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What is there to be thankful for? Well ...

Thanksgiving is a day for a tasty meal, watching some football and having fun with family and friends who are like family. Thanksgiving is a time to offer thanks for many things that are sometimes … more

Arvada ballot initiative halted

The collection of signatures to place the Protect Arvada Taxpayers charter amendment initiative on the city’s ballot has been suspended. Last month a lawsuit in Jefferson County District Court struck down a Wheat Ridge voter-approved … more

My Name Is: Alice Longaker

About me I moved into my little Lakewood home when I was three days old. I attended South Alameda Elementary (now Deane Elementary), Alameda Jr. High (now Gold Crown Foundation), and Alameda High School (now Alameda International Jr/Sr. … more

Opinions divided on 'scraping' in older neighborhoods

Scrape-offs — homes demolished and replaced with larger, newer ones by developers — have remade vast swaths of Denver in recent years, with hundreds popping up in trendy neighborhoods like … more

Some things need to be brought home, but violence is never one of them

This isn’t going to be one of the funny ones. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “On average, 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States.” October is National … more

Regulators approve first digital pill to track patients

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that can track whether patients have taken their medicine. The Abilify pill was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2002 … more

Jeffcon teaches students tech opportunities

Technology Trivia got about 200 Jefferson County high school students rowdy during lunch Jan. 31 at the first ever Jeffcon, technology conference held at the Jeffco schools building. “I’ve seen … more

James Mitchell remains missing and endangered

An investigation into the mid-December disappearance of 87-year-old James Mitchell of Arvada continues. The Golden Police is investigating all avenues that might lead to his whereabouts, said Golden … more

School district lays groundwork for budget

Jefferson County Public Schools is in the early phases of laying groundwork for the 2018/19 budget. During the month of February, the district will begin community engagement, negotiations with the … more

Winterfest celebrates the season, culture

Dishes from across the globe were cooking, kids were competing and cultural performers took the stage at the first ever Winterfest presented by the Arvada Festivals Commission Feb. 24 at McIlvoy Park … more

An angel of an angler at Crown Hill Lake

A few years ago I had a bicycle accident. When the accident happened it was getting dark and I was returning from Crown Hill Lake. I was pushing the safety envelope because night was falling and the roads were slick from rain. In the dark, I saw … more

Mobile shower and laundry service helps Jeffco homeless

There are so many things that most people take for granted which are rarities for the homeless population. Access to shower or clean clothes is high among them. However, organizations are looking at … more

Death toll creates urgency in fight against opioid abuse

One Coloradan died approximately every 27 hours on average from a prescription opioid-related overdose in 2015, according to Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment data. While that … more

Letter to the Editor: Sixth grade shift explained in Jeffco

On Sept. 28 a reader wrote a letter to the editor and expressed concern about her child leaving Sierra Elementary for Oberon Middle as a sixth grader instead of seventh grader.Jeffco Public Schools … more

Amid opioid epidemic, six Colorado proposals could fight trend

When state Rep. Brittany Pettersen was a child, her day started with finding and hiding her mother’s keys, pouring out her alcohol and pills, and then going to school. She’d get home, and she’d … more

Letter to the Editor: Put brakes on FasTracks

Views of the test commuter train and partisan fighting over transportation spending have renewed interest in the FasTracks program.After 13 years of taxes without a choo-choo in sight, there’s … more

Light and laughter at Lagniappe

Arvada’s annual Lagniappe (lawn-yap) celebration brought carols and crowds to Olde Town on Dec. 5, as local businesses stayed open late to provide loyal customers with small gifts of appreciation. … more

Kiwanis’ Pins for Kids raises $7,000

Twenty-two teams raised more than $7,000 in the annual Pins for Kids fundraiser, organized by the Arvada Jefferson Kiwanis Club and held at Western Bowl in Arvada. The money raised through entry fees … more

Letter to the Editor: A Korean’s view

The recent Mary Stobie column about two men with very contrasting opinions on North Korea was interesting.Our president, Mr. Trump is “The truthful real leader.” And the other one is just … more

Letter to the Editor: Friendships over fines

Most Tuesdays I meet with my Arvada West High School (class of 64) buddies for lunch at Mi Tierra Restaurant in Olde Town Arvada. Tasty Mexican food and good conversation is enjoyed over several … more
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