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Session delivers bills on transportation, pension reform

In a work season buoyed up by unforeseen revenue, Colorado lawmakers passed a deal to put more money toward the state's deep transportation needs, gave the green light to a last-minute compromise on …

Jeffco parents get a tech talk on child safety

Sgt. Mike Harris looks out into the crowd of about 100 Jefferson County parents who attended a Technology Safety Night on May 10 at Falcon Bluffs Middle School in Littleton. The event was hosted by …

Jeffco students rewarded for reading and writing

Jefferson County students love to read and write. About 50 of them were recognized on May 11 for being the winners of the Education Nonprofit Corporation’s (ENC) Jeffco Writing Challenge and I Love …

Jeffco BOE puts value on employees in proposed budget

The Jefferson County Board of Education is putting value on its educators in its proposed 2018-19 budget with increased pay and cost of living increases for teachers and an increase to long-term …

Cycle shop celebrates grand reopening

A grand reopening event for Big Ring Cycles will include group rides, mountain, road and e-bike demos, vendors and more. Besides an expanded service area, the remodeled space at 600 12th St., Golden, …
Education

Student stress can spike in May

Remember the feeling of freedom on the last day of school? Not every student feels it. Children’s mental health care providers see a spike in visits from teens in May, said Emily Laux, a licensed …

Engineers elevated: Colorado School of Mines 2018 spring graduation

Colorado School of Mines graduates the spring Class of 2018. — Photos courtesy the Colorado School of Mines

Foundation encourages girls to seek transportation, construction jobs

Two upcoming Career Days for Girls events are part of a nationwide effort to encourage young women to pursue careers in transportation and construction. Presented by the HOYA Foundation, the career …

Wizards take the court to raise funds for Arvada schools

The gym at Arvada High School was packed Friday, May 4 with families from throughout the city with two goals: be entertained and raise funds for Arvada area schools. The Harlem Wizards were in town …

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 …
Business

Dents still show on anniversary of major hail storm

A year ago, the most damaging hailstorm in state history struck the Denver metro area.   The western end of town, along the Colfax corridor seemed to received the worst of the damage, …
West Metro Chamber

West Metro chamber inducts 2018 hall of fame class

Leaders from all over Jefferson County gathered to honor five of their peers who have spent a lifetime giving back to the county and its residents at the West Metro Chamber’s fourth annual …

Feeding all of Golden’s critters

The Golden Mill served as a gathering place for animal lovers, farmers and ranchers from miles around. It used to have a large bulletin board where people could advertise hay for sale, a pasture for …

Working hard for good news

Hundreds of people attended the 28th annual Good News Breakfast on April 24 to hear about the good things happening in Jefferson County. This year’s theme was Jeffco at Work: Providing Pathways for …

It's showtime at Harkins Arvada 14

Paul Nicely hasn't been to the movie theater since Landmark Theater's Olde Town 14 closed its doors a year ago. But on April 26, Nicely was first in line at the grand opening of the Harkins Arvada …
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