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Hundreds pitch in to help their neighbors stay warm, dry and safe

From tree trimming to roof replacements, hundreds of people across the metro area worked together to help keep their neighbors warm, dry and safe during the Neighborhood Rehab Project’s Be A Tool … more

Walk for suicide prevention at Coors Field

Highlands Ranch residents Sheri Cole and Lori Harper both lost a child to suicide. For the past year, they have been organizing the upcoming Metro Denver Out of the Darkness Community Walk, an annual … more

Rattlesnake project looks closer at South Table Mountain

Ryan Borgmann looked at the ground confused, listening to the loud beeps on his radio. “It should be right here,” he said, pointing the antenna toward a small patch of tall grass. Then he saw it. … more

Risas serves 500 patients with free dental work on Labor Day

Dan Spitale, 32, had never been to the dentist until recently. That's when he found out he needed to have the tooth extracted. But he couldn't afford it, so he went home. A week later he found … more

Earth Treks gym is open for those ready to climb walls

Emily Camp smiled as she emerged from Earth Treks facility at 1050 W. Hampden Ave. in Englewood after spending a couple hours on the facility's indoor climbing walls. “I am an avid climber and I … more

Man sentenced to prison for failure to provide aid as friend overdosed

William Nathan Hale, 37, was sentenced to four years in prison for leaving his friend, 25-year-old Natasha Rowley, as she died of a methamphetamine overdose on drugs which he brought with him to her … more

Drilling setbacks are headed to ballot amid controversy

A contentious proposal to tightly restrict the location of new oil and gas wells in Colorado attracted more than enough petition signatures to qualify for the November ballot, according to election … more

Eight indicted for operating metro area ID theft ring

Seven of eight people have been arrested for their involvement in an identification (ID) theft ring that reached nine counties and victimized 26 merchants and 14 individual people. “Unfortunately, … more

Jeffco test scores exceed state, gaps persist in low-income test scores

Jefferson County Public Schools’ Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS) and college entrance test results for the 2017-18 school year outpace the state of Colorado for achievement and growth … more

Jeffco health brings awareness to opioid addiction

Jefferson County Public Health hosted an End Overdose Jeffco event on Aug. 29. The event featured keynote speakers, resources, the Office of Behavioral Health’s Opioid Memorial Wall and a … more

Millions of minutes read during library summer program

Nearly 45,000 residents read more than 48 million minutes as part of Jefferson County Public Library’s summer reading program, according to a news release from the library district. Summer 2018’s … more

Fair planned to connect Arvadans to housing resources

Arvadans for Progressive Action, a citizen volunteer group, hopes to connect Arvadans struggling with housing to resources available to them at a housing resource fair scheduled for Sept. 29. A … more

Arvada council placed bonding issue on November ballot

Arvada voters will be asked in November to authorize debt for the city in the amount of $79.8 million with a repayment cost of up to $125 million for the completion of two road projects within the … more

Spacecraft will take astronauts back to the moon

A spacecraft capsule that will return astronauts to the moon has been completed and shipped to Florida for final assembly into a full spacecraft, according to a news release from Lockheed Martin. The … more

Seasoned Professionals take down AYP in kickball game

It was Wednesday night, Aug. 29, and the Arvada Young Professionals were looking for a victory. They had challenged a team of other Arvada Chamber members to a kickball game for the fall quarterly … more

Arvada company helps battle Alzheimer's

MorningStar of Arvada in partnership with Safe Home Care held a benefit golf tournament at Fossil Trace Golf Club on June 27, for the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. This one day … more

New moms supported at Jefferson County breastfeeding fair

Jefferson County’s Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) sees new mothers come in all the time with questions about how to care for their newborn child. One of those … more

Jeffco asks for public’s input in planning for future development

Usually the only time people think much about zoning is when it is too late, after major developments have already been approved, or a dreamed-of addition is already denied by the county. However … more

Back to hitting the books at Mines

This year’s freshman class is the largest in Colorado School of Mines’ history — about 1,380 new freshmen and transfer students began classes, along with the upperclassmen, on Aug. 20. Mines’ … more

Taunaz Tavern to expand

Locally owned Taunaz Tavern will expand its dining options with the opening of Breakfast on Ralston in early October. The new restaurant at 9604 Ralston Road, less than a mile from the original … more
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