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Determining the future of Astor House underway

With its more than 150 years of history in Golden, the Astor House's story has been one of change. Now, with proposals ranging from selling it to turning it into a community gathering place, the city … more

The history of the Wheat Ridge Police Department

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wheat Ridge Police Department. To celebrate, the city will be participating in a variety of events throughout the year like "Love Letters to Wheat Ridge" … more

Judge grants certification of class in West Metro Fire case

After an approval of certification of class from a Jefferson County District judge, at least 74 former West Metro Fire District employees will join a lawsuit against the fire district. Tim O'Hayre … more

West Metro Fire wins big on ballot issue 7C

Voters appear to have approved a ballot question from the West Metro Fire Protection District Board of Directors to “de-Gallagherize,” 68.45 percent to 31.55 percent as of 7:14 p.m., Nov. … more

Democrats take majority of Jefferson County offices

Races for Jefferson County offices are neck-and-neck, with only a couple of percentage points separating the candidates, as of 7 p.m. Nov. 6. In the race for clerk and recorder, incumbent Faye … more

Dahlkemper wins race for Jefferson County commissioner

Although close, the first results of the polls at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6, show that Democrat candidate Lesley Dahlkemper is leading with 54.74 percent of the vote for Jefferson County commissioner. Tina … more

2018 Jefferson County election results

Here are the results for Jefferson County, including the municipal ballot measures for the communities of Arvada, Golden, Lakewood and Wheat Ridge. AssessorR Brian Cassidy 48.53%D Scot Kersgaard … more

County candidates introduce themselves to the community

Not only do Jefferson County voters have a near overwhelming amount of ballot issues to decide on, a number of state seats to fill and a new governor to elect, there are six races specific to the … more

‘The homeless person ... on the street is a person just like you’

The hotels and motels along West Colfax Avenue have never been just a place to stop during the night for travelers. They also — for years — have served as temporary roofs for homeless people who can afford staying a night or two. Wheat Ridge … more

Liquor compliance hits new lows

Golden City Police Department handed out 14 liquor violations to employees at local establishments throughout the city during the department’s annual liquor compliance checks in Dec. 2013. The … more

Top stories of the year

It has been a year of change for Golden with well-respected community leaders stepping down to new faces on city council next year. There was a lot to report on this year but here is a list of some of the top 10 stories listed in no particular … more

Tides turning in Jefferson County

Elections, budget constraints and developments pretty much sums up the year for Jefferson County. Here is a list of the Top 5 stories of the year that made a huge impact on the county: School board tide turns The Jefferson County school board … more

GURA asks for more money for Natural Grocers

GURA asks for more funds Sales tax from general fund will be collected Amy Woodward awoodward@ourcoloradonews.com Council approved an intergovernmental agreement with GURA that allows for the collection of a sales tax increment in order … more
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