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Colorado confirms six cases of vaping-related illness

Colorado health officials have confirmed six cases of vaping-related illness since the state announced its first case last month. The state Department of Health previously announced four known … more

Pending Kaiser Permanente strike: 5 things to know

A few thousand Kaiser Permanente workers in Colorado may join tens of thousands nationwide in an October strike that a union says is a push for fair negotiation and wage increases that keep up with … more

A place for cooling down in class

Sometimes we all need to step away and take a moment for a breather to calm our emotions and refocus. This is the idea behind a Cool Down Corner. “The idea resonates with people,” said Golden … more

Effort to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen fails

An effort to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen, D-Lakewood, has failed. Lakewood native and Republican Nancy Pallozzi propelled a petition to recall Pettersen over the summer. The … more

50th birthday party for the Action Center

The Action Center reflected on 50 years of service to Jeffco residents and looked ahead to its next 50 years at its block party on Sept. 14. The party was held at the resource center’s … more

NREL gets its first autonomous shuttle

From wireless charging for electric vehicles to vehicles that run on hydrogen fuel, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden has been doing research on transportation for a long … more

Action Center announces reopening of Lakewood shelter

The past couple of years were testing times for The Action Center. Toward the end of 2017, The Action Center's Executive Director Mag Strittmatter resigned from her position that she held for over 15 … more

Parents appeal decision not to designate feeder for option school

Neighboring schools Maple Grove Elementary for kindergarteners through fifth graders and the Manning School of Academics and Arts for sixth through eighth graders are at odds over a decision on … more

Help choose Wheat Ridge’s next chief of police

Wheat Ridge recently launched a national search for its next chief of police, following the retirement of Chief Dan Brennan, who had served in that role since 2004. The city has hired Public Sector … more

Hope House center for teen moms sets Arvada apart

Six years ago, 6475 Benton St., on the corner of Benton and 64th Avenue, was empty. But come Sept. 5, the location flooded with a bigger crowd than ever before as the community came together to … more

Dance students are feeling the beat in Wheat Ridge

It’s not uncommon for 10-year-old Amy Watson of Broomfield to get goofy and dance around the house. Watson, who is autistic and deaf, has been dancing nearly every week for the past three years at … more

Ridgefest brings together Wheat Ridge community

Bluegrass music, classic cars and art were just the beginning of the fun at Ridgefest, an annual festival held in Wheat Ridge Sept. 7. “It’s really about bringing the community together,” said … more

Candidates set for Golden election

Voters in Golden will be electing a new mayor and two city councilmembers this Nov. 5. Golden’s city council consists of seven members — one mayor, one representative for each of Golden’s two … more

Golden features bike lanes, cycling safety programming

People in Golden love to ride their bicycles. And it’s not uncommon for people from elsewhere to come to Golden to enjoy a bike ride. Not to mention mountain bike trails, the city’s 15 miles of … more

Gov. Polis, Sen. Danielson, Rep. Duran talk with local women business leaders

Meagan Moodie, co-chair of the public policy committee for the Colorado Women's Bar Association, believes a woman should not have to choose between being an awesome mom to be an awesome business … more

Galloping downtown for Golden's schools

Go Ninth Street! Goldenite Charlotte Mayberry expects that at least a dozen of her Ninth Street neighbors will be cheering each other on as they run in this year's Golden Gallop. But it won't just be … more

Welcome (everyone) to Colorful Colorado

After a long weekend in New Mexico, we were greeted on our state’s southern border by my favorite sign: “Welcome to Colorful Colorado!” Growing up in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado, I … more

Run up to RidgeFest

Whether you’re looking for a fun place to take the kids this weekend, or a chance to meet up with friends and enjoy live music, or want to see some interesting chalk art, or see some impressive … more

Pet parade pals headed to downtown Golden

Arf…Arf, arf, arf…Arf, arf…Woof!Sorry, I had to start this week’s column by speaking directly to the dogs that, uhm…might be “using” this newspaper. Of … more

Colorado Railroad Museum welcomes back Thomas the Tank Engine

Thomas the Tank Engine is making his annual trip to Golden this September. Families tend to love this event because it offers something for everyone, across the generations, said Danielle Riebau, the … more
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