Agricultural property near North Table Mountain rezoned for 33 homes

The Jefferson Board of County Commissioners has approved rezoning a 30-acre parcel in unincorporated Golden to allow up to 33 single-family homes.

Oredigger football rolls over the Thunderwolves 45-17

Colorado School of Mines crushed CSU-Pueblo 45-17 during the Sept. 24 home game. The Orediggers are now 2-2 overall and 2-0 in conference play.

Golden seeks community input on racial equity plan

When it comes to improving racial equity, diversity and inclusion in Golden, there are tangible steps the whole community should take.

Golden moves forward with proposal to lower neighborhood speed limits

Goldenites might need to drive a little slower around their neighborhoods, as city officials recommend lowering speed limits in residential areas to 20 mph.

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Column: Heading into a jam-packed Golden weekend

Back when this Avenue Flashes column started it was in a little bit different form.

Wildfire preparedness a top priority for sheriff candidates

The two candidates wanting to be the next Jefferson County sheriff — and its countywide fire marshal — agree that preparing for wildfire is important, especially in the Evergreen and Conifer area.
The Denver Broncos mascot, Miles, signs autographs for Mackenzie, Steven and Tanner Bash at the August 2017 grand reopening of the Arby's at Wadsworth and Jewell in Lakewood.

Jeffco News Briefs: County receives $1.1 million for youth activities

Jeffco and the other member counties in the Metropolitan Football Stadium District are receiving a share of $41 million, thanks to the Denver Broncos’ recent franchise sale.
Derrick McBride takes a photo of his son Owen, 2, on a Golden Fire Department truck during the department's annual Safety and Preparedness Day Sept. 17 at Station No. 1.

Families learn to prepare at Golden Fire Department's returning event

Golden’s Sarah Alexander and her family had such a blast at the 2019 Safety and Preparedness Day that they couldn’t wait to go to the next one.
The team has grown to over 100 members across its four teams in the past few years.

No brakes ahead for Golden High School mountain bike team

Sports like football, basketball and baseball may take up most Colorado high school sports fans’ attention, but at Golden High School, the mountain bike team is quickly turning heads.
The Jeffco Sheriff's Office plans to install license-plate-reading cameras, like this one in South Golden, throughout the county to identify stolen vehicles.

Jeffco Sheriff’s Office to install cameras to identify stolen vehicles

The Jeffco Sheriff’s Office plans to install up to 25 license-plate-reading cameras in unincorporated parts of the county to identify stolen vehicles and those connected to Amber Alerts and other criminal cases.
The scene at Arvada City Council's Sept. 19 meeting.

Arvada City Council approves Land Development Code amendments

With a 6-1 vote, Arvada’s City Council approved seven amendments to the City of Arvada’s Land Development Code at its Sept. 19 meeting. The amendments pertain to short term rentals, fleet …
Colorado Community Media has selected Michael de Yoanna as its new editor-in-chief.

Colorado Community Media taps de Yoanna as new editor-in-chief

Colorado Community Media announced today that it has named Michael de Yoanna as its new editor-in-chief.  
The Baroque Chamber Orchestra will be performing Vivaldi's Four Seasons at the Lakewood Cultural Center on Oct. 7.

All four seasons come to Lakewood this autumn

This fall season will see more than just Autumn, but Winter, Summer and Spring too with Colorado’s Baroque Chamber Orchestra performing Vivaldi’s Four Seasons on Oct. 7 at the Lakewood …
Frank Acosta

Acosta, Brighton police commander, dies

Former Brighton Police Department Cmdr. Frank Acosta passed away of natural causes, the city announced Sept. 23. Acosta joined the police department in February 2000. Before that, he was a state …

Classes continue at Fort Lupton High School despite circulated threats

The Weld Re-8 School District became the latest in a series of school districts to face rumored threats to school safety.   In a district website post Sept. 23, Weld Re-8 Superintendent …

‘Dry Land’ dives into the deep end

One of the great things about theater is its ability to reflect the challenges and convulsions of society with a speed and alacrity that most other performing arts mediums just aren’t capable of …


CHSAA releases schedule for regional tennis tournaments

AURORA --Here are the class 4A and 5A regional tennis schedules and locations. Play can begin as soon as Wednesday, Oct. 5. Locations for Ponderosa and Legacy high schools were unknown late …


A normal back-to-school season ... almost

Ahhhhh…. As I’m sitting down to write this, the rain is falling on the end of the first day in months that the temperature didn’t (or barely) climbed out of the 50s, the sky was a haze shade of grey the whole day (and not from the fires in Oregon and California), and I was able to walk from the car to the grocery store without slathering sunscreen on my pasty Irish forehead.

Introducing a new health and wellness column: UNLEARN IT! Connect With Christine

Hi! I’m Christine Kahane, a Nationally Board Certified Health & Wellness Life Coach, with a private practice in the Evergreen area. Welcome to my new monthly column.

Column: Reading “To Kill a Mockingbird” in America

In her memoir “Reading Lolita in Tehran,” Professor Azar Nafisi described clandestine sessions she held in her apartment with young women to openly discuss and debate the merits of works the Islamic Republic’s morality squad repressed. Nafisi had been raised during the reign of the ousted Shah who, despite his autocratic rule, allowed the liberal air of the West to permeate Iranian society.
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Archtop guitar fans to gather in Arvada

For me, autumn sounds like acoustic guitars. It’s something about their warmth and crispness, but also their fragility. And if you’re the type of person who spends a lot of time thinking about …

Column: Don’t miss the Pup Up Market

There are a lot of things in life that make me happy.
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