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Local minimum wage setting is a bad idea

On the surface, it may seem like a good idea to allow each local municipality to have the authority to raise the minimum wage in its community. We all know how living costs in the Denver metro area … more

‘But make it fashion’ at DFW

For more than a decade, Denver Fashion Week has showcased some of the most exciting talents in the metro area's fashion and salon worlds, and it's back this year with plenty of style and imagination … more

Proposition DD passes by a narrow margin

The statewide ballot question that asks voters to legalize sports betting and allow the state to tax it to send millions of dollars to help manage Colorado’s water supply was narrowly succeeding by roughly a percentage point at about 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 6, the day after Election Day. more

Colorado voters reject Proposition CC

Proposition CC, the statewide ballot question that would have eliminated TABOR — Taxpayer's Bill of Rights — refunds and used that money for K-12 education, higher education and transportation projects, was turned down by Colorado voters. more

Northglenn breakfast takes up space

Northglenn businesses and workers got a glimpse of the region’s space-faring future Oct. 25 as the city honored local entrepreneurs. “I just wanted to give everyone a snapshot of what this all … more

Severe weather shelters open in Jefferson County

Starting this month, Jefferson County's Severe Weather Shelter Network opened its doors with plans to continue hosting the homeless throughout the winter. Formed in 2013, the network is a nonprofit … more

Yes or no on Prop CC: Arguments for and against

The most controversial choice on voters' ballots this November may not be over a politician — it could be over Proposition CC. That's a measure that asks Colorado voters to allow the state … more

Colorado journalism needs public support

There was a time, not so long ago, when the two of us were foes in a "newspaper war." We thought that the winner would … more

Historic homes on display as part of Northglenn’s 50th anniversary

A historic homes tour will show how Northglenn started and contrast that with one vision for how it could have turned out and another how it actually did. “You really do get to see a lot on the … more

Meet the CMHOF class of 2019

In its 40 years in existence, Swallow Hill music has given outlet to thousands’ musical ambitions, education and fandom through its classes, concerts and community outreach work. When one considers … more

Coffee with a Cop Day in Wheat Ridge

Police officers started off their Wednesday morning just like how they would any other morning — with a steaming hot cup of coffee — only this time they did it with the people they serve. At … more

Olde Town shops transform into student art show

Last weekend the businesses of Olde Town became a widespread, eclectic art gallery as 18 stores displayed student artwork for the Olde Town Arvada Student Art Show. The contest was an effort by the … more

Making a case for a different way to vote

Frank Atwood wants to change the way America votes. Atwood, 70, is the chairman of the Approval Voting Party. The group passed the threshold of 1,000 members in the state at the beginning of October, … more

Westminster council candidates address citizen concerns

Water supply, water rate increases, growth and “righting the wrongs” of the current Westminster city council members were some of the issues raised by Westminster residents, during the annual … more

Rage rooms: Smash things, 'move on, let go'

Toasters. Computers. TV screens. Old furniture. These are the kinds of discarded everyday objects that customers who are riled up — or who are just seeking some fun — can smash, shatter and rough … more

Jeffco Adapted Athletics hosts soccer in Lakewood

Smiles were contagious at Trailblazer Stadium on Sept. 24 for Jefferson County students as they gathered to play soccer. The day was part of Jeffco School's Jeffco Adapted Athletics program. The … more

Lockheed wins contract for moon spacecraft

The spacecraft that could return astronauts to the moon got one step closer to liftoff in September, as NASA announced it finalized a contract to order up to 12 Orion space capsules from aerospace … more

Extinguishing some rumors on the Pillar of Fire land

The development proposal involving the 235 acres (“The Farm”) owned by the Pillar of Fire Church, which is for the most part between 84th and 88th avenues and between Lowell and Federal … more

Kaiser Permanente, unions reach agreement, likely averting October strike

Facing down the possibility of a strike by tens of thousands of workers nationwide, Kaiser Permanente and the coalition of Kaiser workers' unions reached a tentative deal that the coalition called a … more

On the cutting edge: Axes are flying in Denver metro area as sport booms

Two years ago, Ben Edgington was between jobs and looking for ways to pass the time. Edgington, from Superior, decided to try ax throwing at Bad Axe in Denver, which at the time was the metro … more
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