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All Adams 14 students return to in-person learning

With an eye on the omicron variant of COVID-19 and staffing issues within the district, all Adams 14 School District students and staff returned to in-person learning Jan,. 24. At various times …
Justin Presser, a King Soopers employee since 2006, strikes on Wednesday in Denver.

King Soopers strike ends after union reaches tentative deal with grocer

The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 said Jan. 21 that it has reached a tentative three-year labor agreement with King Soopers, ending a strike that began more than a week earlier.

Conifer is Colorado’s new population center

Colorado’s population has shifted north since 2010, and the east end of Conifer is the state’s new population center.

Wheat Ridge Howard Johnson’s to become workforce housing after zoning change approval

Council Bill 24-2021, an ordinance approving the rezoning of property located at 12100 West 44th Avenue from Commercial 1 to Mixed-Use Commercial, passed unanimously during the Jan. 10, Wheat Ridge City Council meeting. 

Fresh Start offers chance to clear active warrants

People with active warrants for non-violent, low-level misdemeanor and traffic charges in Gilpin or Jefferson counties will have an opportunity to resolve their case without being arrested.
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COVID and Adams 14 schools .. some open, some remote

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Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the …

Adams 14 ends contract with management company

Adams 14 School District and Adams 14 School Succeed, also known as MGT America Consulting, are business partners no more. The district's board terminated the contract Jan. 11. The notice takes …

Jeffco School Board gives January update

In the most recent Jeffco School Board meeting, several topics were discussed without covering a ton of new ground. COVID-19 policies and monitoring were clarified, a group of worried Fitzmorris parents and staff spoke during public comment and district employees continue to leave during a time when many departments are already short-staffed.

Adams 14 schools go remote

Students in the Adams 14 School District will be doing remote learning the week of Monday, Jan. 10. The reason is the spread of COVID cases. According to a statement from the district, Adams …
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Holidaily Brewing Co. Marketing Coordinator Hannah Perkins holds three glasses of toasted millet used to make the brewery's certified gluten-free beers. Traditionally made with barley, hops, yeast, and sometimes wheat, beers can contain gluten which may not be tolerated by those with celiac disease or other gluten-restrictive diets. Holidaily uses primarily millet and buckwheat, which are gluten-free grains.

Going against the grain, gluten-free brewery nabs national industry award

When Golden resident Karen Hertz opened a beer brewery in early 2016, she was simply out to make a great-tasting 100% gluten-free glass of suds for herself, as well as others with similar dietary …

GiGi’s Playhouse receives financial awards

Nonprofit Down syndrome achievement center, GiGi’s Playhouse, has received two new grants to expand its program development.  The Daniels Fund has granted $38,000, and the Buell Foundation awarded $15,000 to help the Playhouse offer individuals with Down syndrome free educational, therapeutic and career development programs from prenatal diagnosis through adulthood.
Local artist Janet Herbert hand-painted Golden specific ornaments exclusively for Period 6 Studio.

Period 6 Studio prepares for holiday season

As the temperature outside gets colder, the decor inside Period 6 Studio in Golden Ridge gets cozier. The shop, owned by Kiley Handy and her mother Ann Fattor, is gearing up for its seventh Christmas …

I know a place...

The mood is set in the parking lot: to get to the door, you have to cross a tiny footbridge. Once safely across the bridge, you open the doors of the chalet — because, yeah, it’s not just a …

United Power announces intent to leave Tri State

United Power Files Notice of Intent to Leave Tri-State Generation and Transmission   Brighton, Colo. – United Power, a rural electric cooperative based in Brighton, …
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