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Daniel Ryley named new Executive Director of AEDA

The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) has appointed Daniel Ryley as the new Executive Director. “On behalf of the AEDA Board, we are excited for him to take on this new opportunity and … more

Swim Across America scheduled for Aug. 26

Swim Across America’s Denver Open Water Swim is coming to the Chatfield Reservoir Aug. 26. Swim Across America is a national organization that raises money for cancer research through local … more

VIDEO: Jeffco superintendent talks bikes, bonds and Braveheart

Top executives with major institutions, the superintendents for big school districts, often seem out of reach, surrounded as they are by an army of district staffers. While they might not be directly … more

Sierra welcomes students with school addition

Before the doors opened on the first day of school for Jefferson County Students Aug. 16, swarms of Sierra Elementary School students climbed on play equipment, hung from money bars and enjoyed the … more

More and larger homes present 'bigger target for hailstorms to hit'

Hailstorms inflict billions of dollars in damage yearly in North America alone, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories, climate and weather experts … more

Owner of Lakewood bakery sues state

Jack Phillips, the baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple because of his religious beliefs, is back in the news again.  Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in … more

Arvada Police take domestic violence suspect into custody

Arvada Police Officers responded to the 6200 block of W. 75th Avenue at approximately 10:50 p.m. on Aug. 14 where they were attempting to locate male suspect Michael Chapman, 27, for his outstanding … more

Arvada looks at addressing sidewalk gaps

Five sidewalk projects have been identified as top priorities for the city of Arvada. The projects would close the gap on sidewalks on Kipling Street between W. 70th Avenue to W. 72nd Avenue; on … more

Secretary Perry tours the innovative technology of NREL

Remarkable work on renewable energy and energy efficiency is being done at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). “The innovation that's within these walls is just stunning,” said U.S. … more

Jeffco school district is weighing its funding options

This past spring and through the summer, Jefferson County Public Schools has been engaged in a community conversation about possibly putting ballot questions on for the November election. … more

School safety task force works to create safer schools

Over the course of the summer, a school safety and security task force for Jefferson County Public Schools has been working to brainstorm innovative ideas on how to keep Jeffco students safe. On … more

Books, pencils, and a brand new building

On the school supply list for eighth graders at Drake Middle School this year are books, pencils, and a brand new building. Drake unveiled the new eighth grade wing on Friday, Aug. 10, less than a … more

More stores re-open at Colorado Mills

Coach, H&M, Skechers and Crazy 8 are the latest retailers to re-open at Colorado Mills. The returning stores opened Aug. 8, joining more than 140 outlet, value and full-line retailers now open at … more

Judge does not grant preliminary injunction to halt trail construction at Rocky Flats

A U.S. District Court judge presiding over the case concerning the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge did not grant a preliminary injunction that would have blocked trail construction on the refuge … more

Farmland lessons still taught in Jeffco's suburbs

Seventeen year old Casey Defield has lived in an urban environment her entire life. But thanks to Moore Farm in Arvada, Defield has been raising pigs to show at the Jefferson County Fair 4-H Swine … more

It's Wheat Ridge's lucky day

After years of protests, ballot measures and court proceedings, the grand opening of a newly developed anchor store for The Corners development in Wheat Ridge, the grand opening of the Lucky's Market … more

Nevada inmate charged with 1984 Lakewood, Aurora slayings

Police in Lakewood and Aurora have identified a suspect they believe is responsible for multiple murders more than 34 years ago. In a joint news conference Aug. 10, Lakewood and Aurora police … more

Wheat Ridge woman gets 10 years prison for setting car fire with husband asleep inside

Andrea Toni Moreno, 48, appeared in the Jefferson County District Court on Aug. 6 where she was sentenced to 10 years in prison for setting fire to the family vehicle with her husband asleep inside. … more

Town hall meetings planned for nuclear weapons workers

Nuclear weapons workers in the Colorado Front Range area can get specific information about the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act at upcoming town hall meetings. … more

Education tax measure makes November ballot

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced Aug. 9 that a proposed constitutional amendment that would boost income taxes to raise money for education made the ballot. Initiative 93, also … more
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