program, which is called Popul/Arte: Merging Art, Culture and Theory, is to … more

Building bikes for community

Community members from across the Denver-metro area to volunteer building bikes with Can’d Aid. The event took place on April 22 on Infinite Monkey Theorem’s patio in Denver’s Five Points … more

A building that stands out in the city landscape

Brutalist architecture, though popular in the 1960s and 1970s, isn’t necessarily everybody’s favorite style of architecture today. But there is one Brutalist building in particular in the Speer … more

Making our corner of Denver welcoming, inclusive and compassionate

Spring is a time of great hope and new beginnings. I am hopeful that this spring will usher in a fresh new start for our city and the world. Denverites are looking forward to being with friends and … more

Think you don’t have time to start seeing a primary care doc? Think again!

As many Coloradoans make health a focus amid COVID-19, one potentially overlooked priority is establishing a relationship — or re-engaging — with a primary care physician. Whether you have … more

Spring bulbs in the Water-Smart Garden

Some plants just like it dry — thriving in that spot that you thought was hopeless precisely because it has lean soil and never stays wet for long. Or, the plant may prefer a “wetter” season … more

Honoring the Class of 2021

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic at this time last year, my guess is that every hometown and hyperlocal newspaper across the United States were trying to figure out ways to make their high school seniors … more

Helping people ‘prioritize with purpose’

So often, people find they just don’t have enough time in a day to accomplish all the tasks on their to-do list. South Denver residents and best friends Megan Trask and Cody Galloway sought to help … more
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