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K-9 Graffit of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office died in the line of duty Feb. 13.

Court hearing rescheduled for man accused of shooting Jeffco Sheriff's K-9

The 29-year-old man who reportedly killed a Jefferson County Sheriff K-9 and pointed a gun at a Golden police officer has had his preliminary hearing rescheduled to April 11.
Whitney Painter and Bart Sheldrake, who own Golden-based Buglet Solar, install solar panels on local buildings. Golden is considering a net-zero construction policy that would require all new buildings to generate electricity with renewable energy sources. This would reduce the amount of fossil fuels consumed in Golden, minimize monthly energy costs, and more, city officials state.

Golden considers a net-zero policy for new construction

Within a year or two, all new buildings in Golden could be free of fossil fuels and generate their own electricity with renewable energy sources. That means everything from single-family homes to large industrial complexes would be net zero.
Five productions coming to the Arvada Center in the 2023-2024 season.

Arvada Center announces five theater productions for 2023-2024 season

The Arvada Center recently announced its upcoming slate of theater productions, unveiling five shows that will be put on by the theater company during the 2023-2024 season.
Two Democrats, Rep. Shannon Bird and Rep. Jenny Willford, voted differently on the rent control bill moving through the Colorado Legislature.

Two Democrats, two views on rent control

As a bill moves through the Colorado Legislature that would allow local governments to implement rent control, two representatives from North Metro Denver don’t see eye to eye. According to …

Monty Estis of Evergreen performs a planche, holding it for at least two seconds to be put into the Guinness World Records as the oldest person to perform the skill. Estis is 65.

Evergreen man performs world record feat

If you’re going to set a Guinness World Record, you might as well accomplish the feat not once, but twice.
Akihabara owner Brandon Osha plays a fighting game at the barcade on Feb. 23. Located in Westminster, Akihabara offers Japanese inspired games and drinks, with a unique selection of arcade cabinets.

Metro-area arcade bars build local gaming communities

After more than 20 years of collecting pinball machines, Dan Nikolich’s basement had run out of space to store them all. So Nikolich opened the Colorado Pinball Pub in Littleton to share his collection.
A sign reads "home for sale" in the Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see biggest sustained dip in more than a decade

It’s a statistic that, not long ago, homebuyers could have only dreamed of: The median price of a single-family home in the Denver area dropped by more than $90,000.
Charlie Sturdavant, Golden City Brewery co-owner and retired brewmaster, opened "Golden's second-largest brewery" in October 1993, initially selling beer to go with some wholesale activity. Since then, the business has changed and grown, but still remains on the same property at 902 12th St.

BizBeat: Two downtown Golden hotspots celebrating 30th anniversaries

Charlie Sturdavant essentially started Golden City Brewery in his backyard in October 1993. Now, while the operation is slightly bigger, his family is still running everything out of the property at 920 12th St.
A sign marks a home for sale on Dec. 5 in southeast Denver.

Small price drop unlikely to reverse skyrocketing home values in Colorado

Danielle and Stephan Storinsky “saw the writing on the wall.” It foretold how the housing market might change. So, earlier this year, the married couple sold their Arvada townhome.

Polar Express passengers take their seats Nov. 18 at the Colorado Railroad Museum.

BizBeat: Colorado Railroad Museum offers holiday ride for true believers

The beloved holiday tale has come to life, as the Polar Express is now at the Colorado Railroad Museum.
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