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Asking the hard questions at the Benchmark Theatre

It is an unfortunate truth that some topics will always be relevant, no matter how many decades (or centuries) pass. Questions of race and identity are near the top of this list, and as we’ve seen … more

An LGBTQ+ history lesson

There’s no way for a single exhibit to fully detail the history of LGBTQ+ Coloradoans, but it’s still important to take steps to share the stories of people whose experiences have largely been … more

Get lost in the DMNS’ new experience

Most of what is on display in a museum is an exhibit. The focus with exhibits is to plainly educate and entertain at the same time. And then there are experiences, like the new Mazes & Brain … more

Lakewood Police Agent honored for stopping deadly rampage

Lakewood Police Agent Ashley Ferris was honored May 18 for her role in stopping a Dec. 27, 2021 shooting rampage that left five people dead. more

Birds of a feather flock to DMNS

There are plenty of beautiful and important environmental sites that people are aware of - think locations like the Everglades in Florida. But then there are places that might be even more important … more

You will find connection at the Benchmark Theatre

If we’ve learned anything from the last two years, it’s that all of us, at one point or another, will get sick. It’s not an enjoyable truth to ruminate on, but one that was repeatedly proven in … more

Lace up your boogie boots at the Arvada Center

Unexpected duos are one of the keystones of storytelling — it goes back nearly as far as human history. And yet, somehow, we’re still finding ways to give powerful new spins on the trope. Enter … more

Women+Film Festival finds empathy and entertainment

As Barbara Bridges, founder of Denver Film’s Women+Film program explains, a festival curator is a bit of a matchmaker. “You have audiences and these great movies,” she said. “And we say they … more

Tobacco prevention policy specialist addresses vaping among Jeffco youth

During a March 21, meeting of Lakewood City Council, Katie Lazar, tobacco prevention policy specialist with Jeffco Public Health (JCPH), addressed tobacco/vape use among Jeffco's youth. more

A historic figure for modern times

Sometimes, a person becomes a legend whether they planned to be or not. It is a safe bet that Kate Slaughterback, an infamous Greeley frontierswoman, didn’t plan on going down in history as … more

Lakewood welcomes Chicano Humanities and Arts Council

A staple of the Denver arts scene is leaving its home in the Santa Fe Arts District for the more affordable confines of Lakewood’s upstart 40 West.  more

Casa Bonita Art Show opens to huge crowd

Opening night at NEXT Gallery's Casa Bonita Art Show, "Mi Casa Es Su Casa," was a rollicking, good time for those unbothered by a throng of bodies packed into a rather tight space. more

Lakewood Council approves Drug Task Force IGA changes

In 1995, the City of Lakewood entered into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the cities of Wheat Ridge, Golden, Arvada, the Jeffco Sheriff’s Office and First Judicial District Attorney’s Office to create the West Metro Drug Task Force (WMDTF). more

Orchestra plans event for families, children

Most people remember their first concert experience — it usually represents their tastes at the time or the direction their musical palette will grow. So, starting with classical music is a great … more

Benchmark Theatre confronts our American darkness

The Jan. 6 capitol insurrection is one of the darkest days in the history of the country — one that we’re still reeling from and trying to figure out to prevent from happening again. more

Election Results 2021: Jefferson County - school board, Arvada, Golden, Lakewood, Westminster, Wheat Ridge

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 results page for Jefferson County. Below, you can find links to the races and ballot measures that matter to you, brought to you by the … more

Election 2021: Jefferson County Voters Guide

Welcome to the Colorado Community Media Election 2021 Voters Guide for Adams County and other portions of the north metro Dever area. Below, you can find links to candidate questionnaires for the … more

Homelessness in Jeffco during COVID-19

Life has not been easy for Wayne Graham since he came out to Colorado four years ago. The 60-year-old man came to the state from Georgia with hopes of joining the marijuana industry with his nephew. … more

Homeless in Jeffco: One day on the streets

Every year in January, a small army of volunteers from churches, human services departments, nonprofits and law enforcement fan out into communities across the nation and conduct a point-in-time … 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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