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CinemaQ aims to unite, enlighten

There’s never been an entirely safe time to live life as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, but some historical moments are more difficult than others. But no matter what the national mood is, its … more

Sheriff's Calls

Sheriff’s Calls is intended as a humorous take on some of the incident call records of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for the mountain communities. Names and identifying details have been changed. All individuals are innocent until proven guilty.  more

Column: Not left or right, but forward

Do you feel that the two-party system no longer serves us well? Many Americans say they no longer support or are no longer members of either party. more

Column: Will salmon finally win this year?

For the last 35 years I’ve been covering what we call the “salmon wars” in the Pacific Northwest, writing so many stories about salmon heading toward extinction that I’ve lost count. more

Let your ‘Hair’ down at Miners Alley

As Mark Twain once (supposedly) wrote, “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” Miners Alley Playhouse is proving that’s true with its summer production of the rock and roll … more

Column: Voting recommendations

One of the wonderful things about our Republic is that citizens step up to the plate and enter the political arena to fill roles both large and small.   more

Sheriff's calls

Sheriff’s Calls is intended as a humorous take on some of the incident call records of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for the mountain communities. Names and identifying details have been changed. All individuals are innocent until proven guilty.  more

Column: Vote like the future of our country depends on it

The results of the June 28 primary election were good news for democracy in Colorado. In all the high-profile statewide races, the 2020-election-deniers lost. Kudos to all you unaffiliated and Republican voters who took the time to vote for the rational people. more

Sheriff's Calls

Sheriff’s Calls is intended as a humorous take on some of the incident call records of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for the mountain communities. Names and identifying details have been changed. All individuals are innocent until proven guilty.  more

Column: Heidi Ganahl’s poor choice of a running mate

After a combination of Republican and unaffiliated voters selected Joe O’Dea and Heidi Ganahl as the GOP nominees for U.S. senator and governor, political pundits and mainstream Republicans said the party had dodged a bullet. While very conservative, neither Ganahl nor O’Dea were considered as radical as their primary opponents who would have likely offended unaffiliated voters and given Democrats an easier path to victory in the fall. more

Column: The “Keystone Pipeline” won’t make gas any cheaper

“A report that the Biden administration is weighing greater imports of Canadian oil is putting a renewed focus on the canceled Keystone XL pipeline and whether it would have made any difference with today’s tight oil supply.” — Energywire more

Sheriff's Calls

Sheriff’s Calls is intended as a humorous take on some of the incident call records of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for the mountain communities. Names and identifying details have been changed. All individuals are innocent until proven guilty.  more

Don’t sweat it - there’s plenty of summer left

We’re smack dab in the middle of the dog days of summer, so I thought it was time to take another peak at the range of events available to stay cool, literally or metaphorically. more

Column: Tips for a new Code of the West

It’s not always easy living in the rural West, with customs so entrenched that everybody takes them for granted. What makes it hard for the newest newcomers is that they’re caught up in a mysterious culture. more

Column: Are there little green men?

Imagine living in ancient Greece and being asked to speculate about Earth being round. What might that discussion entail? Well, there likely would not have been much of one since most educated Greeks then believed Earth to be spherical. more

Tap into the power of cinematic storytelling at Anythink

Getting started on creative endeavors is a fantastic way to ensure young people discover their passions early. And while that most often covers things like music or painting, Anythink Huron has programs to get teens interested in filmmaking. more

Column: Help fill Jeffco committee, board vacancies

Abraham Lincoln finished his most famous speech, the Gettysburg Address, with perhaps its most famous line, “Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” more

Column: The real reason things are not as they should be

The airlines are canceling thousands of flights, all four military branches are missing their recruiting goals badly, store shelves have lots of out of stocks, restaurants are operating on shortened hours and good luck getting anyone in a call center to answer the phone.   more

Column: The U.S. national mammal: Introducing the red dog

Arguably cuter than an Irish setter, unmistakably larger than a Vizsla, and with shorter ears than a bloodhound, this species of red dog is found in a 2,000-acre fenced habitat surrounded by intimidatingly large, fiercely protective mothers. more

A brewery party under the big top

Starting a new business is never an easy prospect and that’s never been truer than in recent years. So, it’s no wonder that Arvada’s LUKI Brewery is making its birthday party one of the biggest … more
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