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Jeffco teachers take to the Capitol in hopes of better education funding

Thousands of educators from Jefferson and Douglas counties descended on the state capitol April 26 to demand better funding for public education in the state of Colorado. “I am fed up with living …

Medicare leaves gap in care for patients with opioid addictions

One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who develop a dangerous addiction there is one treatment Medicare won't cover: methadone. …

Golden Lions dedicate gazebo at Vanover Park

Teach children how to stop bullying in 10 seconds

While talking with young children about bullying they often share how upset and helpless they feel that no one comes forward to help. Adults are disappointed and hurt about this, too. They know …

Golden elementary named healthy school champion

Shelton Elementary School was named a 2018 Healthy School Champion and received the $500 Excellence Award. The award honors schools and districts for creating and supporting healthy schools, and for …
Education

Passing on the importance of Arbor Day to the next generation

Some students part of Bell Middle School’s Interact Club may already be on their way to becoming future arborists. “It’s awesome to see young people this enthusiastic about planting trees,” …
Red Rocks Community College

RRCC looks to start educational pathway to nonprofits

There are more options than ever to work with nonprofits that care about important topics — everything from homelessness and the environment to protecting animals and supporting the arts. But for …
education

Jeffco educators join groundswell of teachers protesting for funding

Teachers from Jefferson County will join the hundreds who have already lobbied at the Colorado State Capitol this month pressuring lawmakers to address education funding and protect the Public …

Applications for youth leadership class due May 7

High school students in Jefferson County who want to develop their leadership potential can apply for the next Youth Leadership Jefferson County class. Youth Leadership Jefferson County students get …

Jeffco students hold 'Vote For Our Lives' rally at Columbine

Hundreds gathered at Clement Park April 19, the evening before the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, for the Vote for Our Lives Rally organized by Jefferson County …
Business

Jeffco EDC celebrates 25 years, honors companies

Jefferson County businesses were recognized for their contribution to the county April 11 at the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation's 25th annual Industry Appreciation Awards breakfast …

Arvada man creates cannabis-infused beer

After living in Belgium and earning his Ph.D. in brewing science, Keith Villa came home to Colorado and created Blue Moon Brewing Co., a brewing company that put a focus on Belgian-style beers — …

Golden Bike Shops helps bring down bike thief

The Golden Bike Shop is extraordinarily happy to have played the small role they did for bringing a criminal down. “We didn't do much,” said Clay Donovan, an operations manager at the bike shop …
Colorado Mills Mall

Colorado Mills continues work as year-anniversary of storm nears

It’s been almost a year since the hail storm that closed the Colorado Mills mall for six months and Brenda Cleary, director of marketing and business development at the mall, still isn’t entirely …

Clear Creek Crossing moves forward in Wheat Ridge

In the near future, the largest undeveloped property in Wheat Ridge will be developed into retail, entertainment, hotel, residential and privately owned open space. The development project known as …
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