Turkey Day Tag Team in Golden

Warren Kennison has been attending the free Thursday lunches at the First United Methodist Church of Golden for 12 years — first as diner and now as a volunteer and church member. But, this past …
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Mask mandate for indoor spaces in Jeffco
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. 

GOP candidates stump for anti-vax protesters

Hours before Jefferson County Public Health passed its latest health order requiring masks to be worn in public places by those 3-years and older, a large crowd gathered in the JCPH parking lot to …

Veteran news leader named Colorado Community Media editor

The next editor-in-chief of Colorado Community Media is Lisa Schlichtman, an experienced, award-winning news executive and an industry leader.

Kindness Matters Foundation game has meaning on and off the court

LAKEWOOD — The memory and spirit of Mackenzie Forrest is still strong in the Jeffco community. Girls basketball teams from Lakewood, Green Mountain, D’Evelyn and Ralston Valley came together Nov. …

Ewing found competent to stand trial

In August, an Arapahoe County jury found Alex Ewing, 61, guilty of the 1984 Aurora killings of Bruce, Debra and Melissa Bennett.  Ewing was also scheduled to stand trial in Jefferson County for the …


Mines Academy signing event fuels excitement in STEM students

Qualified Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) students who want to transfer to the Colorado School of Mines in pursuit of a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) bachelor’s degree, will …


Look to the sky and catch the ‘Meteor Shower’

Every holiday season there are productions you’re guaranteed to see popping at theaters all over — classics like “A Christmas Carol” and “The Nutcracker.” And there’s absolutely nothing …


Girls basketball: Boulder gets past Brighton

Brighton High School girls basketball coach Jim French is making out a Bulldogs-centric season wish list just a few weeks before Christmas. His hopes came after Boulder turned back his Bulldogs …


It simply isn’t just about you!

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic and with an over 70% statewide vaccination rate, we’re back to record highs of Coloradans who are dying from the disease. We are at risk of having no available …

Changing lines mean state government changes

The times they are a-changin’. More precisely, the lines they are a-changin’. Redistricting and reapportionment have upended much of Jefferson County, especially the mountain area. After the 2022 election, we will no longer be represented by Congressman Joe Neguse, State Sen. Tammy Story nor State Rep. Lisa Cutter.

Sears ... a celebration of life

I read today Sears is closing its last large mall store. The Woodfield Mall store in Schaumburg, Illinois, was a beautiful and successful store in its day, but that day has come and gone.

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 …
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