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Cardiac program helps with quality and quantity of life

Toward the end of November, Lakewood resident Frank Albertson began to feel short of breath, tightness in his chest and a lack of energy. His wife urged him to visit a doctor, and he found out that … more

Jeffco schools moves toward opt-out model for Health Kids CO survey

Jefferson County Public Schools will be moving to a passive consent, or opt-out model, for Healthy Kids Colorado surveys moving forward. The Healthy Kids Colorado Survey is the state’s only … more

Suburbanites show political divide based on background

America's suburbs are today's great political battleground, long seen as an independent pivot between the country's liberal cities and conservative small towns and rural expanse. But it's not that … more

A day to acknowledge wonderful women

Jefferson County Commissioner Libby Szabo believes women can do anything they want. “Whether it is staying home and raising your children or being the CEO of a Fortune 500 company. The world is … more

Jefferson County milestones for Feb. 21

John Bishop, of Arvada, was named to the fall 2018 president’s list at Bob Jones University. Bishop is a junior majoring in premed/predent. Samantha Black, of Arvada, was named to the fall 2018 … more

RTD looks at another service cut to end of W Line

At the end of the W Line, people have access to many vital resources — human services, the county commissioners’ offices, courts and licensures and permits, to name a few. “We have unique … more

Jeffco schools plans 1:1 device roll out

In August Jeffco Public Schools will begin getting a touchscreen device into the hands of every student, from fifth grade and up. The initiative will take four years to implement for all fifth-12th … more

Kevin Horky named VP of business development at Boulder iQ

Boulder iQ has named Kevin Horky of Arvada vice president of business development. Horky brings extensive experience in the medical device field to Boulder iQ. The company is an expert contract … more

Bill would place more judges in stressed judicial districts

In some Colorado district courtrooms, a continually growing caseload is overwhelming staff. Dockets are swelling. Felony case filings in particular have spiked across the state in recent years. … more

Meet newest member of city council, David Kueter

Not many people go from thinking about getting into politics to finding themselves on the city council dais without an election, but that's the story of David Kueter, Wheat Ridge's new District 1 … more

Jefferson County Public Health celebrates its 60th anniversary

Dr. Mark Johnson, the executive director of Jefferson County Public Health, sees public health as the sewage system of health care. He lists examples of the work that Jefferson County Public Health … more

Determining the future of Astor House underway

With its more than 150 years of history in Golden, the Astor House's story has been one of change. Now, with proposals ranging from selling it to turning it into a community gathering place, the city … more

Early morning fire hits apartment complex near Red Rocks Community College

West Metro Fire Rescue announced that it responded to a fire near 2nd place and Wright early in the morning. The fire damaged five apartments and a clubhouse. The cause of the fire is still being … more

Colorado Democrats push changes to presidential electors

Following Donald Trump's 2016 presidential victory over an opponent who won 3 million more votes, Colorado's Democrat-controlled Legislature is fast-tracking a bill to join other states in casting … more

Hiring in Jeffco schools

Jeffco Public Schools is in the process amping up its recruiting and hiring efforts for the 2019-20 school year. With 5A funds, the district plans to hire 39 social emotions learning specialists; … more

State of school funding for Jeffco

Spring is right around the corner and the Colorado legislature is back in session. While the work of teaching and learning happens in our schools, these coming months are also a time when we get … more

Jeffco schools consider changing start times

Following a presentation by the Jeffco Schools Start Time Task Force Feb. 7, the Board of Education will be considering changing school start times so that no school begins before 8 a.m. “I think … more

Increasing mental health support in schools stirs debate

With the addition of mill levy dollars Jeffco Public Schools will receive the district will be increasing mental health supports for students. However, the way in which the district has designated … more

Robotics competition builds engineering skills

Kullerstrand Elementary School in Wheat Ridge was bustling Saturday, Feb. 9 with students third- though eighth-grade preparing their robots to take the playing field. The Vex IQ Robotics tournament … more

Golden planners approve apartment, hotel development plan

A new development where the former Briarwood Inn was located got the go-ahead from Golden’s Planning Commission on its site plan on Feb. 6. It passed by a four-to-two vote. Commissioners Patricia … more
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