Lakewood shooting, as told by neighbors

John Bennett was working from his house near the corner of West Mexico Avenue and South Eaton Street March 11 when he heard a loud crash. The Lakewood resident looked through a window in his living …

Lakewood looks to cut down crimes at hotels and motels

In June of 2017, Keevin Bell was planning on selling 25-year-old Jesse Robinson a stolen Jeep. One of Robinson's friends met with Bell and gave him $200 in counterfeit bills for the car. When Bell …

Open Space considers land exchange for Heritage Square property

The news that Jefferson County Open Space is considering a proposal for a land swap from Martin Marietta Materials, concerning Heritage Square, has gotten people curious about what may become of the …

Jeffco schools funds second round of innovations

First grade students at Fremont Elementary in Arvada are now incorporating learning on touch-screen Chromebooks into their daily routine. The initiative bridges the gap of technology between the …

Making time for March Madness

Doug Pruitt’s glass of a dark micobrew, sweating as it rested on a coaster at the Library Co., a bar in Castle Rock, was still half full. Arms crossed, eyes gazing upward at one of the four TVs …

News

Applewood's Carl F. Eiberger II dies at age 88

Education, open space and helping others. Those are three of Carl Eiberger's passions that he will be remembered for. “Carl was a great friend and an outstanding lawyer,” said U.S. Rep. Ed …

Life

Q&A with Collin Parson

Collin Parson was raised in Lakewood, and to this day, he calls the city home. A former member for Pirate: Contemporary Art, and the director of galleries and curator for the Arvada Center for the …

Sports

D’Evelyn battles Columbine in 4A/5A Jeffco soccer showdown

LAKEWOOD — It didn’t take long for Columbine to find its scoring touch on the soccer pitch this spring season. The Rebels — No. 7 in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A girls soccer preseason poll — …

Voices
opinion

Letter to the editor: Hunters against gun violence

I’ve owned a rifle and hunted since I was 14 years old. I taught my four children about gun safety and we still hunt together. After the massacre at Columbine High School, people started …
opinion

Letter to the editor: Not transparent on Glass

On March 7 the Jeffco School Board met and once again violated their obligation to transparency. The agenda contained an extension to Superintendent Glass’s contract. The contract had not been …
Perlmutter

Time to open banking up to pot industry

Today, 47 states plus the District of Columbia – representing 97.7 percent of the population – have legalized some form of adult recreational, medical or limited-medical use of marijuana. The …

Envisioning a goal is often step one

I believe I’ve mentioned before that my son, now age 12, spends a lot of time watching YouTube videos. And many of them are of the useless, brainless entertainment variety. And that’s okay — …

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