Plenty of choices for Halloween spirit

Leaves are changing colors and falling from trees; the cool, crisp fall air can be felt in the morning; and costume shops are starting to pop up. October is here. There are plenty of ways to …
Jeffco cities take a stance on ballot measure 1A
Most of the Jefferson County municipalities have made a decision on whether to support the upcoming ballot measure Jeffco 1A. Here is where they stand: Arvada: An Oct. 7 vote passed 6-to-1 for Arvada …

Lakewood’s 50th anniversary art piece unveiled

It’s finally here. Artist Collin Parson showed off his new art project in honor of Lakewood’s 50th anniversary. The project, “Echoes and Reflections: Lakewood’s 50th Anniversary,” shows the …

Lakewood mayor candidates talk issues and differences

A lot of change has already happened in the city of Lakewood this year. The Lakewood Strategic Growth Initiative, which halts new home construction to one percent and will require Lakewood City …

Looking at crime with Lakewood Police

There have been a few crimes that have happened in Lakewood recently that made headlines, particularly the stabbings that occurred in Belmar Park. On Aug. 21, Lakewood Police arrested 19-year-old …

Jefferson County mental health summit: ‘Suicide affects all of us’

Teachers, bus drivers, healthcare workers, law enforcement, first responders. “We all have a role to play in suicide prevention, whether we know it or not,” said Sophie West, the injury and …

News

Severe weather shelters open in Jefferson County

Starting this month, Jefferson County's Severe Weather Shelter Network opened its doors with plans to continue hosting the homeless throughout the winter. Formed in 2013, the network is a nonprofit …

Life

Science fiction, fantasy and horror in the Rockies

More than 100 science fiction, fantasy and horror authors, artists and other participants will speak and autograph books at the 51st annual MileHiCon literary convention Oct. 18-20 at the Hyatt …

Sports

School of Mines gets lucky number 7

GOLDEN, Colo. - Colorado School of Mines' defense thoroughly dominated as it shut out Fort Lewis, 42-0, for the Orediggers' homecoming game at Marv Kay Stadium. Mines (7-0, 7-0 RMAC) produced …

Voices

Letter to the editor: Defend Initiative 200

Passage of Initiative 200 on July 2 officially positioned the citizens of Lakewood at the development-process decision table, enabling them to join with the Lakewood City Council in determining what …

Letter to the editor: Supporting CC

This November we all have a chance to start fixing our roads and funding our schools by voting yes on Prop CC. If passed, Prop CC would let the state keep excess tax revenue in the good years …

Letter to the editor: New Voices Needed for Jeffco Kids

As a mom of three, I want my kids to receive the best education possible. I’ve spent a lot of time wondering where I will try to enroll my three-year-old daughter because I can’t count on my …

Letter to the editor: School board endorsements

Four years ago, the Jeffco community came together for our students and for public education, electing our five-member school board. Serving Jeffco in this capacity has been an honor. While we are …

Letter to the editor: Vote no on 1A and Prop 66

I’m urging a no vote for both Jeffco 1A and Prop 66. On 1A and 66 we are literally writing the county and state a blank check to go over budget and not be accountable. The county tells us that …
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