Storms never last, or do they?

Life is for one generation. A good name (or a bad one) is forever. The area known as “the Divide” has a historically strong name or reputation for inclement Colorado weather. The May snowstorm of …
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Jessica Barrington grabbed her grandpa's skunk hat from his tent at the historic Fort Lupton Trading post to wear and celebrate Fort Lupton's Trapper Days. The hat is the kind that men used to wear in the 1820s to keep their heads warm.

Fort Lupton celebrates with Trapper Days

Fort Lupton celebrated its annual Tomato Festival and Trappers Day parade Sept. 8 with pancakes, a golf tournament and plenty of music an activities. Fort Lupton’s annual celebration has …

Column: Pirates make annual landing at Northglenn

When you live in a landlocked state like Colorado, it’s probably a safe bet that you don’t really think of pirates all that often. I mean, why would you?
Brian Spotts escorts Stephanie Spotts to Northglenn’s 2022 Pirate Fest.

Pirate Fest returns to Northglenn

Avast, me hearties! The 8th annual Pirate Festival — one of Northglenn’s most beloved events — returns Sept. 15 and 16 to the Northglenn Recreation Center and EB Rains Jr. Memorial Park. …
A firefighter salutes during the singing of the national anthem.

Remembering 9/11: First responders, public take part in 15th annual Red Rocks Stair Climb to honor fallen firefighters

Duty. Dedication. Sacrifice. Those words describe the firefighters who worked to save Americans after the terrorist attacks on New York City, at the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania on Sept. 11, 2001. 

“Naughty Bits,” featuring a Greek statue of Hercules that has lost what’s referenced in the title, is coming back to Buntport Theater at 717 Lipan St. in Denver.

‘Naughty Bits’ back at Buntport

Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St. in Denver, will do a repeat of its “Naughty Bits” featuring a Greek statue of Hercules, which is missing its “naughty bit.” Oct. 6 to 22. Friday, Saturday: …
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Poet Kerrie Joy

Adams County, Anythink libraries name Poet Laureate

Anything Libraries, Adams County Parks, Open Space & Cultural Arts bring poetry to the communities. Kerrie Joy was chosen as the inaugural Adams County Poet Laureate "Sincerely," according to a …

Column: A Seussical musical at Lakewood Culture Center

It may not be a “proper” word, but when someone describes something as Seussian, you basically know what it means. Dr. Seuss is famous the world over for the fantastical and surreal worlds he created and populated with characters like The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant and The Lorax. 
The large mural Hans Geist is painting representing the City of Brighton.

Faces of history going up at Founders Plaza

The colorful mural going up on the southern wall of Brighton's Founders Plaza features fields of green crops, scenes from the city's history and some surprising faces. "I came up with my own …

Column: Making ’Beautiful’ music at the Arvada Center

For those who are unfamiliar, a jukebox musical is a show that features tunes most audiences are familiar with. And that kind of show is practically made for “Beautiful,” the story of singer, songwriter and all-around legend Carole King. 

An artist's rendering of a planned theater in the round planned for Thornton's Larkridge Retail Center.

Developer announces plans for Thornton theater

Thornton's Larkridge Retail Center will get a 32,000 square-foot, 800 seat theater venue meant to showcase Broadway style musicals, plays, concerts and other entertainment events, the city officials …
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