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A momentum changer leads to a Cherry Creek 5A semifinal football win

GREENWOOD VILLAGE - All Chase Penry was looking for was a shot. A chance the 6-foot-2, 200-pound senior wide receiver almost didn't get, but a holding penalty by his team opened the door. Top-seeded … more

Statewide grant for restaurant tents, heating still available

Gov. Jared Polis, in partnership with the Colorado Restaurant Association and Xcel Energy, announced that applications are open for the Winter Outdoor Grant Program, an effort to help restaurants … more

County election results certified despite GOP canvassers declining to sign off

Jefferson County's 2020 election results were certified on Monday, Nov. 23, despite two Republican members of the county board of canvassers declining to sign in favor of certifying the election. … more

Fundraiser keeps Golden eatery afloat

Over the last nine years, the owners of JC’s Cafe in Golden have worked to create a greasy spoon that is known as much for supporting the community as tasty burgers and the colorful writing on the … more

Arvada Center brings nostalgia, humor to holiday offerings

There’s no doubt the holidays this year are going to be both familiar and totally different as the country struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arvada Center is embracing that dichotomy with … more

Signing day for Jeffco student athletes

Wednesday, Nov. 11 was an official signing day for high school athletes to formalize their letters of intent to play sports at the college level. The following is a district-provided list of the … more

Letter to the editor: This development is a type of cancer

  Last week, the Denver Post reported: “Thornton warns of looming water shortages that could hamper long-term growth in the northern suburb” by John Aguilar.  I responded … more

Decline in available rescue dogs is sign of the times

If you’ve been thinking of adding a canine friend to your family lately you’ve no doubt noticed the downward trend in available shelter and rescue animals available. If you think COVID-19 and all … more

New outbreak in Jeffco jail as 57 inmates, 13 staff positive

On Nov. 19, the Jefferson County jail announced that 57 inmates and 13 staff members had recently tested positive for COVID-19. A press release from the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office states that a few … more

School of Mines taking all classes, exams virtual after Thanksgiving break

There will be no need for Colorado School of Mines students who headed home before Thanksgiving to return to campus until after the school’s winter break. In a letter sent to students and staff on … more

From orange to red: What it means

The following are some of the differences between Level Orange and the more-restrictive Level Red on the state’s COVID-19 dial. For a complete list, go to https://covid19.colorado.gov/covid-19-dial … more

Welcoming new members to our media family

In February 2012, my wife Ann and I acquired nine community newspapers from a Texas-based company, all in South Metro Denver and in two communities near Colorado Springs. At that time, I had been … more

Miles of secrets in the Mile High City

Most people are familiar with Rocky Flats in northwest Jefferson County, and the role it played in creating nuclear weapons parts. But if one lives on the east side of Denver, it’s entirely … more

Behavior clears path and motivation follows

One question that I seem to be getting more of these days is around motivation. Not only are people asking how to get motivated, but they are also asking how they can stay motivated. “People often … more

Going forward and looking back

It won’t be long before we’ll start to see trees strapped to cars and colored lights outlining houses; maybe a few front lawn inflatables; countless advertisements; and familiar holiday songs. … more

Free COVID-19 testing site opens at Jeffco Fairgrounds

Golden now has its own free COVID-19 testing site. On Nov. 20, Jefferson County Public Health announced it was partnering with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to open a … more

‘Not for the lighthearted’: Intrepid entrepreneurs open up shop during the pandemic

Before the pandemic hit, Kim Mangle’s nonprofit consultancy business was booming. Then, COVID-19 arrived and her income dried up almost overnight. “I had this 48-hour period where I went from … more

Looking hard for good things as a hard year ends

As people like to say, time flies — especially for some of us. The past eight months have obviously dragged along with the COVID-19 pandemic, but Thanksgiving is here and it’s time for all of us … more

No decision on Spero rezoning after seven-hour hearing

Jefferson County commissioners heard emotional testimony — but came to no decision — during a seven-hour hearing over whether Spero Recovery Center should be allowed to rezone two properties on … more

Call for applicants to Jeffco school board

Jeffco School Board members will soon be given the task of appointing a replacement to fill the seat of former member Ron Mitchell. Mitchell stepped down from his elected position, effective Nov. 12. … more
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