Applewood neighborhood honors high school grads in parade

Before the pandemic, John Schreiner had thought a good portion of his spring would be spent on a baseball field in a Wheat Ridge Farmers uniform. He had looked forward to going to prom, spending the …
School may be mostly remote next year in Jeffco
Next year in Jeffco Public Schools, “we want to create the opportunity for our students to be in our schools,” said Kristopher Schuh, deputy superintendent, during a May 13 board of education …

PG Environmental, Mount Evans Hospice receive business ethics award

The Golden Rotary Club typically hands out its annual Ethics in Business awards at what the club’s president Allen Gregory describes as “a big blowout luncheon” each May, attended by 300 …

Unprecedented use of Jefferson County open spaces creates challenges

At Jefferson County Open Space, park rangers often tell visitors seeking to avoid the crowds and parking issues that frequently plague some of the system’s most popular parks to head south to …

Hundreds of Jefferson County businesses violated health orders

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Jefferson County Public Health has had hundreds of contacts with businesses following complaints from the public about violations of current health orders. However, …

With facilities still closed, Golden cultural organizations grapple with uncertain present

At Golden's Foothills Art Center, Executive Director Hassan Najjar says dealing with the impact of COVID-19 on his nonprofit has been a process of “reaction, acceptance and adaption.” The …

News

Education professionals take action with parade at Capitol

The morning of May 26, the state capitol served as the grounds for a car and school bus parade put together by Colorado education support professionals. The parade was a kickoff of two weeks of …

Life

Colorado Ballet Academy’s summer classes go virtual

The typical summer programs offered at Denver’s Raydean Acevedo Colorado Ballet Academy will take place virtually this year, according to a news release. Academy staff reimagined every aspect of …

Sports

It's official: Spring sports seasons are canceled

It was an announcement that was expected. Colorado High School Activities Association Commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green revealed on April 22 in a statement to athletes, coaches, administrators, …

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Gregory L. Moore
OPINION

Police and black folks — the swagger and disrespect must end

The argument that we ask police to risk their lives and make split decisions is no excuse for them being wrong when making life-and-death decisions.
Andrea Doray

In the middle of all this I miss my sis

My sister Joyce and I want to do our parts to contain the spread of Covid-19. We’ve observed directives to stay apart and to limit the people we’re in contact with. And I miss her. We grew up in …

Pandemic leaving us frayed

Here’s a question for “people of a certain age”: Who remembers what the great social/political debate was in the summer of 2001? Anybody? Of course not — September 11 sort of wiped all those …
WINNING WORDS

Hope and encouragement by only sharing the good stuff

Very early on as we became reliant on computers and technology, software engineers and people in the information technology world quickly recognized that the value of the data being fed into the …
QUIET DESPERATION

Channel-surfing once was an exercise in mobility

Eugene Polley, the inventor of the first wireless remote control for television, died on May 12, 2012, at the age of 96. His wife found him in the family room between the couch cushions. High on just …
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