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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

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

National Thrift Store Day — save the date (and money)

Thrift stores are one of those great resources that many people don’t take advantage of. Not only do they provide an option to donate the many items cluttering up our homes to people who could … more

Ground breaks on hook ramps near I-70 and 32nd Avenue

A lot of dirt has been moved on the future site of the Clear Creek Crossing development, but a groundbreaking on Aug. 6 became the first significant step forward for the project. Clear Creek Crossing … more

Estimated 5,000 students receive needed school supplies

The day started with a series of lines for Loretta Ornelas and her three grandchildren: a line to get around the parking lot of Wheat Ridge's Stevens Elementary, where cars had begun piling up along … more

Wheat Ridge Police Chief Dan Brennan retires after 42 years in service

After more than four decades in law enforcement, Wheat Ridge Police Department's Chief Dan Brennan says he is looking forward to retirement.  The career lawman stepped down on July 19. Raised as a … 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

Anderson Park to reopen this Saturday

Anderson Park on W. 44th Ave. in Wheat Ridge is scheduled to reopen beginning with a celebration hosted by Mayor Bud Starker on June 29 at 10:30 a.m. The plan to renovate and improve Anderson Park is … more

Clear Creek plan would get trail users closer to water

This month, city personnel will seek community input on Arvada’s Clear Creek Corridor Master Plan, which aims to enhance the environmental and recreational experiences for residents along the Clear … more

Former Girl Scout seeks successor to plan run

Birthdays are a big deal at Wheat Ridge’s Kullerstrand Elementary School, where every morning, students are invited over the intercom system to the front office for their birthdays. The students … more

Young Farmers and Demons baseball squads get valuable state experience

COLORADO SPRINGS — The bright side of Wheat Ridge and Golden going 0-2 at the Class 4A baseball state tournament May 24 and 25 was the experience both Jeffco squads gained for the future. “We are … more

Freshman helps Wheat Ridge girls soccer net 4A quarterfinal berth

LAKEWOOD — Emily Browne didn’t play like a freshman May 11 at Lakewood Memorial Field. The Wheat Ridge freshman scored a pair of goals (15th and 44th minutes) to guide the No. 4-seeded Farmers to … 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

Making preparations for the G Line opening

The long-awaited G Line will open to passengers April 26. “We're truly pleased to be at this day — it's been a long road,” said Laurie Huff, spokesperson for the Regional Transportation … more

Hard work staying afloat in a sea of fraud

Not too long ago, one of our newspaper employees received what looked like an urgent email from the company publisher. He needed some prepaid gift cards, totaling hundreds of dollars, and needed them … more

Many faces, many facets to homelessness

In speaking with church groups, social workers and homelessness experts, a common refrain is that no one solution exists to homelessness, because there is no one cause. Each person facing homelessness often deals with multiple … more
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