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Lakewood road rage shooter sentenced to 14 years

Kyle 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

Curious sights around Denver metro area tell historic tales

With many Coloradans still avoiding large crowds with the continued risk of COVID-19, some may be taking a better look at what’s in their neighborhood — or even driving around with no particular … 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

Change is the only constant

Ancient Greek philosophers taught valuable lessons that are still relevant today. “Change is the only constant in life” from Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher from 500 BCE¹ is one of my … more

My Name Is... Matt Thomas

About me I’ve always loved to help kids. When I was going to college at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, I worked at the Boys & Girls Club. The kids liked me, and I liked all the … more

Pink Progression uses social momentum for artistic exploration

Getting wrapped up in current events and politics is an easy thing to do, especially in the social media-driven discourse the country — and world — finds itself in. But local artist Anna Kaye was … more

Jeffco schools see handful of COVID-19 cases in first week back

Jeffco Public Schools had a slow, but not unscathed, first week of in-person learning for the 2020-2021 school year, in terms positive COVID-19 cases. For many of the district's 84,500 students Sept. … 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

‘Twice as Less Not Perfect’ aims for connection

One of the most common pieces of advice couples receive at weddings is a reminder that marriage, like any long-term relationship, isn’t always easy. What is easy is for people in these … 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

Gold Crown program helps students through remote learning

It has been an unusual start for Jeffco Public Schools and Denver Public Schools students this year. Rather than starting school in-person in August like in any regular year, Jeffco Public Schools … more

Hopes for fall Colorado high school football season thwarted

Amid pressure to allow more fall sports, the Colorado High School Activities Association board of directors met Sept. 8 to discuss an adjustment of the previously approved 2020-21 sports calendar, … more

Douglas County School District superintendent resigns

Douglas County School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker tendered his resignation Tuesday night at an emergency meeting of the school board. more

Your money's no good here

In March, as the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic washed over the nation, Jennifer Lisiecki of Denver posted on Facebook that she was available to provide child care for friends. Soon, as grocery … 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

Colorado to add up to 62 ballot drop boxes for fall election

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold has announced that there will be 368 ballot drop boxes statewide for the Nov. 3 election. “I am happy to announce that over the last two years Colorado has … more

Polis urges Coloradans to be cautious about COVID-19 over Labor Day weekend

As Labor Day weekend approaches, Gov. Jared Polis urged Coloradans to continue COVID-19 precautions. Polis emphasized the importance of avoiding large gatherings, wearing masks and staying … more

Walls can talk — From COVID-19 to Black Lives Matter, street art thriving in the Denver area

When Denver muralist Austin Zucchini-Fowler came up with the idea to create a mural depicting an angel-winged nurse in a fighter’s stance wearing boxing gloves last April, he did not imagine the … more

Jefferson County 4-H fair winners

Here are the results of the 2020 Jefferson County 4-H Fair, held Aug. 1-9. Poultry — sponsored by A&L Sheet Metal Small market poultry, Christi Cochran Large market poultry, Hannah Lane Bird of … more

Lakewood to vote on retail marijuana this November

For the second time in six years, Lakewood voters will determine the fate of retail marijuana in the city. Lakewood City Council voted in favor of sending a citizen-initiated ordinance to adopt … more
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