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The hotels and motels along West Colfax Avenue have never been just a place to stop during the night for travelers. They also — for years — have served as temporary roofs for homeless people who can afford staying a night or two. Wheat Ridge … more
When it comes to protecting their lives and property, citizens want to know their police officers are the best they can be. Many ways exist to ensure police departments are operating at top levels, but one of the most highly acclaimed is to … more
In the spring of 2002, Ken Wiig’s 17-year-old daughter died by suicide. The teen had musical talents, was organized and got good grades. But she took her life just days after she had enrolled in classes at the Community College of Denver. Wiig … more
The mornings are perhaps the most important time of day in Faye Doverspike’s classroom. That’s when the sixth-grade reading and writing teacher at Pleasant View Elementary School gets to know her 30 students simply as kids. “We bond … more
Imagine looking out your backyard window at night to see a sea of flames heading toward your home. For Diane Rhodus and other residents on Green Mountain, not only has this been a reality, but a constant fear. “Many of the houses in this … more
While mayors around the metro area are backing a state legislative effort restricting construction defects lawsuits that they say discourage the building of attainable housing — such as condominiums and townhomes — critics say it would take away … more
Customers stopping by the Lake Ridge Ace Hardware on Feb. 21 to pick up a new snow shovel, or some sod for the coming spring, also received a little chili to spice up their shopping experience. The chili, both Colorado pork green and red beef, … more
Recruits from Westminster and Tri-Lakes received an in-person exhibition of how fire moves in a variety of situations at the West Metro Fire training center on Feb. 23. In three 8-foot by 8-foot by 10-foot structures built to simulate a bedroom, … more
About me … I grew up in northern Minnesota by Duluth. I’ve mostly lost the accent, but you can still hear it from time to time. I did my Master’s in Montana, and I loved being in the mountains there, so living in Colorado for the last four … more
Traveling to less fortunate parts of the world to help people is an important goal for many of the students at Colorado Christian University. And thanks to the school’s newly approved industrial engineering Bachelor of Science program, students … more
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