Jeffco officials, former Columbine High School principal reflect on threat

After two days of disrupted schools, and a statewide hunt by law enforcement, Jefferson County Public Schools will be heading back to something closer to normal Thursday. Multiple Jeffco schools — …
Ensuring victim’s voices are heard
“This is my Angel.” Glenda Gomez of Arvada looked down at the T-shirt she was wearing on April 4. “What’s important to me is not to remember what happened to her, but to remember her,” …
Columbine remembered

‘I feel like Daniel is walking with me’

Ask Tom Mauser about his shoes. Mauser’s son Daniel was killed at Columbine High School in 1999. In the years that followed, Mauser became an outspoken advocate for stronger gun laws. And through …

‘It had a big impact on my life’

Patrick Neville was a 15-year-old sophomore at Columbine High School when two armed students walked into the building and killed 13 people, then themselves. He was on school grounds but outside when …

Jeffco's champions in public health

Tears were shed, food was scarfed down and awards were received by those who gathered for Jefferson County Public Health’s annual event recognized those who are working to make Jefferson County a …

Easter offers basket of good times

here’s a common theme on listings for Easter egg hunts in the Denver Metro area. Don’t be late. The events begin precisely on time — and they’re over in a flash. Cynthia Bauman knows exactly …

News

City moves forward with purchase of building in Goosetown

In many ways, it’s like buying a house, said Steve Glueck, Golden’s community and economic development director, but much more complicated. On April 11, Golden City Council unanimously approved …

Life

Rocket launching at Bear Creek Lake Park

On April 7, members of the Colorado Rocketry Association (C.R.A.S.H.) of Space Hobbyists and Boy Scouts from Pack 404 gathered to launch off model rockets at Bear Creek Lake Park. C.R.A.S.H. launches …

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VIDEO: Don't Mess With Our Kids rally in Denver, Feb. 27

A crowd of concerned people gathered on the steps of the Colorado Capitol building on Feb. 27, to protest a legislative bill that would change how sexual education is handled in Colorado schools, entitled HB19-1032 Comprehensive Sex Education.

Sports

Spring sports must weather the storms

Springtime in the Rockies usually means unpredictable weather and rescheduled games, matches and meets for high school teams. And rescheduling postponed events isn’t as easy as it might seem. …

Voices
“Easter Drone”  Jeff Koterba April 20, 2014

Editorial cartoon for April 18

Recent scenes from around my world

One of my favorite activities is people watching. I love to sit back and observe people when they assume nobody is watching, just to see what kind of people they reveal themselves to be, and maybe, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

World lost in selfies is not a pretty picture

A waiter goes back to a table and asks a young couple, “Is your food OK? You haven’t taken a picture of it yet?” When the time comes for this decade to be characterized, it will be a snap. It …
Norton
Winning Words

The people factor in a people, process and technology solution

It seems like this statement, “People, Process and Technology,” is the go-to response for many companies and organizations when asked about how they are planning to improve or grow their …

Editorial cartoon for April 11

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