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Bean Fosters creates space for community through coffee

Looking around the cafe at Bean Fosters people can be seen studying, working remotely, catching up with friends, meeting an online date for the first time … These are the scenes that owner Truett …
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Two die after chase in Brighton, police say

 

Michael Martinez appointed as Brighton city manager

Brighton's new city manager was the acting city manager for the past week/ City council made the promotion official during an Oct. 26 special meeting. He succeeds Jane Bais DiSessa, who …

Youth invited to enter Space Foundation art contest

The Space Foundation is inviting art students to enter the 12th annual International Student Art Contest. The 2022 International Student Art Contest theme is “Living, Working and Playing on the …

Judge temporarily blocks Douglas County mask-rule exemption

A federal judge temporarily halted Douglas County’s public health order, which allowed people to opt out of mask mandates and restricted quarantines, during an Oct. 26 ruling. U.S. District …

Brighton police investigating attempted armed robbery/car theft

Brighton police are looking for clues into an attempted car theft that ended with a pursuit and a crash. Two people are in area hospitals, and a third is in custody. It began around 1 p.m. Oct. 25 …
Education

Douglas County School District sues county health department over masks

The Douglas County School District and families of students at high risk of COVID-19 are suing the local health department over a public health order allowing people to opt out of masking.
An 8-year-old student does an online math lesson at her home in Timnath, Larimer County, on March 25, 2020.

Colo. kids fell behind on math during pandemic

Colorado students tumbled further behind in math as the pandemic closed schools and learning went largely virtual, according to a new analysis of this year’s state assessments results. The report …
Jeffco Schools Superintendent Tracy Dorland, Board of Education President Susan Harmon, Warren Tech Principal Heather Keeton and others cut the ribbon at the opening celebration for the new Warren Tech South campus earlier this year.

CTE opportunities for Jeffco students — an overview

Career and Technical Education (CTE) was the main topic of October’s Jeffco Board of Education meeting. Seen as a pathway to career and college readiness, CTE has been a component of Jeffco schools …
Paula Reed

Candidate profile: Paula Reed

Profession: Customer Service/Retired Teacher Residence: Lakewood Campaign Website: Paulareedforjeffcoschools.com Why are you seeking this office? Over the years, I have watched decisions made by …

Jeff Wilhite

Candidate profile: Jeff Wilhite

Profession: Banking and Construction Lending Residence: Westminster/Westbrook Campaign website: wilhiteforjeffcostudents.com Why are you seeking this office? Superintendent Tracy Dorland wants to …
Business

Wheat Ridge hotel licensing plan moves to next step

In an attempt to find a solution to increased crime, loitering and the general level of sketchiness near Kipling and I-70, Wheat Ridge has proposed an ordinance that would add a new article to its …
Tina Deliote, owner of Creekside Jewelers, came to the job fair hoping to find potential sales consultants.

Help very much wanted

Offer the jobs, and they will come. At least that was the hope, when the City of Golden, the Golden Chamber of Commerce, the Jeffco Business and Workforce Center, and the Eddy Hotel partnered to …

Big Jeffco employers await more info on vaccine mandate

Businesses across Jefferson County will soon be responsible for verifying that their employees have been vaccinated — and requiring weekly COVID-19 testing for those that are not. That’s because …
Lydia Jumonville, SCL chief executive officer

SCL, Intermountain Health announce merger

SCL Health, which runs Platte Valley and Lutheran medical centers, and Utah-based Intermountain Health announced their intent to merge Sept. 16. When complete -- perhaps early next year -- the …

Blair Hamill reaches for a coaster in the Travel Posters warehouse in Englewood Sept. 8.

Love for public lands is at heart of Englewood business

Blair Hamill was looking for a way to make a living as an artist — for something that would unite his love of this country’s public lands with his talent as a landscape painter and his experience …
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