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Local historian, journalist Irma Wyhs dies

Editor’s note: This story is ongoing, and will be updated as more information is available. Irma Wyhs, a local historian and accomplished writer, died on June 29 in Iowa. A former Jefferson … more

Two drowning deaths in Jeffco over wet weekend

It was a deadly weekend for Jefferson County, with water runoff likely causing two deaths. Lakewood resident Jeannette Reynolds, 38, died over the weekend due to a possible drowning, according to the … more

.5K race `for all ages' will help stop child abuse

Wheat Ridge resident Halley Gruber may “not be running a real 5K any time soon,” she said, but she's fully prepared for Ralston House's .5K Endurance Challenge coming up in August. “I've been … more

Free, call-in meditation service program offered through library

Every Wednesday morning, Littleton resident Steve Cohen looks forward to calling the Jefferson County Public Library. He's not calling to look for a book, find a movie, or other services libraries … more

G Line flaggers removed

After years at their posts, those flaggers at G Line train crossings are finally headed home. The Regional Transportation District (RTD) obtained initial approval from the Federal Railroad … more

MOPAR speeds into Golden

MOPAR fans filled the streets of downtown Golden July 18 for the 18th annual block party. The event acts as a kick-off each year for the Dodge Mile-High National Hot Rod Association Nationals held at … more

Austin Boutain and wife return to Jeffco on murder charges

Following a conviction for the murder of an international student studying at the University of Utah, Austin Jeffrey Boutain has returned to Jefferson County to face charges in the death of a man in … more

Jeffco commissioners urge residents to provide input on possible TABOR ballot question

Jefferson County is looking at the excess revenue from the limits set by the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR) as a possible solution to its financial challenges. “This is something I want … more

Golden’s big summer festival has got a definite wild streak

OK, it’s time for me to toot the horn for our city of Golden here. It’s Summer, that means warm weather and every small town in America has some kind of town festival going on. I remember back … more

Cultural fun under the summer sun

Latino culture is a vibrant and dynamic one that defies stereotypes and easy categorization, and with the Latino population in the state and country steadily growing, exploring it can be both … more

Global glove company relocates US HQ to Arvada

For Drew Eakins, glove company Hestra’s decision to relocate to Arvada couldn’t have been better news. Not only had Eakins been keeping an eye on the Sweden-based company, he said, the new … more

Skaggs story teaches us that tomorrow is not promised

On July 1st, just over two weeks ago, a young man by the name of Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room in Dallas. This was very unexpected — Tyler was just weeks shy of his 28th birthday, … more

Awash in art in Golden

fter a successful second year, ARTSWEEK GOLDEN, put on by Foothills Art Center in partnership with other local arts-oriented organizations and community partners, celebrated the arts for an entire … more

Golden man treks for Parkinson’s disease

The first time Goldenite Rob Harrington was personally introduced to Parkinson’s disease was when the father of his best friend from high school developed it. Harrington remembered thinking about … more

Annual Buffalo Bill Days celebration returning to Golden July 25-28

Buffalo Bill Days is a community event that people have been enjoying for decades. The volunteer board/committee that organizes Buffalo Bill Days formed sometime in the 1980s, said Joy Bauman, … more

BLM headquarters change could mean more jobs for Lakewood

 The government agency in charge of managing the millions of acres of federal land across the American west will be headquartered in Grand Junction, while Lakewood will see a surge in staff. more

Coloradans add kick to history of women’s soccer

Colorado soccer players have played a role in FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer tournaments from the very beginning. In the recently completed 2019 World Cup in France, former Mountain Vista player … more

Enjoying airborne adventures

Coloradans are known for their love of outdoor adventures. Traditionally, these activities take place on solid ground. However, the Denver metro area also offers plenty of high-adrenaline experiences … more

Well, as it turns out, there is an ‘I’ in team

There’s only one of me (you’ll be happy to know), but from now on I want to be thought of as Team Craig. Calling yourself or yourselves a team is the latest and the greatest, and I don’t want … more

Making the most of those lazy days of summer

The other day I posted something on social media that included a brief reference to those lazy days of summer. The post was really about something else, and a reminder that we should enjoy our lazy … more
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