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Making wheel change: Underprivileged youths earn bikes, skills, hope

Fernando Ibarra couldn’t figure out how to fix his bike. So he took it to Lucky Bikes Re-Cyclery, a nonprofit community bike shop a block from his house in west Denver. He couldn’t afford the …
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Thornton celebrates cultural art of Dia De Los Muertos

No matter what the holiday is, a common way for cultures and families to mark the occasion is through the arts — music, film and interactive options like pumpkin carving, tree decorating and even …
Lawyer and election law professor, Chris Jackson.

My Name Is... Chris Jackson

About me I’m a lawyer and a partner at Holland and Hart in Denver, specializing in appellate issues. I’ve argued cases in court dozens of times, and have handled work at the US Supreme Court, the …
Jeff Paley, performing as the Bubble Guy, leads performers from The Handsome Little Devils group through the streets of Lakewood.

Pandemic interrupted by joy bomb in Lakewood

One Lakewood independent living community got a much-needed injection of color, life and frivolity amidst the isolation of the pandemic on Friday thanks to a man in a raincoat and a giant …
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Molly Brown museum brings gothic horror to life

For my money, gothic horror — which blends elements of romance, emotion and terror together — is the most subtle and rewarding kind of scary story. Over the years, authors like Edgar Allen Poe, …

How to keep Halloween happy — and safe

In a year that has already offered far too many tricks and too few treats, Halloween looms like a rotting jack-o’-lantern left out a week too long. What has traditionally been a time of …
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Judy Madison and her husband Patrick Madison stand next to the “father” member of his family of triceratops statues created by Pat that are now in a field north of Golden. More photos at Goldentranscript.net

A Triceratastic new view north of Golden

Some 66 million years ago, herds of triceratops wandered this land. Back in 1887, paleontologists discovered the first identified triceratops fossils in the Denver area. Last weekend, a small herd of …
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A virtual Denver Film Festival aims to entertain, provoke

Since so many of us have spent the bulk of our recent movie-watching time using streaming apps like Netflix, the only curation we’re getting is algorithms reflecting our own tastes back to us. …
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Lakewood Symphony brings music to senior communities

The Lakewood Symphony, like many local musical groups, had to cancel the latter half of its 2019-2020 …

Historic opera house touts fabulous find

For a number of Julys, we have been making a trek to a longtime favorite Colorado location — sky-high Leadville. And we have often visited the 1879 Tabor Opera House, concerned about aging walls …

Stephanie Purcell and Steven Benoy volunteer to deliver food to households deemed at risk to COVID-19 in Lakewood.

Bringing help and humanity to the isolated in the Denver metro area

Volunteers bring food to those at highest COVID-19 risk. Just a short distance off West Colfax avenue in Lakewood — an area not always thought of for charity, kindness and the spirit of goodwill. …
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Wings Over the Rockies commemorates 75 years since end of WWII

The effects of the Second World War go beyond the obvious political, economic and social that we live with every day. And as 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the official end of the conflict, …
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Opening Denver’s virtual doors

Many of us have spent the majority of the last six months or so in our homes, which means at some point we’ve had to reckon with the design choices we’ve made. There’s a reason so many people …
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Stories on Stage on screen

Never underestimate the power of a good story. They can provide comfort, particularly during challenging times like the one the world is currently living through. So, it’s with a sigh of relief …
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‘Twice as Less Not Perfect’ aims for connection

One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these …

Bob Smith’s “Saggar-fired Vase #1.”
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Arapahoe Community College gallery goes vividly virtual

Arapahoe Community College’s Colorado Gallery of the Arts will be virtual-only until at least January 2021.
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