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Suspected homicide of Arvada woman leaves questions

Arvada resident Jennifer Myers, age 31 died March 30 of an apparent gunshot wound. No one has yet been charged with her death. Myers was found in the bedroom of Randy Allan William, 64, at his Wheat … more

Historical society plans annual May festival

The Wheat Ridge Historical Society is planning its annual May Festival, featuring craft demonstrations, music, antique appraisals and, of course, the May pole dance. The 14-foot May pole is decorated … more

No option off the table at Jeffco Safety Forum

With the recent attack at a Parkland, Florida, high schools — and with the massacre at Columbine High School nearing its 19th anniversary — parents, students and Jefferson County Public Schools … more

Jefferson Symphony Orchestra moves to new venue in Wheat Ridge

David Kummer, a husband and father of three, has an important role in his family — to be the audience. “We often joke about that,” Kummer said, adding he is the only one in his immediate family … more

Denver Restaurant Week spotlights growing dining scene

The Denver metro area has been growing at an unparalleled rate over the last few years, and all those new people have a few things in common — one of those things is, they’ve all got to eat. … more

mpowered names new executive director

Britta Fisher has been named executive director of mpowered, a financial health nonprofit serving metro Denver and Colorado. Fisher brings extensive experience in nonprofit management, most recently … more

G Line continues to test

Testing on the G Line resumed Jan. 2, but there is still a long process before the commuter line is open to passengers. “An opening date for the G Line has not yet been announced, as such a … more

Whatever the weather, Norse fest is coming

So far this year, Ullr, the Norse god of winter, seems to mostly have skipped over Colorado. But hopefully the fourth annual UllrGrass festival in Golden will bring the god’s attention back to us. … more

A chat with your new Bud

This November, Wheat Ridge Mayor Joyce Jay, who had been on the city council since 2009, and mayor since 2013, was term limited, and stepped down. While her Monday nights just got a lot more free, … more

Sportsmen’s Expo welcomes all

There are many reasons why so many people have been moving to Colorado over the years, but one is certainly the plethora of opportunities for outdoor recreation. The activity options seem to be … more

Red Rocks’ first New Year’s Eve concert moved due to the cold

In 2017, the year of “resist,” no genre of music embraced the fractured culture like rap and hip-hop. The genre’s artists were all over the place, some delving into the political and … more

G Line meeting shows a community with little patience left

Michael Mutnan recalls when the original RTD G Line was announced in 2004 with plans to create a light rail system to connect Arvada, Wheat Ridge and Denver that would open in 2013. That was before a man drove his car onto tracks in California … more

Historic school now open as eco-friendly apartments in Wheat Ridge

More than a century ago, a custodian — paid at a rate of $13 per month — chopped wood so students at a one-room schoolhouse on 44th Street in Wheat Ridge could stay warm. This week, the first resident moved into a former school on the property … more
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