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If a resident of today’s Arvada could travel back in time to see the town in the final months of 1910, they would surely find it mostly unrecognizable. After all, Arvada’s population was just 810 … more

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 … more

Help for polio survivors facing new challenges

Polio. The mere mention of the word can conjure images of stricken children, sometimes with painful metal braces on their limbs. Or perhaps it evokes a terrifying contraption called an iron lung, … more

Mountain lion encounter sparks three-day closure of Deer Creek Canyon Park

Driving toward the trailhead, the natural beauty of the surroundings, like most of Colorado’s wild spaces, evokes a sense of peace that draws people in. It’s one of the reasons so many of us love … more

Spaceman Guitars flying high in Lakewood

On a stretch of West Colfax, nestled between a phone store and a Kava bar, is a little guitar shop that you may have never noticed. But if you love music, play guitar or simply want to while away … more

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 … more

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. … more

Arvada residents share stories of prejudice, call for more action at community meeting

When Arvada resident Nancy Felix tells her friends of color she lives in Arvada, they frequently call the city an unflattering nickname in telling her why they don’t want to visit her there. … more

My Name Is ... Chesney Midcap

Capturing people’s best moments I am 31 and live in the west Littleton area (south Jefferson County). 2012 is when I began my photography business, Chesney Louie Photography. My path began when I … more

Ballot Question 2B would legalize recreational pot and grow houses in Lakewood

Once and for all. It sounds like it means forever. That the matter is closed. That’s what retired Consulting Civil Engineer Larry Von Thun and his wife Jane thought in 2014 when they took part in a … more

Lakewood carjacking injures two

Lakewood police are continuing to search for a suspect in an Oct. 12 carjacking that seriously injured two elderly women. The carjacking, which occurred in the 400 block of Benton Street, left two … more

Coors announces significant upgrade at Golden plant

Golden's Coors Brewing plant is about to get a major upgrade. On Oct. 6, Coors held a groundbreaking event in front of the plant where Peter J. Coors, the son of Molson Coors vice chairman Pete … more

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 … more

Elevated Jeffco COVID-19 case numbers keeping restrictions in place

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Jeffco has continued to be elevated from recent lows for the third straight week, leaving the county farther away from a potential loosening of restrictions. In … more

State senator delivers PPE to assisted living facilities in Lakewood

On Sept. 30, the office of state Sen. Brittany Pettersen dropped off 2,500 surgical masks and 240 protective gowns to Crossroads at Lakewood and Care and Comfort at Home for Seniors and Veterans. … more

Bringing help and humanity to the isolated in the Denver metro area

Volunteers bring food to those at highest COVID-19 risk. Just a short distance off West Colfax avenue in Lakewood — an area not always thought of for charity, kindness and the spirit of goodwill. … more

‘Hecho en Colorado’ tells stories of people from this region

The artwork featured in the Hecho en Colorado exhibit is a reflection of the artists, their community and their heritage. “Most were born in Colorado, but not all of them,” said the exhibit’s … more

After season nearly postponed, local teams gearing up for fall football

“Helmets off, masks on” yelled Golden High School football coach Jared Yannacito as the team got set to begin their stretches at the start of their second practice of the season on Sept. 25. It's … more

New community group taking aim at racism in Arvada

“There were problems from the very beginning.” That’s what Arvada resident Daniel Mondragon said in comments he made to the Arvada City Council on Sept. 21 about the role racism had played in … more

Winter is coming for struggling Jeffco restaurants

For nearly 15 years, Virgilio Urbano has served up some of the most acclaimed and popular pizzas in Jefferson County, first from a small storefront in Lakewood and later a much larger restaurant in … more
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