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Bill Coors dies at age 102

William "Bill" Coors, the man known for pioneering the aluminum can and former chairman of the board of Adolph Coors Company, died peacefully in his home at age 102 on Oct. 13. A press release issued … more

Ready to vote? Here's what you need to do in Douglas County

Ballots for the Nov. 6 election will soon be mailed out. Douglas County residents who plan to vote on Election Day need to make sure they're registered and ready. Ballots will be mailed to all … more

Guide to voting in Jeffco for Election 2018

Election Day, Nov. 6, is less than one month away. In Jefferson County, voters have a few options on how to register and vote. Here’s how: Register The first step to voting is to make sure you’re … more

Volunteers sought for School Food and Nutrition Task Force

Jeffco Public Schools announced Oct. 5 the formation of a new task force: Food and Nutrition Services. Jeffco Public Schools wishes to examine current and best/next practices in providing healthy and … more

School safety task force calls for proactive approach

The goal of the Jefferson County Public Schools’ community safety and security task force recommendations are to move from a reactive to proactive response when it comes to the safety and security … more

Community Table seeks board of directors applicants

Community Table, a nonprofit organization that helps fight hunger in the greater Arvada area, is looking for individuals with strong leadership skills and a passion for helping others to join its … more

City seeking end to Astor House’s long-term vacancy

The city of Golden is asking the community what should become of the Astor House — a 151-year-old building in downtown Golden that has sat empty for, roughly, the past three years. On Sept. 24, the … more

Archery meets dodgeball in Arvada

Think dodgeball, but played with bows and foam-tipped arrows in an indoor arena. That’s the premise behind Archery Games Denver, which opened in Arvada the weekend of Sept. 15. The action-packed … more

Foothills Animal Shelter names executive director

Connie Howard has been named executive director at Foothills Animal Shelter. Howard’s background in animal welfare spans more than 30 years. Howard has been in the Front Range area since 1998, and … more

Cold War Patriots event honors workers

Cold War Patriots, a community resource organization that is the nation’s strongest and most sustained voice advocating for nuclear weapons and uranium worker benefits, will host a free event in … more

Quirky combinations are unique attractions for area businesses

The Denver metro area has it all — diverse entertainment in spectacular venues; vast shopping options from big box retail to small, family-owned businesses; and a variety of dining establishments. … more

5 things to know: Colorado Smart Cities Alliance moves forward with 'innovation lab' in Centennial

As a years-long population boom continues in the Denver metro area and across the Front Range, 18 cities are keeping up a push to make the region “smarter,” brainstorming tech-heavy solutions on … more

Attorney general race draws sharp line between candidates' approaches

One prosecuted the Aurora theater shooter. The other worked as an assistant to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. One's the elected district attorney in a south metro district of more than 1 … more

Get to know the state ballot measures

Colorado voters will decide on 13 state-level measures, addressing big issues like education and road funding, oil and gas setbacks, and congressional redistricting. The measures are of three types: … more

Fundraiser to benefit Colorado Feeding Kids

Unity on the Avenue plans its 2018 community outreach fundraiser to benefit Colorado Feeding Kids, a local nonprofit that provides nonperishable meals to Colorado kids and families through food banks … more

Celebrating and shopping at new Thornton mall

Every store in the new Denver Premium Outlet might not have been open when developers and city officials cut the ribbon Sept. 27 — but most of them were. “We were actually farther along than we … more

County and state candidates push their platforms

Candidates for local and state offices spoke at the Jeff-West Community Forum Sept. 28, briefly summarizing their backgrounds and priorities. The event, held at The Grill at Walnut Creek Golf … more

School, gym partnership helps build strong gymnasts

Taylor Burkhart, 16, wakes up at 5:30 a.m. each week day. He travels from his home in Morrison to 5280 Gymnastics in Wheat Ridge for his morning workout. He practices from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. before he … more

Jeffco high schoolers receive national honors

Six students at D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High were named as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program in late September, which represents 4 percent of their graduating class. “The … more

There’s nothing like a Golden brew

One thing about Golden is that the water here makes for great beer. Adolph Coors realized this back in 1873 when he opened the Coors Brewery in Golden. It’s now in its fifth generation of family … more
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