Paid parking could be coming to the Olde Town transit hub garage

Some big changes could be coming to the parking garage inside Arvada’s Olde Town transit hub, including the eventual introduction of paid parking once the garage begins again regularly reaching …
Breaking news
Jeffco now has more new COVID-19 cases than ever
Jeffco public health officials are warning residents to exercise caution and avoid gatherings after the county has repeatedly reached new highs for new COVID-19 cases in a two-week period during …

Pomona’s defense stays perfect with second straight shutout win

LAKEWOOD — In a shortened prep football season with a 6-game regular season and eight teams qualifying for the postseason there is no room for error. “We just have to keep plowing ahead,” …

Anti-racism community groups have sprung up in Jeffco in wake of summer protests

When demonstrations began springing up in cities around the nation in response to the killing of George Floyd, Zenat Shariff Belkin was troubled to find no such protests in her home city of Lakewood. …

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Attack ads fly in House District 27 seat

The race for State House District 27, has gotten ugly, thanks to negative ads launched by independent groups that both the Democratic and Republican candidates call false and misleading. Brianna …

Jeffco now has more new COVID-19 cases than ever

Jeffco public health officials are warning residents to exercise caution and avoid gatherings after the county has repeatedly reached new highs for new COVID-19 cases in a two-week period during …

News
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Executive Director Jill Hunsaker Ryan speaks at a news conference on COVID-19 on March 3.

Colorado lowers limit on gatherings to 10 people, down from 25 in many counties

Roughly a month after raising the limit for personal gatherings in some metro Denver counties to 25 people, Colorado has cut that number back down to 10 for the vast majority of counties in the …

Jefferson County sees need for more data as COVID-19 cases continue to increase

Jeffco officials asked for more specific data from Jeffco Public Health about where and among whom COVID-19 is spreading in Jeffco during a meeting held to discuss how the county should address a …
education

New Warren Tech campus groundbreaking

Warren Tech, Jeffco Public Schools’ designated Career and Technical Education (CTE) school, officially broke ground on its third campus on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Warren Tech …
West Metro firefighters on the scene of the Cameron Peak fire in late August.

Forest Service announces closure of all national forest land in Jeffco, five other counties

The US Forest Service is closing all national forest land in Jeffco and four other Front Range counties in response to the unprecedented and historic fire conditions, the agency announced in a press …
Reading Specialist Monica Mendez sits beside new teaching materials she’s been able to purchase for her Molholm Elementary classroom, using funds raised through an online program called Donors Choose.

Molholm teacher lands funding for projects large and small

Between COVID-19, a cratering economy and another rough start for the Broncos, it can be difficult to find a lot of things to be thankful for these days. But for Monica Mendez it’s not difficult at …
Life
Coming Attractions

Molly Brown museum brings gothic horror to life

For my money, gothic horror — which blends elements of romance, emotion and terror together — is the most subtle and rewarding kind of scary story. Over the years, authors like Edgar Allen Poe, …

Fall colors still impress on these easy in-town hikes

Even though the leaves are falling fast, it’s not too late to see some beautiful fall colors on an easy, close-in hike. But you’d better hurry. If you want to get away from it all for an hour or …
Judy Madison and her husband Patrick Madison stand next to the “father” member of his family of triceratops statues created by Pat that are now in a field north of Golden. More photos at Goldentranscript.net

A Triceratastic new view north of Golden

Some 66 million years ago, herds of triceratops wandered this land. Back in 1887, paleontologists discovered the first identified triceratops fossils in the Denver area. Last weekend, a small herd of …
Coming Attractions

A virtual Denver Film Festival aims to entertain, provoke

Since so many of us have spent the bulk of our recent movie-watching time using streaming apps like Netflix, the only curation we’re getting is algorithms reflecting our own tastes back to us. …
Coming Attractions

Lakewood Symphony brings music to senior communities

The Lakewood Symphony, like many local musical groups, had to cancel the latter half of its 2019-2020 …
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Sports

Columbine rumbles past Arvada West in home opener

LAKEWOOD — Columbine junior Wes Jones is the Rebels’ latest multiple dimensional player. The junior had a rushing touchdown, receiving touchdown and interception on defense — not to mention …

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Voices
opinion

Letter to the editor: Divided we Listen

  If we all got the same information, and it was presented factually, our country would be much more united. But currently many people (group 1) get a restricted version of news, and opinion …

Letter to the editor: Housing education good in Arvada

Kudos to the writers, Casey Van Divier for taking on a multi-series report of housing in Arvada. It is refreshing to read an article that not only addresses an imperative issue in our community but …
Michael Norton
Winning Words

Why these times are the times to remember

There are certainly plenty of reasons for us to want 2020 to be a distant memory. The pandemic, the heartache of lives lost, the impact it had on our family and friends who suffered and recovered, …
Craig Marshall Smith
Quiet Desperation

For curly bulbs, there’s no light at the end of the tunnel

One of our curly light bulbs burned out. Realizing I didn’t have a replacement, I went to a hardware store. They were out of curly light bulbs too. “Yes, we’re out.” “For how long?” …
hitting home

Talking about the core of this acrimony

A couple walks into the marriage counselor’s office and sits down. “Doc, I don’t know what to do any more,” the wife starts in. “I’m miserable.” “I’m miserable, too, Doc,” the …
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