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Reporter Stories: Digging into The Farm, Westminster's Uplands Development

Long-time Westminster Window columnist Bill Christopher discusses the Oread Capital's Uplands Development in Westminster, the City Council's Feb. 10 approval and what's next. Read our latest story … more

Jefferson County cities call for more jail funding

On Feb. 13, the municipal police chiefs of Jefferson County — representing Arvada, Edgewater, Golden, Lakewood, Morrison, Mountain View, Westminster and Wheat Ridge — submitted a letter to the … more

Pomona student projects combine film with cancer awareness

Many of the students in Pomona High School’s video production elective grew up sharing their ideas with the world. Juniors Isaac Rosasco and Gage Fish posted videos on YouTube when they were … more

Jeffco students tackling youth issues at national conference

A group of 14 Jefferson County high school students — all interns with the county’s public health department — got to meet with the nation’s leaders, and conduct research on youth drug use as … more

Jeffco DA cites ‘significant concerns’ about jail releases

On Feb. 12, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office announced it would be releasing 23 inmates early as the jail population was once again two percent above its capacity of 1,148 beds. Those releases … more

Jefferson County wrestling with more budget cuts

From the ongoing release of jail inmates following the closure of a floor of the county jail to a heated discussion about the future of the Jeffco fairgrounds, budget cuts and their fallout have been … more

Three Arvada meetings to provide input on upcoming RTD changes

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) invites Arvada residents to learn more about proposed service changes, and provide their input, at any of three upcoming meetings.Feb. 21, 4 – 6 … more

Wanted: home for towering wooden soldiers

Steve Farland's colossal wooden soldiers need a new home. Farland is better known as the Chairman. From a cavernous warehouse on Navajo Street, in Englewood's old industrial district, he sells chairs … more

Some Democrats fear fallout from Sanders atop ticket

Sen. Bernie Sanders' robust start in the race for the presidential nomination is triggering alarm among congressional Democrats, with many warning that a ticket headed by the self-declared socialist … more

Colorado bill seeking to ban same-sex marriage, adoption voted down

Invoking the case of a Lakewood baker who refused to make a same-sex wedding cake and took the issue to the Supreme Court, some Republicans in the Colorado Legislature pushed bills to prevent … more

Epilepsy treatment side effect: New insights about the brain

Though Genette Hofmann is still using her brain, last month she donated a bit of it — to science. Hofmann needed the surgery — her Seattle surgeon was looking deep into her brain, where he found … more

Two honored by Arvada chamber

The Arvada Chamber of Commerce recognized its 2019 Business of the Year and Nonprofit of the Year this January, highlighting two organizations with missions to reach underserved populations in the … more

Lane closures coming on Ralston Road

Construction on Ralston Road will begin mid-February as phase one of a two-part project gets underway. Phase one of the city’s Ralston Road Widening Project will alter the road between Upham and … more

Lookout Mountain youth center reorganizing following multiple problems

After a tumultuous year that saw two convicted sex offenders escape and both residents and staff members alike injured in multiple incidents, the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center in Golden is … more

Jefferson County Sheriff, County Commissioners discuss lingering jail crisis

When Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader told the county Board of Commissioners that the county was nearing the next stage of its jail crowding crisis, it provided an opportunity for Shrader and … more

Changing Jeffco school start times would cost millions

Following years of work to establish later start times across the district, the Reimagining Time Task Force, made up of Jeffco parents and district employees, presented to the school board Feb. 5 … more

Q&A with astronaut Matthew Dominick

As NASA prepares for upcoming missions — including the 2024 Artemis mission, through which NASA will build a base at the moon — recent graduates from NASA’s basic training program await their … more

Ring up the old — Environmental benefit, vintage popularity boost interest in thrift stores

Arvada resident Eddie Marin has a passion for finding vintage items, and he shops at thrift stores at least twice a week. He looks for vintage sports T-shirts, old VHS tapes, hats, sweaters and more. … more

Steady snow closes Jefferson County Schools, area roads

All Jefferson County Public Schools closed Feb. 7, due to a winter storm which is continuing to add inches of snow accumulation across much of the county.  Icy road conditions also resulted in many areas of the county to be placed under accident alert. I-70 has been closed between Golden and the Eisenhower Tunnel. more

What to know about Colorado's primary elections

Colorado is gearing up to hold the state's first presidential primary in 20 years, and it falls on what political junkies call “Super Tuesday” — when the largest number of states and … more
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