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CDOT opens survey for drivers who use I-70 corridor

The Colorado Department of Transportation is conducting a survey of recent travelers on the I-70 mountain corridor to the west of Denver. The purpose of this study is to understand drivers’ travel … more

As Colorado's 'blue' level expands, virus spread is at critical juncture

Even as Colorado's COVID-19 restrictions loosened in the past couple of months, the state continued to enjoy falling rates of new coronavirus cases — but Coloradans risk reversing that trajectory … more

Portal alleviates taxing situation for Arvada businesses

Tax season is around the corner, but for businesses, it’s always tax season when collecting and reporting sales taxes. The City of Arvada, along with the state of Colorado, hopes to make it easier … more

Apex holds groundbreaking for all-inclusive Secrest Park playground

When the new Secrest Recreation Center opened in October 2018 not only did it replace the previous facility on 66th Avenue, but it phased out the neighboring playground due to its construction. A … more

Letter to the editor: GOP’s failure

  Once again, we’ve seen a lack of political courage from the Republicans in Congress who failed to do their duty to convict a former president of inciting an insurrection.Our democracy … more

Letter to the editor: Being clear about accountability

  I am not quite sure what Michael Alcorn was trying to say in his column of 02/18. I am in agreement with him that we as citizens need to hold all officeholders, from local to national, … more

Letter to the editor: The party of “no”

  In his first few months as Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell has given us a preview of how Republicans will behave for the next four years. They will use every tool at their disposal, … more

New life and new challenges post- pandemic

What comes next?” I got my first vaccine against COVID last Sunday, and, with my second dose scheduled for mid-March, personally, I am ready finally to look at life post-pandemic. I know there are … more

A response from the DMV

I read last week’s letter about DMV “bureaucrats” who have “no motivation – zero – to serve customers” with great interest. After all, I’m the bureaucrat in charge of Jeffco’s … more

Having their ‘Voices’ heard

Lily Kerlin knew that what she and Brandon Benedict were doing was something that not a lot of high school seniors have the opportunity to do. It’s not every day that you get to interview the … more

DMNS-funded research sheds light on rare dinosaur discovery

Researchers have discovered the first new partial skull of a Parasaurolophus dinosaur in 97 years. This happened during a recent dig funded by the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in … more

SUE stomps back to Denver Museum of Nature & Science

For many people, the Tyrannosaurus rex is the dinosaur, and it’s easy to understand why. There’s no animal today that comes close to the sheer intimidation and raw power that this Cretaceous-era … more

Providing the opportunity for every child to play a musical instrument

For years, students in the music program at the Denver Green School Southeast Campus in Denver’s Virginia Vale neighborhood had to share musical instruments because the school simply did not have … more

Heavy snow prompts school closures around Denver metro area

A winter storm that brought heavy snow the night of Feb. 24 made for a treacherous morning commute the next day, prompting school closures throughout the Denver metro area. The Douglas County … more

Jeffco Schools declares a remote-only day for Thursday, Feb. 25

Jeffco Public Schools will conduct an all-remote learning day on Thursday, February 25 due to weather and road conditions. School buildings and other district buildings are closed. For students in … more

Wheat Ridge alum in Tinseltown

Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon, a tale about dragon magic, a world torn apart and the redeeming power of trust, comes to Disney+ March 5. And when the final credits roll, folks from Wheat Ridge … more

Mines becomes first school to offer minor in space mining

Colorado School of Mines graduates have gone on to engineer mines around the world. Now the school is hoping to set up its students to do something out of this world. Next school year, undergraduates … more

Cougars take two out of three at Wheat Ridge quad

Gabe Benton is one of few words, so he let his wrestling do the talking for him on Feb. 18 at Wheat Ridge High School. His wrestling shouted loud and clear as the Evergreen senior went 3-for-3 with … more

Jeffco man facing several new charges in US Capitol riot

The Jeffco man who can be seen on video attacking multiple police officers during the Jan. 6 riot at the US Capitol is facing eight new criminal charges. According to an indictment that was filed on … more

Dragon Boat Film Festival fosters conversations

Conversation is one of the best ways to build a bond with another person. Not only that, but it provides a wonderful opportunity to enlighten and educate. And conversation doesn’t just have to be … more
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