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Harkins Theatres will open in Arvada in April

Harkins Theatres will host the grand opening celebration of Harkins Arvada 14, located near the Arvada Olde Town district, at Wadsworth Boulevard. and 55th Avenue, on Thursday, April 26, with the …
State Legislature

Advocates, lawmakers back efforts to bolster education funding

A state House bill and a ballot measure could increase education funding throughout Colorado. Colorado House Bill 1232, which is currently awaiting hearing by the House Education Committee, seeks to …

End of an era: Toys R Us is going the way of stickball

For decades, children ran down the sprawling aisles of Toys R Us in awe of the Barbies, the bikes and other toys laid out in front of them. Parents lined up for the latest Christmas fad, even if it …

Golden seeks public opinion on short-term rentals

As Golden investigates options for short-term rental regulations, the city is asking residents to provide their thoughts on whether such rentals should be allowed and what regulations, if any, should …

jeffco schools

Evening rally against gun violence draws Jeffco students

Golden High School senior Emmy Adams and her friend Kaylee Coffman helped organize a district-wide rally for the Jefferson County Public Schools community, held the evening of March 14, as a …
Jeffco Schools

Jeffco school distirct talks out budget priorities

More money for an online choice enrollment system, new hires, communications and mental health supports were on the discussion table March 5 when the Jefferson County Board of Education met for a …

Colorado students go head to head in Science Bowl

After a full day of competition in the state Science Bowl March 3, a team from Fort Collins High School was named the champion after outscoring Fairview High School in Boulder, in a rapid-fire final …
Column by Jason Glass

Here is how we keep Jeffco schoolchildren safe

Since the terrible school shooting in Florida, many have asked me, “What does Jefferson County Public Schools do to keep our students safe?” In the years since Columbine, we have learned a great …

Jeffco students say `enough,' plan walkout events

After the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Golden High School senior Emmy Adams said her heart was “shattered.” “Enough is enough and it's time …

Jeffco schools prepares for early budget direction

Staff presented the Jefferson County Public Schools Board of Education with a request for $9.3 million in additional on-going funds in a budget presentation Thursday, March 1.
Federal Center property

More voices added to Lakewood's fed center property debate

Opinions are mixed, to put it lightly, about the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless plan to use 59 acres of undeveloped land near the Federal Center in Lakewood for housing and services for the …
Growth and development

No easy fixes on horizon for Denver metro area housing crunch

Even record levels of construction won’t fix the fact that demand will outpace supply in the Denver-area housing market for the foreseeable future, according to a new study that explores the …

Golden brewery takes a brewing tip from Thomas Jefferson — chicken beer

The idea to brew a chicken beer came to Golden City Brewery through one of Thomas Jefferson's journals. “It's drinking history,” said Derek Sturdavant. “Homebrewers have probably tried it, but …

Denver approves first legal marijuana club in city limits

Officials in Colorado's largest city on Feb. 26 approved Denver's first legal marijuana club and joined a small number of business across the country allowing people to consume in states where adult …

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My Name Is: Violet Vostrejs

About Me I grew up in Park Hill and went to East High School. I was also a competitive ice skater for University of Denver during middle school and part of high school. I moved into the Highlands …
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