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Arvada man charged with stalking, harassing and attempting to influence municipal judge

An Arvada man was taken into custody July 26 on charges that he stalked, harassed and attempted to influence Arvada Municipal Court Judge Kathryn Kurtz over an eight-month period. more

State recommends COVID re-vaccinations for some

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recommended COVID re-vaccinations for as many as 700 doses administered earlier this year. more

CinemaQ aims to unite, enlighten

There’s never been an entirely safe time to live life as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, but some historical moments are more difficult than others. But no matter what the national mood is, its … more

State’s unemployment loan on track to be paid off

Colorado has paid back 87% of the $1 billion it borrowed from the federal government to provide out-of-work Coloradans unemployment benefits during the pandemic. As of the start of August, the … more

Where Colorado jobs would be if pandemic hadn’t happened

Thanks to a gain of 4,500 nonfarm payroll jobs in June, Colorado has now recovered 110.1% of jobs lost in the first two months of the COVID-19 pandemic. That helped push down Colorado’s … more

Metro Denver’s homeless population on the rise

The number of people experiencing homelessness was up 12.8% in 2022 compared to 2020, before the pandemic, according to preliminary data from the Metro Denver Homeless Initiative point-in-time … more

The statewide gun regulations adopted after Aurora theater shooting

The 2012 Aurora theater shooting, which left 12 people dead and 70 others injured, prompted Colorado Democrats to immediately begin pursuing tighter regulations on firearms. Since the attack 10 years … more

Coloradans face 10-12 week wait for unemployment pay

It’s now taking 10 to 12 weeks for Coloradans to get new unemployment claims processed by the state Department of Labor and Employment. There hasn’t been a sudden rise in new claims. Rather, said … more

Thornton fills all lifeguard positions, though parks and rec fees due for increase

For the first time this summer, Thornton fully staffed all their aquatic facilities on July 3.  “I don’t believe there is any other municipality that hasn’t had to either … more

Food truck park in Westminster is full of possibilities

Blake Sanchez met Jeffrey Range at a mutual friend’s wedding four years ago. Now, they opened Westminster’s latest food truck park. Run Westy Run, equipped with tables, music, six … more

COVID vaccine now available for infants over six months of age

On June 21, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) updated its standing orders for the state to allow medical professionals to begin vaccinating the youngest members of the state’s population. more

Jeffco Schools' spring 2022 MAP test results good fall-to-spring growth

Student achievement and growth results in reading and math 2018-2022 — with no results for 2020 when students didn’t take the Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) test due to COVID-19 — were discussed June 2 during the final Jeffco Board of Education meeting of the 2021-22 school year. more

More money. Less food. Greater demand: Inflation hits metro-area food banks

With inflation at a 40-year-high and a bottle-necked supply chain exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Integrated Family Community Services, based near Englewood, is finding it harder to procure certain foods as it sees higher demand.  more

Colorado identifies 5 cases of a mystery hepatitis in children

Colorado has reported its first cases of severe hepatitis of unknown cause in kids, adding to a growing number of cases nationally being investigated by the Centers for Disease Control and … more

Legacy 4x800 relay breaks school record amid podium finish

LAKEWOOD–Although the Legacy Lightning girls’ 4-by-800 meter relay team started near the back of the pack, the squad of Gabrielle Shepston, Mia Meraz, Addison Dolan and Kendall Aragon … more

The dramatic impact of loneliness on mental health

As we near the end of Mental Health Awareness Month, Kiara Kuenzler, PhD., president and CEO of the Jefferson Center for Mental Health (JCMH) wants people to know that although mental health needs have been on the rise since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, help is available.  more

Lynne Collins takes over theater at the Arvada Center

Lynne Collins has been announced as the Arvada Center’s new Artistic Director of Theatre, following the retirement of Rod A. Lansberry. Collins, the current Artistic Director of Plays, first joined … more

When will COVID vaccines be approved for young kids?

In his practice as a pediatrician, Dr. Sean O’Leary gets a lot of calls from worried parents. And, lately, one kind of call has begun to stand out. “The parents I hear from are the ones who are … more

Sun out as Art Festival returns to Westminster

It was sunny day May 14 as the Historic Art District of Westminster returned to the historic hear to of the city. More than 50 local vendors, local musicians and entertainers gathered along at … more

Opportunities that come from difficulties

The last two years have represented, to be kind, great difficulties. From the obvious health challenges COVID-19 causes to the minor disruptions to our everyday routines, nothing has seemed normal. And even now that we’re generally trying to be normal, we’re not. more
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