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The scene at Arvada City Council's Sept. 19 meeting.

Arvada City Council approves Land Development Code amendments

With a 6-1 vote, Arvada’s City Council approved seven amendments to the City of Arvada’s Land Development Code at its Sept. 19 meeting. The amendments pertain to short term rentals, fleet …
Colorado Community Media has selected Michael de Yoanna as its new editor-in-chief.

Colorado Community Media taps de Yoanna as new editor-in-chief

Colorado Community Media announced today that it has named Michael de Yoanna as its new editor-in-chief.  
The Baroque Chamber Orchestra will be performing Vivaldi's Four Seasons at the Lakewood Cultural Center on Oct. 7.

All four seasons come to Lakewood this autumn

This fall season will see more than just Autumn, but Winter, Summer and Spring too with Colorado’s Baroque Chamber Orchestra performing Vivaldi’s Four Seasons on Oct. 7 at the Lakewood …
An overview of Olde Town from the city's survey.

City team gauging feedback on proposals for 20-year future of Olde Town Arvada

Members of the Arvada city team and contracted landscape architects Dig Studio held a public hopen house at Denver Beer Co. on Sept. 21 to gauge feedback for a number of proposals and ideas …

John Maslowsky, right, and others participate in the beer-stein-holding competition during the inaugural Wild West Oktoberfest Sept. 24 in downtown Golden. Maslowsky was volunteering at the event for YoColorado, the organizer.

Wild West Oktoberfest debuts in downtown Golden

After a 30-year absence, Golden's Oktoberfest made a unique comeback this weekend: Bavaria met the American West in downtown Golden Sept. 24 at the inaugural Wild West Oktoberfest.
Education

Classes continue at Fort Lupton High School despite circulated threats

The Weld Re-8 School District became the latest in a series of school districts to face rumored threats to school safety.   In a district website post Sept. 23, Weld Re-8 Superintendent …
The Jeffco Public Schools building in Golden.

Board of Education presents awards and hears public comment on possible school closures

Honors and awards; Public comment highlights school consolidation concerns; Budget changes
Adams City High School

Adams City HS gets all-clear for regular day Sept. 22

Adams City High School students returned to class Sept. 22 after an unsubstantiated threat closed the building the day before. A combined investigation between Adams  District 14 officials …
Lauren LeMarinel, principal of Lasley Elementary, speaking to parents at the Emory Elementary community meeting on Sept. 13.

Emory Elementary parents questions possible closure at first community meeting

Emory Elementary hosted its first community meeting about the possible elementary school consolidations presented to the Jefferson County Board of Education by the Public School District.

Adams 14 Superintendent Karla Loria

State board of education restores accreditation to Adams 14 School District

The state board of education had some good news for the Adams 14 School District Sept. 14. It restored the district's accreditation during the board's meeting in Colorado Springs. The vote was …
Business
Homes sit in a neighborhood in Littleton, part of the notably expensive Denver metro area.

Colorado home prices see short-term drop; unclear how long downslide will last

Home prices in the metro area and statewide have shown some early signs that they may be breaking the pandemic-era trend of steep increases.
Soaring home prices in metro Denver are now growing at slower rates.

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.
Wyndly doctors Maheep Sohal (L), Manan Shah (C) and Kent Northcode (R).

A housecall for the 21st century

Pandemic inspiration lets patients of Lakewood allergy doctors breathe easier without an office visit.
Ed Dickens is the engineer that operates Big Boy. Crowds came to see the massive train at Union Station.

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 …

Restore Hyper Wellness customers receive an IV drip.

BizBeat: Coolest new business in Jeffco opens in Applewood

Restore Hyper Wellness, a new category of personal care business, launched its newest franchise in Wheat Ridge in May.
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