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Golden resident killed in Arvada shooting remembered by friends for his voice, heart

Brent Kaufman will remember his friend John Hurley as a leader and a man of character who “stepped up and saw where help was needed,” whether he was helping to feed and clothe the homeless or …
The scene at the June 22 vigil for Arvada Police Officer Gordon Beesley at Peace Lutheran Church.

Vigil held for slain APD officer at Peace Lutheran Church

A vigil honoring fallen Arvada Police Officer Gordon Beesley was held on June 22 at 7 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Arvada. The church’s worship center filled past its 700-person capacity, …
Planes stand at Centennial Airport in 2018.

Federal court dismisses Centennial Airport’s challenge on Denver Metroplex flight paths

In what may serve as an anticlimactic end to a years-long dispute between metro Denver governments and the Federal Aviation Administration, a federal court has dismissed Centennial Airport’s …
A view from the Casa Bonita tour.

Casa Bonita opens for guided tours

The fountain in front is dry, but the doors are open. Familiar sounds of mariachi music are piped through speakers in the ceiling, and strings of flicker lights illuminate the faux Mexican village …
Gov. Jared Polis sits at his desk June 7 in the state Capitol building to sign a bill aimed at addressing bullying policy among school districts in the state.

Anti-bullying law signed in Colorado, two years after boy’s suicide

After Jack Padilla, a freshman at Cherry Creek High School, took his own life in February 2019, his father, Rick Padilla, made it his mission to make a difference in the lives of youths who face …
The view from atop a vintage fire truck as the Fire Muster parade rolls down Main Street.

‘It’s great to be back’

It was hard to miss the return of the Littleton Fire Muster. After a year off, the annual shindig celebrating the legacy of the American fire service came roaring back down Main Street in Littleton …
John Castillo speaks with reporters June 15 after a jury found Devon Erickson, the person who fatally shot his son, guilty of first-degree murder. He stood in front of investigators and prosecutors from the district attorney's office.

STEM school shooting verdicts spark strong emotions in court

After two years of anger and sorrow, John and Maria Castillo cried tears of joy June 15 as a jury found the person who fatally shot their son guilty of first-degree murder.   Devon …
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Westminster water and sewer rates won’t go up next year by 3.9 and 5.5. percent, respectively, Westminster City Council decided at a June 14 meeting. Five members of the city council voted against …
Arvada police are investigating a shooting in Olde Town Arvada that resulted in the death of an officer.  Arvada Police Department PIO Dave Snelling confirmed to reporters that three people died. Among them an APD officer, a civillian that described as "a Good Samaritan" and the shooting suspect. 
Time is running out. With less than 2% of America's World War II veterans still living — and the youngest of those that remain now well into their 90s — there just won't be much time left to …
Irreza draws 20-year sentence for attempted murder of AdCo deputy Staff reports Cesar Irreza, who pled guilty in April to attempted first-degree murder with extreme indifference charges in …
Life
At this point in the pandemic, some events are marking their second COVID-19 iteration. While this certainly isn’t the ideal situation, it has allowed organizers to fine-tune their offerings, …
Recent stock market headlines seem contrary to the real economy … or maybe they are predictions. Investors can choose opposing rationale and find justification in print virtually anywhere. Are …
One of my favorite things about a city is the symphony of architectural and design styles that go into making it a vibrant and dynamic place to spend time. And History Colorado’s latest exhibit, …
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance is participating in Juneteenth festivities and is inviting the community to attend its Juneteenth events which take place June 18-20. The events range from virtual and …
Sports
Skyview High School got a 50-50 split of appeals to its classifications for boys and girls basketball for the two-year cycle that begins in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities …
Prairie View High School’s boys and girls basketball teams are going to play in the state’s newest classification starting in 2022. The Colorado High School Activities …
FREDERICK -- Ryan Chacon of Frederick High School had a tougher road than most to qualify for the state 4A track-and-field meet this weekend. He, like everyone else in prep track, dealt with …
AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association announced the list of qualifiers for the state 5A track-and-field meet. It starts Thursday, June 24, at Jeffco Stadium,. U.S. Highway 6 …
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