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Wheat Ridge STEM wins at Shell Eco-Marathon

Wheat Ridge STEM won the first place in the prototype category for their hydrogen fuel cell car at the Shell Eco-Marathon in Detroit. The event, April 9-13, tested the team's adaptability and determination. And in the student's first attempt, they came out on top. We sat down with instructor Chuck Sprague to talk about the competition, challenges and how the first year went. CS: Shell did a good job on the event. Our car got to Detroit at 3:30 in the morning on Thursday (April 9) and we were able to start tech inspections that day. Inspections were held throughout the competition. Everything is measured, from length …
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Supporters of the Applewood Golf Course were given a way to keep the course from being turned into a housing development, if they can cover the bill. Scott Carlson, of the development company …
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It didn’t take long for Wheat Ridge to fashion its baseball victory over visiting Thornton in their Class 5A non-league encounter, April 9. In fact, the eventual winning run for Wheat Ridge was scored in the bottom of the first inning. Nate …
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