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Police close to solving 2002 bowling alley murders, but need public's help

Investigators say they are drawing closer to solving one of the worst crimes in Littleton history, but they are still seeking people with information to come forward. Advances in DNA and genealogy …
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A group of skiers take in the view from Echo Mountain Resort Sunday morning.

Skiers bid the slopes adieu as Echo Mountain caps off longest season ever

The last day of the skiing season is perhaps a little like the last day of school. Some are more than ready for summer, while others are reluctant to say goodbye. Either way, skiers and snowboarders …

Wheat Ridge Parks and Rec seeks reaccreditation

The Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation Department is pursuing reaccreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). CAPRA is part of the National Park and …
Elizabeth High School Rodeo Team members Taylor Swisher, left, and Kallie Russell chat as they wait their turns to compete in barrel racing on April 14 at the Golden High School Rodeo at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds. Swisher, an EHS freshman, competed in the high school division and Russell competed in the junior high school division.

Supporters research options to save Jeffco Fairgrounds

A little over a year after the Jefferson County commissioners broached closing the Jeffco Fairgrounds in response to budget cuts, the decades-old facility has reached what Jeffco County Manager Don …

Colorado issues order limiting indoor crowds as COVID dial expires

Colorado allowed its “dial” of coronavirus restrictions to expire as expected in mid-April, clearing the path for local public health agencies to decide what limits to enforce on businesses and …

A design of how the Alderfer/3 Sisters west parking lot is expected to be reconfigured next year.

More parking planned at Alderfer/3 Sisters

Additional parking is planned for Alderfer/3 Sisters Park in the next two years to alleviate some of the parking woes at the popular recreation area. Jefferson County Open Space, which owns the …
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ESSER money for Jeffco Schools

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Funds were a hot topic during the April 8 Jeffco School Board meeting.  ESSER Funds are a $13.2 billion portion of the $30.75 billion …

Red Rocks Theatre Department wins award

Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) has been selected by the Western Alliance of Community College Academic Leaders (the Alliance) to be the recipient of the 2021 Bernice Joseph Award. The award, …

School district rolls out 2021 remote learning plan

Students enrolling in Jeffco Public Schools’ remote learning program for the 2021-22 school year can expect an equitable learning experience on par with in-person school, district officials told …

Possible closure ahead for Allendale Elementary

Families of students at Allendale Elementary recently received a letter from the school’s principal and several District officials, including Interim Superintendent, Kristopher Schuh, informing …

Journey Mueller, a former Colorado Christian University (CCU) student, who is suing the U.S. Department of Education for better protections for LGBTQ students at religiously affiliated colleges and universities. In the suit, filed by 33 plaintiffs altogether, Mueller talks about her experiences at CCU in Lakewood that caused her emotional distress, the suit says. The intent of the suit is to ensure the DOE enforces certain anti-discrimination laws for faith-based schools with sexual conduct policies.

Former Colorado Christian University student joins lawsuit against DOE

A former Colorado Christian University student is one of 33 plaintiffs who filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education on Monday in an attempt to protect LGBTQ+ students at religiously …
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Aimee and Dean Valdez stand in the entryway of one of their restaurants, Bella Colibri. The name in Italian means beautiful hummingbird. The hummingbird in the entryway was painted by Golden artist Alyssa Graves.

Golden restaurateurs win 2021 ethics in business award

The 2021 edition of the Golden Rotary Ethics in Business Awards program may look different, but the ideals it seeks to honor remains the same. For the first quarter of 2021, the program honors Golden …
Amanda Field and Claire Knight stand together in A&C Design Company shirts.

Mines seniors launch clothing that celebrates female engineers

As a senior at Colorado School of Mines, Amanda Field has experienced first-hand some of the challenges faced by women who want to work in the male-dominated field of engineering. “A lot of times …
Grammy’s Goodies on a Saturday evening in Wheat Ridge.

Wheat Ridge’s Grammy’s Goodies keeping things real

You take 44th Avenue to Harlan Street, head north, look to your left and you’ll see it. A small Italian joint so authentic, it would fit right in to the opening credits of the Sopranos.  The story …
A rendering of an aerial view of the proposed development, which is named Avere.

Developer proposing major mixed-use development off South Golden Road

A Chicago-based developer has high hopes for an underutilized section of South Golden Road. On Thursday, March 18, REVA Development will hold a community meeting to introduce and answer questions …

A pepperoni pizza from the new Vito's Pizza and Pastas inside Tributary Food Hall & Drinkery in Golden.

CCM Pizza Madness Tourney 2021

Aside from perhaps coffee, there isn't another food item on earth so near and dear to a reporter's heart than pizza. It is the traditional newsroom food of Election Night. Picking up a slice is cheap …
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