Columbine blooming anew

Denver Post

JEFFERSON COUNTY — The time to write a new meaning for “Columbine” has come, survivors of the high school massacre, current students and former President Bill Clinton via videotape said during ceremonies to honor the 13 killed 10 years ago Monday.

“It’s my hope you look at your school as that — your school — not the most famous high school in the world,” Columbine alumnus and teacher Lee Andres told those who assembled in Clement Park near the school for a final tribute in a series of 10th-anniversary observances.

Perhaps then the world can see Columbine as “a symbol for strength, courage and hope,” he said.

The sunset ceremony drew hundreds, including Gov. Bill Ritter,..