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Priest waits out injury to resume walk across country

For roughly six weeks, he walked along Kansas roads as a sore on his toe worsened from a pesky blister to a painful infection. Still, the former Episcopal priest who lives in Colorado kept going. On … more

Environment, safety at center of Jefferson Parkway toll road debate

In September 2017, Randy Stafford walked into a public forum of the Jefferson Parkway Public Highway Authority (JPPHA), prepared to ask several questions about the public safety and environmental … more

Hickenlooper ends bid for White House

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Aug. 15 ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may instead challenge one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans in … more

In-N-Out Burger submits proposal for Lone Tree location

Lone Tree could be home to the Denver area's first In-N-Out Burger. In-N-Out has submitted a proposal to the City of Lone Tree for development of a new restaurant in the Park Meadows area, according … more

Morning celebration welcomes Thomson Tigers back to school

Beth and Matt House didn't know everything to expect for their oldest daughter's first day of kindergarten at Thomson Elementary School. But as the couple stood in front of the school with their … more

Safety, silliness and snacks

The Golden Police Department celebrated its annual National Night Out event on Aug. 6 at Parfet Park. Attendees enjoyed safety-related demonstrations and attractions, face painting, live music and … more

Old-fashioned Arvada Days festival looks to create new traditions

In the past, Arvada Days has been about embracing the old ways and “taking a walk back in time,” Nina Piccinini of the Arvada Festivals Commission said. But with its third annual celebration on … more

Ground breaks on hook ramps near I-70 and 32nd Avenue

A lot of dirt has been moved on the future site of the Clear Creek Crossing development, but a groundbreaking on Aug. 6 became the first significant step forward for the project. Clear Creek Crossing … more

Developer, citizens lay claim to same stretch of property

A property line dispute around what could be as little as one and a half feet may have large implications for the city. The dispute was one of several matters that took center stage at the Arvada … more

Party on, 50th anniversary of Carnation Fest was the best

This year marks the city's 50th anniversary and the annual Carnation Festivalat Anderson Park did not disappoint in celebration. Over the span of three days, 16 bands rocked their respective stages. … more

4-H youths shine at Jeffco Fair & Festival

From cake decorating to raising chickens, Jefferson County’s 4-H youths work hard on their projects all year to showcase them annually at the Jeffco Fair & Festival. The 2019 fair was Aug. 9 to … more

Estimated 5,000 students receive needed school supplies

The day started with a series of lines for Loretta Ornelas and her three grandchildren: a line to get around the parking lot of Wheat Ridge's Stevens Elementary, where cars had begun piling up along … more

Creative conversations to occur at Golden Fine Arts Festival

Through all the changes in the past 30 years, the Golden Fine Arts Festival still hangs on to the core of what art is. Art is “continuing creativity,” said Rocky Stiers, a jewelry designer and … more

My Name Is ... Betty Haligas

Weekly volunteer work I volunteer every Thursday. I just do whatever’s needed — I work in the office and if need be, I take the girls shopping for clothes and shoes. We also go through the … more

Raise a Reader Festival 'free, fun and good for you'

Programs manager Cindy Jaye and her colleagues at Jefferson County Public Library “had been dreaming about offering the Raise a Reader Festival” for years, Jaye said — and, after offering 10 … more

Despite calls to start over, U.S. health system covers 90%

America's much-maligned health care system is covering 9 out of 10 people, a fact that hasn't stopped the 2020 presidential candidates from refighting battles about how to provide coverage, from … more

Arvada communicates about 72nd Avenue delays

Some had hoped construction on the Indiana Street and 72nd Avenue intersection had finished when 72nd opened back up near the beginning of 2019. Others looked to May, the construction’s scheduled … more

City to draft ballot question on waste hauling plan

After collecting community input on a plan that would uniformize city waste hauling last spring, the city plans to ask for additional feedback through an advisory ballot question in the fall. Since … more

Arvada-grown food helps low-income families all over Denver

Veronica Lewis, Abby Wagner and Cailin Osborne have “been farming together for years,” Lewis said. But when the women met roughly five years ago, they weren’t farmers — they were students at … more

Firefly Autism coming to Lakewood

Nicole Taylor was watching “Monsters, Inc.” three months ago with her three-year-old grandson, Bubba. He suffers from Autism, a developmental disorder that can impair the ability to communicate … more
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