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Proud to be a new American

Dennis Reijnders' American-born wife Anna was about six months away from gaining Dutch citizenship when his job with a cell phone company was transferred to a different city in the Netherlands. But the couple, who met when Anna was going to …
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Distilling the best parts of life

A lot of ingredients are required to distill good, quality spirits. But one requirement is at the root of them all — passion. “I went to Kentucky and Tennessee to learn from the distillers there,” said Mitch Abate, distiller at Downslope …
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    • Thornton Police make arrest in Feb. 13 murder

      Thornton Police charged a 27-year-old Denver man with first-degree murder after a shooting on 88th Ave. early Monday morning. Police arrested Jaron Beau Trujillo, of 7540 Broadway St. Monday in …

    • Chaotic trends ahead for national, local economies

      With all the uncertainty looming in the national, state and local economies, Colorado State University Economist Dr. Phyllis Resnick said it helps to look at the quitters. The high number of people who feel safe enough in their prospects to quit …

    • Battles of knowledge test Westminster students

      Students from throughout Westminster Public Schools gathered at Ranum Middle School Feb. 11 to test their knowledge and skillls against each other in geography, math, spelling, computer and science at the annual Celebrating Academic Excellence …

    • My name is...Edwin Ortiz of Thornton

      About me I usually wake up early in the morning about 6:45, and then I go to the office. I’m a contractor for Xcel Energy. We are working with them with the FAN (Field Area Network) Project. They are trying to create a smart grid here in …

    • Civic Center costs, construction schedule concerns Northglenn Council

      Northglenn City Council members like a proposed civic center complex in concept but fear the 22-year long build-out takes too long and the $20.7 million in new taxes needed to fund it is too much. The council heard a presentation on the civic …