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Parking and traffic around Wheat Ridge schools up for debate

The Wheat Ridge Police Department (WRPD) will hold a community forum on “School Traffic Issues” at 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Wed., March 14, at City Hall in City Council Chambers. This panel discussion … more

Denver Restaurant Week spotlights growing dining scene

The Denver metro area has been growing at an unparalleled rate over the last few years, and all those new people have a few things in common — one of those things is, they’ve all got to eat. … more

mpowered names new executive director

Britta Fisher has been named executive director of mpowered, a financial health nonprofit serving metro Denver and Colorado. Fisher brings extensive experience in nonprofit management, most recently … more

G Line continues to test

Testing on the G Line resumed Jan. 2, but there is still a long process before the commuter line is open to passengers. “An opening date for the G Line has not yet been announced, as such a … more

Whatever the weather, Norse fest is coming

So far this year, Ullr, the Norse god of winter, seems to mostly have skipped over Colorado. But hopefully the fourth annual UllrGrass festival in Golden will bring the god’s attention back to us. … more

A chat with your new Bud

This November, Wheat Ridge Mayor Joyce Jay, who had been on the city council since 2009, and mayor since 2013, was term limited, and stepped down. While her Monday nights just got a lot more free, … more

Sportsmen’s Expo welcomes all

There are many reasons why so many people have been moving to Colorado over the years, but one is certainly the plethora of opportunities for outdoor recreation. The activity options seem to be … more

Red Rocks’ first New Year’s Eve concert moved due to the cold

In 2017, the year of “resist,” no genre of music embraced the fractured culture like rap and hip-hop. The genre’s artists were all over the place, some delving into the political and … more

Bud Starker has sizable lead in Wheat Ridge mayoral race

As term-limited Wheat Ridge Mayor Joyce Jay steps down, it appears the city's voters have chosen Bud Starker as her replacement. more

Urban, Dozeman lead in early returns in Wheat Ridge races

Two Wheat Ridge city council seats are up for election. Following are unofficial results as of 10:24 p.m. Nov. 7 as posted by the Secretary of State's Election Night Reporting website. District … more

G Line meeting shows a community with little patience left

Michael Mutnan recalls when the original RTD G Line was announced in 2004 with plans to create a light rail system to connect Arvada, Wheat Ridge and Denver that would open in 2013. That was before a man drove his car onto tracks in California … more

Historic school now open as eco-friendly apartments in Wheat Ridge

More than a century ago, a custodian — paid at a rate of $13 per month — chopped wood so students at a one-room schoolhouse on 44th Street in Wheat Ridge could stay warm. This week, the first resident moved into a former school on the property … more

The Corners construction commences in Wheat Ridge

In celebrating the groundbreaking of The Corners mixed-use development, Renewal Wheat Ridge representative Tim Rogers mused that it might not be a coincidence that Lutheran Medical Center’s ER was just a couple blocks down the road. “A couple … more

Choices abound for a family friendly Halloween

It can be a bit nerve-wracking for parents to send their children out trick-or-treating when Halloween rolls around every year, with strangers around and visiting places they might not be familiar with. But more and more cities, libraries and … more

Bud Starker - Wheat Ridge mayoral candidate

Starker has lived in the same house in Wheat Ridge since 1975. He began working carpentry in college, before starting his own construction company.He and his wife also built and own the West 29th Restaurant & Bar. He previously served on city … more

Joe DeMott - Wheat Ridge mayoral candidate

A Wheat Ridge native, Joe DeMott is the owner of Pietra’s Pizzeria. A WRHS graduate, class of 1990, DeMott was a founding member of the Wheat Ridge Chamber of Commerce. He has served as chair of the Carnation Festival, and on the city … more

Andrew Rasmussen - Wheat Ridge City Council in District IV

Andrew Rasmussen has lived in Colorado for 18 years, the last two in Wheat Ridge. His is a licensed electrician, working with Namaste Solar. He holds a bachelor’s degree of science in civil engineering from Northwestern University. Contact: … more

Valerie Nosler - Wheat Ridge City Council District IV

Valerie Nosler attended Martensen Elementary as a child, but moved back to Wheat Ridge three years ago. She works with the Colorado Department of Local Affairs as an outreach manager. She previously worked as a communications manager for the … more

Leah Dozeman - Wheat Ridge City Council District IV

Leah Dozeman is a seventh-generation Coloradan, and a lifelong resident of Wheat Ridge. She is the program director for a martial arts studio, and has served as the executive secretary and parade chair for the Carnation Festival. She graduated … more

Virginia Ruth Baranowski - Candidate for Wheat Ridge City Council District IV

Virginia Baranowski has lived in Wheat Ridge for seven years. She is an artist, who believes that she offers a unique perspective for city council. Contact: or 720-258-6445 Campaign website: Why … more
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