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Attack ads fly in House District 27 seat

The race for State House District 27, has gotten ugly, thanks to negative ads launched by independent groups that both the Democratic and Republican candidates call false and misleading. Brianna … more

Anti-racism community groups have sprung up in Jeffco in wake of summer protests

When demonstrations began springing up in cities around the nation in response to the killing of George Floyd, Zenat Shariff Belkin was troubled to find no such protests in her home city of Lakewood. … more

A virtual Denver Film Festival aims to entertain, provoke

Since so many of us have spent the bulk of our recent movie-watching time using streaming apps like Netflix, the only curation we’re getting is algorithms reflecting our own tastes back to us. … more

New community group taking aim at racism in Arvada

“There were problems from the very beginning.” That’s what Arvada resident Daniel Mondragon said in comments he made to the Arvada City Council on Sept. 21 about the role racism had played in … more

Winter is coming for struggling Jeffco restaurants

For nearly 15 years, Virgilio Urbano has served up some of the most acclaimed and popular pizzas in Jefferson County, first from a small storefront in Lakewood and later a much larger restaurant in … 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

‘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

‘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

Jeffco lends a hand to help against fires and hurricanes

Jefferson County may have so far been spared from the recent natural disasters wreaking havoc throughout Colorado and elsewhere in the country, but that hasn't stopped the county from getting … more

Denver area dance teachers learn to think on their feet

Instructors at the Parker Dance Academy are getting better at using their words. Studio director Lexie Steinhauser has danced and taught dance for years. But even she struggled when it came to … more

They’re all good puppers at Museum of Nature and Science

People love dogs. A lot. Take a walk down any street in the metro area, pop a squat at almost any patio or take any trail, and you’re bound to meet a pooch or two. Which makes “Dogs! A Science … more

2020 Panthers part ways with Pomona

2020’s graduating Pomona Panthers enjoyed one last chance to say goodbye at an Aug. 15 graduation ceremony at Arvada’s North Area Athletic Complex. More than a hundred graduates were able to … more

A record-breaking year for Blues & BBQ

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic leading to a venue change and smaller in-person audience this year, on July 18 and 19, the Blues & BBQ Festival for Better Housing raised around $50,000 for Habitat … more

A trip to Zapata via Morrison

Morison-based author Harper McDavid’s debut novel “Zapata,” has been announced as the winner of the 2020 Colorado Book Award in the romance category, and received a 2020 Writer’s Award from … more

The age of the Ash Borers

After years of municipal efforts to fence in the Ash tree killing Emerald Ash Borers and keep them from expanding out of Boulder County, the inevitable has arrived. They’re here. “I guess the … more

Reigniting creativity at the Arvada Center

As we enter the post-quarantine world, there are a vast array of jobs, industries and organizations that are going to need help coming back to life. The arts are certainly on this list, and the … more

Arvada Center uncertain about long-term impacts of coronavirus

Through her time volunteering at the Arvada Center, resident Mary Jo Giddings has noticed that the nonprofit’s volunteers tend to stick around for a while — much like she has, volunteerering with … more

Miners Alley brings ‘Frog Prince’ to audiences’ homes

Through the month of May, Golden’s Miners Alley Playhouse has embraced the on-demand approach to connect with audiences and its community during the COVID-19 shutdown. The company launched its new … more

Delays aplenty as Jefferson Parkway debate continues

The Jefferson Parkway is no stranger to delays and setbacks, having been part of a Denver-metro beltway vision that originated in the 1960s. Construction of the final segment — a toll road intended … more
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