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  • Protesters fight back: Residents voice their concerns against SeaQuest Aquarium

    The group may have been small, but their signs and chants garnered quite a bit of support on Saturday morning as community members protested SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium.

    About 10 concerned animal lovers gathered on the corner of West Bowles Avenue and South Flower Street, bearing signs with messages such as “Boycott SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium” and “Shut them down now!” Several more stood on the corner of South Wadsworth Boulevard and West Bowles Avenue.

  • ‘The lights don’t seem to be too bright for him’

    When it comes to sports, pure talent is sometimes hard to come by. For Chatfield’s Cole Bassett, the easy part is over; now it’s time to get to work.

    Over the weekend, Bassett signed a homegrown contract with the Colorado Rapids, which pleases teammate and international superstar Tim Howard.

  • Falcons excited to move down to 8-man football

    Throughout last season, the Front Range Christian football team struggled to maintain its size.

    With a much smaller pool of athletes to choose from than many of their competitors and oftentimes just one backup at most positions, the Falcons couldn’t even field a team some days.

    That changes this year.

    During the offseason, Front Range Christian made the move down to 8-man football, which greatly improves its chances of fielding a full team each game. Last year, it had to forfeit at times due to illness or injury.

  • Area teams enjoy eye-opening start to golf year

    ARVADA — The first tournament of the season is always a good test of how much work teams need to put into their game and what the rest of the season might look like.

    At the West Woods Golf Club on Monday, D’Evelyn, Dakota Ridge, Chatfield and Columbine put their drivers to the test at the 4A/5A Jeffco tournament, and one athlete walked away with an impressive performance.

  • Sheriff's Calls

    Point of no returns

  • Will hard Left policies play in Colorado?

    By now you most assuredly have heard of the new face of the Democratic Party, the rising star of the hard Left, one Ms. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
    To say that she portends both an interesting challenge and/or opportunity for the Democratic Party would be quite the understatement. Indeed, liberal media outlets have been quite active in championing her Democratic Socialist platform, and promoting her support and enlistment of other Democratic Socialists for the upcoming mid-term elections.

  • Feel-good sports stories a welcome respite

    One of the best things about sports teams is the catalyst they can provide to bring people together. Eyes all over the world were focused on the World Cup in June and July.  
    While our team failed to make it into the 32-nation tournament, we watched people from all over the world show their national pride until France won the championship with a win over Croatia.

  • Former legislative aide chosen as HD 25 GOP candidate

    Steve Szutenbach, a former longtime legislative aide to state Sen. Tim Neville, R-Littleton, has been selected by a GOP vacancy committee to replace state Rep. Tim Leonard, R-Evergreen, as the Republican nominee for House District 25 on the November ballot.

  • Jeffco Sheriff’s Office pursuing pair of grants

    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office plans to pursue two grants — one of which will help with impaired driving enforcement and another to go towards its incident management team.

    The first is a mini-grant for $5,000 or less offered by the Colorado Department of Transportation. The funds will help the Sheriff’s Office in impaired driving enforcement and will offer assistance as the department waits for funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which are scheduled to come in around the first of October.

  • Charity golf tourney to pay tribute to Jenicek

    A charity golf tournament is being organized in memory of Andrew Jenicek, a 27-year-old D’Evelyn Jr/Sr High School who was murdered earlier this year.

    The tournament, which is being organized by the Colorado Department of Revenue, will be held Sept. 1 at Raccoon Creek Golf Course from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Prior to his death, Jenicek worked at the Department of Revenue for five years. The department had been planning a golf tournament as a team-building event but decided to host it in Jenicek’s honor after he was killed.