How the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will affect abortion-access in Colorado

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday morning overturned Roe v. Wade, ending nearly five decades of federal abortion protections. The vote was 6-3. Justice Samuel Alito authored the majority …

PHOTO GALLERY: Golden hour at South Table Mountain

June 21 marked the summer solstice, the longest day of the year.

Jeffco residents, staff take stock of cycling safety on Bike to Work Day

With so many cycling enthusiasts in Jeffco, it’s no wonder that Bike to Work Day is always a big hit.

Golden approves licensing for retail marijuana

More green crosses are likely in Golden’s future, as City Council has passed an ordinance allowing up to four retail marijuana licenses.

Jeffco News Briefs: County manager departs for Broomfield

Jefferson County Manager Don Davis has resigned, effective July 1, to take a role with the City and County of Broomfield.

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A Ride the Rockies participant bikes up the El Rancho to Genesee bike path on June 17. The six-day ride took participants across the state, and the final day's route had participants start in Breckenridge, go over Loveland Pass, through Clear Creek County and finish in Golden.

Ride the Rockies' final day takes cyclists through Clear Creek, west Jeffco

For some Ride the Rockies participants, those final miles through Clear Creek and Jefferson counties on June 17 were the literal home stretch. About 1,100 cyclists from 49 states and nine countries made the six-day, 436-mile trek from Copper Mountain to Golden.
Judy Sherman, front row and fourth from right, participates in the annual Jodi's Race in June 2019. Sherman, a Golden resident and ovarian cancer survivor, returned to the event this month, after participating virtually in 2020 and 2021.

Cancer survivor returns to annual Jodi’s Race to walk for hope, fellowship

Judy Sherman wasn’t about to let cancer stop her from missing one of her favorite events of the year.
The Jefferson County primary election is June 28.

Meet your Jefferson County Primary Election candidates

A list of the candidates and links to their bios and Q&As with Colorado Community Media
The Colorado School of Mines football team celebrates winning the conference title during the 2021 fall season.

Mines wins 6th consecutive RMAC All-Sports Cup

Colorado School of Mines has six-peated the RMAC All-Sports Cup, which measures overall excellence among its 15 member institutions’ athletic departments.
Carolyn "Carly" Lorentz

Finalists announced for Golden city manager

The City of Golden has announced four finalists for its city manager, including interim City Manager Carly Lorentz.
Demi Christian Maestas

VIDEO: Commerce City police searching for two burglary suspects

COMMERCE CITY -- Police are looking for at least two suspects involved in a series of commercial burglaries and auto thefts over the past several months in the Denver area. Commerce City …

United Power joins Southwest Power Pool

BRIGHTON -- Brighton's United Power became the first distribution utility in the Western Interconnection to join the Southwest Power Pool, according to a press statement. SPP is a regional …

Commerce City police investigating triple shooting

Three people are in area hospitals after a June 23 shooting. It happened in the 15600 block of East 98th Place. A press release from Commerce City police said victims' conditions were not known. …
Andrew Reineke

DA clears Commerce City officers in 2021 Fairfax Park shooting

District Attorney Brian Mason cleared Commerce City police officers who were involved in a shooting last year. He released an explanatory letter June 22. "There is no reasonable likelihood of …
A shuttle for the Colorado Department of Transportation's new Pegasus program that serves stops in Denver, Lakewood, Idaho Springs, Frisco, Vail and Avon.

Tired of driving? Here’s how to get around Colorado on public transportation

Ever wanted to take a road trip across the state without slogging through an hours-long drive on highways?
Life

Asking the hard questions at the Benchmark Theatre

It is an unfortunate truth that some topics will always be relevant, no matter how many decades (or centuries) pass. Questions of race and identity are near the top of this list, and as we’ve seen …

Sports

A pair of hikes for a summer’s day: Chief and Mestaa’ėhehe Mountains

A cool afternoon with fluffy clouds covered Clear Creek county as I drove up the winding road between mountain walls and their cliff sides overlooking the pine-filled valleys.

Voices

Column: Golden’s Fourth of July celebration will still be fun even without the fireworks

Let’s start this week’s column out with the good news.

Column: Reminding people of the dangers of swimming pools for toddlers

My grandtwins, Rose and Lars, are now 27 months old. They are about the same age that my nephew Christopher was when he was found in my sister and brother-in-law’s swimming pool.
Aikta Marcoulier

Guest Column: SBA helps with disaster recovery

Colorado is no stranger to disasters, both natural and man-made. The state has a long history of natural disasters including flooding, wildfires, tornadoes and drought. The recent Marshall Fire in …

The primary ballots have arrived

A few weeks ago, I made the radical suggestion that it would be wise to, maybe, select as our representatives people who were not insane.
Coming Attractions

An LGBTQ+ history lesson

There’s no way for a single exhibit to fully detail the history of LGBTQ+ Coloradoans, but it’s still important to take steps to share the stories of people whose experiences have largely been …
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