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Police searching for suspects after Circle K clerk held at gunpoint

Golden Police are looking for help from the public to help identify three suspects who robbed a Golden convenience store and held a store clerk hostage at gunpoint. The incident happened at about … more

AUMC celebrates 150th with hope, honks

During its many decades of operation, the congregation at the Arvada United Methodist Church has withstood everything from the Great Depression, which left it with $3.35 in the bank at one point, to … more

Lakewood road rage shooter sentenced to 14 years

Kile Joshua Chaca, 22, appeared in Jefferson County District Court on Sept. 22, where he was sentenced to 14 years in prison for shooting a man in the parking lot of a Walmart in Lakewood. On … more

A hip hotel is rising atop the old Golden brickworks mill

While modern hotels tend toward the corporate and impersonal, Golden has long had a few options for those looking for a more colorful place to lay their heads. Come next year, those offerings will … more

A friendly face steaming into Golden

When I was a kid growing up here in Golden, my first exposure with trains and railroads was probably the ones running around and into the Coors Brewery. That place is like a giant model railway … more

‘We broke a statistic’

Like all high school graduates this year, Renay Padilla found herself faced with unexpected challenges when the pandemic hit in March, including altered study plans and daily uncertainties piled on … more

Two juveniles charged as adults in Walmart shooting

Two juveniles have been charged as adults in the August shooting deaths of two brothers in the parking lot of the Walmart at 7455 West Colfax Avenue. Michael Anthony Mendoza, 17, and Marqueil Deandre … more

A mother remembers her sons

Damian Wikoff was only 18 and his brother Dillon Wikoff was only 17, but the two brothers still strived to provide for their family. Damian worked at a Qdoba on West Colfax in Lakewood while Dillon … more

Stories on Stage on screen

Never underestimate the power of a good story. They can provide comfort, particularly during challenging times like the one the world is currently living through. So, it’s with a sigh of relief … more

Golden Mill food hall hoping to open early next year

From 1865 to 2018, the Golden Mill at 1012 Ford Street was a hub of activity in Golden. Come early 2021, it will be once again. That’s when Golden Mill feed & drink, the long-awaited food hall … more

Clear creek closure allowed to expire

Golden's city manager and police chief have allowed orders they put in place in August that completely closed off access to Clear Creek to expire. According to a post on the city's Facebook page, the … more

Preserving blind Coloradans’ history

More than a century’s worth of records now packed into boxes and storage containers in the basement of the Colorado Center for the Blind will soon be transformed into a comprehensive, digital … more

School of Mines hopes to stay in-person despite quarantines

Colorado School of Mines has already undergone a series of targeted quarantines in the first weeks of the fall semester, but school officials say they remain committed to on-campus learning as long … more

Parker councilmember out of town since March, away indefinitely (but not resigning)

A Parker town councilmember has been out of the state since March and says she plans to be away until the COVID-19 pandemic is over. more

FAA grant coming to fix Rocky Mountain taxiway

A federal grant, part of $1.2 billion set aside nationally for airport safety and structural improvements, will rebuild the main taxiway at Jefferson County’s Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport … more

Construction underway on Clear Creek Crossing

After years of discussion and planning dating as far back as 2013, the Clear Creek Crossing project is starting to rise in Wheat Ridge. Located on vacant land just to the west of the intersection of … more

Bandimere draws unmasked crowd to oppose health orders

Face masks were rare and MAGA hats and red, white and blue were plentiful on Sept. 1 at Bandimere Speedway as a crowd descended on the race track to protest what organizers called “unconstitutional … more

Foster kicks off first year as dual language option school

At Foster Dual Language PK-8 in Arvada, the new school year means more than navigating remote learning and COVID-19 procedures. 2020-2021 is the first academic year that the school will run as a dual … more

Wheat Ridge RidgeFest carries on despite pandemic

In a regular year, Wheat Ridge’s RidgeFest takes place over the course of one night where residents gather for live music, a classic car show, chalk art, children activities and more. The event, … more

Jeffco Family Leadership Training Institute graduates 13 in Wheat Ridge

When the pandemic started in March, Wheat Ridge resident Holly Storm was in the middle of participating in the Jefferson County Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI) — a program coordinated … more
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