Blue-water vets see restoration of benefits
Vietnam veterans including blue-water veterans, and Vietnam veterans’ widows who have not remarried, may benefit from the recently signed Blue Water Vietnam Veterans Act, and are encouraged to …

Kiowa logo shop about more than embroidery

A seemingly timid young woman steps gingerly into the room, taking a deep breath to fuel her resolve. Clutching a piece of paper, the symbol of looming change, she waits. The girl behind the desk …

District attorney calls for measures to curb gun violence

In the days following a pair of high-profile mass shootings, one in Ohio and one in Texas, 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler announced a multi-pronged plan to prevent gun violence in …

Video-game studies don't show link to violence

Do video games trigger violent behavior? Scientific studies have found no link. But the persistent theory is back in the headlines following the recent mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. An online …

Herbalist, veterinarians join forces for health

Advertised Herbalist classes caught Margie Ashura’s eye, which was often engaged in reconnaissance seeking out new volunteer opportunities even before the last event finished. This new educational …

Coming Attractions

National Thrift Store Day — save the date (and money)

Thrift stores are one of those great resources that many people don’t take advantage of. Not only do they provide an option to donate the many items cluttering up our homes to people who could …
“Our Lady,” created by the Ladies Fancywork Society, stands tall at the Center for Visual Art, MSU’s gallery on Santa Fe Dr. The “Collectivism” exhibit includes works by Colorado collectives and others around the country — and farther.

Detainees’ art on display in gallery on Santa Fe Drive

The first arts collective with work exhibited in the new exhibit, “Collectivism” at Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University’s gallery at Santa Fe Drive and 10th Avenue is the …
Qdoba is one of many fast-food joints to carry Impossible meat. The plant-based option is said to taste and look like ground beef.

Meat alternatives grow in popularity

Gone are the days when vegans and vegetarians couldn’t order a hamburger on the menu. Alternative meat brands such as Impossible Foods and Beyond Burger are popping up in not only sit-down …
Jenna Cardenas’ photo “Basilica Bridge” is part of the exhibit A Tour of Italy, now on display at Arapahoe Community College.
Sonya's Sampler

Art show is record of voyage to Italy

“A Tour of Italy” opened Aug. 12 at the Colorado Gallery of Arts, in the Annex at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, Littleton. The opening reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. on Aug. …

Parade of Homes open through Aug. 25

More than 75 new houses will be on display during the annual Parade of Homes, presented through Aug. 25 by the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver. This year’s parade also will debut two …

Outlets brings on magic with Unicorn Palooza

Unicorns will take over the Outlets at Castle Rock, transforming the shopping center into a magical wonderland. Four unicorns will appear at the center to pose for photos from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. …
Coming Attractions

‘Superstition’ coming back to try its luck

Detective stories are one of the great renewable resources of pop culture. The genre is endlessly flexible and well-suited to mediums both familiar and new. And that’s just what the audio drama …

Editorial Cartoon for Aug. 15

Winning Words

Who’s the boss? You’re the boss

Whether you are a business owner, an executive, a manager, or a supervisor with a team of people reporting to you, or you are someone who reports into another person, guess what? You are all still …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

The last, final diatribe on an unneeded, unnecessary word

I, like, give up. Once a year for the past eight years, I have written a column about the extra-grammatical use of the word “like” and its part in the ruination of the English language. Each …
Patricia Kummer
Financial Strategies

Investing 101: Don’t look for instant gratification

The media continues to satisfy our need for instant information, but how much is too much? Many folks tell me they are on information overload. Also, some news stories can make you feel inadequate if …
Winning Words

Turn high-speed thinking into highly motivated action

There is certainly no shortage of ideas these days. As a matter of fact, we typically come up with more ideas than we really need. And the more ideas we generate, the more excited we get about …
Editorial cartoon

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