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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

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

Talking about safe sleep for infants

It’s not common knowledge for people to know that 3,600 babies die every year because of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or from a sleep-related infant death, said Alison Jacobson, CEO of First … 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

Firefighters Association gives 100 coats to Arvada students

The Arvada Professional Firefighters Association Local 4056 handed out 100 new winter coats to students at Lawrence Elementary and Peak Expeditionary School in Arvada Monday, Oct. 15. “We started … 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

Man dies at scene of motorcycle crash in Centennial

A 36-year-old man was killed the afternoon of Oct. 18 when his motorcycle hit another vehicle in the 7300 block of South Colorado Boulevard, according to a news release from the Arapahoe County … more

How Prop 109 and 110 would affect Jeffco

According to Ed Peterson, the transportation commissioner for District 2, which includes Jefferson County and parts of Broomfield County, there is a need of $10 billion to go towards Colorado’s … 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

Warder students walk to school

Over 200 Warder Elementary School students in Arvada braved the cold and rain Oct. 10 to participate in the annual Walk to School Day. “It's so exciting to see people come together with the common … 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

93-year-old volunteer honored for years of service

A 93-year-old woman from Arvada was recently honored by the Seniors’ Resource Center for her many years of volunteer service. Geraldine “Gerry” Johansson has volunteered at the Apex Community … more

Former Golden City Councilor and State Rep. Gwyn Green dies

Social justice was her thing. She fought for rights for seniors, children, the poor, the unfairly imprisoned, the disabled. Gwyn Green “had an unwavering sense of what was right, and stood up for … more

Quirky combinations are unique attractions for area businesses

The Denver metro area has it all — diverse entertainment in spectacular venues; vast shopping options from big box retail to small, family-owned businesses; and a variety of dining establishments. … more

Improvements to 72nd and Indiana now underway

Starting on Monday, June 4, the City of Arvada and contractor partner, Jalisco International began a year-long project to widen the intersection of Indiana Street (Colorado Highway 72) and W. 72nd … more

You don't say — officers go viral with lip-sync challenge

Police departments across the Denver suburbs have been facing a new challenge — a lip sync challenge. In between busting criminals, Denver-area cops have been busting moves in the viral social … more

Arvada’s Teuscher awarded Fulbright

Arvada resident Will Teuscher, 23, son of Stuart Teuscher and Dr. Michelle Barz, was awarded a Fulbright grant for the 2018-2019 academic year. He will teach English in Germany during the next school … more
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