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Wheat Ridge student dead following attempted carjacking

A teenager who allegedly attempted to carjack someone south of Pine, Colorado, but was shot and killed, has been identified as Alexander James Burger, a 17-year-old Wheat Ridge High School student. … more

Arvada's Gary Giambrocco remembered

Hey Babe. That is how Gary Giambrocco, 70, of Arvada would greet customers and family members alike as the head of Giambrocco Food Service, providing food supplies to folks from Ft. Collins down to … more

Criterium rolls into the Ridge at 38 this weekend

Cyclists from across the state will compete on June 10 at the Ridge at 38 Criterium and Brewfest in downtown Wheat Ridge. During each of the day’s races, participants ride as many laps of the 1.5 … more

Annual Wheat Ridge TLC neighborhood clean up days announced

The Wheat Ridge Police Department (WRPD) has set the dates for the annual Wheat Ridge TLC Neighborhoods Clean Up Days program that offers roll-off dumpsters to help residents clean up the community. … more

Hickenlooper signs health care bills at Lutheran

Gov. John Hickenlooper stopped by Wheat Ridge's Lutheran Medical Center on May 21 to sign into law three bills that aim to fight the opioid crises facing the state and those in need of mental health … more

Wheat Ridge would benefit from some de-weeding

I encourage the Wheat Ridge City Council to not allow the establishment of marijuana accessory consumption rooms as provided for in the recently passed House Bill 1258.  And, I would further … more

WRHS STEM looks beyond the horizon as senior year ends

After four years in high school graduates come away with new skills, horizons to chase, and accomplishments to celebrate. Looking back at the end of Wheat Ridge High School’s STEM program fourth … more

Early honors for honored veterans

The Senior Resource Center got an early start on celebrating Memorial Day this year, with a flag pinning ceremony of veteran residents on May 11.  "This is an opportunity for us to pause and reflect … more

Jeffco youth help inform county's efforts to become a community that cares

Youth today have a lot to deal with. They face the pressures of fitting in among their peers and the stressors of succeeding in academics and extracurricular activities. And all this at an age when … more

My Name Is: Gretchen Carter

Looping with students for four years of high school I’m the ninth-grade assistant principal activities director at Golden High School. I’ve been at Golden High School for eight years. A large … more

Jeffco students with disabilities step up to the plate

A select group of athletes from 15 Jefferson County schools gathered at the Gold Crown Field House in Lakewood, to play some softball, Adapted Athletics style. The April 18 event was the latest … more

Wheat Ridge girls soccer defeats rival Golden

LAKEWOOD — Wheat Ridge girls soccer kept any hope of winning the Class 4A Jeffco League title alive April 18 at Lakewood Memorial Field. The Farmers, ranked No. 9 in the CHSAANow.com 4A girls … more

Historical society plans annual May festival

The Wheat Ridge Historical Society is planning its annual May Festival, featuring craft demonstrations, music, antique appraisals and, of course, the May pole dance. The 14-foot May pole is decorated … more

Flaggers close to being cleared along commuter rails

State regulators on March 28 said flaggers posted for two years along the Regional Transportation District's University of Colorado A Line will soon be allowed to go home. The decision by the … more

No option off the table at Jeffco Safety Forum

With the recent attack at a Parkland, Florida, high schools — and with the massacre at Columbine High School nearing its 19th anniversary — parents, students and Jefferson County Public Schools … more

Scholarships, grants to be awarded to Arvada, Wheat Ridge students

Arvada and Wheat Ridge students who have overcome adversity will be awarded scholarships and grants from the Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth. The 93 students will continue their … more

Parking and traffic around Wheat Ridge schools up for debate

The Wheat Ridge Police Department (WRPD) will hold a community forum on “School Traffic Issues” at 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Wed., March 14, at City Hall in City Council Chambers. This panel discussion … more

Denver area hospitals receive Healthgrades awards

Lutheran Medical Center and St. Joseph Hospital have earned the Healthgrades 2018 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, placing them in the top 1 percent of hospitals nationwide, according to a news … more

Wheat Ridge Apartment fire leaves resident dead

An apartment fire left one elderly man dead, March 2 in Wheat Ridge. West Metro Fire reports responding to a fire in the Vintage Place Apartments, 10700 West 38th Avenue, around 2:30 p.m. John … more

My Name Is: Violet Vostrejs

About Me I grew up in Park Hill and went to East High School. I was also a competitive ice skater for University of Denver during middle school and part of high school. I moved into the Highlands … more
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