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Students back at Belmar

It was a perfect summer morning when students, parents and staff gathered outside of Belmar Elementary for the first day of school on Aug. 17. Students were met outside the doors by balloons, music like Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” and free …
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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, judo, karate, taekwondo, muay thai, kickboxing — the list of martial arts forms goes on. Though the names are distinctive, the sport's styles share a commonality: self-defense.
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Hundreds rally for peace at Capitol

Hundreds descended on the state Capitol in Denver on Aug. 20 to rally for peace and oppose war in North Korea, the use of nuclear weapons, racial violence and terrorism in the United States. “We’re here to speak truth to power in Denver,” …
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When most people think Colorado and lacrosse, professional teams like the Colorado Mammoth and Denver Outlaws are probably the first, and often only, things that come to mind. A year ago, Fort Collins resident Brandon Scharaga wanted to change …
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    • Rose Stein reopens with a new community focus

      For the past year, the Zimmer family — Craig, Meghan, Wyatt and Paige — have seen the reconstruction of Stein Elementary as they go to and from their home, just a few blocks away. On Aug. 16, they were among the first to see the school, now …

    • Perlmutter back in the race for CD7

      Voters have yet another change to consider on the November 2018 ballot for Colorado's 7th Congressional District. Congressman Ed Perlmutter, D-Arvada, announced on Aug. 21 his decision to run for re-election to keep his House seat representing …

    • Jack Maher: The man behind the camera in Jeffco schools

      Jack Maher can often be seen around Jefferson County schools, always with his black cap, a Sony Alpha 77 II camera, a mini-tripod and an extra lens. Sometimes, he brings along his larger Sony 4K video camera, the much-smaller GoPro cameras, a …

    • A safety and wellness extravaganza

      There’s always something new for the community to learn about public safety. And even if you’ve attended every Safety Fair for the past nine years, you will leave this year’s event having learned something new, said Jefferson and Gilpin …

    • Senator gets chided by constituents at town hall

      U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner's constituents had a lot of questions for him at his first Denver metro area town hall in more than a year on Aug. 14 at Colorado Christian University's event center in Lakewood. But it was difficult for most to hear the …