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D’Naya Stone, 16, found her love of the arts by accident. She was placed in a pottery class at Pomona High School — one she didn’t want to be in. But by the end of the first week, she was hooked. Now the is one of almost 200 students in the … more
The hard work and determination Roy Halladay brought to his athletics is something Jeff Legault, baseball coach at Dakota Ridge High School, teaches to his players daily. As an assistant coach at Arvada West High School in the early 1990s, … more
One of the benefits of the sixth-grade shift to middle school is better utilization of building space, Jeffco Public Schools officials say. Tim Reed, executive director of Jeffco facilities, said … more
Elijah Quinones, 16, aspires to be a graphic designer. “Anything you can imagine, you can create with graphic design,” he said. As a junior in Warren Tech’s graphic design program, Quinones is one of almost 90 students getting a head … more
When parent Darcie Weiser first heard of Jeffco’s intent to move sixth-grade students to middle school, she was not a fan. In 2014, her son was a fifth-grader at Meiklejohn Elementary in Arvada when the talk of moving sixth-grade students from … more
Michael Mutnan recalls when the original RTD G Line was announced in 2004 with plans to create a light rail system to connect Arvada, Wheat Ridge and Denver that would open in 2013. That was before a man drove his car onto tracks in California … more
Theresa Carrol stood over a prosthetic wound as it spouted fake blood and quickly stuffed it with gauze. She was one of 60 community members learning how to pack wounds and apply pressure in emergency situations. “I don’t want to feel … more
Karen Hertz founded Holidaily Brewing in Golden in 2016 after battling health issues that forced her to eliminate gluten from her diet. Overcoming melanoma and thyroid cancer meant that she could no longer enjoy one of her favorite drinks — … more
With temperatures dropping and snow in the forecast, the Severe Weather Shelter Network is now in season as of Oct. 1. The Severe Weather Shelter Network is a Christian nonprofit working to make sure Jefferson County’s homeless are kept warm on … more
In the six months since the Frank DeAngelis Center for Community Safety opened, over 4,000 officer from 34 law enforcement agencies have trained there. Named after former Columbine High Principal Frank DeAngelis, the center is located at the … more
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