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Jefferson County’s Action Center reaches $1 million goal

It hasn’t been an easy year for The Action Center, a human-services nonprofit in Lakewood that helps people in poverty: In December of last year its executive director resigned. And in June, … more

'A big celebration with a small-town feel'

Be it the lights along Washington Avenue, the decorations that merchants put up or the family and community festivities, Golden is the place to be for the holidays. “What makes it so special is … more

Uber driver arrested on suspicion of kidnapping

Jefferson County sheriff's deputies arrested an Uber driver Nov. 11 for a suspected kidnapping incident involving a teenaged girl in Golden. Ahmed Muse, 30, faces second-degree kidnapping, false … more

Jeffco goes deep blue

All contested Jefferson County elected positions on the ballot this year have gone the way of the Democrats, as of Nov. 9. While candidates note that getting the job done in many of the county … more

Chuck & Don’s pet supply store opens in Arvada

Chuck & Don’s, a pet-supplies store, has opened a new store in Arvada, marking the company’s 11th location in Colorado. While the store officially opened Oct. 25, the store’s grand opening … more

Titone makes history claiming HD27 seat

History was made in Arvada when the constituents of House District 27 elected Democrat Brianna Titone, the first transgender representative elected to the Colorado House of Representative. more

Standley Lake gas drilling permits withdrawn

A proposal to drill for natural gas under Westminster's Standley Lake and nearby dog park is off the table for now. more

Democrats take state Senate, grow House lead

The much-mentioned “blue wave” broke on the state Capitol on Nov. 6, sending the Democrats a three-seat advantage in the 35-member state Senate and more power in the state House. Nineteen … more

Democrats leading the way in state senate and House races in Jeffco

It was a ballot packed with amendments, special questions, a governor race and house and state senate races, but now election results are beginning to trickle in. Republicans may not be celebrating … more

Democrats take majority of Jefferson County offices

Races for Jefferson County offices are neck-and-neck, with only a couple of percentage points separating the candidates, as of 7 p.m. Nov. 6. In the race for clerk and recorder, incumbent Faye … more

Polis, other Democrats secure state offices

Colorado's new governor says he's focused on saving familes money on health care coverage and being a leader for all people. The night of Nov. 6, Jared Polis walked onstage at the Democrats' watch party in downtown Denver as loudspeakers played Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are A-Changin'." more

Tracking 2018 ballot measures and races in Arvada

As of 9:30, voters had approved the City of Arvada bond reauthorization and the Arvada Fire Protection District revenue stabilization questions on this year’s ballot. The city of … more

Fandomonium celebrates pop culture

Batman, Klingons, storm troopers and Gryffindors were just a few of the characters that could be found Nov. 3 at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds for the Jeffco Library’s Fandomonium. Free to the … more

New esports arena set to open up in Lakewood

The esports, or competitive video gaming industry is starting to blow up all across the world. Celebrities like Drake and Michael Jordan have invested in the industry, and even owners of professional … more

Colorado-based 98th Signal Battalion prepares for deployment

For Capt. Justin Brown, an Arvada resident, deployment means leaving his family and friends behind. It means leaving beautiful Colorado, missing ski season and racking up his mountain bike. But it … more

Arvada West comes up short in 2nd round of state soccer tourney

LITTLETON — It was the soccer version of the hurry-up offensive play that helped Arapahoe’s boys soccer team advance to the Class 5A state quarterfinals. The No. 8-seeded Warriors scored in the … more

Hickenlooper executive order targets youth vaping

To address what state and health officials are calling an epidemic, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order outlining efforts to decrease the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products … more

Edgewater Library grand opening set for Nov. 18

Jefferson County Public Library will celebrate the grand opening of its new Edgewater Library in Edgewater's new Civic Center, 1800 Harlan St. “This is a great day for our community,” Donna … more

Lakewood man sentenced to probation for child porn

Former Arvada firefighter Michael Gowey, 36, was sentenced Oct. 31 in Jefferson County District Court to six years sex offender intensive supervision probation. Gowey, a Lakewood resident, pleaded … more

Candidate hopes to get Libertarian message ‘out there’

In the race for governor, Scott Helker, the Libertarian candidate, is glad he’s coming in above the Mickey Mouse vote. A telephone survey conducted by Magellan Strategies LLC that took place … more
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