No charges filed against Arvada Police officer in Olde Town shooting

The Arvada Police officer who shot Johnny Hurley — recognized as the Good Samaritan in the June 21 Olde Town shooting — has been cleared of legal wrongdoing by First Judicial District Attorney …
Breaking News
Mask mandate for indoor spaces in Jeffco beginning Nov. 24
The Jefferson County Public Health department's board voted 4-1 Monday to pass a new health ordinance to require people ages 3 and older to wear masks when within public indoor spaces as a COVID-19 safety measure. 
ELECTION 2021
Election 2021: None of Golden’s four city council seats will be competitive this fall

There will be no competitive city council races for Golden voters to decide this fall. The deadline for submitting candidate nominating petitions passed on Aug. 23 with just one candidate running for …

Election 2021: Jefferson County Voters Guide

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 Voters Guide for Adams County and other portions of the north metro Dever area. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the …

Adapted athletics students take to the football field

Jeffco Schools adapted athletics students from across the district competed Oct. 20 in Flag Football Day at Trailblazer Stadium and Creighton Middle School. “These kids, often times they get …

Colorado Community Media honored for past women of excellence

With a long history of producing community journalism, several newspapers that are now part of Colorado Community Media have been led by strong women since they started being published. As part of …

News

White Swan Motel embarks on new path

Lauren Coleman is on a mission.  For years, that mission was to build a high-end, luxury boutique motel catering to young-ish, cool travelers who value unique, authentic experiences over …

Life

A bucket-list art show

Gary Sohrweid has worn many hats over the years both literally and figuratively. The 82-year-old — known for his Western attire, especially his cowboy hats and boots — was an art teacher at …

Sports

Football: Creek, Valor to meet for Colorado 5A title

It’s just what was expected four months ago when the Colorado high school football season started. Cherry Creek and Valor Christian will play for the Class 5A state championship at 2:30 p.m. on …

Voices

On being grateful for our daydreams

Many of us have much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving season. At the same time, however, many of our friends and neighbors may also be dealing with grief, loss and uncertainty. Even as we expect …

A month to show thankfulness

Since it is November and the month for Thanksgiving, I thought I would list a number of things for which I am grateful. I am grateful for my parents. My father gave me a functioning BS detector and …
Mario Nicolais

This GOP candidate has a shot at statewide office

Recently I received an unexpected call from Pam Anderson, an announced candidate for Colorado secretary of state. As friends for more than 15 years, it was good to catch up. It was even better to …
Winning Words

Opinion: It all starts with the attitude of gratitude

Each day brings us an opportunity to look upon the world in awe and wonder. Depending on where we live, travel to, or vacation, we have opportunities to see and experience some amazing sights. …

Opinion: Finding gratitude, even in these times

Not sure about you, but it doesn’t really feel like Thanksgiving time to me right now. It’s usually my favorite holiday — full of gratitude, lots of comfort food, and beloved family rituals. …
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