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Three Jeffco schools awarded outdoor improvement grants

Board members of nonprofit Great Outdoors Colorado, or GOCO, have selected three Jeffco schools to receive grant funding for outdoor projects. The organization provides funding to schools that apply … more

Jefferson County cities call for more jail funding

On Feb. 13, the municipal police chiefs of Jefferson County — representing Arvada, Edgewater, Golden, Lakewood, Morrison, Mountain View, Westminster and Wheat Ridge — submitted a letter to the … more

The long-suffering businesses of 29th Avenue

If you ask the businesses along 29th Avenue near the border of Wheat Ridge and the Highland neighborhood of Denver about the nearby construction, they’ll say they are … more

Golden boys basketball cools off rival Wheat Ridge

WHEAT RIDGE — Golden picked a good night to make a season-high 11 3-pointers. “We kind of figured they would play us in a zone,” Golden coach Lou Vullo said after the Demons shot 11-for-22 … more

Student leaders ‘making way for change’ in tobacco conversation

On a professional development day in September, Wheat Ridge High School teachers, administrators and staff sat down for a student presentation on how to better connect with students. The tactics … more

Colorado Brew Plus and Outdoor Lab partner for Colorado Gives Day

Jefferson County is a generous community. “And when you live in Jefferson County,” said Paige Brophy, executive director of the Outdoor Lab Foundation, “you want to give back in any way you … more

Mayors discuss building shelters, avoiding growth caps at annual roundtable

At the annual Mayors Roundtable hosted by the Arvada Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Herb Atchison of Westminster focused his opening remarks on the relationship between metro Denver mayors. His point was … 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

Olinger Crown Hill to celebrate Día de los Muertos Nov. 2

The community is invited to a free, family-friendly Día de Muertos Celebration from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at Olinger Crown Hill Mortuary & Cemetery, 7777 West 29th Ave., in Wheat Ridge. For … more

Anderson Park receives its first public art piece after renovation

“Life is sweet in Wheat Ridge.” At least that’s what the city’s residents are saying as part of a video project happening now as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the city’s … more

Winter weather closures for Jeffco: Oct. 29

As a series of winter stormclouds pass through the Denver metro area on Oct. 29, deteriorating road conditions have led to multiple early closures, and some delayed openings for Oct. 30. Here's the … more

Coffee with a Cop Day in Wheat Ridge

Police officers started off their Wednesday morning just like how they would any other morning — with a steaming hot cup of coffee — only this time they did it with the people they serve. At … more

Many faces, many facets to homelessness

In speaking with church groups, social workers and homelessness experts, a common refrain is that no one solution exists to homelessness, because there is no one cause. Each person facing homelessness often deals with multiple … more
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