Election 2018

Santa House collection drive up and running at Apex PRD

It’s time to brighten the holidays for local children in need. The community can donate new unwrapped toys, knit gloves, scarves and socks to the Santa House by bringing these items to any Apex …
Arvada adopts $235 million budget for 2019
Arvada City Council unanimously approved the 2019 operating and capital budget for the city at the Oct. 29 council meeting. Staff presentations of the budget started on Aug. 27 with the presentation …

Titone makes history claiming HD27 seat

History was made in Arvada when the constituents of House District 27 elected Democrat Brianna Titone, the first transgender representative elected to the Colorado House of Representative.

Balefire Goods launches commitment jewelry line

Jamie Hollier has spent the last year introducing artisan-made jewelry through to the community through her shop, Balefire Goods in Olde Town Arvada. On the first anniversary of the shop opening, she …

Honoring Israel: When a local church takes on an international issue

Though Faith Bible Chapel is overjoyed to celebrate their 40th anniversary of hosting, “A Night to Honor Israel,” not everyone in the community is equally enthusiastic. Teenagers dancing in …

News

Chuck & Don’s pet supply store opens in Arvada

Chuck & Don’s, a pet-supplies store, has opened a new store in Arvada, marking the company’s 11th location in Colorado. While the store officially opened Oct. 25, the store’s grand opening …

Life

Fandomonium celebrates pop culture

Batman, Klingons, storm troopers and Gryffindors were just a few of the characters that could be found Nov. 3 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds for the Jeffco Library’s Fandomonium. Free to the …

Sports

Golden gives Dakota Ridge a fight

LAKEWOOD — Dakota Ridge’s football players and coaches were in an awkward position Nov. 2 at Jeffco Stadium cheering for rival Chatfield to win. “It’s going to be awful, but we are hoping for …

Voices

Post election here’s how to unwind

Whew. Thank God that’s over. I know, this was an ugly election season, and, today, some people are celebrating, and some people are lamenting. And, there’s probably a pretty good chance that some …

Letter to the editor: Jeffco tax cut setting us up to fail

One reason that the Jeffco budget may be cut is the loss of revenue caused by a two to one vote by the County Commissioners to eliminate the County portion of the Business Personal Property Tax. To …
Doray
Alchemy

On civility, Standard Time, and sleepy staffs

At this writing, because of publishing deadlines, we don’t yet know the results of last week’s midterm elections. I’m certain there are conversations to be had ahead … with, I hope, renewed …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

Art’s reward is the gift of other people

Matt and I won a prize. You still have a chance to see our prize winner at the Lone Tree Arts Center. We collaborated on an art project for a juried exhibition that will be up until Nov. 26. Because …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Keeping an eye on trust to make sure it isn’t lost

There is old saying that many storytellers rely on, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” Today, many of us struggle with where the truth starts and stops, and what is just a good …
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