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Cholesterol levels dropping, but many still need care

Some good health news: Americans' cholesterol levels are dropping, and more people at especially high risk are getting treatment. Researchers say the report, released Nov. 11, suggests a … more

In Colorado, 24 high-hazard dams are seen as problematic

Two dozen aging dams in Colorado were in unsatisfactory condition and are located in places where their failure would likely kill at least one person, according to an Associated Press investigation … more

Paul takes Lakewood mayor race

Lakewood Mayor Adam Paul will keep his position for another four years as election results show a clear victory. With all the ballots counted, the end tally showed Paul with 54.7% of the votes for … more

Sustainability in Lakewood

Before Paul Fleischer’s Lakewood farm was a farm, it was a vacant lot that sat at 2005 S. Zephyr Court for over 30 years. Fleischer, who moved to the farm four years ago, had the property’s soil … more

Four arrested over death of 56-year-old

Nearly a month after 56-year-old Rene Perez was shot and killed in a parking lot at an apartment complex at the 200 block of South Teller Street, four suspects in connection to the case are now in … more

Letter to the editor: Getting what we pay for

The defeats of state Proposition CC and Jefferson County 1-A are a continuation of Colorado taxpaying voters refusing to pay for revenue increases needed for important services. When we got … more

Letter to the editor: How to fill the 1A shortfall

Now that Jeffco’s stealth tax-revenue-increasing Issue 1A has been roundly rejected, what are the distraught 88,422 voters who favored it to do? Rather than sock themselves and their already … more

Responding to emergencies with high-tech

Get in. Get the victim. Get out. All in less than six minutes. The West Metro Fire Rescue Training Center hosted a competition on Nov. 5 during which four teams of developers competed with their … more

Foster to become district’s first dual language option school

Next school year will mark the establishment of Jeffco’s first Dual Language Option School, with Arvada’s Foster Elementary transforming into Foster Dual Language PK-8 School. That decision was … more

A busy post-season weekend of action for Faith Christian

Faith Christian has had a very successful Fall Sports season in 2019 and they looked to add to that success on Nov. 9. Faith Christian had three teams competing in the state playoffs, Boys Soccer … more

So, what is the Lakewood Watchdog?

Lakewood resident Dan Smith wants the Lakewood Watchdog newspaper to be looked at as traditional media outlet. The Watchdog, published quarterly, often refers to Lakewood’s government as “the … more

Reporter Stories: Monday morning quarterbacking the city votes

Community Editors David Gilbert and Nick Puckett discuss November's municipal election results in Littleton, Parker and the Metro-North area to determine if there are any common themes. more

Standley Lake dino event digs into region’s past

A special event at the Standley Lake Nature Center Nov. 16 seeks to dig deep into the area’s prehistoric past. The City of Westminster’s Parks, Recreation & Library Department invites … more

Consistent healthy self-image leads to consistent success

“Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” ­­— Dwayne Johnson Having spent so much time studying personal … more

Lovers of classic machines are caught in a type warp

Watched a documentary about typewriters. Titled “California Typewriter.” Came out in 2016. Numerous segments. Featuring typewriter loyalists: Tom Hanks, John Mayer, Sam Shepard. Others less … more

Pomona makes history with fifth straight team state title

THORNTON — Pomona gymnastics flipped, twisted and vaulted its way into the history books Nov. 7 at Thornton High School. The Panthers claimed their fifth straight Class 5A gymnastics team state … more

Meet with the legislators who represent Jeffco

Get a sneak peek at the 2020 Colorado Legislative Session from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the League of Women Voters Night Out With Your Legislators event at the Clements Community Center, 1580 Yarrow … more

The three big challenges facing the new school board

As expected, this November’s election was a relatively low-turnout affair, with no major state or national political offices being determined at the polls. However, there were local school board … more

I don’t need to win the lottery to provide tender loving attention

As of this writing, the nationwide Powerball jackpot is $60 million. A few years ago, when it had climbed crazily to hundreds of millions, I was asked what kind of car I would buy if I had that kind … more

An Open Letter to Every Person Between the Ages of Nine and Twenty-four

You’re scaring me. Look, I know we’ve stuck you in a world that’s in disarray. We’re a little confused, ourselves. We’re not sure if we’re supposed to tell you to work hard, stay focused … more
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