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Jefferson County politicians named to legislative committees

The 2019 legislative session begins on Jan. 4, and committee assignments for both the House and Senate for the Democratic and Republican parties have been announced. Colorado House of Representatives … more

Michelle Obama, Santa Claus share holiday cheer with kids

There was a buzz in the air at the Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora as children began to slowly make their way to the hospital's lobby. The children, ages 3 to 17, were patients of the Center … more

Meth playing bigger role in overdose crisis, officials say

A bigger share of U.S. drug overdose deaths are being caused by methamphetamine, government health officials reported. The number of fatal overdoses involving meth more than tripled between 2011 and … more

Premier Members Credit Union hosts holiday sock drive

Premier Members Credit Union (PMCU) is hosting a holiday sock drive. Now through Dec. 21, members and the community can donate new, unworn socks to benefit local charities and nonprofits by visiting … more

DEA, state bust suspected pot-growing, luxury-car-stealing crime organization

A state investigation into a large auto-theft scheme ultimately led investigators to discover a criminal organization that not only stole and resold luxury vehicles but operated illegal marijuana … more

Former Lakewood Police officer arrested on sex assault allegation

Former Lakewood Police officer Randall Shaun Butler has been arrested on sexual assault allegations. Butler, who has been a member of the Lakewood Police Department since 2013, was arrested in the … more

GOCO helps fund projects in Jeffco

Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) is supporting two initiatives in Jefferson County through grants. One is providing assistance for the land acquisition of Lippincott Ranch, and the other will help with … more

Three Lakewood businesses broken into within an hour

Lakewood police believe that three burglaries that occurred last night may be connected to each other, based off of an investigation. According to a release from the Lakewood Police Department, … more

Jeffco goes to market with bond sale Wednesday

Jefferson County Public Schools is looking to get a good chunk of its voter-approved $567 million bond money as soon as possible, to begin some of the facility work it has promised. The school … more

Localhost esports arena opens in Lakewood

Charlie Boyd has religiously watched competitive esports, or competitive video game industry for nearly seven years. He spends a lot of his time playing the Rainbow Six Siege video game, as well as … more

Outdoor Lab Foundation to offer scholarship

Jefferson County high school seniors who have been leaders for the Outdoor Lab program at least twice are eligible to apply for a new scholarship provided by the Outdoor Lab Foundation. Two $2,000 … more

C-470 expansion project expected to wrap up by summer 2019

Motorists should be able to travel along C-470 from Wadsworth Boulevard to Interstate 25 without the disruption of construction by summer 2019. The Colorado Department of Transportation held its … more

NREL delivers some zero-emission charity

It all started about eight years ago when one National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) employee started volunteering at Project Angel Heart. Since then, a group from NREL has volunteered every … more

Six Eagle Scouts honored from Troop 613

On Dec 2. six young men from Boy Scout Troop 613 were recognized with their Eagle Scout award — Jackson Darling, Ethan Hensley, Ethan Hesse, Kyle Knaut, Connor Lussow, and Trevor Purta. These young … more

Green Mountain Guns store targeted by robbers

For the second time, the Green Mountain Guns store in Lakewood was targeted by robbers — except this time the store lost at least 14 guns. According to the Lakewood Police Department, thieves … more

Golden-based Apex Ski Boots aims for comfort, warmth

Skiing has changed a lot in recent years, and many of those changes are causing problems for the industry. The cost of the sport seems to increase every year, as does the size of the crowd skiers … more

10 gifts 'Made in Colorado' for the outdoor adventurer

Colorado is home to a plethora of outdoor activities, with enthusiasts spending their days camping, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, fly fishing or on the slopes. The state is also home to many … more

Hope House resource center framed, blessed

Sixteen-year-old Aiyana Rowe didn’t think that school mattered. She frequently cut class in middle school to hang out with friends and smoke pot. She started running away from home at age 12. For … more

Court proceedings underway for suspects in woman’s death

Court proceedings have begun for the three men arrested as suspects in the murder of a Denver woman whose body was burned after she was shot. The remains of Cymone Reyna Duran, 28, were discovered … more

Earning new bills at Colorado Mills

Michelle Martinez remembers being one of the first Lakewood residents to walk through the hallways of the Colorado Mills Mall when it opened for the first time. She purchased her Christmas gifts from … more
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