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Finding acceptance in ‘Sordid Lives’

There’s unlucky timing, and then there’s starting a theater company not long before a global pandemic. Such is the case with the Wheat Ridge Theatre Company. But the company and its founder Maru … more

Conifer is Colorado’s new population center

Colorado’s population has shifted north since 2010, and the east end of Conifer is the state’s new population center. more

Wheat Ridge Howard Johnson’s to become workforce housing after zoning change approval

Council Bill 24-2021, an ordinance approving the rezoning of property located at 12100 West 44th Avenue from Commercial 1 to Mixed-Use Commercial, passed unanimously during the Jan. 10, Wheat Ridge City Council meeting.  more

Need for rent, utilities assistance remains high in Golden

Everyone needs a helping hand now and then. Still, Bethany Thomas said that when it comes to helping community members with rental assistance and utilities, her office sees something more akin to a steady flow. more

Golden Cowboy Poetry Gathering wraps up on high note

Lovers of the American West were treated to a hearty helping of cowboy poetry, storytelling and song as the Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering got underway after a two-year hiatus at the American Mountaineering Center in Golden, Colorado. more

State to distribute free surgical grade masks

Starting later this week, public libraries, fire stations, recreation centers, VFWs, YMCAs and high-traffic community centers that have agreed to be local redistribution points will have KN95 and surgical-grade masks for those who ask. more

Share of Colorado COVID hospitalizations 'due to' virus drops

Colorado has seen its number of patients currently hospitalized with COVID-19 continue to spike back up since late December, but the latest surge in hospitalizations stands out from previous upticks. … more

GPD: One dead in early morning blaze

An early morning fire in Golden has claimed the life of one individual according to Golden Fire and Police officials. more

After 30 years, Skyline Press keeps Colorado in focus

After more than three decades on the road and behind the camera, noted landscape photographer Todd Caudle said he never tires of Colorado’s majestic mountains. more

Highest-elevation points in metro Denver counties sit at some unexpected places

To outdoor-recreation enthusiasts, Colorado is known for its fourteeners: mountain peaks that exceed 14,000 feet. But take a drive through the Denver area, and you might notice how the elevation … more

Special Olympics Colorado needs volunteer ski coaches

An organization that provides sports training and athletic competition for people with intellectual disabilities needs volunteer coaches for its skiing program on Copper Mountain. Special Olympics … more

Police shoot, kill man brandishing shotgun in Wheat Ridge

A man carrying and allegedly firing a shotgun in the area of West 29th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard was shot and killed by Wheat Ridge Police Jan. 6.  more

New isolation, quarantine guidance issued based on vaccine status

The state public health department has updated its quarantine and isolation guidance, changing how long it suggests people with COVID-19 — or those who are exposed to it — should avoid others. … more

Playhouse closes Meyer Hardware deal

On Dec. 20, the Miners Alley Playhouse closed a $4.95 million deal to acquire the former Meyer Hardware building, bringing Golden closer to having its very own performing arts center. more

Denver Zoo, state partner to boost toad numbers

The Denver Zoo and Colorado Parks and Wildlife have teamed up to help save the boreal toad, which is a state-listed endangered species. On Nov. 10, conservation and amphibian experts with the Denver … more

Shooting rampage begins in Denver, ends in Lakewood with five dead plus shooter

A deadly shooting rampage that started in Denver claimed the lives of four victims before ending with the suspect’s death. more

City of Golden moves to stage 1 fire restrictions

Unfavorable local weather and fire danger conditions prompted the City of Golden to enact Stage 1 fire restrictions, effective 5 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 23. for the corporate city limits of Golden. … more

Jeffco School Board votes yes on new Arvada Aquatics Complex

During its Dec. 9 regular meeting, the Jefferson County Board of Education voted to approve operative documents to complete the partnership with Apex Parks and Recreation District and the City of Arvada to replace the aging Meyers Pool.  more

Golden Transcript hits 155th anniversary

This is a cause for celebration: the Golden Transcript has just reached its 155th anniversary. In this era when local newspapers are disappearing at an alarming rate, Golden is unbelievably lucky to still have ours. more

The Power of Horses lives at History Colorado

One of the first things a visitor to Denver sees as they leave the airport is the infamous Blue Mustang sculpture. Football fans cheer for the Denver Broncos and plenty of students go to schools … more
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