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Jeffco to seek second variance that would increase gathering limits

As Jefferson County’s COVID-19 case numbers continue to go down, the county commissioners have instructed county staff to seek a new variance from the state’s current Safer-at-Home rules that …
Wheat Ridge city council condemns racism, hate in resolution
Wheat Ridge's city council became the latest in the Denver metro area to pass a resolution condemning racism and hate as increased attention is paid to those issues following the protests against the …

Golden Giddyup race canceled after JCOS asks for changes to event

A popular annual Golden event will not continue, and its organizers say its not COVID-19 that’s behind the cancellation. Instead, the organizers of the popular fall Golden Giddyup mountain bike …

Don Seyfer kept Wheat Ridge running

Don Seyfer took pride in his community. He founded Seyfer Automotive in 1961, and build the business up, first in Mountain View and later in Wheat Ridge, into an institution of quality and …

Pet owners adopting, keeping animals during COVID-19

May 26 marked the first day that the Denver Animal Shelter reopened its animal adoptions after more than two months of suspending the process during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. That day, …

Wheat Ridge will be able to enjoy chalk art at city businesses this summer

Chalk this one up to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chalk art has become a mainstay of Wheat Ridge's annual RidgeFest. But with the status of large social gatherings up in the air and city residents in need …

News

‘I don’t feel safe’: A school’s nightmare

A principal has left the Douglas County School District for another job in education, months after his school became embroiled in a “failure to report” investigation into alleged “sexual contact” by first-grade children at the school.

Life

My name is... Christopher Arlen

I grew up in Ontario, California with a mother who was a nurse and a father who was an auto-shop teacher. He later became a minister and pastor. I joined the Army when I was 17. I remember I turned …

Sports

Veteran Denver sports exec Jim Saccomano: Why sports matter

Denver is the smallest of the 13 U.S. cities with four professional sports teams in the National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Hockey League and National Basketball Association. …

Voices

Commemorating Eva Levine and what she stood for

People reporting other people to the authorities. Entire faiths, entire ethnicities demonized, attacked. Ghettos. Mobs. Looting. Uniforms. Gassing. Rampant disease. These are the circumstances in …

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