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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

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

No option off the table at Jeffco Safety Forum

With the recent attack at a Parkland, Florida, high schools — and with the massacre at Columbine High School nearing its 19th anniversary — parents, students and Jefferson County Public Schools … more

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 area hospitals receive Healthgrades awards

Lutheran Medical Center and St. Joseph Hospital have earned the Healthgrades 2018 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, placing them in the top 1 percent of hospitals nationwide, according to a news … more

Wheat Ridge Apartment fire leaves resident dead

An apartment fire left one elderly man dead, March 2 in Wheat Ridge. West Metro Fire reports responding to a fire in the Vintage Place Apartments, 10700 West 38th Avenue, around 2:30 p.m. John … more

My Name Is: Violet Vostrejs

About Me I grew up in Park Hill and went to East High School. I was also a competitive ice skater for University of Denver during middle school and part of high school. I moved into the Highlands … 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
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