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Live music, beer and fast cars

Washington Avenue was blocked off from 11th to 14th streets to make way for the thousands of people crowding the street, checking out some hot rods and cool classic cars on July 19. It was the 2018 … more

The rise of cornhole: no pain, just grain

You can find Keilan Wilbanks playing cornhole three or four nights a week — he practices almost daily. “It’s a social thing. You can do it outside or inside,” he said. “It’s kind of like … more

Magic Festival returns with mix of mystery and fun

What began last year as a niche celebration of twin aspects of magic — the more mysterious and adult side and the fun and fantastic — looks to be paying off for the city Northglenn. Magic in the … more

Longmire story takes series hero across border

Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire has been fighting Mexican drug cartel boss Tomas Bidarte for some time, but things truly took a bad turn at the end of Craig Johnson’s last Longmire book, “Western … more

Jeffco Standout Performers: Week of May 10

Reagan Robinson, Arvada West The senior carded a 3-over-par 74 to finish second in the Ashley Forey Invitational golf tournament on April 30 at the Club at Rolling Hills. Jacob Brunner, … more

Parkway proponents predict profitability

The Jefferson Parkway could break ground on 2020, after four decades of planning and ample opposition. The proposed toll road that would nearly complete the vision of the 470 beltway completely … more

There’s a lot to be said for a moment of silence

Man goes to see his doctor and says, “Doc, every time I hit my hand with a hammer it hurts.” Doctor says, “Stop hitting your hand with a hammer.” That’s one of the oldest jokes I’ve ever … more

Expect annual boom in lowbrow behavior

It doesn’t hurt to ask, but I know what you’re going to say. Wouldn’t it be nice if the Fourth of July came and went without any residential explosions? They’re illegal. They’re annoying. … more

St. Anne prepares for 34th bazaar

For 34 years the bazaar at the Shine of St. Anne Catholic Parish has been bringing the community together with sausage sandwiches, bingo and live music. Celebrated annually the last week of July to … more

PoloFest gallops into Sedalia this month

An event rolls into Sedalia this month that aims to make people believe in polo, while also serving up first-class music entertainment. PoloFest, which as the name suggests is both a music festival … more

My Name Is... Jeri Walsh

`Be kind to others’ I’m a Colorado native and I’ve lived in Arvada for almost three years. I’m a Golden volunteer. I’m an ambassador with the Golden Chamber of Commerce, and I volunteer … more

Five-day state baseball tourneys left big impressions

After five days of scrutinizing the state baseball tournaments at All-City Field, I have a few observations. The facility is one of the best for high school baseball and it sure has changed since I … more

Vista’s Flanigan named AD after years in tennis

Jim Flanigan has a new job at Mountain Vista. He is now a maintenance man. No, not that kind of maintenance man. Flanigan, the tennis coach for the past 13 years at Vista, is the school’s new … more

Jazz festival returns with new bands, returning favorites

Evergreen is about 1,400 miles from New Orleans. But July 27-29, the scenic mountain community will become “Bourbon Street with Altitude” as it hosts the 17th annual Evergreen Jazz Festival. … more

Forty girls participate in STEM camp at Mines

Some 40 seventh-and-eighth grade girls spent a week of their summer vacation learning how to isolate DNA, participating in a scavenger hunt at the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum and … more

My Name Is... Sheila Hayter

Building Our New Energy Future’ I started working at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in 1992 and I’ve been in various roles at the lab since. For about the past 10 years, I led a … more

Ralston Valley girls golf places 2nd to Cherry Creek at 5A Western Regional

LAKEWOOD — Ralston Valley’s girls golf team was going after its third straight Class 5A Western Regional title Monday at Fox Hollow Golf Course. However, Cherry Creek had a different plan. The … more

Communication, productivity — are we choosing the right battles?

The scene is a local coffee shop. It’s mid-afternoon and there are no customers in the shop. The three baristas are standing behind the counter looking at their telephone, texting or checking out … more

Arvada breaks ground on new police station

Northwest Arvada is one step closer to having its own community police station. The Whisper Creek Police Community Station, also referred to as the Delta Sector police station, is now under … more

First Friday art walk in Arvada connects art with community

As Arvadans kicked off the first weekend in July eating dinner, browsing stores and galleries, listening to live music, and wandering Olde Town, the works of local artisans were on display for the … more
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