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Celebrating 50 years of the Action Center

There’s a story John Covert, director of development for the Action Center, likes to tell when he’s giving tours of the resource center about Larry, a US veteran. Larry did two tours of duty, and … more

Firefly Autism coming to Lakewood

Nicole Taylor was watching “Monsters, Inc.” three months ago with her three-year-old grandson, Bubba. He suffers from Autism, a developmental disorder that can impair the ability to communicate … more

Effort to recall Sen. Brittany Pettersen underway

Efforts to recall Colorado state Sen. Brittany Pettersen, D-Lakewood, are moving forward after the Colorado Secretary of State's Office approved a petition to recall her on July 18. The petition, … 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

Judge shelves Colorado Coalition for the Homeless project proposal

The proposed Colorado Coalition for the Homeless project to develop 59 acres of land near the Federal Center in Lakewood into a facility to assist homeless people was swatted down by U.S. District … more

12 arrested for youth baseball fight

It was an ugly scene that made waves across the country, including on the Today Show, but Lakewood Police have cited 12 people in connection to a brawl at a youth baseball fight. The ages of those … more

Women professional football league invades Golden

When women professional sports come to mind some may think of the WNBA, or the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team’s recent run. But on June 29 on a cloudy day in Golden, a form of women’s … more

Reporter Stories: Growth Caps and other July fireworks

Join Community Editor Joseph Rios to discuss Lakewood's growth cap vote and Independence Day events across the Denver Metro area. more

Family Tree asks the community to count its comforts

Rich Karlis had just wrapped up his second season as a kicker for the Denver Broncos, and he was trying to figure out what to do with his free time. When he learned about Family Tree — a nonprofit … more

A resource for Spanish speakers in Jefferson County

Paulina Erices started working for Jefferson County Public Health a few years ago as a maternal child health specialist. Erices began to hear a common pattern with some of the Spanish speaking … more

Settlement reached between West Metro and retirees

Details have emerged on a settlement agreement between West Metro Fire District, Tim O'Hayre and Ruth Brienza. West Metro Fire has agreed to pay 70 retired firefighters and their dependents $1.2 … more

'A special day to remember those who have given the final and ultimate sacrifice'

Celeste Gamache served 20 years in the United States Air Force, including two tours in Afghanistan. Gamache joined other military veterans, families, friends and loved ones at Fort Logan National … more

Jeffco Eats looks for more donations to help feed children

As the end of the school year quickly approaches, some families face the fear of how they will feed their children. Often times, children receive two meals a day from school, but once the school year … more

West Metro Fire nears settlement agreement with retirees

West Metro Fire District, Tim O'Hayre and Ruth Brienza have come to a settlement agreement. More details will be available soon, according to Brian Matise, the lawyer who represents the two. “We're … more

DA lays 40 charges on driver of deadly I-70 crash

Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, 24, the truck driver accused of causing the deadly I-70 crash, was charged with 40 counts on May 3, including four counts of vehicular homicide, six counts of … more

Spokes folks peddle pastime

Before she became executive director of the Colorado High School Cycling League, a nonprofit youth development organization that produces mountain bike race series, Kate Rau worked in the … more

Finally, all aboard the G Line!

Connie Burg has been dealing with the loud train horns from the G Line and her landscaping, she said, has been destroyed multiple times when construction vehicles rolled through her neighborhood. But … more

Wheat Ridge STEM ‘class functions like a company would’

Wheat Ridge High School’s STEM engineering program operates more like a business than a class. Walk to the lower level of the high school, and you’ll find three classrooms dedicated to the … more

Jeffco officials, former Columbine High School principal reflect on threat

After two days of disrupted schools, and a statewide hunt by law enforcement, Jefferson County Public Schools will be heading back to something closer to normal Thursday. Multiple Jeffco schools — … more

Rocket launching at Bear Creek Lake Park

On April 7, members of the Colorado Rocketry Association (C.R.A.S.H.) of Space Hobbyists and Boy Scouts from Pack 404 gathered to launch off model rockets at Bear Creek Lake Park. C.R.A.S.H. launches … more
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