News Flash

Posted on: February 5, 2024

Ballots & Breadsticks Event

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Join Jefferson County Clerk Amanda Gonzalez and City of Wheat Ridge Clerk Steve Kirkpatrick for a Ballots & Breadsticks event on February 27 from 12-1:30 p.m. at Pietras Pizzeria in Wheat Ridge! You can learn about the voting process and drop off your...

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Posted on: January 29, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 21, 2023

Mental Health and Wellness Series

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Spreading mental health awareness and providing resources for the community is an important initiative at the City of Wheat Ridge. The city is investing $400,000 of its American Rescue Plan dollars into Jefferson Center for Mental Health over four years. ...

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Happening in Wheat Ridge
Posted on: January 25, 2024

District II Meeting

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Join City Councilors Rachel Hultin and Scott Ohm for a District II Meeting on February 24, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Wheat Ridge Grange (3850 High Ct). 

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Get Involved with Wheat Ridge!

Get involved with Wheat Ridge Newsflash

The City of Wheat Ridge is looking for dedicated individuals to serve on our boards, commissions, and committees! We have several open positions and applications are open to Wheat Ridge residents.

Boards and commissions openings include: Board of Adjustmen...

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Happening in Wheat Ridge
Posted on: December 19, 2023

New Projects and Properties Map

City of Wheat Ridge Projects and Properties Map Newsflash

The City of Wheat Ridge is excited to share that we have launched a new map to keep you information about projects happening in the city. The Projects and Properties Map has information on private property development, major City of Wheat Ridge projects, ...

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Posted on: December 8, 2023

Snow Plow Tracking Map

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The City of Wheat Ridge is excited to share that residents now have a new tool, to help them get to and from their homes more safely. Using this Snow Plow Tracking Map, users will be provided with real-time information on plowed roads during and after a s...

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Posted on: October 30, 2023 | Last Modified on: February 21, 2023

Wadsworth Improvement Project

Wadsworth Project Design Photo

There are several active work areas along Wadsworth Boulevard. Drivers are reminded to slow down in the cone zone especially during inclement weather. 

Major construction activity is planned soon at the Wadsworth Boulevard/38th Avenue intersection...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 29, 2024

City of Wheat Ridge Investing in Mental Health Resources for the Community

Jefferson Center for Mental Health Logo

Spreading mental health awareness and providing resources for the community is an important initiative at the City of Wheat Ridge. The city is investing $400,000 of its American Rescue Plan dollars into Jefferson Center for Mental Health over four years. ...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Wheat Ridge Police Department Shares Update About the Peter Arguello Case

Following an intensive investigation into the death of Peter Arguello, who was shot and killed at his business on the 7200 block of W 38th Ave. on Nov. 29, 2023, the Wheat Ridge Police Department (WRPD) has recommended criminal charges against Charles Rob...
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News Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Wheat Ridge Coalition Prioritizing Making Safer Pedestrian and Cyclist Routes to Parks

Wheat Ridge Park

In the wake of a 40-year high in pedestrian deaths across the country, local groups in Wheat Ridge are taking proactive measures to enhance pedestrian and cyclist safety. A Wheat Ridge coalition is one of four Colorado communities selected by the Safe Rou...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 18, 2023

Wheat Ridge Unveils Innovative Projects and Properties Map for Community Insight

The City of Wheat Ridge introduces a revolutionary Projects and Properties Map, offering residents and businesses a centralized hub for updates on city and private developments. 

Senior Planner Ella Stueve said, "this tool is a great way to h...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2023

The City of Wheat Ridge welcomes two new council members

Wheat Ridge City Council

The City of Wheat Ridge welcomes two new council members after November’s election, Jenny Snell of District I and Dan Larson of District IV.  

Council Member Snell has been involved with several groups and organizations throughout the community, i...

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News Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2023

Localworks Unveils Explore44: Wheat Ridge's New Business Corridor Identity

Localworks, in collaboration with the W. 44th Avenue Subarea Plan, proudly introduces Explore44, a vibrant business corridor identity spanning Wheat Ridge's 44th Avenue. 

Explore44, born from a collaborative effort involving over 35 stake...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2023

City of Wheat Ridge, Stevens Elementary, and Donors Collaborate to Build Bikes for Local Students

Group Photo at Wish For Wheels Build Event

On “Giving Tuesday,” November 28, 50 City of Wheat Ridge staff and other volunteers worked with fifth graders at Stevens Elementary School to build 76 bikes for the second-grade class at the school.  

The bike build was coordinated and facilitated...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2023

The City of Wheat Ridge Announces 2023 Business Award Winners

The City of Wheat Ridge, Wheat Ridge Business Association (WRBA), Wheat Ridge Chamber of Commerce, and Wheat Ridge LocalWorks recognized outstanding businesses in the community announced at the 19th Annual Business Appreciation Awards Breakfast. Local lea...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2023

City of Wheat Ridge Homeless Navigation Program Reaches One-Hundred People Housed

The City of Wheat Ridge’s Homeless Navigation Program just reached a hundred people housed since its inception in December of 2020.  

The City of Wheat Ridge Homeless Navigation Program follows the county-wide navigator model that was developed in...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2023

Wheat Ridge Hosts Congresswoman Pettersen

Congresswoman Brittany Pettersen Visits City of Wheat Ridge to Address Homelessness and Affordable Housing

In a proactive effort to address the pressing issues of homelessness and affordable housing, Wheat Ridge Mayor Bud Starker gathered community stakeho...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2023

Additional Work Approved for Wadsworth Blvd.

The City of Wheat Ridge announced additional funding is now available to construct permanent improvements at the south end of the Wadsworth corridor, focused on the 38th Avenue intersection.  

The additional work is part of the Wadsworth Improveme...

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News Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2023

Let’s Talk Resident Engagement Program Receives Metro Vision Award from DRCOG

Wheat Ridge Neighborhood with trees and mountains

The City of Wheat Ridge Let’s Talk Resident Engagement Program received the Metro Vision Award from DRCOG for 2023. The Let’s Talk program is being recognized for its successful efforts to engage with the community and because it serves as a model that ca...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2023

Invest in Wheat Ridge

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Survey Finds Wheat Ridge Voters Support Extending the .5 Cent Sales Tax to Fund Capital Improvement Projects

Wheat Ridge City Council would like to thank residents who participated in a survey exploring the possibility of extending the existing .5 cent sal...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2023

Wheat Ridge’s Prospect Park received the statewide Starburst Award from the Colorado Lottery

Wheat Ridge’s Prospect Park received the statewide Starburst Award from the Colorado Lottery for renovations completed between 2017 and 2022. 

The renovations were done in two phases, totaling over $1.2 million dollars, which was funded ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Wheat Ridge Greenbelt Selected as a 2023 Leave No Trace Spotlight

The Wheat Ridge Greenbelt has been selected as a 2023 Spotlight site through the Leave No Trace organization. As outdoor areas all over the country are being impacted by record use, this new initiative from Leave No Trace shines a light on communities ris...
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News Releases
Posted on: March 7, 2023

City of Wheat Ridge Announces New Community Development Director

Photo of Lauren Mikulak

The City of Wheat Ridge is excited to announce Lauren Mikulak as the new Community Development Director. Mikulak has worked at the City of Wheat Ridge since 2010, and since 2017 she has managed the Planning Division, overseeing all current and long-range ...

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