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To stay open, Jeffco breweries tap into community spirit

Colorado is home to more than 300 breweries, and while that makes the state sound like a paradise for aficionados of the drink, that means brewery businesses are facing more and more competition. … more

Wheat Ridge truck stop has a new name

The TravelCenters of America (TA) truck stop on 44th Avenue — just off I-70’s Ward Road exit in Wheat Ridge — was recently renamed Danny and Cindy George Travel Center. The letters were affixed … more

My Name Is: Kendra Gothard

About Me I’m a Colorado native who has lived in Golden through middle school — I attended Kyffin Elementary and Bell Middle School. I moved to Wheat Ridge in high school and attended Vanderbilt … more

Lakewood landowner puts extra space to work

Lakewood resident Kathy Moore is one of the many people in Jefferson County fortunate enough to have large lots of land as part of their property. But earlier this year she found herself between jobs … more

Recognition for Wheat Ridge officers

The Wheat Ridge Police Department held its annual awards event recently and presented medals of valor and commendation awards on June 14. Some highlights included a special presentation to School … more

Wheat Ridge student dead following attempted carjacking

A teenager who allegedly attempted to carjack someone south of Pine, Colorado, but was shot and killed, has been identified as Alexander James Burger, a 17-year-old Wheat Ridge High School student. … more

Arvada's Gary Giambrocco remembered

Hey Babe. That is how Gary Giambrocco, 70, of Arvada would greet customers and family members alike as the head of Giambrocco Food Service, providing food supplies to folks from Ft. Collins down to … more

Criterium rolls into the Ridge at 38 this weekend

Cyclists from across the state will compete on June 10 at the Ridge at 38 Criterium and Brewfest in downtown Wheat Ridge. During each of the day’s races, participants ride as many laps of the 1.5 … more

Annual Wheat Ridge TLC neighborhood clean up days announced

The Wheat Ridge Police Department (WRPD) has set the dates for the annual Wheat Ridge TLC Neighborhoods Clean Up Days program that offers roll-off dumpsters to help residents clean up the community. … more

Three suspects arrested following standoff in Wheat Ridge

Burglary suspects are reportedly barricaded in a Wheat Ridge home, and a SWAT unit is on the scene, according to the Wheat Ridge Police Department The department's official Twitter account has … more

Hickenlooper signs health care bills at Lutheran

Gov. John Hickenlooper stopped by Wheat Ridge's Lutheran Medical Center on May 21 to sign into law three bills that aim to fight the opioid crises facing the state and those in need of mental health … more

Wheat Ridge would benefit from some de-weeding

I encourage the Wheat Ridge City Council to not allow the establishment of marijuana accessory consumption rooms as provided for in the recently passed House Bill 1258.  And, I would further … more

Wheat Ridge High School Class of 2018 Graduation

Wheat Ridge High School Principal Joshua Cooley gave the class of 2018 some advice at the graduation ceremony on May 18 at the Buell Theater. There are three attributes that high school students … more

WRHS STEM looks beyond the horizon as senior year ends

After four years in high school graduates come away with new skills, horizons to chase, and accomplishments to celebrate. Looking back at the end of Wheat Ridge High School’s STEM program fourth … more

Early honors for honored veterans

The Senior Resource Center got an early start on celebrating Memorial Day this year, with a flag pinning ceremony of veteran residents on May 11.  "This is an opportunity for us to pause and reflect … more

Jeffco youth help inform county's efforts to become a community that cares

Youth today have a lot to deal with. They face the pressures of fitting in among their peers and the stressors of succeeding in academics and extracurricular activities. And all this at an age when … more

My Name Is: Gretchen Carter

Looping with students for four years of high school I’m the ninth-grade assistant principal activities director at Golden High School. I’ve been at Golden High School for eight years. A large … more

Wheat Ridge girls soccer defeats rival Golden

LAKEWOOD — Wheat Ridge girls soccer kept any hope of winning the Class 4A Jeffco League title alive April 18 at Lakewood Memorial Field. The Farmers, ranked No. 9 in the CHSAANow.com 4A girls … more

Historical society plans annual May festival

The Wheat Ridge Historical Society is planning its annual May Festival, featuring craft demonstrations, music, antique appraisals and, of course, the May pole dance. The 14-foot May pole is decorated … more

Flaggers close to being cleared along commuter rails

State regulators on March 28 said flaggers posted for two years along the Regional Transportation District's University of Colorado A Line will soon be allowed to go home. The decision by the … more
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