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One injured critically in Brighton shooting

Brighton police continued to investigate an Aug. 7 shooting that critically injured a 24-year-old man. No names have been released, and no suspects have been arrested. It happened around 1 a.m. in … more

Barr Lake closes ramp to trailered boats

        Barr Lake officials announced Aug. 8 they had to close the boat ramp to trailered boats. The reason, they said, was low water … more

Summer storm plows through area

Interstate 70 through central Denver reopened Aug. 7 after powerful thunderstorms caused flooding along the Central 70 project. Some flood waters remained on side streets during the morning rush hour … more

Colorado supply of homes rises, prices still climb — just more slowly

From June 2021 to June this year, the number of active listings for single-family homes in the Denver metro area jumped up by about 52%. Statewide, the number saw about a 43% uptick. But despite the larger pool of options, home prices continue to climb. more

Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act passed

The Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act was passed July 29 by the House of Representatives.   The act is a package of 49 bills that will provide investments to improve fire-adapted ecosystems, protect communities against catastrophic wildfires and enhance drought resiliency.. more

Goldenites learn about public safety, law enforcement at National Night Out

The city hosted its 20th annual National Night Out event, also called Golden Night in the Park on Aug. 2 in Parfet Park. Hundreds of local families attended and connected with 16 law enforcement agencies and other community organizations. more

Mother Cabrini Shrine to start chapel expansion project this fall

The Mother Cabrini Shrine is just weeks away from breaking ground on its $4 million chapel expansion project. more

Golden’s U.S. Marine Corps memorial plans remodel, expansion

The U.S. Marine Corps Memorial Foundation is looking to remodel the memorial wedged between U.S. Highway 6 and West Colfax Avenue in southeast Golden. It also hopes to acquire the adjacent CDOT property to build an event space and parking lot. more

Pinuelas draws 40-year sentence for second-degree murder conviction

A 23-year-old man drew a 40-year sentence in the state department of corrections after he pleaded guilty to a second-degree murder charge. Guillermo Pinuelas entered his plea in early June. more

Life sentence in Westminster shooting death

BRIGHTON – A 37-year-old man drew a life sentence for his part in a 2018 shooting death at a Westminster apartment complex. An Adams County District Court jury convicted Juan Castorena in … more

Brighton police investigating bus barn vandalism

Brighton police are looking for two juveniles who caused substantial damage and discharged 20 fire extinguishers inside the 27J Schools public transportation facility in the 11700 block of Potomac … more

Miners Alley Playhouse actor wins Henry Award

Miners Alley Playhouse actor Jihad Milhem won Best Actor in Play at the recent Henry Award. The Miners Alley production of "The Crucible" received four other Henry Award nominations, including Best Production of a Play. more

Where Colorado jobs would be if pandemic hadn’t happened

Thanks to a gain of 4,500 nonfarm payroll jobs in June, Colorado has now recovered 110.1% of jobs lost in the first two months of the COVID-19 pandemic. That helped push down Colorado’s … more

Ganahl wants to eliminate state income tax

Heidi Ganahl, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, is campaigning on a bold promise to eliminate Colorado’s 4.55% individual income tax, the largest source of revenue for the state’s general … more

Emergency agency scrutinized

State officials are seeking a consultant to evaluate the culture, structure and effectiveness of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, state documents show, days after a Denver … more

More home sellers cutting prices in metro Denver

Putting your house up for sale is stressful enough. Now, sellers find themselves having to cut their listing price after the home is already on the market. Two to three times more sellers in Denver, … more

PHOTO GALLERY: Big Boy comes roaring back

Having Big Boy 4014, Union Pacific's massive 1940s-era steam train engine, blast through Fort Lupton and Bright is becoming an annual experience. This is the third year straight the rail company … more

Plane pull to benefit state’s Special Olympics athletes

There’s a certain amount of effort involved in pulling an airplane and in helping your community. Tim Miner, the Special Olympics Colorado Male Athlete of the Year, likes to do both. more

United Power launches EV charging at home service

United Power launched United EV, a new charging-as-a-service pilot program designed to provide at-home charging solutions for cooperative members with electric vehicles. The Brighton-based energy … more

Metro Denver’s homeless population on the rise

The number of people experiencing homelessness was up 12.8% in 2022 compared to 2020, before the pandemic, according to preliminary data from the Metro Denver Homeless Initiative point-in-time … more
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