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Governor candidates keep slugging as election nears

Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton and Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis clashed again over health care, guns and Colorado's energy future in the fifth one-on-one debate of their …

Paralyzing illness spurs search for medical clues

U.S. health officials recently reported a jump in cases of a rare paralyzing illness in children, and said it seems to be following an every-other-year pattern. At least 62 cases have been confirmed …
Jon Wild, the lead cardiovascular technician at Lutheran Medical Center, shows off the hospital’s new biplane angiography system. Hospital officials expect the technology to better assist them when they are treating a patient who suffered from a stroke.

Lutheran Medical Center introduces new stroke tool

When doctors at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge are treating a patient who suffered from a stroke, they’ll be armed with a new technology that they expect to increase quality of stroke care. …
Candidates for governor of Colorado, Jared Polis, left, and Walker Stapleton.
Election 2018

Officials with business edge vie for Colorado governor's seat

In the governor’s race, Coloradans have a choice between two candidates with business acumen who have each served in their current public offices for about a decade. Republican Walker Stapleton, …

Colorado Gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis, left, and Walker Stapleton.
Election 2018

Colorado governor candidates juggle local issues

To hear the candidates, their campaigns and political ads tell it, voters might get the impression the race for Colorado’s governor seat is all about President Donald Trump. But up close, the …

Volunteers sought for School Food and Nutrition Task Force

Jeffco Public Schools announced Oct. 5 the formation of a new task force: Food and Nutrition Services. Jeffco Public Schools wishes to examine current and best/next practices in providing healthy and …
Jeffco Public Schools currently has over 130 security staff that work 24 hours a day protecting schools.

School safety task force calls for proactive approach

The goal of the Jefferson County Public Schools’ community safety and security task force recommendations are to move from a reactive to proactive response when it comes to the safety and security …
Taylor Burkhart stretches with his coach, Vladimir Artemev at a morning session at 5280 Gymnastics.

School, gym partnership helps build strong gymnasts

Taylor Burkhart, 16, wakes up at 5:30 a.m. each week day. He travels from his home in Morrison to 5280 Gymnastics in Wheat Ridge for his morning workout. He practices from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. before he …
Six students from D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High were named as National Merit semifinalists.

Jeffco high schoolers receive national honors

Six students at D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High were named as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program in late September, which represents 4 percent of their graduating class. “The …

Madison Walker reads to students at Foster Elementary. Walker and her Spanish 3 classmates from Faith Christian High visited with students during their school’s day of service.

Faith Christian students serve community to wrap up homecoming week

After a week of spirit days at homecoming activities, over 300 Faith Christian High School students descended upon the Denver metro area to serve the community Sept. 28. “It's a good way to end the …
Archery Games Denver is the action-packed experience that combines archery and dodgeball.

Archery meets dodgeball in Arvada

Think dodgeball, but played with bows and foam-tipped arrows in an indoor arena. That’s the premise behind Archery Games Denver, which opened in Arvada the weekend of Sept. 15. The action-packed …
James Goodchild stands at the entrance of Lights Out! Escape Rooms and Social Lounge. Although horror-themed, the venue is not a haunted house and emphasis is put on solving the puzzles, rather than scare factor.

Quirky combinations are unique attractions for area businesses

The Denver metro area has it all — diverse entertainment in spectacular venues; vast shopping options from big box retail to small, family-owned businesses; and a variety of dining establishments. …
Greg Moss, president and CEO of Metro North Chamber of Commerce, right, visits with Vince Aragon, Thornton’s sponsorship and marketing coordinator, at a VIP breakfast before the official Sept. 27 opening of the new Denver Premium Outlet mall in Thornton.

Celebrating and shopping at new Thornton mall

Every store in the new Denver Premium Outlet might not have been open when developers and city officials cut the ribbon Sept. 27 — but most of them were. “We were actually farther along than we …
Barrels & Bottles Brewery co-owner Abby George, right, hands Brian Quarnstrom a beer on April 5, 2016, during the Brian Q’s Pale Boy Ale Part Tres tap release party at Barrels & Bottles Brewery. The Brian Q Pale Boy Ale is a fundraiser that benefits the Golden Civic Foundation. Now in Part Cinco, the tap release party took place May 15 this year.

There’s nothing like a Golden brew

One thing about Golden is that the water here makes for great beer. Adolph Coors realized this back in 1873 when he opened the Coors Brewery in Golden. It’s now in its fifth generation of family …

From left, Randal Mercer, chief technology officer of CoorsTek, Andreas Schneider, executive vice president of commercial for EMEA, and Johnathan Coors, co-CEO of CoorsTek, celebrate a ribbon cutting for the opening of CoorsTek’s newest research and development center in Uden, The Netherlands.

CoorsTek extends its mark in the world

Golden’s own CoorsTek is talking about thinking both globally and locally to meet its customers’ needs. “We want to be the world leader in engineered ceramic materials manufacturing and …
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