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On wintry nights, the homeless men and women in central Jefferson County can find shelter with a network of churches that open their doors — but those living in Arvadaare often left out in the cold. The Severe Weather Shelter Network is a … more
The hotels and motels along West Colfax Avenue have never been just a place to stop during the night for travelers. They also — for years — have served as temporary roofs for homeless people who can afford staying a night or two. Wheat Ridge … more
Small encampments along a nearby jogging path. A sleeping bag tucked under a bridge. The car parked in the far corner of the grocery store parking lot. There, often just out of the public’s sight, are the homeless of Jefferson … more
Some conscientious Wheat Ridge elementary students scarf-bombed area parks last weekend. More than 60 scarves were knitted, crocheted or sewn by parents, staff and students at the Mountain Phoenix Community School, 4725 Miller Street. On Nov. 5, … more
Kenny Levan has spent seven winters living on the streets in Arvada. Just over four years ago, he met Rebel Rodriguez, who runs the food pantry at The Rising Church in Olde Town. “Rebel came down to Snake Park one morning and asked if I wanted … more
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