Recent News view more

Freedom, safety steer helmet debate

Brahm Bechtold rides a Harley-Davidson cruiser, a bike he says is made for taking it easy and enjoying the scenery. He and his wife and passenger, Dagmar, say new motorcyclists should wear helmets, but they feel safe without them because they …
Recent News view more

‘I caught a Pikachu in her kitchen’

Clark Wilson, 12, was at summer camp in Massachusetts earlier this month when the new app, Pokémon Go, was released for iPhone and Android. “All the camp counselors were talking about it as soon as it came out,” Wilson said. Though the …
Recent News view more

Rummaging for many a reason

In a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood just off of 38th Avenue in Wheat Ridge, live two women, Phyllis and Jody, who have been organizing one to two garage sales annually for the past 40 years. A mix of neighbors and extended family provide the items. …
  • Local headlines

    • New syringe exchange program comes to Jeffco

      In response to increasing numbers of opioid use and overdose deaths among residents, Jefferson County Public Health has opened the state’s eighth syringe exchange program, which provides participants with sterile needles and a place to safely …

    • Mighty Joe’s Kitchen brings dream to life

      Family, food and freedom. Those are the three pillars of Ben and Cynthia Sarmiento’s American dream, a dream they’re bringing to life at their Wheat Ridge restaurant, Mighty Joe’s Kitchen. “We cashed everything in to do this,” …

    • Future of Astor House discussed

      Along with many other similar museums across the country, the Astor House is facing a challenge. The “Astor House, as a cultural entity, is at a crossroads,” said Nathan Richie, director of the Golden History Museums. “How do we make it a …

    • About wildcats and life on the trail

      Do you know your Colorado wildcats? It’s all about the tail, said Alicia Vermilye, a nature educator with Open Space. Bobcat tails are shorter and look “dipped in paint,” whereas mountain lion tails are long and unmarked. Mountain …

    • Lead abatement begins

      A recent sunrise saw Joe Centeno, a maintenance plumber with Jefferson County schools, already busy at work at Arvada’s Peck Elementary, changing out water cutoffs, connector lines and fixtures in hopes of improving the water quality. The …

  • Latest