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What have you been up to in the months since the last session? I spent the summer and fall chairing a bipartisan committee to address the opioid epidemic in Colorado. We concluded our last meeting on … more
What have you been up to in the months since the last session? Well, I ran for Congress, and then I didn’t (laughs). Most of the summer I spent time with my family and friends, and we have our … more
Every great financial empire had to start with just a few dollars going into a bank account somewhere. Which means 14-year-old Katelyn Osborne, who lives in Denver, is ahead of the curve when it … more
In 2010 Lakewood’s Fallen Owl Tattoo Studio and its owner Adam Rose were looking for a way to give back to the community during the holidays. “Because we’re a tattoo shop, a lot of businesses … more
Jefferson County Public Schools is hiring six more social-emotional counselors for 14 elementary schools. Douglas County School District has one additional school counselor at each of its nine middle … more
With election season now in our rear-view mirror, Jeffco Public Schools now turns our attention to the future, and what that means for our schools and community. In October, we released a vision document for the community to consider. … more
On Nov. 3, students, teachers, families from Great Work Montessori School and Himmelman Construction workers and staff gathered at the future home of the school at 5300 W. Center Ave. in east Lakewood to celebrate the placement of one of the … more
There’s no way of measuring the power of learning something new, but helping to create a brand new school in Africa is a good start. In northern Uganda, the Global Leaders Primary School is teaching about 100 rural students thanks to the … more
“Love is not patronizing and charity isn’t about pity. It is about love. Charity and love are the same—with charity you give love, so don’t just give money but reach out your hand instead.”---- Mother Theresa About age three children … more
Red Rocks Community College creates a positive net impact on the regional economy, according to a recent study of Red Rocks and others in the Colorado Community College System. Results of the study by Economic Modeling Specialists, a leading … more
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