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Supreme Court rules on side of Lakewood baker

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Lakewood’s Masterpiece Cakeshop in a case that LGBTQ advocates and religious freedom advocates alike have been eyeing closely. Masterpiece owner Jack … more

Housing prices soar beyond income growth in Denver metro area

Housing prices in the Denver area are starting to stretch the limits of what the market can feasibly support, according to new research from CoreLogic, a California-based real estate analytics firm. … more

Wildlife officials remind residents to be bear aware in Colorado

With summer approaching, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is encouraging residents statewide to take measures to avoid unwanted encounters with bears. The department has received eight reports of … more

Kayak contest, downriver race part of rodeo series

Colorado Whitewater's 2018 Golden Community Rodeo Series takes place June 13, June 20 and June 27 at Clear Creek White Water Park, 1201 10th St. in Golden. The first two events of the series will be … more

Colorado Community Media adds pair of Denver monthlies

Colorado Community Media is the new owner of the popular monthly newspapers Life on Capitol Hill and The Washington Park Profile. By adding the two newspapers, as of May 25, CCM now owns 20 community publications across the Denver metro area. more

Governor picks 18th District judge for Colorado Supreme Court

Gov. John Hickenlooper has named Carlos Samour to the Colorado Supreme Court, filling a vacancy being left by Chief Justice Nancy Rice's imminent retirement. Samour, currently the chief judge in the … more

Arvada Memorial Day Parade 2018

Blue skies and a gentle breeze accompanied the Arvada Memorial Day Parade marchers who made their way down Lamar Street May 28. The annual event began at the American Legion Post 161 parking lot, … more

As state cuts back, college student costs soar in Colorado

In 2000, Colorado taxpayers footed 68 percent of the costs of a college degree, with students chipping in about one-third. Two decades and two recessions later, that ratio has nearly flipped as state … more

Plant-based eatery set for Olde Town Arvada

The restaurant space sandwiched between The Cereal Box and Primo Vino on Olde Wadsworth Blvd. in Olde Town Arvada has been vacant since Ophelia’s closed its doors last July. Now, under the … more

Arvada Police Department honors service

Two Arvada police officers, Officer Brandon Valdez and Officer Dustin LeDoux, were honored May 18 by the department for recognizing potential lethal force situations and reacting to stop the … more

Artist’s long career has had phenomenal self life

Here’s a pop quiz: Who is Cindy Sherman? Her picture should be on a postage stamp. The picture would be one she had taken herself. See that photograph next to the headline? It’s one of only nine … more

Memorial Day reminds us to be grateful for sacrifices

My hope is that we can put aside any and all political differences and opinions as we take the time this week to remember all those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. My hope is … more

Native American artist has major Denver exhibit

“Like a Hammer” at the Denver Art Museum is the first exhibition in a major museum for artist Jeffrey Gibson (Mississipi Band Choctaw/Cherokee). The exhibition just opened on the first floor of … more

Three Colorado veterans awarded French medal

Three Colorado residents join some other famous Americans such as Thomas Edison and Dwight D. Eisenhower as recipients of the French Legion of Honor. On May 25, the council general for France awarded … 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

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

Brier announced as new Action Center executive director

When Mag Strittmatter announced in December that she would be stepping down from her role as executive director of The Action Center, there was no doubt it was going to take some special to fill her … 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

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
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