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Governor candidates keep slugging as election nears

Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton and Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis clashed again over health care, guns and Colorado's energy future in the fifth one-on-one debate of their … more

Man believed to have been stabbed and struck with a gun

Lakewood Police and Denver Police are investigating an incident after they found a victim who was possibly stabbed and hit with a gun yesterday evening. Both police agencies received calls about a … more

Lakewood Police encourage dropping off unused medications

Looking to get rid of those unused pills and medications that have sat in the cabinet for months? Now is the opportunity to do so as the Lakewood Police Department is preparing for National … more

New senior community coming to Lakewood, as Jeffco continues to age

Jefferson County is aging quickly, and as the population increases, so too does the demand for senior services in Lakewood. The U.S. Census Bureau says over 16 percent of the Jefferson County … more

CSU Extension gives aspiring civic leaders free classes

Antoinette Martinez-Urioste had wanted to pursue community leadership for years. Unfortunately for her, she never knew where to start, or exactly what she wanted to do to impact the community. The … more

Lutheran Medical Center introduces new stroke tool

When doctors at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge are treating a patient who suffered from a stroke, they’ll be armed with a new technology that they expect to increase quality of stroke care. … more

Jeffco provides playground, workforce for industry to thrive

Jefferson County is known as the Gateway to the Rockies. This makes it a prime spot for outdoor industry businesses and companies to thrive. “Jefferson County offers the quintessential Colorado … more

My Name Is... Sheila Hayter

Building Our New Energy Future’ I started working at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in 1992 and I’ve been in various roles at the lab since. For about the past 10 years, I led a … more

Belmar Elementary celebrates Walk to School Day

The weather was chilly, but Belmar Elementary students bundled up and gathered at Addenbrooke Park to walk to school together on Oct. 10 for Walk to School Day. October is Colorado Pedestrian Month, … more

Officials with business edge vie for Colorado governor's seat

In the governor’s race, Coloradans have a choice between two candidates with business acumen who have each served in their current public offices for about a decade. Republican Walker Stapleton, … more

Colorado governor candidates juggle local issues

To hear the candidates, their campaigns and political ads tell it, voters might get the impression the race for Colorado’s governor seat is all about President Donald Trump. But up close, the … more

Teen video contest encourages value of saving money

Sunflower Bank is accepting submissions for its Lights, Camera, Save! video contest, which enourages teens to use video to communicate the value of saving money and inspire peers to become livelong … more

Bill Coors dies at age 102

William "Bill" Coors, the man known for pioneering the aluminum can and former chairman of the board of Adolph Coors Company, died peacefully in his home at age 102 on Oct. 13. A press release issued … more

Ready to vote? Here's what you need to do in Douglas County

Ballots for the Nov. 6 election will soon be mailed out. Douglas County residents who plan to vote on Election Day need to make sure they're registered and ready. Ballots will be mailed to all … more

Guide to voting in Jeffco for Election 2018

Election Day, Nov. 6, is less than one month away. In Jefferson County, voters have a few options on how to register and vote. Here’s how: Register The first step to voting is to make sure you’re … more

Green Mountain’s Geometry in Construction program recognized

At Green Mountain High School, ninth and 10th grade students enrolled in the Geometry in Construction program don’t question when they’ll have to use geometry in real life scenarios. Instead, … more

Lakewood considering a licensing system for tobacco retailers

Tasmin Duncan has a front row seat to see how tobacco affects the lives of teen. Duncan, a student at Lakewood High School, says she sees students sneak into the bathroom to vape tobacco. She’ll … more

Volunteers sought for School Food and Nutrition Task Force

Jeffco Public Schools announced Oct. 5 the formation of a new task force: Food and Nutrition Services. Jeffco Public Schools wishes to examine current and best/next practices in providing healthy and … more

School safety task force calls for proactive approach

The goal of the Jefferson County Public Schools’ community safety and security task force recommendations are to move from a reactive to proactive response when it comes to the safety and security … more

Community Table seeks board of directors applicants

Community Table, a nonprofit organization that helps fight hunger in the greater Arvada area, is looking for individuals with strong leadership skills and a passion for helping others to join its … more
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