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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

Lakewood City Council set to vote on tobacco ordinance

Last November, former Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order with the goal of decreasing the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products. The Behavior Risk Survey from the Centers for … more

Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative delayed again

There was a brief, but intense moment at a Lakewood City Council meeting on Jan. 14 when Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative lead supporter Cathy Kentner was speaking during a public comment period. … more

Polis backs electric vehicles

Colorado’s new governor is taking several steps to promote the use of electric and zero-emission vehicles. Gov. Jared Polis said Thursday the steps are part of his efforts to combat climate change. … more

No. 9 Ralston Valley survives Lakewood’s 3-point barrage

ARVADA — Lakewood and Ralston Valley showed Jan. 15 why their girls basketball teams are still to be reckoned with in the Class 5A Jeffco League. The Tigers and Mustangs have dominated 5A Jeffco … more

Writers meet readers, readers meet writers at Tattered Cover

For decades, the Tattered Cover Book Store has played a crucial role in the literary scene of the Denver area. Between off-site and in-store locations, the independent bookstore hosts around 500 … more

Geezers in a conversation about news

Editor’s note: This is part five of a series of columns. At the Geezer Recreation Center there is a table with newspapers, sofas and chairs. After yoga I’m ready to write my next Geezer column in … more

Danielson: Here are the bills I’m working on

The 2019 legislative session has begun, and it is an honor to serve as your state senator for District 20. I want to thank the many constituents who have reached out to me with their ideas on how we … more

Wasteful flights cause taxation vexation

Are you getting ready to file your taxes? So am I, and as I gather my information, I experience flashes of helplessness over the unscrupulous antics I help finance. You may know I’m not a fan of … more

May this article be of some service to you

“Pardon me, are you Aaron Burr, sir?” “That depends, who’s asking?” “Oh, sure, sir. I’m Alexander Hamilton, I’m at your service, sir…” So begins the dialogue between A.Ham and … more

Good News Breakfast to honor unsung heroes

Ten “unsung heroes” who have significantly impacted the lives of Jefferson County residents will be honored at the 29th Good News Breakfast celebration in April. Nominations of individuals our … more

As shutdown continues, businesses feel the consequences

Editor’s Note: This story was filed for print on Jan. 21 as the federal shutdown continued. Nick’s Cafe has built a loyal following in Golden that included Elvis Presley who once flew his private … more

Situations worsen for federal employees as shutdown continues

Editor’s Note: This story was filed for print on Jan. 21 as the federal shutdown continued. The U.S. government has been partially shutdown for nearly a month as President Donald Trump and … more

Jeffco graduation rates continue to rise

Jeffco Public Schools on-time graduation rates continue to improve, according to the most recent data provided to the Colorado Department of Education. Over the last five years, Jeffco Public Schools … more

Jeffco schools looks at mill levy budget requests

Ballot language for 5A, the mill levy override approved by Jefferson County voters in November, provided five specific areas funds could be dedicated to. Now, Jefferson County Public Schools staff … more

Nominees sought for Women’s Day awards

Know a Jefferson County woman who deserves recognition for her volunteer efforts, or an innovative woman who is a model for other women striving to make their dreams a reality in politics, government … more

Jeffco sheriff’s detentions deputy arrested

A woman who worked for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for about three years has been arrested for suspicion of a number of crimes. Following an investigation by the sheriff’s office, an … more

Showdown spurs yawns, but JV is strong

It was a marquee matchup featuring Mountain Vista, the state’s No. 1 team in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A poll, going against No. 2 Chaparral on Jan. 15 in the Wolverines gym.The game, however, … more

Making the right decisions to maximize opportunities

“Indecision is the thief of opportunity.” — Jim Rohn This is one of my very favorite quotes by Jim Rohn who was an entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker. I love this quote because it … more

Instead of trying to break a record, just try braking

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) just released the results of an extensive study. It may be surprising to you, but it wasn’t surprising to me. “Our year-long study concluded that … more
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