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Local historian, journalist Irma Wyhs dies

Editor’s note: This story is ongoing, and will be updated as more information is available. Irma Wyhs, a local historian and accomplished writer, died on June 29 in Iowa. A former Jefferson … more

Two drowning deaths in Jeffco over wet weekend

It was a deadly weekend for Jefferson County, with water runoff likely causing two deaths. Lakewood resident Jeannette Reynolds, 38, died over the weekend due to a possible drowning, according to the … more

Lakewood City Councilmember shares climate denial article

Lakewood City Councilmember Ramey Johnson applauded Lakewood’s annual report on its sustainability plan, which includes a section about fighting climate change, saying that it shows a lot of people … more

MOPAR speeds into Golden

MOPAR fans filled the streets of downtown Golden July 18 for the 18th annual block party. The event acts as a kick-off each year for the Dodge Mile-High National Hot Rod Association Nationals held at … more

Austin Boutain and wife return to Jeffco on murder charges

Following a conviction for the murder of an international student studying at the University of Utah, Austin Jeffrey Boutain has returned to Jefferson County to face charges in the death of a man in … more

The aftermath of Question 200

Kyle Zeppelin has his fingerprints all over Denver’s RiNo neighborhood. Zeppelin, the co-president of Zeppelin Development has helped develop major projects — including Freight Residences, a … more

Cultural fun under the summer sun

Latino culture is a vibrant and dynamic one that defies stereotypes and easy categorization, and with the Latino population in the state and country steadily growing, exploring it can be both … more

Golden man treks for Parkinson’s disease

The first time Goldenite Rob Harrington was personally introduced to Parkinson’s disease was when the father of his best friend from high school developed it. Harrington remembered thinking about … more

Annual Buffalo Bill Days celebration returning to Golden July 25-28

Buffalo Bill Days is a community event that people have been enjoying for decades. The volunteer board/committee that organizes Buffalo Bill Days formed sometime in the 1980s, said Joy Bauman, … more

Enjoying airborne adventures

Coloradans are known for their love of outdoor adventures. Traditionally, these activities take place on solid ground. However, the Denver metro area also offers plenty of high-adrenaline experiences … more

Judge shelves Colorado Coalition for the Homeless project proposal

The proposed Colorado Coalition for the Homeless project to develop 59 acres of land near the Federal Center in Lakewood into a facility to assist homeless people was swatted down by U.S. District … more

“Rattler” racing series on a roll

The afternoon sun was hot, and the trails dusty as dozens of men and women gathered at the start line of the Rattler “Pure Venom” mountain bike race in Bear Creek Lake Park, on July 10. “My … more

Five things to know about The Fray

Denver-based band The Fray made a pitstop in Castle Rock on July 13. Headlining the annual Castle Rock Summer Jam marked the group's first time performing in town. The Fray, made up of members Joe … more

Obstacle challenge open to ages 5-16

Kids and teens who want to push themselves are invited to participate in the Kids Obstacle Challenge, a race series for ages 5-16. The 1.5- to 2-mile challenge, which includes 13-15 obstacles, takes … more

Good intentions go bad in ‘Fairfield’

As almost anyone can readily attest, good intentions don’t necessarily lead to positive outcomes. This is certainly true in Eric Coble’s scathing and hilarious “Fairfield,” which takes the … more

‘River safety is no joke’

The odds of Clear Creek’s freezing cold, swift-moving moving water were against her. But the timing of a Friday afternoon shift change at the Coors Brewery in Golden, and the selflessness and quick … more

Lakewood man found dead from multiple stab wounds

On the evening of July 6 at approximately 10:20 p.m., Agents with the Lakewood Police Department responded to reports of a deceased adult male in an apartment on the 8200 block of West 16th Ave. Upon … more

Celebrating Lakewood's 50th birthday at the Lakewood Heritage Center

The “Lakewood: A 20th Century Journey” exhibit is officially open to the public at the Lakewood Heritage Center. The exhibit displays the city's incorporation in 1969 as a way to celebrate … more

Fourth of July in Lakewood

On July 4, the city of Lakewood hosted its Fourth of July celebration — Big Boom Bash! By Lakewood. Rain delayed some activities, but it didn't stop residents from enjoying children activities, … more

How to garden for the Colorado region

Did you know Denver is characterized as a steppe climate? The term “steppe” is defined as a semi-arid climate with low precipitation (8-14 inches a year), high fluctuations in temperature and a … more
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