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Opioid misuse is at an all-time high and doctors are part of the problem — and, hopefully, the solution. That’s according to those participating in a new program in Colorado aimed at stopping opioid abuse. “Medicine as a whole is … more
Combine bicycles, healthy food advocates and a passion for health equity and you get the third annual Food Rescue Ride — the Aug. 19 noncompetitive bicycle event in Cherry Creek State Park. The fundraiser supports Denver Food Rescue, a … more
WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. June 8, 2017 -- The Wheat Ridge Police Department (WRPD) and Healing Waters Ministries will hold the Summer Fest ’17 and Child Safety Fair or Feria de Seguridad de Niño on … more
The 2017 Ridge at 38 Criteriumbike race and Brewfest enjoyed mild weather on Sunday, June 11. A section of 28th Avenue was closed off, between Teller and Reed Street, as bicyclists of all ages and skill levels spun around a fast 1.15 mile course … more
Like many high school students, Lakewood graduate Robert Reese was looking forward to saving some money with a summer job before starting college in the fall. But his plans changed on May 8, when a hailstorm pummeled the West Jefferson County … more
When Lauren Kent was about 13 years old, she would take the No. 32 bus from her house in Wheat Ridge to the nearby Walmart. She would go to the store with some cash and a list of items her mother needed. “This is where I learned to do the … more
In speaking with church groups, social workers and homelessness experts, a common refrain is that no one solution exists to homelessness, because there is no one cause. Each person facing homelessness often deals with multiple … more
Thomas the Tank Engine is seen as just as much of a rock star among preschoolers as The Beatles among teens in the 1960s, said Donald Tallman, the executive director of the Colorado Railroad Museum. “Thomas is multigenerational,” Tallman … more
The Jefferson County Board of Education adopted it 2017-2018 budget June 1 with a unanimous vote. The $978.9 million budget comes with an increase of $18.9 million of funding from the state. Jeffco will receive $7,483 per pupil, an increase of … more
Tourism is a major industry in Colorado, with nearly 78 million visitors spending $19.1 billion in 2015, according to the Colorado Tourism Office. In the summer, outdoor recreation opportunities draw tourists by the thousands to locations … more
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