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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

Nonprofit helps clothe children in need

Inside a storefront in a corner of a shopping center off Colorado Boulevard, a group of teenage girls sorts through piles of clothes and hangers. They chatter as they work, pointing out national … more

History made at Jeffco track league championships

LAKEWOOD — History was made Friday, May 4, at Jeffco Stadium. Valor Christian sophomore Cole Sprout broke Colorado’s all-classification record in the boys 3,200-meter run with a time of 9:01.53 … more

The courage of encouragement helps us brave life’s problems

Building upon last week’s column about yesterday’s achievements becoming our successes of tomorrow, I wanted to share more about the power of encouragement and the courage to become an … more

Arvada's Gary Giambrocco remembered

Hey Babe. That is how Gary Giambrocco, 70, of Arvada would greet customers and family members alike as the head of Giambrocco Food Service, providing food supplies to folks from Ft. Collins down to … more

Foothills Art Center celebrates 50th with 168 hours of art

From aerialists to quilts, a new week-long event in Golden will feature a variety of art for all to enjoy. ARTSWEEK GOLDEN takes place July 16-22 at various in-and-outdoor venues. It is being put on … more

Colorado governor candidates juggle local issues

To hear the candidates, their campaigns and political ads tell it, voters might get the impression the race for Colorado’s governor seat is all about President Donald Trump. But up close, the … more

Learning skills with vehicles and figures

A great way to spend time with preschool children is playing with them on the floor. If it is difficult to get on the floor and get up again (common), sit at a table or snack bar that is set up for … more

Life may not be predictable, but graduation speeches are

The invitations have gone out, and once again I didn’t receive one. I wasn’t asked by a single high school, college, or university in the United States to give their commencement speech, even … more

Find teachable summer moments to help boost childrens’ curiosity

Adults don’t need to be trained teachers to help their children practice skills during the summer. That practice is very important so skills are expanded or not weakened. Families can use 10 or … more

Two new Colorado titles for a reader’s bookshelf

South-area readers follow many interests related to Colorado through print — on paper and online. Some of us build a small — or sizable — collection over the years. Among the new titles are a … more

Letter to the Editor: Kudos on clean car call

I am writing to commend Governor John Hickenlooper on his Executive Order for Colorado to join 13 other states in adopting the Advanced Clean Cars standards. As his term comes to an end, it is … more

Former band teacher pleads not guilty to charges of sex assault

Geoffrey Adam Banninger, 23, entered a not guilty plea with Jefferson County Courts July 2 to charges of sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust and sexual assault on a child, pattern … more

Renewed Force takes the crown

John Force erased his own doubts and those of other National Hot Rod Association enthusiasts who figured he might not win another race. Force, the 69-year-old NHRA icon and owner of John Force … more

Don’t miss Women’s Health & Beauty Expo at Belmar Shopping District

Colorado Community Media is hosting the 2018 Women's Health and Beauty Expo presented by Aqua Spas on Oct. 20 at the Belmar Shopping District, 464 S. Teller St., Lakewood, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The … more

Letter to the Editor: A suggestion comrade

We hear proposals to name part of I-25 for Obama. Everything the guy touched fit the academic definition of Communism, and were steps toward his goal of a Marxist state. Wouldn’t Stalin … more

Five questions with Christine Jensen

You earned new credentials recently. What are they for? My new credentials are CRMP, which stands for certified reverse mortgage professional. I’m the third person in the state of Colorado to … more

A thank-you to our elementary school teachers

Many moons ago, back when I was still in a phase of my career in which I had to purchase my pay raises, I had to take a class called “Trends in Modern Education.” I remember very little of the … more
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