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Brighton youth debate city council about funding

Brighton youth put pressure on the City Council July 20 after council members criticized the funding that the Brighton Youth Commission is receiving from the city. Councilors who are acquainted with … more

Brighton hires new city attorney

Brighton City Council unanimously approved a contract to hire Alicia Calderón as Brighton’s next city attorney. The city will pay Calderón an annual salary of $185,000 and she is scheduled to … more

Adams County ‘finding its place’

Site development expert Jeannette Goldsmith told a crowd of local officials and business owners that she gets the sense that Adams County is trying to figure itself out, based on two days of tours … more

Lakewood Cultural Center returns with new season

Figuring out what audiences want isn’t an exact science, but when it came time to bring the performing arts back to the Lakewood Cultural Center, Rita Sommers, the center’s administrator, wanted … more

Colorado wildfires are year-round danger

State climate experts and local fire officials along the Front Range say wildfire season no longer has an end as heat, low moisture and other factors have created a year-round problem. Russ … more

Celebrating a Denver story at Miners Alley

There was never any doubt that Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden was going to make returning to live theater a big deal. Over the last 18 months plus, the theater has invested in giving audiences the … more

Cox wielded words as watchdog of government

Robert E. Cox — known as Bob Cox — publisher of the Jefferson Sentinel Newspapers, died June 25 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Retired Aurora Sentinel Publisher Harrison Cochran described him as ahead … more

CMF returns for a season of celebrations

Returning to some kind of normal for performers and audiences alike is like coming home for many members of both groups. Peter Oundjian, music director of the Colorado Music Festival, is just one of … more

State 4A track meet begins June 24

AURORA -- The Colorado High School Activities Association announced the qualifiers for the state 4A track-and-field meet, which starts Thursday, June 24, at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood. Boys … more

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 … more

Colorado Spaceport teams up for spaceplane

A New Zealand Aerospace company is joining the race to create a horizontal take-off and landing spaceplane that will fly from Colorado above the earth's atmosphere and fly back down landing on a … more

Building a history of architecture in Denver

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, … more

STEM shooter found guilty of first-degree murder

After five hours of deliberation, the jury in the trial against Devon Erickson found that he is guilty of first- degree murder for his role in the attack on STEM School Highlands Ranch on May 7, … more

Protecting your skin while not staying in

Coloradans love to tout the state’s sunshine with the warmth and mood boost it provides, but the sun’s rays also are something to be reckoned with, especially as we get into the swing of summer. … more

DA Brian Mason considers mental health a top priority

Brian Mason, 17th Judicial District Attorney, is getting out in front of Colorado’s mental health crisis in somewhat unconventional ways for a DA. “This doesn’t sound like a traditional program … more

Colorado lifts COVID capacity restrictions for large indoor crowds

A month and a half after Colorado let its “dial” of coronavirus restrictions expire, the state has also lifted capacity restrictions on large indoor gatherings, a limit that remained after the … more

Narratives differ as STEM shooting trial opens

The trial of one of two former STEM School Highlands Ranch students accused of attacking the school in 2019, killing one classmate and injuring six others, opened May 27 with the sound of a teacher's … more

Denver student wins Arbor Day poster contests

Selby Dolan, a fifth grader who attends the Creativity Challenge Community (C3) school in Denver’s Cory-Merrill neighborhood, recently won both the Denver Arbor Day Poster Contest and the 2021 … more

Colorado Community Media garners 27 awards in Better Newspaper Contest

The Highlands Ranch Herald took two top honors in its weekly newspaper division with General Excellence in Editorial and Advertising in the 2021 Colorado Press Association’s Better Newspaper … more

Count on CJRO bringing the joy to Lakewood

If you ask most musicians, there's a unique thrill and community that comes with performing live. But it is difficult to imagine how much greater that feeling is when it has been more than a year … more
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