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Local hospitals strive for changes in approach to opioid use

In June 2017 the Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) quietly launched the Colorado Opioid Safety Pilot, a six-month program aimed at reducing the amount of opioids hospitals prescribe to patients. … more

Applewood's Carl F. Eiberger II dies at age 88

Education, open space and helping others. Those are three of Carl Eiberger's passions that he will be remembered for. “Carl was a great friend and an outstanding lawyer,” said U.S. Rep. Ed … more

Handing out the Constitution to the next generation

The Wheat Ridge Optimist Club realizes that although most youths today rely on technology devices for research and other academic needs, there’s still value in having a book in hand. That’s why … more

Health from the Ground Up with Jeffco Public Health

In honor of National Community Supported Agriculture Day, a day to celebrate community supported agriculture, Jeffco Public Health hosted “Health from the Ground Up: Meet Your Local Farmers” on … more

Meet newest member of city council, David Kueter

Not many people go from thinking about getting into politics to finding themselves on the city council dais without an election, but that's the story of David Kueter, Wheat Ridge's new District 1 … more

Wheat Ridge boys hoops harvests first league title since 2007

WHEAT RIDGE — It only took one basket in the fourth quarter Feb. 14 for Wheat Ridge to end a 12-year drought on the boys basketball court. Senior Blair McVicker’s floater just outside the paint … more

RTD receives key approvals from FRA toward opening the G Line

Two key federal approvals made Feb. 6 bring the Regional Transportation District G Line closer to opening for public service. “It's big news,” said Shelley Cook, RTD Director for District L. … more

Community and Wheat Ridge police team up to ‘make a difference in someone’s life’

In Wheat Ridge, 16 people — from sundown on Jan. 28 to sundown on Jan. 29 — perused the community to conduct an annual Point in Time survey. “It’s important to have an accurate count of what … more

Jefferson primed for more wrestling success

WHEAT RIDGE — Jefferson’s wrestling program is on a path similar to what it took two seasons ago. The Saints are looking to regain the form at Pepsi Center they had two years ago. Jefferson … more

Farmers end long losing streak to Golden

GOLDEN — Wheat Ridge finally got a chance to celebrate at the conclusion of a boys basketball game against rival Golden. The Farmers, No. 9 in the latest CHSAANow.com Class 4A rankings, ended more … more

The history of the Wheat Ridge Police Department

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wheat Ridge Police Department. To celebrate, the city will be participating in a variety of events throughout the year like "Love Letters to Wheat Ridge" … more

Cloven quintet vanishment quandry

Wendell, Daryl, his other brother Daryl, Yoda and Creampuff are missing — five goats on the lam. The farm animals, all from Five Fridges Farm, had been in a fenced off portion of the Clear Creek … more

Looking Back at 2018 in Wheat Ridge

With my first year as the Mayor of Wheat Ridge nearly at its end, I am grateful to look back at what an honor it has been to serve this city. It has been an exciting year filled with opportunities … more

Wheat Ridge hosts one of state’s biggest bowling leagues

Rocco Panetta was sitting at the table behind lane one of Bowlero Wheat Ridge bowling alley. In between checking the score screen and eyeing the lanes, fellow bowlers are constantly approaching … more

Wheat Ridge selects Sharon Heinlen as Poet in Residence for 2019

Sharon Heinlen has been named the first Wheat Ridge Poet in Residence as part of the celebrations planned for the City’s 50th Anniversary in 2019. Heinlen, who was announced Dec. 11, will create … more

Wheat Ridge boys basketball wraps up OT win over Lakewood

LAKEWOOD — Wheat Ridge senior Isaiah Lucero handed out maybe his most important gift of the holiday season on the basketball court Dec. 19. Lucero snagged a rebound under the basket, but instead of … more

RTD hopes to open G Line in early 2019

If a string of approvals from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)and the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) come through, the Regional Transportation District is optimistic that the G … more

Nothing half-baked about holiday season

While customers browse the glass cases to pick out their sweet treats at Rheinlander Bakery in Olde Town Arvada, in the back a team of bakers works to bring the sweets to life. One rolls out pastry … more

Crime analyst in Wheat Ridge given state award

Crime Analyst Beth Daniel with the Wheat Ridge Police Department was named an honoree for the 2018 Attorney General’s Excellence in Law Enforcement Awards last week. Colorado Attorney General … more

Jeffco mayors talk about the issues

Mayors from Arvada, Lakewood, Wheat Ridge, Golden and Westminster gathered Nov. 16 at the Arvada Chamber of Commerce's Third Friday Breakfast to share their thoughts on issues that affect all … more
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