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Library board selects four finalists vying for executive director position

About 100 people attended a community forum on June 18 to meet the four finalists hoping to become the next executive director of the Jefferson County Public Library (JCPL). The new executive … 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

Coalition's plans for Fed Center denied

The federal government’s denial March 23 of a plan to develop 59 acres near the Federal Center in Lakewood into a housing and resource center for the homeless dismayed its proponents … more

Hutchinson club plans Eco-Fair, Shred Day

Hutchinson Elementary School's Environmental Club, in partnership with Shred Nations, will host an Eco-Fair and Shred Day to help residents recycle and shred unwanted items. The event lasts from 10 … more

Jefferson County graduates: What have you learned that you will carry with you for the rest of your life?

I have learned the positive impact that one kind action can have. It is incredibly easy to be kind to someone and make them feel welcome and included. I will carry this with me into my future career … more

Wizards take the court to raise funds for Arvada schools

The gym at Arvada High School was packed Friday, May 4 with families from throughout the city with two goals: be entertained and raise funds for Arvada area schools. The Harlem Wizards were in town … more

Girl Scout installs life jacket loaner station at Standley Lake

Boaters at Standley Lake can now borrow lifejackets to make their time on the water safer. The life jacket loaner station was installed by 17-year-old Arvada resident Keaton Maring for her Girl Scout … more

Arvada Chamber honors community changers

Eight great community members were honored April 4 at the Arvada Chamber of Commerce’s 67th annual Arvada Luncheon. Image Awards, which are given to outstanding individuals who go above and beyond … more

Q&A with Samuel Allan, Faith Christian High School

I was student body president at Faith Christian High School. Over the past four years, I have participated in Mock Trial, soccer, track, jazz and concert band. I plan to attend Wheaton College … more

Arvada Kite Festival draws community outside

A beautiful and blustery day was had by all at the annual Arvada Kite Festival on April 8, at Stenger Sports Complex, West 58th Avenue and Quail Street. The festival included professional kite flying … more

Charges filed in shooting of Uber driver in Lakewood

Charges have been filed against two males involved in the shooting of an Uber driver in Lakewood in June. Quartez Smith, 18, and a 13-year-old juvenile have each been charged with numerous felonies. … more

Day two of Vail Film Festival highlights diverse range of filmmakers, subjects

Day 2 - April 6 The second day of the festival dawned gray and with a steady rain that would continue not only throughout the day, but right on through the evening. While this doesn’t make … more

Democrats underscore differences at forum in governor's race

A crowded governor's race that has seen more than three dozen declared candidates has pared down to a handful of top contenders, and those on the Democratic side carved out different niches for … more

Bands ready to rock at Golden's Fourth of July celebration

12:15-3 p.m. — Union Gray www.uniongray.com Union Gray will be rockin’ the country music at this year’s Fourth of July celebration. “We always bring a lot of energy when we perform … 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

Thorncreek fairways, greens good to go

It’d been almost two years since anyone had driven a golf ball off of Thorncreek Golf Course’s first tee, but that’s set to change. Head Pro Chris Swinhart said that golfers getting on the … more

Colorado Adventure Point changes its name

Colorado Adventure Point in Lakewood was officially renamed July 12 to Donald E. Scott Colorado Adventure Point. An Eagle Scout, Scott provided more than 30 years of service to youth, volunteer … more

Colorado House sends $29 billion budget bill to Senate

Colorado's Democrat-led House passed a $28.9 billion budget bill on March 29 and sent it to the Republican-led Senate, where the focus will be on how much transportation — long an underfunded … more

Heroin Impact Project to target drug dealers

James “Sandy” Winnefeld, a retired Navy admiral, lost his son, a University of Denver student, to an overdose of fentanyl-laced heroin last September. His story gained widespread attention … more

Arvada man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

Troy Steven Glassford, 39, pleaded guilty in the vehicular homicide death of 43-year-old Nathan Osburn. On January 10, Arvada police were called to the area of Pomona Drive and Quay Drive on the … more
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