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Council agrees to use fire station as collateral for Coors loans

The Golden city council has passed an ordinance allowing the city to modify its agreement with the bank that holds the loans for the Coors office building property it purchased last year so that the … more

GHS students make video for assisted living center

When Jefferson County Public Schools shifted to online learning earlier this year, Golden High School teacher and student council advisor Rachel Kastelein admits she had “no idea” how to engage … more

Colorado community colleges rise during challenging time

Have any of us ever seen anything like this before? Shuttered and locked businesses. Stay-at-home orders. School-aged children underfoot as we struggle to adapt to remote work and … more

A hearty hello from the new guy

Since you’re reading this, I don’t need to tell you what an important role this newspaper plays in keeping our communities informed. That’s why I couldn’t be prouder to be stepping in as … more

The next chapter begins at CCM

This week marks a transition in editorial leadership for Colorado Community Media, publisher of your hometown newspapers. After 13 years with these papers, longtime Managing Editor Chris Rotar is … more

Community is key to battling COVID-19

Parents scrambling for child care options on the heels of temporary school closures. Store shelves without essential goods, including bread, eggs and toilet paper. Events and ball games canceled. … more

Polis on COVID-19 in Colorado: 'This will get worse before it gets better'

A day after Gov. Jared Polis declared a state of emergency in response to the spread of COVID-19 — the disease caused by a widespread coronavirus — the number of confirmed cases nearly doubled, … more

Q&A with Jeffco Public Health about the coronavirus

It is a difficult task to surf the web or turn on the TV and not see or hear about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) — and during this time, it is important to know what the facts are. … more

Free community gardening classes offered in Arvada

The Arvada Community Garden is offering free gardening classes on several Wednesday evenings at the community garden. The classes begin at 6 p.m. and will last about an hour, include handouts. They … more

Jeffco students tackling youth issues at national conference

A group of 14 Jefferson County high school students — all interns with the county’s public health department — got to meet with the nation’s leaders, and conduct research on youth drug use as … more

Report finds hunger issues most prevalent in south Golden

The section of Golden where residents are at the greatest risk of food insecurity also has some of the lowest access to both resources like food banks and grocery stores, a survey study conducted by … more

Ring up the old — Environmental benefit, vintage popularity boost interest in thrift stores

Arvada resident Eddie Marin has a passion for finding vintage items, and he shops at thrift stores at least twice a week. He looks for vintage sports T-shirts, old VHS tapes, hats, sweaters and more. … more

Denver metro community service groups push for younger recruits amid membership challenges

They help distribute eyeglasses to people in need in other countries. They make sure cancer patients get Valentine’s Day gifts. They light children’s faces up with much-needed school supplies. … more

Launch Pad aims to improve students trajectory

For 11 Red Rocks Community College students, having a lot of roommates is the least of their worries. For one thing, they won’t have to worry about rent for an entire semester. For another thing, … more

Reporter Stories: Talking about Colorado's new Red Flag law

Community Editor Elliott Wenzler discusses what she learned about how the Front Range county sheriff's plan to enforce Colorado's controversial new Red Flag law, allowing the courts and law enforcement to confiscate someones' firearms. more

Jeffco Eats partners with school pantries

Lakewood resident Barb Moore recently received a phone call from McLain Community High School about a student whose family was being evicted, and father was losing his job. The student was worried … more

Golden seniors group looks to the future

On Nov. 1, a large poster board with a picture of a five-foot tree with bare branches went up at the Front Porch. In about a month’s time, the tree was filled with yellow, green, orange and red … more

Procession honors Kendrick Castillo at memorial service in Highlands Ranch

About 250 Jeep enthusiasts gathered in Highlands Ranch on May 15 to ride in a procession ahead of a celebration of life service for Kendrick Castillo. According to license plates, vehicles came from … more

Young voices carry a powerful message

In this week’s special report called “Hear My Voice,” 15 young people from around the Denver metro area share their stories, their passions, their hopes for the future. They range in age from … more

Tides turning in Jefferson County

Elections, budget constraints and developments pretty much sums up the year for Jefferson County. Here is a list of the Top 5 stories of the year that made a huge impact on the county: School board tide turns The Jefferson County school board … more
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