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Jeffco marching bands take the field

Arvada, D'Evelyn, Bear Creek and Lakewood high marching bands all took home first place finishes from the Jefferson County Marching Invitational held Sept. 17 at Jeffco Stadium. The event, which … more

Swim Across America makes waves at Chatfield

Lauren Alfino is just a little more stubborn than others. On an impossibly perfect Colorado day, hundreds of swimmers prepared for a dip in the Chatfield Reservoir Aug. 26. And Alfino, undoubtedly, … more

Colorado Air and Spaceport begins launch countdown

Adams County is a go for launch to hold a site operator license for a spaceport. That means the Front Range Airport, located in Watkins in Adams County, will be able to host horizontal takeoffs … 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

Signatures being checked for statewide school funding measure

Coloradans looking to bolster education funding throughout the state may be one step closer to their goal, as the Great Schools, Thriving Communities campaign turned in more than 170,000 signatures … more

G Line rolls one step closer to opening

Almost two years after it was supposed to open, the G Line is one step closer to actually carrying passengers throughout the metro area. The Regional Transportation District and its light rail … more

Expert witnesses attempt to prove irreparable harm in Rocky Flats case

Commuters honked their horns during the busy noon rush hour as they drove by the Alfred Arraj U.S. District Courthouse in downtown Denver on July 17. They were responding to a group of about 25 … more

Arvada group aims to create community with cohousing

Along the Ralston Creek Trail, west of Old Town Arvada, a new neighborhood is emerging. The modern village is powered by solar and ground source energy. Within this development of town homes, row … more

Preventing dropouts among pregnant, parenting students

During her sophomore year of high school, Leslie Belmontes found out she was pregnant. Not feeling like she could continue at her traditional high school, Northglenn High, Belmontes transferred to … more

Westminster shooting blamed on road rage

Westminster Police have arrested and charged a 23-year-old Colorado Springs man in the shooting of a man, a woman and two boys outside of an 80th Avenue dentist office Thursday afternoon. more

St. Anthony celebrating number 125

St. Anthony Hospital marked 125 years of healing on June 9 with a massive party in its parking lot. Check out our photos of the event: more

Plant-based eatery set for Olde Town Arvada

The restaurant space sandwiched between The Cereal Box and Primo Vino on Olde Wadsworth Blvd. in Olde Town Arvada has been vacant since Ophelia’s closed its doors last July. Now, under the … more

Body of missing Arvada senior found

James Mitchell, an 87-year-old Arvada resident, was found dead on May 7 after being missing since December. more

Amputees make strides toward goals at adaptive clinic

Traci Miller, 52, has been an above-the-knee amputee for 31 years. The one thing she hasn’t been able to do since losing her leg to a rare vascular disorder is run. “Now, I just really want to … more

Jeffco youth help inform county's efforts to become a community that cares

Youth today have a lot to deal with. They face the pressures of fitting in among their peers and the stressors of succeeding in academics and extracurricular activities. And all this at an age when … more

West Metro chamber inducts 2018 hall of fame class

Leaders from all over Jefferson County gathered to honor five of their peers who have spent a lifetime giving back to the county and its residents at the West Metro Chamber’s fourth annual … more

Broncos visit Casa Bonita for draft picks

It was more than just the typical Saturday rush that brought dozens of people to Casa Bonita on the morning of April 28. The Denver Broncos took over the famous restaurant for the third day of the … more

Arvada's State of the City 2018

Arvada Mayor Pro Tem John Marriott addressed a room full of the city’s business and community members the morning of April 20 at the Arvada Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the City … more

Hensley gives back to the community that made her

Gold-medal winning Olympic goalie Nicole Hensley had a simple piece of advice for all the young girl hockey players looking to make a name for themselves on the ice — “Don't let anyone tell you … more

Colorado Community Media takes home 47 awards

Colorado Community Media received 47 excellence in journalism awards, including 26 first-place honors and the Editorial Sweepstakes prize for the second year in a row for the Littleton Independent, … more
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