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Author gives details on process of creation

“The first book took me five years,” said Highlands Ranch author Wendy Terrien, talking about her carefully plotted “Rampart Guards,” which was named to Kirkus Review’s Best Books of 2016. Her Jason Lex Adventure Series follows with two … more

Metro mayors take a ride on the W Line

Mayors and staff from Centennial, Bow Mar, Wheat Ridge and more got a window seat into the lives of communities in west Denver, Lakewood and Golden during the recent Metro Mayor Caucus’ transportation event. Lakewood Mayor Adam Paul and Golden … more

Hootin' good time

The beer was cold, the pavement was hot and the bands were on fire at the 27th annual Breckenridge Brewery Hootenanny in Littleton on July 8. Some gathered in the shade of beer tents and brewery buildings to get out of the sun, but most braved the … more

My Name Is... Kaylee Tyner

My job I’m a junior at Columbine High School, and my life is school, AP classes, and homework. I work at Wind Crest, which is a retirement community. I’m a waitress, and I took the job because … more

Thousands climb Red Rocks in remembrance of 9/11

The registration table was scattered with badges, each one with the face of someone who lost their life on Sept. 11, 2001. As the American flag flapped in the wind, attached to two fire truck … more

5 things to know about Opera Colorado

The Oxford Station area is about to get an artsy tinge as Opera Colorado’s offices relocate from central Denver to Englewood this fall. The organization that’s brought opera performances to Colorado for more than three decades is expected to … more

Castle Rock Writers present conference for Colorado authors

For the 10th year the Castle Rock Writers group is offering a writers conference for Colorado writers, with the 2017 title: “Creativity in Progress: Start or Polish Your Manuscript.” The dates are Oct. 20-21 and the location will be the meeting … more

The big cheese

Chef John Wu and his wife Hong came to the United States to pursue their dreams. John’s was to be a chemist. Hong’s was to run a restaurant. After finishing his master’s degree in chemistry at the University of Texas El Paso, Wu opted … more

Musician, Wonderbound collaborate on performance

Wonderbound, Colorado’s contemporary ballet company, launches into space this season as it performs the new “Celestial Navigation” to “The Flight I Flew,” a fourth album by the Ian Cooke Band (released Oct. 20). Cellist, singer, songwriter … more

Colorado Renaissance Festival approaches final weekends

The Colorado Renaissance Festival, which runs for eight weekends at its Larkspur location, has three remaining weekends in this year’s schedule before the village modeled after 16th century England closes its gates. The festival is open from 10 … more

Painted rocks help family, friends with grief over daughter’s death

Katerina Elizabeth Graham would have been 15 on the Fourth of July. But the teen, who loved ballet, died May 7 after a suicide attempt three weeks earlier that left her in a coma. But her story lives on in the painted rocks that are spreading … more

My name is...Laura High

Renaissance woman I’m a voice and piano teacher. I work out of my home, and I’ve done it for 27 years. It’s evolved into this weird renaissance life where I do lessons, I teach special-needs students, I take in sewing, I do costumes for … more

Vendors make season bright

Still scrambling to holiday shop? For those who were looking on Dec. 2, the Annual Arts and Crafts Fair lent a little help. The event at Goodson Recreation Center in Centennial, put on by the South … more

Romano’s celebrates 50 years in Littleton

Few things in life stay the same. But for 50 years, Romano’s Italian Restaurant has been serving up old-fashioned Italian food using the same recipes, in the same cozy dining room. The menu and the dining room are a little bigger than when Neil … more

Author's second cop novel now in realm of readers

Englewood Police Officer Steve Siegal wrote his original novel “Cop Cohen” while he was still on the job. Now that he is retired he had the time to complete the sequel, “Contra Legem — Against the Law” which was released in August. “I … more

‘God is our healer, he heals us’

David Seller never felt like he fit in with his peers. When he moved to Lakewood from Australia at 7 years old, his classmates made fun of his accent. In high school, his longtime girlfriend suddenly severed their relationship. In college, he went … more

Mile High National Pastel Exhibition set for Littleton

A walk through the 13th Mile High National Pastel Exhibition at the Littleton Museum is, among other things, like a little vacation. Landscapes predominate, but they include all sorts of scenes — seashores, mountains, plains, long, lonesome roads, … more

Local men play baseball for love of game

Playing baseball sits atop the list of weekend things to do for Alec Bibby, Dave Westmeier and hundreds of other men who head to diamonds around the metro area to play for the 80 teams that make up the Denver National Adult Baseball Association … more

On pains and needles...

Sitting in her Highlands Ranch office after working with a patient, Samantha Hovel explained the biggest problem she has when discussing a little-known treatment with some of her patients. “Nobody likes the word ‘needle,’ ” she … more

History Camp event gets larger space in Lakewood

“I Am Not a Savage: Lakota Performers in Wild West Shows” by Steve Friesen, director of the Buffalo Bill Cody Museum; “General Iron Works, Englewood, Colorado” by Doug Cohn; “La Santa Muerte: A Mexican Saint of Lost Causes” by Christine … more
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