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Mural honoring Johnny Hurley painted at Rocky Mountain Commissary

A large mural depicting Johnny Hurley — the ‘Good Samaritan’ who intervened in the June 21 Olde Town Arvada shooting and likely prevented a larger loss of life — was painted on the back wall …
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Green Mountain water board recall fails
Unofficial results of the attempt to recall three board members of the Green Mountain Water and Sanitation District are in, and it appears voters have chosen to retain all three by a large …

Lakewood candidates stump for Ward 5 votes

Early Saturday morning, the parking lot at Westwoods Community Church in Lakewood was filling up. Inside, four candidates vying for two seats on Lakewood’s City Council prepared to speak to future …

On a holy day, congregation pushes reset on the past year

On the holiest day of the year for people of Jewish faith, congregants of Beth Evergreen Synagogue gathered for one of the first times in more than 18 months.

Jeffco golfers go low at Homestead GC

LAKEWOOD — Columbine sophomore Matai Naqica had a round that every golf dreams of … bogey-free. Naqica shot a 4-under-par, 61 on the short championship course at Homestead Golf Course on …

No. 3 Columbine rumbles past No. 9 Cherokee Trail

LAKEWOOD — The story continues to be the same year-after-year … Columbine is pretty at running the football, maybe the best. Longtime Rebel football coach Andy Lowry doesn’t look to mix in the …

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Election 2021: Jeffco school board candidate Q&As

2021 Candidates for positions on the Board of Education for Jeffco Public Schools were sent a candidate questionnaire. Below are links to each candidate. Be sure to check out the Jeffco Election …
Theresa Shelton

Candidate profile: Theresa Shelton

Profession: Licensed CPA with 35 years of experience in finance and operations; member of Colorado State University’s Accounting Advisory Board. Residence: Golden Campaign Website: …
Kathy Miks

Candidate profile: Kathy Miks

Profession: Engineer Residence: Littleton Campaign Website: miksforjeffcostudents.com Why are you seeking this office? I want to make a positive difference in our community. My Jeffco education …
Paula Reed

Candidate profile: Paula Reed

Profession: Customer Service/Retired Teacher Residence: Lakewood Campaign Website: Paulareedforjeffcoschools.com Why are you seeking this office? Over the years, I have watched decisions made by …
Danielle Varda

Candidate profile: Danielle Varda

Profession: Professor, University of CO Denver, School of Public Affairs; CEO and Founder, Visible Network Labs Residence: Arvada Campaign Website: daniellevardaforjeffcoschools.com/ Why are you …
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Wheat Ridge briefs

Two pedestrians hit on Monday At 7:24 a.m. on Oct. 11, there was a call to police reporting that a driver of an automobile had hit a teen crossing at the crosswalk in front of WRHS. The teen had …

Sunset for notorious Blue Sky Motel

A history of sordid behavior, code violations and unending calls for police response has finally caught up to the Blue Sky Motel located at 6205 West Colfax Avenue. Lakewood’s Lodging Facility …
Rogel Aguilera-Maderos

Update: Trucker in deadly I-70 trucker trial found guilty on 27 counts

Update: The jury rendered its verdict in the case late on Friday, Oct. 15, finding Rogel Aguilera-Mederos gulty on 27 counts including four counts of vehicular homicide. Aguilera-Mederos Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, the truck driver accused of causing the fiery crash on I-70 in April 2019, took the stand to testify in his own defense as the trial drew to a close. Closing statements in the …

Election 2021: Lakewood City Council candidate Q&As

2021 Candidates for a spot on the Lakewood City Council were sent a candidate questionnaire. Below are links to each candidate's answers. Be sure to check out the Jeffco Election Guide for …
Wendi Strom

Candidate profile: Wendi Strom

Profession: Financial Planner Residence: Westgage Campaign Website: www.wendistrom.com Why are you seeking this office? I am a mom who is highly invested in our community. Last year was a tipping …
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