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Action Center carries on with school supply distribution in Jeffco

At least 4,000 Jefferson County students won't have to worry about how they are getting their school supplies this year, thanks to the Action Center. From Aug. 10 to Aug. 15, the Action Center, a … more

Inside a deadly outbreak: ‘Everyone was scared’

Jane Runge has always dressed up for her job as an administrator at the Mountain Vista Senior Living Community in Wheat Ridge. But when the COVID-19 crisis arrived, she started wearing scrubs … more

Changes to Action Center's annual school supplies event

Starting school off with the right supplies is important for students every year, said said Pam Brier, the center's executive director. And that's especially true as students are preparing to return … more

A palace for King of Wings in Wheat Ridge

Four months into a pandemic might not seem like a great time to open up a new restaurant and bar. But it’s been working out pretty well so far for Eddie Renshaw and Evan Pierce. After five years of … more

Wheat Ridge city council condemns racism, hate in resolution

Wheat Ridge's city council became the latest in the Denver metro area to pass a resolution condemning racism and hate as increased attention is paid to those issues following the protests against the … more

Wheat Ridge will be able to enjoy chalk art at city businesses this summer

Chalk this one up to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chalk art has become a mainstay of Wheat Ridge's annual RidgeFest. But with the status of large social gatherings up in the air and city residents in need … more

Don Seyfer kept Wheat Ridge running

Don Seyfer took pride in his community. He founded Seyfer Automotive in 1961, and build the business up, first in Mountain View and later in Wheat Ridge, into an institution of quality and … more

My name is... Dominic Iacopino

When I graduated high school in New Hampshire, going to the U.S. Naval Academy in Maryland seemed like a good opportunity. It was too good of a chance to pass up, and I just decided to give it a try. … more

Project by local artist features pandemic self-portraits

A local artist has posted the 100th self-portrait relating to the pandemic in her project, “Pandemic Self-Portraits: Self-Portraits and Stories from the Pandemic.” Adrienne DeLoe, of Wheat Ridge, … more

Applewood neighborhood honors high school grads in parade

Before the pandemic, John Schreiner had thought a good portion of his spring would be spent on a baseball field in a Wheat Ridge Farmers uniform. He had looked forward to going to prom, spending the … more

Grammy’s goodies serves up 2,000 sandwiches to first responders

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the owners of the pizza and baked goods spot Grammy’s Italian Goodies in Wheat Ridge, were overcome with fear. “When all the (government) orders came down … more

Wheat Ridge puts spending on hold but no furloughs, layoffs planned

Wheat Ridge City Manager Patrick Goff says it is too early to say how much projected revenue the city can expect to lose as a result of COVID-19 and its impact on sales tax. However, Goff said the … more

Colorado Symphony commits to #PlayOn

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been relying on music something fierce to keep me sane and calm(ish) during this time in quarantine. And despite the fact that we can’t go out to see their … more

Lutheran Hospital in Wheat Ridge turning to community for supply donations

As Wheat Ridge’s Lutheran Medical Center continues to prep for an influx of COVID-19 patients and an accompanying shortage of the essential supplies necessary to treat them, it is turning to the … more

Three Jeffco schools awarded outdoor improvement grants

Board members of nonprofit Great Outdoors Colorado, or GOCO, have selected three Jeffco schools to receive grant funding for outdoor projects. The organization provides funding to schools that apply … more

Wheat Ridge seniors lead in first round state tourney win

WHEAT RIDGE — Wheat Ridge senior Dominic Bronk played in his 82nd varsity boys basketball games in a Farmers’ uniform Feb. 26. “Taking this jersey off is going to be the hardest thing … more

Golden nips rival Wheat Ridge to end regular season in dramatic fashion

GOLDEN — Golden’s boys basketball team couldn’t have closed out its Class 4A Jeffco League play in more of a thrilling fashion then it did Feb. 21. “To win it in this fashion was … more

Jefferson County cities call for more jail funding

On Feb. 13, the municipal police chiefs of Jefferson County — representing Arvada, Edgewater, Golden, Lakewood, Morrison, Mountain View, Westminster and Wheat Ridge — submitted a letter to the … 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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