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The Bond and Capital Improvement projects: a deep dive

When the Jeffco Public Schools district requested a $567 million bond in 2018, voters said yes, by a slim margin. Over the next few weeks, the newspaper will take a closer look at the 2018 Bond and … more

D’Evelyn band marches to a presidential beat

“When your country is so divided like this, it’s so nice to flip on a TV or stream a video and see bands and music and people coming together.” Wise words from D’Evelyn Jr/Sr High School … more

Jeffco’s most vulnerable begin receiving Covid vaccine

With U.S. coronavirus deaths topping 68,000 for the month of December, Jeffco’s long-term care providers and the residents they take care of, deemed to be at the highest risk of mortality in the … more

Checking in on Jeffco’s Latino community

On a chilly Saturday afternoon in Arvada, lines of cars wind around the corner and out into the street as drivers wait their turn to receive a box of food and a holiday turkey. Volunteers of all … more

Two new builds and a fixer-upper in Jeffco

Three projects taking place within a few miles of each other add up to a lot of new retail, residential and rehab being built between west Crown Hill and Applewood. It’s getting hard to find places … more

DA honors two of law enforcement’s finest

The First Judicial District Attorney’s Awards for Investigator of the Year and Patrol Officer of the Year.were given out at the District’s annual law enforcement luncheon. Detective Jeremiah … more

Mental health services still available despite return to remote learning

The return to remote learning in the Jeffco Public School District comes with hurdles for some families that go beyond math, science and reading — for students with mental health challenges, all … more

Decline in available rescue dogs is sign of the times

If you’ve been thinking of adding a canine friend to your family lately you’ve no doubt noticed the downward trend in available shelter and rescue animals available. If you think COVID-19 and all … more

The women fighting hunger and homelessness in Jeffco

COVID-19 and tough economic times continue to take their toll on people everywhere, but for the hungry, homeless, or those on the brink, they’ve made an already difficult situation even more … more

Grab-and-Go meals planned for Jeffco students

As Jeffco public schools transition back to an all-remote learning model, Interim Superintendent Kristopher Schuh wants students and their families to know that food students currently receive … more

Decades in the district come to an end - Ron Mitchell steps down from Jeffco board

“I'm not as young as I used to be,” he says. “I'm going to turn 76 on my next birthday. I've battled cancer for 20 years, had a heart attack, a bone marrow transplant. And my energy isn't what … more

Veterans Day gift to Green Mountain High School

A young masked trumpeter played and former brothers in arms silently looked on as Old Glory was raised under the blue Colorado sky. Members of Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1071, gathered at … more

Development stalls on Wheat Ridge lot

Ardalan and Kim Hardi, Wheat Ridge residents since the 1980s, purchased a vacant lot near the corner of 38th Avenue and Kipling Street after the previous owner was denied a rezoning request by the … more

A tough assignment - Jeffco schools keeping in-person learning going for now

With COVID-19 case counts continuing to spike in Jefferson County, attention is returning to Jefferson County Public Schools, which is continuing in-person learning — for now — as the district … more

Wheat Ridge goats are on the move

On an early Wednesday morning near the parking lot for the Kipling section of the Clear Creek Trail, bleating goats are being loaded into the back of a pickup while a steady stream of cars rolls past … more

Lakewood lore inspires author with Arvada roots

If you grew up in Lakewood in the late 1960s you might remember the tale of the Garage Gorilla. Legend has it, he prowled around neighborhoods in the fledgeling city, breaking into garages and lying … more

The new normal of the school lunch

Public school lunchrooms can evoke memories of food fights, socializing, trading your PB&J for cheese puffs. But those days, at least for a while, are on hold. A trip through a Jeffco Public … more

Warren Tech South construction underway

Warren Tech, Jeffco Public Schools’ designated Career and Technical Education (CTE) school, officially broke ground on its third campus on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Warren Tech … more

Molholm teacher lands funding for projects large and small

Between COVID-19, a cratering economy and another rough start for the Broncos, it can be difficult to find a lot of things to be thankful for these days. But for Monica Mendez it’s not difficult at … more

Help for polio survivors facing new challenges

Polio. The mere mention of the word can conjure images of stricken children, sometimes with painful metal braces on their limbs. Or perhaps it evokes a terrifying contraption called an iron lung, … more
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